July 12th 2011
Members and guests of The Royal Overseas League and the Anglo Thai Society attended a private view of 'Naga and the Elehant' an exhibition of watercolours by British artist Louise Truslow at Overseas House on July 12th, 2011. Louise has lived in Bangkok for 20 years. During that time she has become renowned as one of Thailand’s leading expatriate painters. She has held numerous exhibitions of her oils and watercolours in Bangkokand Chiangmai and her works are held in private and corporate collections around the world. Louise is one of the judges for the annual Royal Over-Seas League Thailand Young Artist of the Year Competition. This competition seeks to encourage artistic creativity in young people all over Thailand and to promote cross-cultural ties between Thailand and the United Kingdom. “The Naga and The Elephant” features a collection of works highlighting many different aspects of Thailand’s rich culture, heritage and natural beauty. It includes some of the themes that Louise is best known for - monks, umbrellas and fish - and explores her fascination with light, movement and reflections.
The exhibition continues until September 8th, 2011