Karin Weber Gallery

Chivas Leung Hong Kong

Currently lives and works in Hong Kong
 

Chivas Leung Wai Yan, Chivas’s varied art practice covers painting, illustration, comics and printmaking. Chivas’ art is always “based on a true story,” with anecdotes in her works often adapted from real-life experiences. Leung’s stories contain secret clues to retrieve and commemorate missing pieces in her memory.

 
Education
2018
Hong Kong Baptist University, Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
2017
Nagoya Zokei University of Arts and Design, exchange program, Japan
 
Solo Exhibitions
2022
‘川’, Zone Art, Taiwan

2021
‘YA KAN SAN PO’, Hong Kong Open Printshop Gallery, HK

 

Currently lives and works in Hong Kong
 

Chivas Leung Wai Yan, Chivas’s varied art practice covers painting, illustration, comics and printmaking. Chivas’ art is always “based on a true story,” with anecdotes in her works often adapted from real-life experiences. Leung’s stories contain secret clues to retrieve and commemorate missing pieces in her memory.

 
Education
2018
Hong Kong Baptist University, Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
2017
Nagoya Zokei University of Arts and Design, exchange program, Japan
 
Solo Exhibitions
2022
‘川’, Zone Art, Taiwan

2021
‘YA KAN SAN PO’, Hong Kong Open Printshop Gallery, HK

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)
2023
‘tri-angles’, Karin Weber Gallery, HK
‘EDGES’, Zbfghk Store, HK
‘日出前細語’, Dou Chai Arts, HK
2022
‘Fifteen Fantasies’, Hong Kong Arts Centre, HK
‘Taipei Art Book Fair’, Huashan 1914 Cultural and Creative Industries Park, Taiwan ‘Playground’, A Gallery, HK
‘Nothin’ Like the Taste of Print’, Hanart TZ Gallery, HK
Art Central “Made In Hong Kong”, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, HK
WHY Print 3 – “FINALE”: Third Biennial Printmaking Exhibition, KC100 Art Space, HK
Pavillon Jeunes Talents, 49th Angoulême International Comics Festival, France
2021
‘BOOKED: 2021 Hong Kong Art Book Fair’, Tai Kwun, HK
国際木版画会議2021, 国際版画展,奈良県文化会館, Japan
‘Meow Show’, 1999 Art Space, HK
‘AVA Print Club’, AVA Gallery, Hong Kong Baptist University, HK
‘Pressing On’, Hong Kong Open Printshop, HK

 
Honours and Awards
2023
Bologna Ragazzi Award – Comics (Young Adult), Special Mention
Selected Illustrator for The Illustration Exhibition, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Italy
2022
HK Comics Support Programme – Special Award
2021
Award360° – Illustration of the Year
Selected for 国際木版画会議2021 国際版画展 Juried Exhibition
2020/2021
Shortlisted for ‘Pavillon Jeunes Talents”, 48th Angoulême International Comics Festival
2021/2020
HKOP Award in Printmaking
2019
Shortlisted for 7th Guanlan International Biennial China 2019