Pro bike racer switches gears with crochet paint art

Angela Teng opens Up a Lemon Tree in Coquitlam next week.

Victoria-born Angela Teng studied art at Camosun College before graduating in 2011 from the Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

Now a Vancouver resident, she has exhibited her paintings around North America including at Mixed Greens in New York and the Vancouver Art Gallery.

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Next Saturday (Sept. 14), as part of the Evergreen Cultural Centre’s season opener, Teng will launch a solo show titled Up a Lemon Tree, highlighting her unique “crocheting paint” technique.

A finalist for the RBC Canadian Painting Competition in 2016 and ’17, Teng is also a former pro mountain bike racer.

Her display is up until Nov. 3 in the Art Gallery at Evergreen.

 

 

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