Star novelty works
Painted in 2005 by Cheng Shu-Ren (Arthur),
His bronze and marble sculptures and monuments have won him many prestigious awards from the Shanghai Arts Festival. His submission for this mural was chosen from among 14 in a competition sponsored by the Canadian Chinese Artist Federation, and he became the first Chinese artist to enhance the walls of Chemainus.
Arthur came to
His daughter, Cheng Ying, assisted him in painting Memories of A Chinese Boy, which they completed in just fourteen days.
This mural depicts the Star Novelty Works bicycle shop at the corner of Oak and Maple Streets at the end of the nineteenth century.
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