Participating Artist: Carmen Or

柯嘉敏 Carmen Or
香港 Hong Kong


Based in Hong Kong, Carmen has been pursuing Chinese Painting since the age of 7. With a keen interest in the local biodiversity, she majored in Ecology and Biodiversity at the University of Hong Kong and successfully obtained her Ph.D. in marine mammal conservation ecology from HKU. Currently, Carmen works in conservation while refining her artistic skills during her free time. One of her interests lies in capturing the essence of wildlife through the simplicity of Chinese Painting.

野生的穿山甲 Pangolin in the Wild

Chinese ink on Xuan paper
32 x 51 cm


Chinese Pangolin is a critically endangered species threatened by poaching for illegal wildlife trade. Despite living in China as it is named, it is rarely portrayed in Chinese paintings.