Collaborated with Bank Artisan to paint a series of fruits for Bank of Singapore’s 2019 Corporate Calendar. Wishing everyone a fruitful wealth journey.
During the Lunar New Year, the mandarin orange promises luck, prosperity and a long life. The Cantonese word for mandarin -’kam’- sounds like the word for ‘gold’. Fresh fruit at the start of the New Year symbolises life and new beginning.
A fruit reminiscent of the delicious, sun soaked tropic, the pineapple is believed to herald wealth, good fortune and success. The Hokkien word for pineapple is ‘Ong lai’ which also sounds like the words meaning ‘incoming fortune’.
A tropical fruit of many uses, from food to cosmetics, it comes from a tree that is aptly referred to as the ‘tree of life’. The tree is known for its ubiquitous uses in buildings, roofs, furniture, household items and more.
Lychee has an oriental origin. The fruit has no cholesterol and is low in sodium. It is very good source of vitamin C.