New Paintings in 2023
Fruits on a Table. An abstract composition of a bowl of fruits sitting on a table. Inspired by Cubism. See more.
American Song Birds
Rendered in pencil with soft colors and simple compositions. Available in prints.
Meet Artist Rich Lo
Born in Canton, China, Rich Lo was always drawing and painting with his six siblings. At the age of seven, he and his family emigrated from Hong Kong to the United States and eventually settled in Chicago’s Chinatown. An accomplished illustrator, his work can be found on packaging, ads for national brands and on TV commercials. As a fine artist, Rich has assembled a diverse catalog of unique paintings and drawings, including large installations in downtown Chicago. In 2022, Rich painted a mural, titled Chinese Opera, on the west wall of the Chinese American Museum. The mural features iconic opera stars painted in Rich’s signature brilliant colors. Along with his books, he uses his platforms to promote Chinese culture and traditions.
Rich Lo is also an award winning author/illustrator. His first picture book Father’s Chinese Opera, s about his relationship with his opera composer father, was published by Sky Pony Press in 2014, and named an ALA Asian Pacific American Award for Literature Honor Book. Rich is also the author-illustrator of New Year, published by Sky Pony Press (2016), the illustrator of Mountain Chef: How One Man Lost His Groceries, Changed His Plans, and Helped Cook Up the National Park Service, published by Charlesbridge (2016), which won the Carter G. Woodson Book Award, and the author-illustrator of the board book Dim Sum—A Chinese Counting Book of Food (Duopress). His latest books are After the Snowfall (2021) and After the Moonrise (2022), animal adventure books with stunning visuals, published by the Muddy Boots imprint of Rowman & Littlefield.
Mural at the Chinese American Museum in Chicago 2022
It is an incredible experience and an honor to do an impactful cultural piece in the neighborhood I grew up in, Chicago's Chinatown.