Chris Ma


CHRIS MA

MA SAI CHEONG
BORN IN HONG KONG, CHINA, 1961
LIVES AND WORKS IN SYDNEY

Male & Female, 1989
Glazed stoneware, oxidation under 1260°C
88 x 77 cm

Exhibited at Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

EDUCATION

2000   Graduated with Master Degree from Visual Arts in Sydney College of Arts

1994    International Workshop of Ceramic Art in Tokoname, Japan

1991     Wolverhampton University (BEd, Art & Design), United Kingdom

1988 Graduated from China National Academy of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department

1988    Hong Kong Polytechnic (Studio Ceramic), Hong Kong

1985  Grantham College of Education (Art & Design; Chinese History), Hong Kong

EXHIBITIONS

From 1986, Painting, Sculpture and Ceramic pieces have been selected and displayed in more than 70 exhibitions such as: 

2000 till now, Hong Kong Ceramic Art, Hong Kong Airport, Hong Kong

1996   Hong Kong Ceramic Art 1985-1995, 1996, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong

1994 Asian Art Exhibition, The 12th Asian Game Hiroshima, Onomichi Enomachi-kan, Japan

1994  Documentary Exhibition – A Festival of Installation Art 1994, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong

1990-1993, Modern Art Exhibition, Philippe Charriol Foundation, Touring Exhibition, Hong Kong The Phase of Chinese Contemporary Art – Art Action World-Wide Touring Exhibition

1992    Tin Sheds Gallery, The University of Sydney, Australia

1991   University Museum and Art Gallery (former Fung Ping Shan Museum), Hong Kong

1991     Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, Canada

1987, 1989, 1991, Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibitions, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

1990    Galeria De Leal Senado, Macau

1989, 1993, Tea wares by Hong Kong Potters, Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, Hong Kong

1980  The 3rd Chinese Ceramics Biennial Exhibition, National Museum of History, Taiwan

AWARDS

1993   Winner of Modern Sculpture Competition, Philippe Charriol Foundation 1993, Hong Kong

1992  2nd runner-up, Modern Sculpture Competition, Philippe Charriol Foundation 1992, Hong Kong

1992   “Experimental Ceramics” Outstanding School-based Curriculum Award, HK Education Department  1992  ..…Hong Kong

1991 2nd runner-up, Modern Painting Competition, Philippe Charriol Foundation 1991, Hong Kong

COLLECTIONS

Art pieces are collected in Museums, Galleries, Universities, Organizations, Foundation and Private collection in Australia, Canada, USA, UK, France, Germany, China, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau.

Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 

Regional Council Museum, Hong Kong

Philippe Charriol Foundation, Hong Kong

International Workshop of Ceramic Art in Tokoname, Japan

Asian Center, University of British Columbia, Canada

Leal Senado’s Art Gallery, Macau

ART TEACHING AND OTHER EXPERIENCE

High School Art Teacher  

Lecturer of Ceramic Art course in Extramural Studies, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Visiting Lecturer and Demonstrator of Ceramic Art in Hong Kong Museum of Art

Lecturer of experimental Ceramic Art in Hong Kong Visual Art Centre

Member of Curriculum Development (Ceramic), Hong Kong Education Department

Member of Ceramics Subject Committee of the Hong Kong Examination Authority

Founder and Organiser of  “ The Phase of Chinese Contemporary Art – Art Action World-Wide Touring Exhibitions” and Seminars in Museums and Universities of Hong Kong, Macau, China, Canada, Australia

Executive Art Consultant of Zhong Yi Art & Craft Pte Ltd, Singapore

Art Director of Asian San Bao Art, Singapore

Art Director of Superior 18 Art Development Co. Ltd, Hong Kong

Advisor of Cheng Ho Art & Culture Centre, Malaysia

Visiting Professor – School of Science & Technology of The Open University of Hong Kong (2018-2020)

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