Born in Huai Yang County of Henan Province, China in 1969, Tong Luo graduated with a Master’s Degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Guanzhou in 1994. An extremely gifted young artist, Tong was one of only thirty students selected from across China to be accepted at the prestigious Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijingto pursue post-graduate studies.
Tong’s work is a compelling combination of light and contrast, specializing in landscapes and figurative work
that depict people moving along in their daily rhythms and routines. His attention to detail is meticulous and his portrayals of these life situations are accomplished with sensitivity and compassion.
Tong is the recipient of several awards in China including the Luo Zhong Li Scholar Prize in 1997 and the MeiYuan Cup Award for painting in 2000. He is also featured in several art publications in Asia.
"Tong’s work is a compelling combination of light and contrast, specializing in landscapes and figurative work
that depict people moving along in their daily rhythms. His attention to detail is meticulous and hisportrayal of these life situations is accomplished with sensitivity and compassion."
"I constantly pursue the essence of the Western and Oriental artistic path. Through the unique image and the
subject that I select, the variation of texture and colours, I strive to create a spiritual nourishment, so as to stimulate and sharpen the artistic intuition amoung us."