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June Lew, a native of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, discovered her passion for painting at the age of 10. She dedicated her weekends learning Chinese brush painting under the guidance of master artist Anthony Sum Yap Hing, a revered figure in the art world since 1979 and the resident artist of the National Victoria Gallery, Melbourne. 

At just the age of 17, June presented her inaugural solo Chinese Brush Exhibition at the Sum Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur.   A year later, she participated in her second joint art exhibition at the Greenhill Galleries in Adelaide, Australia.

Following her parents' advice, June pursued her academic endeavors, earning a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting from the University of Adelaide. She worked in the corporate realm at Citibank, Exxon Mobil, and her family's company. June's passion was rekindled when she chose to homeschool her children and enrolled them in art classes at the Apollo Art Studio in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. There, she discovered a fascination with oil painting, a medium previously unexplored.

Inspired by the early Impressionist painters, particularly Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh, June dedicated nearly nine years honing her craft. She resurfaced onto the art scene with the "Flowers of Hope" exhibition in 2015 at Art Seni Gallery, curated by artist and gallery owner, Phillip Wong. This charitable endeavor supported the Dignity for Children Foundation and Sri Sempurna International School, underscoring her commitment to investing in the education of future generations.

After three decades in the finance industry, June is ready to embrace her true calling as an artist. Working in oils and acrylics, she employs various tools, from brushes to palette knives, to create rich textures and effects. Her paintings, inspired by flowers in her garden and travels, conveys a more gestural and abstract style that aims to evoke emotions from the heart.

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