Karin Weber Gallery

Sim Chan

SimSky No. 21

Sim Chan

CityKite No. 5

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Sim Chan Hong Kong

Born in 1987, Hong Kong
Live in Hong Kong

Karin Weber Gallery artist Sim Chan has been working on depictions of the local cityscape and urban architecture, his work a compilation of his own observations, reminiscences and tactile senses towards the ever-changing city, Hong Kong, his hometown. Sim’s work has been exhibited in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Thailand. One of his latest projects is the installation at Hong Kong Arts Centre.

Born in 1987, Hong Kong
Live in Hong Kong

Karin Weber Gallery artist Sim Chan has been working on depictions of the local cityscape and urban architecture, his work a compilation of his own observations, reminiscences and tactile senses towards the ever-changing city, Hong Kong, his hometown. Sim’s work has been exhibited in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Thailand. One of his latest projects is the installation at Hong Kong Arts Centre.

Education
2008
Higher Diploma in Fine Art, Hong Kong Art School

2006
Certificate in Visual Arts, Hong Kong Art School

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2012
‘Viewfinder – Solo Exhibition by Sim CHAN’, Red Elation Gallery, Hong Kong
‘SimSky: Sim Chan Solo Exhibition,’ Leo Gallery, Shanghai

2011
‘[KŌNG] ² – Sim Chan Solo Exhibition,’ New Gallery on Old Bailey, Central, Hong Kong

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015
‘Crush On My City’, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong
10th Anniversary Exhibition-‘In Conversation with 100 Local Artists’, YY9 Gallery, Hong Kong

2014
‘Poetic Space,’ YY9 Gallery, Hong Kong
CRACKER – Christmas Group Show, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Arts Centre Charity Art Auction, Experimental, 3/F HKAC, Hong Kong
‘2014 ART NOVA 100’, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing ,China
The 2013-14 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hong Kong
SPOT ART 2014, ARTRIUM@MCI, Singapore
Art「IGovernment Buildings 2013-14, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Hong Kong 2014 Fotanian Open Studios 2014, Red Elation Studio X Sim Chan, Fo Tan, Hong Kong

2013
‘Crafting Sky’, 100 ft. PARK, Hong Kong
‘Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize – Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre’, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Hong Kong
‘INSPIRE’ – Hong Kong Contemporary Art Exhibition and Hong Kong Cancer Fund Charity Auction
‘Hong Kong Invitational Oil Painting Exhibition 2013’, Hong Kong Central Library 2013 ‘ENVIRON(S): Cityscape’ By Sim Chan, Teppei Miyake and Tai Han-Hong , Red Elation Gallery, Hong Kong
Fotanian Open Studios 2013, Red Elation Studio X Sim Chan, Fo Tan, Hong Kong
‘Evolution’ , K11, Hong Kong ‘Selected works by Gallery Artists’, Red Elation Gallery, Hong Kong

2012
‘Inside Out’ – Dual Exhibition of Sim Chan and Vaan Ip, Fabrik Contemporary Art, Hong Kong
‘CONNECT’, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Exhibition and Hong Kong Cancer Fund Charity Auction
‘FABULOUS ROMANTIC’- The Art of City Life in the Eyes of 13 Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Artists, SIGNATURE Fine Arts, Beijing
《JET》 十年一刻創作展’, Ocean Terminal Main Concourse, Harbour City, Hong Kong
‘HONG KONG AUGUST – In the Mood for Art’, SIGNATURE Fine Arts, Beijing
‘HONG KONG inVISIBLE – Contemporary Art Exhibition by Hong Kong Artists’, Schoeni Art Gallery, Central, Hong Kong
‘Small is Beautiful Vol.3 ‘, Leo Gallery, Shanghai
‘1st Hong Kong Oil Painting Competition 2012’, Central Library, Hong Kong
‘The Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2011 Finalists’ Exhibition’, Level 3 Main Foyer, The Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hong Kong
Pearl Lam’s gallery, Shanghai
‘Fotanian OpenStudios 2012’, Red Elation Studio X Sim Chan, Fo Tan, Hong Kong

Selected Art Fairs
2015
‘Art Central’, Booth C08, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
2014
‘FINE ART ASIA 2014’, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
‘ART MO International Art Fair’, the Venetian Macao Cotai Expo, Macao
‘100ft.PARK Special Project 2 – Inside 100ft² – Affordable Art Fair 2014’, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

2013
‘Young Talent Hong Kong – Affordable Art Fair’, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong‘AHAF HK 2013’, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
‘Art Taipei 2013’, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1, Taipei
‘Fine Art Asia 2013’, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
‘Asia Contemporary Art Show 2013’, JW Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong

2012
‘AHAF HK 2012’, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong
‘Art Taipei 2012’, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1, Taipei
‘Asia Contemporary Art Show 2012’, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
‘Art Melbourne 2012’, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton, Australia
‘Hong Kong Contemporary’, The Park Lane Hong Kong, Hong Kong
‘Fine Art Asia 2012’, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Selected Public Art Projects
2014
‘Let the Kites back into the Sky’ – Art@Government Building 2013-14, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Hong Kong

2013
‘SimKites’ @Hong Kong Public Art, Jockey Club Atrium of Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

Awards
2014
Selected Finalist of Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2013-14, The Sovereign Asian Art Foundation

2013
Selected finalist of Hong Kong Human Rights Art Prize 2013, The Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre (HKRAC)Perspective ‘40 under 40’ Awards 2013, Perspective Magazine

2012
Merit Award, 1st Hong Kong Oil Painting Competition 2012, Hong Kong Oil Painting Research Society

 

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