Eng Tow is active/lives in Singapore. Eng Tow is known for textile construction, papercast sculptural painting.
Biography Eng Tow
Eng Tow left Singapore for the United Kingdom in 1968, where she studied
at the Royal College of Art, and then worked for several years.
Returning in 1981, Eng rose to prominence in the 1980s with her textile
constructions and papercast works – paper fibers pulled apart, mixed
with items like silk thread, shell and lint, and produced as sheets
which she painted on.
“Each work has a laminate of several layers,
forming an uneven surface. It is scraped and peeled back or added on and
built up depending on the textures I have in mind.”
Her Garden series
were based on her macroscopic and microscopic observation of the natural