Edge Gallery is pleased to announce the group exhibition <homee> of six young Hong Kong female artist: Casper Chan, Susan Chan, Cindy Chan, Elise Lai, Bouie Choi, and Kitty Ko. Opening reception will take place on Saturday 6 December, 2008, 6pm-8pm at Edge Gallery, G/F 60C Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Media Friends are all welcome to meet the artists and have interviews with them during the opening. Please contact us for reservations.
Casper Chan, Looking for, Mixed media on paper, 20 x 30cm, 2008
Susan Chan , assignment 2, Acrylic on canvas, 122 x 122cm, 2007
Cindy Chan, Selfishness, Acrylic on Canvas, 165 x 135cm, 2008
Elise Lai, a little leisure, a little pleasure(detail), Mixed media, 61 x 48cm, 2008
Bouie Choi, things I should remember (series), Acrylic on Canvas, 31 x 25cm (20 pieces), 2008
Kitty Ko, See me eating , Mixed Media on Canvas, 61 x 61cm, 2008
Casper CHAN was born in 1984. She is a graduate from the CUHK Fine Arts Department. Drawing for her is a healing process. A therapy. Everyone get lost in a crowd. The canvas is her retreat.
Her drawings are periodically seen in Muse Magazine and other magazines.
Susan CHAN Susan Chan works in Muse Magazine after graduating from the Department of Fine Arts, New Asia College, CUHK. A member of Studio 818 in Fotan.
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Cindy CHAN Cindy Chan is currently studying a degree of Bachelor of Arts in the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In her art, she offers personal matters in a comfort and lively way, through diverse media including painting, video, installation and photography. Subtle joy is what she usually pursuit in her works. She has participated in many exhibitions in the University. Awarded CUHK Outstanding Creativity Award on Humanities 2008 and Cliftons Art Prize 2008.
Elise LAI Elise Lai Yuen-Shan is currently a final year student in the Department of Fine Arts in CUHK. She is concentrated in doing painting and mixed media, sometimes mixed the two media together to create her works.
She is interested in asking questions about the daily life of us, the urban people.
She has lately participated in the event of October Contemporary, the project of “The Super HK Art Team – Hooray!” which exhibited in 1a space, and the latest International Art Fair, the HKIAAF in the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre.
Choi Yuk-Kuen is born in 1987 in Hong Kong. She is going to graduate from The Department of Fine Arts of The Chinese University Of Hong Kong in 2009. She focuses on mixed-media and painting. Her paintings do not adhere to any fixed form, whether concrete or abstract. Her small painting series “Everyday objects” have actually no meaning at all. All she is exploring is the outline of the objects and the imagination these common things give her. She has participated in many local exhibitions, her works has been selected for The Chinese University’s booth in HKIAAF 2008. Her works are collected by private collectors.
Ko Sin Tung, born in Hong Kong in 1987, is now studying Fine Arts at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has recently participated in a few exhibitions, such as <Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair 2008>, <Super HK Art Team: Hooray>, <You are so considerate! – Joint Exhibition of Chan Hin Sin, Choi Yuk Kuen, Ko Sin Tung, Kong Chun Hei, Lai Yuen Shan, Lau Tim Yiu, Sin Yung Pok, Tjio Chi Mi and Tse Chun Sing> etc.
Her artworks originated from her life experience. She favors matters of cycles and repetitions in life. Recently she cares the kind of clothes which people chosen to put on themselves. She thinks of it everyday.