|Name:||Violet C. K. Siu|
Violet (Chi Kwong) Siu was born and educated in Hong Kong. She became a registered nurse and midwife in Hong Kong and England in 1955. Violet immigrated to Canada in 1967.
Her love for art began when she started learning Chinese brush painting from the famous late artist Ko Chiu Chung in 1981. She has enjoyed painting in oil since 1990 and has participated in numerous classes and workshops held by many leading artists.
Since 1978, Violet has also been involved with Sogetsu Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging) at the Toronto Japanese Culture Centre where she was also a volunteer teacher.
Violet is a member of the Ontario Chinese Artist Association, Sogetsu Ikebana Toronto East Branch and the Willowdale Group of Artists. She actively participates in numerous juried and non-juried art group shows as well as flower shows since she became a member of these organizations.