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Wilson Shieh

Born in Hong Kong in 1970, Wilson Shieh received a B.A. degree (fine arts major) and a M.F.A. degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1994 and 2001 respectively. He set up his studio in Fotan industrial district of Hong Kong in 2008. He started his artistic practice in Chinese gong-bi (meticulous fine-line) style figure painting, with contents of sexuality, role play, costume play and cultural symbols presented in a contemporary approach. One of the iconic series is the “Architecture dresses” in which ladies dress up in costumes symbolize skyscrapers in modern big cities. In recent years, he expands his art form in other media such as printmaking, acrylic painting, drawing and collage, transforming his painting practice into live projects and installation.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012
  • Wilson Shieh Live in Soho, Osage Soho, Hong Kong
2011
  • Mortal Coil – Wilson Shieh, Osage Soho, Hong Kong
2009
  • Wilson Shieh – Music Families, Singapore Tyler Print Institute
  • Fitting Room, Osage Shanghai, Shanghai, China
2007
  • Ladyland, Grotto Fine Art, Hong Kong

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012
  • Ink – The Art of China, Saatchi Gallery, London, U.K.
2010
  • Legacy and Creations – Ink Art vs. Ink Art, Shanghai Art Museum, China
2009
  • Three Decades of Contemporary Chinese Collection, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
  • Asian Art Biennial: Viewpoints & Viewing Points, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
2004
  • Past in Reverse: Contemporary Art of East Asia, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, U.S.A.

Residencies

2008
  • Ukiyo-e Woodblock Print Project, Singapore Tyler Print Institute
2003
  • Asian Artists Fellowship 2003, Freeman Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, U.S.A.

Awards

2003
  • Prize of Excellent, Hong Kong Art Biennial 2003, Hong Kong Museum of Art
1997
  • Winner, Painting Category, The Philippe Charriol Foundation Art Competition

Public Collections

  • Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, U.K.
  • Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, U.S.A.
  • Hong Kong Museum of Art
  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
  • National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

Artworks

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