Created and Sold by Amy Cheng

Amy Cheng
Murals by Amy Cheng seen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle - In Memory of My Father
Image credit: Spike Mafford and Amy Cheng

In Memory of My Father

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A 20-ft tall column covered in mosaic featuring two linear Chinese dragons set against a decorated background filled with illusionistic bas relief spheres. Sea-Tac is a major port of entry to the Far East, and Seattle has a significant portion of an Asian-American population, thus the nod to the Orient.
Located at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Terminal A, corridor past security.

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Amy Cheng

Meet the Creator

Amy Cheng has a dual career as a studio painter and a designer of public art. She is known for her sumptuous, intricate, ornamented and richly referential paintings. Her work fuses pictorial language from three different visual languages and traditions - Eastern, Middle Eastern and Western. Her public art commissions are recognized for being joyful, colorful, lively and elegant. Some of her work is abstract but referential, and some include images in the form of line drawings, silhouettes, and photographic renderings.

She was born in Taiwan, and grew up in Brazil, Oklahoma, and Texas. She has a BFA in Painting from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MFA in Painting from Hunter College, City University of New York. She lives in New York’s Mid Hudson Valley and is a Professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

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