mini ink art exhibition
08.04 - 30.06.2022 | 靳埭強 Dr. KEUNG TAI-KEUNG
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We are honoured to present a mini ink art exhibition featuring selected works by the iconic, multi-talented Dr. Kan Tai-keung. Drop by to TheBookshop to view his original paintings on show there.
The exhibition opens daily 8 April - 30 June 2022, from 10:00 - 19:00 except on Thursdays when TheBookshop is closed.
Joins us at TheBookshop to open the mini ink art exhibition and have a conversation with:
Dr. Kan Tai-keung 靳埭強
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
6:30 - 8:00 pm
RSVP is required
g/f., hong kong museum of art, 10 salisbury road, tsimshatsui
+852 1886 2611 firstname.lastname@example.org
靳埭強 博士 SBS. BBS. AGI
Born in 1942 in Pangyu, Guangzhou, Kan Tai-keung has resided in Hong Kong since 1957. He first studied sketching and watercolour painting with his Uncle May Tin in 1964, and in 1967, Kan took up the Applied Design Course taught by Wucius Wong and started his career as a designer since then. In the same year, Kan started to study Chinese Ink Painting with Lui Shou-kwan. As a world-renowned designer and artist, Kan started his design career since 1967 and earned numerous awards including the "Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award" in 1979 and the "Urban Council Grand Award (Design)" in 1984. Kan is the first Chinese enlisted in 1995 “Who's Who in Graphic Design” international reference book of Switzerland. He was awarded the Honour of Bronze Bauhinia Star and the Honour of Silver Bauhinia Star in 1999 and 2010 respectively. In 2016, Kan was awarded the "HKDA Lifetime Honorary Award" by Hong Kong Designers Association. Kan actively participates in art and design education and promotion of professionalism. He is now the Honorary Dean of the Cheung Kong School of Art and Design, Shantou University, the fellow member of Hong Kong Designers Association, member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, the advisor of the Leisure & Cultural Services Department and the Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Museum of Art.
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