The ex-director of this Center, Mr. Chang, Chun-Chieh who has been engaged in art education and calligraphy and painting creation more than 40 years, is one of famous art educators and artists of calligraphy and painting in Taiwan. He had held individual exhibition 11 times and co-exhibition more than 100 times. This time he is invited to exhibit in this Center in order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this Center.
The painting art of Mr. Chang could be divided into four periods: between 1956 and 1970 is the period deepening into tradition and expressing nature and image; between 1971 and 1989 is the period using calligraphy in painting and introducing west to China; between 1990 and 1997 is the period of thick ink with heavy colour and splashed ink and colour to show nature and life; 1998 till now, via musical, fabled, symbolic and abstractive characters, he describes the image of universe and life. Art creation is an author's expression of inner image. From author's expression, we could see the depth and extent of author's image in mind, and the situation of change and development hereof, therefore, the theme of this exhibition is "The Travel of Image".
In this Chinese brush painting with colour creation exhibition, its contents are new works in recent years mainly and former represented works and calligraphy auxiliary. From the exhibited works, we can see the features and course of Mr. Chang's creation development, and from the meaning of creation content, see the situation of his intention, new idea, creation and implied meaning, as well as his view of painting deepening into tradition and moving to modern, basing himself in Orient and facing the world. The idea of life philosophy in Chinese culture is his unchangeable and changeable spiritual essence. He always said: "No end in earning so does in art creation". This is his view of art, also his view of life. Everyone is welcomed to visit and give your instructions.