Nyein Su (b. 1981) is a Burmese artist who specialises in both the watercolour and oil mediums, through which she deals with the current and past political concerns in her homeland, Myanmar. In 2010, she was awarded a scholarship to study at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), where she specialised in Western painting and portraiture. She has competed and was first in the ACR art competition and participated in the NUSS Paint a Portrait commission project. She founded Art Village Gallery and Studio in June 2014.
Empty Seat #1, 90 x 90 cm, Acrylic and Oil on Linen, 2022
Empty Seat #2, 60 x 60 cm, Acrylic and Oil on Linen, 2022
Empty Seat #3, 60 x 60 cm, Acrylic and Oil on Linen, 2022
For ‘Patterns of Change’, Su brings to life her new series, ‘Empty Seats’, taking aim at her political concerns in her home country, Myanmar. With a stirring combination of subtle and ethereal brushwork, Su draws attention to the political climate of her homeland in riveting style.