Hung Hoi

1957, Xiamen

Introduction

Hung Hoi, born in 1957, moved to Hong Kong in 1978  and studied under the reputed Chinese painter, Yang Shan-shem. From 1984 to the present, he teaches at the school of professional and continuing education at the Hong Kong University (SPACE). He had also taught as Lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and as Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture of the Hong Kong University. In 1992, he was the winner of the “Hong Kong Urban Council Fine Arts Award”. In 2006, he was presented with the Secretary for Home Affairs’Commendation Medal. In 1999 and 2014,  he received the Outstanding Award at the Chinese National Art Exhibition. He is currently the Museum Expert Advisor of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department; Adjunct Professor of the School of Professional and Continuing Education of the Hong Kong University; Committee Member of the Artists Association of China; Executive Vice-President of the Artists Association of Hong Kong; Research Fellow of the Cityscape Ink Institute of the China National Academy of Painting; and Art Advisor of Zhuhai Institute of Painting.

Solo Exhibitions had been hosted at the Hong Kong Museum of Art; the Taiwan Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall;  the Matsuya Ginza Gallery in Tokyo, Japan; the Art Gallery of Shenzhen Academy of Painting; RongBaoZhai (Hong Kong); and the Sun Museum. Major group exhibitions include: Collecting the 20th Century by the British Museum; Art Basel Hong Kong; the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China; Sotheby's; Christie's; and China Guardian. His artworks were collected by the National Art Museum of China, Beijing; the British Museum, London; the Hong Kong Museum of Art; the Hong Kong Heritage Museum; Legislative Council of the HKSAR; Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung; and Taiwan Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei.