Colorful Buddha 彩佛

Wong Shun-kit 王純杰


Acrylic Colour on rice paper 丙烯顏料、宣紙
125x125cm
2018
$88,000

Wong Shun-kit

Wong Shun-kit is currently Executive Director of the Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, a post he took up after working as Professor and Dean of the International School of Communication Design at the Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus (2003-2008). 

 

He served as Chairman of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s Visual Arts Committee (2000-2004) and Convener of its Steering Group on Hong Kong’s participation in the 49th, 50th and 51st Venice Biennale of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and one of Curators of the 54th Venice Biennale of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

 

Also, he was Honorary Adviser to the Hong Kong Museum of Art’s Art Promotion Panel (1993-1996), an Organising Committee Member of the Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Exhibition at the 10th National Arts Exhibition China, and Artistic Director of the Artist Commune (1997-2000).

 

Wong has received a number of awards and fellowships. They include an International Fellowship in the Visual Arts from the United States Information Agency and the Mid-America Arts Alliance, an Artist Residency at the School of Art of Rutgers University in the United States, a Hong Kong Urban Council Fine Art Award, a Hong Kong Artist of the Year Award, and a Starr Foundation Fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council. 

 

His works have been widely exhibited in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Berlin, Stuttgart, Tokyo and the New Jersey. He has held two solo exhibitions in Hong Kong: “Basic Space”, an installation exhibition presented by the Hong Kong Arts Centre, and the “Hong Kong Artist Series - Shun-kit Wong”, organised by the Hong Kong Museum of Art. Wong has curated and co-curated many exhibitions in Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shanghai and London since 1995.

 

Education

 

1982

  • Performing Arts in Stage Design, Shanghai Academy

 

Selected Solo Exhibition

 

2011

  • To Lead a Life Like the Revolving Scenic Lamp - Wong Shun-kit Painting Exhibition, 99 Art Centre Fine Art College of Shanghai University

 

2002

  • From Complex to Simple - the Restoration of Painting an Exhibition by Wong Shun-kit, Goethe Institute Hong Kong

 

1997

  • Hong Kong Artists Series - Wong Shun-kit Exhibition, Presented by the Urban Council Hong Kong, organised by the Hong Kong Museum of Art

  • Wong Shun-kit Recent Works, Hong Kong Fringe Club

 

1995

  • Basic Space - Installation Exhibition Wong Shun-kit, Hong Kong Arts Centre

 

1992

  • Rites to Travel - Installation exhibition, Mason Gross School of Art of Rutgers University, USA

 

1986

  • Painting Inspired by Hong Kong Ancient Rock Carvings, Hong Kong Fringe Club

 

1985

  • Wong Shun-kit Exhibition, Hong Kong Fringe Festival

 

Selected Group Exhibition

 

2019

  • Color Field for Entanglement, Shanghai Mantianxing Art Space

  • The Encounter on Silk Road’s Spirit & Art Life, Sha Tian City Hall Hong Kong

 

2018

  • Harmony - Buddhism and Art Exhibition - The 5th World Buddhism Forum, Putian Art Museum China

 

2017

  • The 5th Artist Imagine Head of the HKSAR Hong Kong Press Release, Hong Kong Fringe Club

 

2015

  • Shanghai Theatre Academy Phenomenon, Long Museum Shanghai

 

2014

  • China Arts in Brazil, Sao Paulo Modern Art Museum

 

2013

  • Voice of the Unseen - Chinese Independent Art 1979 - Today. Collateral Event the 55th Venice Biennale, Venice

  • he Early Abstract Art in Shanghai - A Retrospective of Art History, Shanghai Baoshan International Folk Art Museum

 

2012

  • Crisscrossed Ink Painting - Shanghai New Ink Painting Art Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art

 

2008

  • Turn to Abstract: Retrospective of Shanghai Experimental Art from 1976 to 1985, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art

 

2007

  • Passage in the Mirror - A Sentimental Journey Before & After 97ART, Hong Kong Fringe Club

 

2006

  • Revival: New Ink Art Shanghai, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art

 

2001

  • Cheng Du Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu

 

2000

  • Hong Kong - Berlin Arts Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin

  • Artscope Hong Kong, Tokyo

  • Shanghai Biennialy, Shanghai Art Museum

 

1999

  • Death in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Fringe Club, Artist Commune

 

1997

  • Contemporary Oil Painting of China, Liu Haisu Art Museum Shanghai

 

1996

  • Hong Kong Arts Festival, Berlin Kunsthaus Tahalase

  • The First Artist Imagine Head of the HKSAR Hong Kong, Arts Centre Hong Kong

 

1995

  • The 6th Triennale Kleinplastik Europa - Ostasine, Stuttgart

  • Pre97 Arts Zone, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 

1994

  • City Colour, City Polytechnic University of Hong Kong

 

1992

  • City Vibrance - Recent Work in Western Media by Hong Kong Artist, Hong Kong Museum of Art

 

1990

  • Hong Kong Urban Council Fine Art Award Winners Exhibition, Hong Kong Museum of Art

 

1989

  • Turn of Decade - A New Generation of Artists of the 80s Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre

  • Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial, Hong Kong Museum of Art

 

1987

  • Ten Years of Hong Kong Painting, Hong Kong Arts Centre