Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive

Chu Hing Wah 朱興華
Name in pinyin: Zhu Xinghua
Also known as:
Place of birth: Guangdong, China
Dates: 1935-
Art Medium: painting,sculpture
Chu completed his degree in Psychiatric Nursing at Maudsley Hospital in London in 1965 and worked as staff nurse in Castle Peak Psychiatric Hospital from 1968 to 1989. In 1989, he also worked in the Siu Lam Hospital for the Mentally Retarded. Chu completed a Certificate course in Art and Design at the Extra-mural Studies of the University of Hong Kong and became a member of the Visual Arts Society in 1974. He became a member of the Hong Kong Sculptors Association in 1982 and was Chairman of the Visual Arts Society form 1983 to 1986. Since 1992, he has retired from the nursing profession. He received the Urban Council Fine Arts Award in 1989 and was awarded 'Painter of the Year' by Hong Kong Artists' Guild Association in 1992. In 1994, he was granted a scholarship for art research in New York by the Asian Cultural Council.
Just Still Living 投了降的生命 (1974) Ink & colour on paper 107x71cmThe Veil 心簾 (1974) Chinese ink & colour on paper 51x69cmDepth 心境 (1976) Chinese ink & colour on paper 51x69cmThe Mentally Retarded 弱智者 (1984) Painted wood 30x30x50(H)cm
Squeezed 伸出的頭 (1984) Painted wood and stone 15x15x7(H) cmThe Invader I 侵略者 (一) (1984) Chinese ink & colour on paper 56x87cmA Bouquet to Mother 給母親一束花 (1984) Painted wood In the Garden 在花園裡 (1987) Ink & colour on Chinese paper 178x96cm
Red Dress 紅衣 (1987) Ink & colour on Chinese paper 180x97cmGirl with No Arm 沒臂的女孩 (1989) Ink & colour on Chinese paper 127x96cmMan Chai 文仔 (1990) Painted wood 40x40x60(H)cmThe Pink Vase 粉紅色瓶 (1993) Ink & colour on Chinese paper 177x95cm
The Rain is Coming 雨雲 (1994) Ink & colour on paper 178x96cmSolitude 憂 (1996) Ink & colour on Chinese paper 99x66cmThe Night Dormitory 夜室 (1996) Ink & colour on Chinese paper 76x106cmWhite Peony 白牡丹 (1998) Ink & colour on Chinese paper 180x97cm
Yuen Long 元朗 (1999) Ink & colour on paper 60x40cmYau Ma Tei Today 今天的油麻地 (1999) Ink & colour on paper 178x96cmDream V (Ballet Night) 夢之五 (芭蕾舞) (2000) Ink & colour on paper 178x96cmDream V (End of Years) 夢之五 (暮) (2001) Ink & mixed media on cloth 180x150cm
 
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Author 作者 Year Title of Article [Related Information]
Chu Hing Wah 朱興華 2004 Artist's Statement [in English & Chinese]
Clarke, David 祈大衛 1996 The Insufficiency of Tradition: Paintings by Fang Zhaoling and Chu Hing-wah [in English]
Tsang Hing Ling 曾慶靈 2002 Chu Hing Wah interviewed by Tsang Hing Ling [in Chinese 中文訪問]
 


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