Plainsboro Public Library – February 2018 – Artist Mimi Zhong will exhibit pastels at the Plainsboro Library Gallery in February. Her representational works include landscapes, still life, and portraits. A reception for Ms. Zhong will take place on Saturday, February 10,  12 – 2 pm, kicking off the library’s annual Chinese New Year festival. The exhibit runs February 3 – 27.

Mimi Zhong is originally from Taiwan, and is a graduate of National Taiwan University of Arts’ Department of Western Art. She came to the U.S. in 1994, and presently lives in Edison, NJ, where she had worked for Taching, Inc. for 14 years. Ms. Zhong returned to her artwork with zeal in 2005 after she was introduced to the pastel medium. Now retired, she teaches painting to children and Chinese knotting to adults at the Mid-Jersey Chinese School.

Ms. Zhong has shown her work in many juried shows, including the Pastel Society of America’s 40th Annual Exhibition. Her awards include the Flora Giffuni Memorial Award from The American Artists Professional League’s 87th Grand Annual Exhibition; the Jack Richeson & Co. Gold Brush Award and the Marquis Who’s Who in America Artist Reference Award from Audubon Artists 68th and 69th Annual Exhibitions; and honors from the New Rochelle Art Association’s exhibitions. She is a member of Audubon Artists, The American Artists Professional League, and Taipei Pastel Association.

The Plainsboro Library is located at 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro, NJ. Hours are 10-8:30 Monday – Thursday, and 10-5 Friday – Sunday.  For more information, call 609-275-2897.

Donna Senopoulos
Plainsboro Public Library