Chow Chun Fai 
Born in 1980 in Hong Kong. Lives and works in Hong Kong. 

 

EDUCATION

2006    
M.F.A., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2003     
B.A., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong     

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020    
CHOW Chun Fai: Portraits from Behind, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong

2018    
CHOW CHUN FAI, Eli Klein Gallery, New York

2016    
CHOW Chun Fai: Everything Comes With an Expiry Date, Klein Sun Gallery, New York

2015    
CHOW Chun Fai: I Have Nothing to Say, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong 

2013    
CHOW Chun Fai: Cultural Rights - Artist Running an Election, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
CHOW Chun Fai: I Have Something to Say
, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong 

2012        
Special Feature: CHOW Chun Fai’s Painting on Movie, Times Square Open Piazza, Hong Kong 

2010        
CHOW Chun Fai: Reproduction of Reproduction, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong 

2009        
Not-Fine-Art: CHOW Chun Fai, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong 

2008        
Shanghai Tan - Paintings by CHOW Chun Fai, Aike-Dellarco, Shanghai
CHOW Chun Fai Paintings Videos Photography, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong 

2005        
Significant Form: Paintings of CHOW Chun Fai, Grotto Fine Art, Hong Kong 

2004           
Paintings by CHOW Chun Fai, State of Arts Gallery, Hong Kong

2003        
Young Artists' Exhibition - Painting, Grass, Ceiling-Paintings by CHOW Chun Fai, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021
The Protest and The Recuperation, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York

2020
Of All Things Cute, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong
Moving, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

2019        
SALUTE TO KWAN KUNG, TAI KWUN, Hong Kong

2018            
A Chinese Journey, Het Noordbrabants Museum, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Image Triangle: Video Art in the Pearl River Delta, Times Art Center, Berlin

2017        
Evolving Images: Modern Hong Kong Printmaking, Sun Museum, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Dialogue with Contemporary Japanese Art, China Cultural Centre, Tokyo
Tale of the Wonderland, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
60th Anniversary of Fine Arts Department CUHK, Cattle Depot, Hong Kong
Southern Climate, Sanyuan Contemporary Art Center, Beijing

2016            
Chinese Whispers, Kunstmuseum Bern, and Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

2015             
Venice Meeting Point, My Art Guides, Venice            
The Past is Continuing, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong

2014            
This Slow・That Fast: Animamix Biennale 2013-14, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
All Are Guests - Homecoming
, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong       
Light and Shadows - Caravaggio・The Italian Baroque Master, Asia Society, Hong Kong        

2012        
Hong Kong Eye, Saatchi Gallery, London
All Are Guest, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England 

2011        
Link: Tradition and Future, Chongqing Biennale for Young Artists, Chongqing Art Museum and Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing, China

2010        
Legacy and Creation - Art vs Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
Fung Shui Sculptures and Installations, Wooferten, Hong Kong
Butterfly Effect - An Artistic Communication Project of Cross-Strait Four-Regions, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China 

2009        
Charming Experience, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong 
Chow Chunfai and Wilson Shieh: Second Skin
, Osage Gallery, Singapore 

2008      
Made in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong 
Effetto Stalker #2, Aike-Dellarco, Palermo, Italy 
Art Container Project: Beautiful Journey・Beautiful World, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong 
Inside Looking-Out, Osage Gallery, Singapore
HK Unveiled - Contemporary Art in the SAR, Atting House, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Visual Arts Society 35th Anniversary Exhibition, Hong Kong City Hall Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong

2007        
China’s Next Wave, Gallery Traversée, Munich
The Pivotal Decade:  Hong Kong Art 1997-2007, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK 
Reversing Horizons - Artists Reflections of The Hong Kong Handover 10th Anniversary, MOCA, Shanghai
Inside Looking Out - Art and Life, Osage Gallery, Beijing 

2006        
Beyond Foreordination - Contemporary Photography Exhibition, 798 Art District, Beijing

2005        
YCCA - Yong Chinese Contemporary Art, HangART-7, Salzburg, Austria 

2003        
Matrix Inside Out: Paintings by AU Hoi Lam and Chow Chun Fai, Grotto Fine Art, Hong Kong 
The Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2003, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong 

2001        
Joint Funeral of Chow & Kwan, 1a Space, Hong Kong

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2008        
Grand Prize, HK Arts Centre 30th Anniversary 

2006        
Grand Prize, Sovereign Art Prize 

2005        
Finalist, Sovereign Art Prize  

2004        
Finalist, Sovereign Art Prize 

2003        
Y.S. Hui Fine Arts Award 
Raymond Wood Creative Prize 
Gallery Ferry Competition Two Dimensional Art Award  
Finalist, Philippe Charriol Foundation 18th Annual Art Competition  

2002        
Finalist, Philippe Charriol Foundation 17th Annual Art Competition 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

21 C Museum, Louisville
Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong
Frank Suss Collection, London
Hotel Icon, Hong Kong
Harbour City, Hong Kong
Himalayas Art Museum, Shanghai
Hang Art-7, Salzburg, Austria
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong
M+ Museum, Hong Kong
Swire Properties, Hong Kong
The Pawn, Hong Kong
Uli Sigg Collection, Mauensee, Switzerland
White Rabbit Collection, Sydney