Artist's Statement

In my work, I explore concepts of how empathy bridges bodily reality and imagined possibilities, history and identity, humans to each other and to the environment.  Through juxtapositions and refashioning of the familiar with the unfamiliar, I hope to create art that generates a different perspective for the viewer.  


Deborah Fung is an artist, speaker, and writer.  She apprenticed in Nihonga painting with the Fujimura Institute.  She served as Artist in Residence at First Baptist Church in beautiful Vancouver, BC.  She has worked as a director of student ministries as well as an art therapist with a variety of populations.   She holds a degree in Art and graduate degrees in Art Therapy and in Theology.