Snail explores the notion of drawing with light, using the curved neon tube to create the shape of the snail. The snail is a motif used frequently in Heng’s work.
This is his first work in neon.
Euan Heng is a Scottish-born Australian artist, painter and printmaker, now living and working Melbourne.
Since 1973 he has held thirty-five solo exhibitions in Australia, Scotland and Italy and participated in over seventy group exhibitions in Australia and internationally.
His work is represented in public and university museum collections in all states of Australia and Scotland.Euan Hang, Snail (2010), Neon in Glass Dome, 100 x 26 x 26cm