Born in Singhua, Jiangsu, the artist Cheng Tung has taught in high schools and vocational colleges for over 40 years. He has learned Chinese paintings in his pastime. For over 10 years, he has learned from several masters such as Yun-sheng Sun, Fang Luo, Den-ying Du, Ming-sian Chen, etc. Being integrated with many kinds of innovative techniques of water-ink paintings, his abstract landscape works have won many good compliments. His works were exhibited in "The World's Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition" organized by the Arts Bureau, Chinese Culture Department, "2000 New Outlook of Chinese contemporary Water-Ink Paintings" and "Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition for Civil Servants in Taiwan in 2001" organized by National Taiwan Arts Education Center and many other solo shows – all of which displayed his painting skills of integrating Chinese and Western traditions which he studied for many years. This time, the works in the exhibition includes some demonstrating his unique flowing technique and a series of world landscape and water-ink sketches. The artist combines occidental painting's abstract rhythms and realistic observation of multiple layers of space and oriental impressionistic portrayal and innovative sketching of meditative vision. His brush style is very flexible and rich in abundant vigour. His paintings construct a vivid artistic world on the paper and demonstrate meditation of pondering over occidental and oriental philosophical thoughts and spaces using coloured ink for light and shadow effects.