A native of Mongolia born in 1943, is a professional painter and writer. After completing her studies at the National Taiwan Normal University, she studied oil painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels, graduating with the award Premier Prix avec la Plus Grande Distinction in 1966. She has since that held more than ten solo exhibitions. She taught for several years at the Provincial Hsinchu Junior Normal College. Since 1979, she has started publishing collections of poetry and essays, the most important of which are Seven Miles Fragrance (七里香), Youth of No Regret (無怨的青春) and Nine Poems on Time (時光九篇). The first two titles have been printed several times in Taiwan. These works have also been published and reprinted in mainland China, setting new records on contemporary Chinese poetry collections. After visiting Mongolia in 1989, her writings have focused more on Mongolian culture and the ecological crisis in the Mongolian highlands.
Lotus in Mist
Lotus is a favorite topic of Hsi Muren, a renowned poetess and painter. Lotus in Mist sensitively captures the beauty and fragility of lotus blossoms floating in the morning mist. The work is specially exhibited in Cloud Gate Theater as a hymn to nature, when the lotus pond at the theater enjoys its most glorious season.