Artist Guide- Art Enthusiasts

Mrs. Elizabeth CHENG

A veteran architect, Mrs Cheng first started to learn watercolour painting and oil painting. She then focused on ink-wash painting in recent years, and now she often freely tries with different types of themes and media to create her works without being bound by any particular painting style.

Ms. Clara LI

Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre Art Specialist Course (Print Making) 2015 – 16

Mr. Arco LEE

Who? Me… Tipsy!

A piece of blank paper.

On it, flawless and infinite calm.

Black is absolute. Grey comes. It blurs the black and white, love and hatre.

Life is but a tipsy dream.

What a sober moment!

Mrs. Jackie MA

Born in Hong Kong,  graduated from the University of Hong Kong in Architectural Studies with a Master Degree of Fine Arts from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Had worked  with Commercial, Quasi-Government and Art organisations in Hong Kong and had been members of  various Public Boards including the Rehabilation Advisory Board. At present, a board member of Art in Hospital and Vice Chair of the Arts Programme Committee of the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Had learnt Chinese paintings with Lu Sou Kwun and a few renowned artists years back. Had learnt water colors and oils with Shum Ping, Liu Man Cheong, Chan Chiu Loong and Liu Cheng Mui.

Mr. CHEUNG Yau-fat

Having held two solo exhibitions, Mr Cheung has his works presented in other exhibitions in different countries of the world. He received a Merit Award in Asian Art Biennial, and his work was selected as one of the top 500 masterpieces by Ink Global in 2020. In addition, he won the 2020 UOB (United Overseas Bank) Art in Ink Award with his work “Close By”.

Mr. Stanley CHEUNG

After graduating from the Department of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic in 1982, Mr. Cheung studied Chinese ink-wash painting and modern ink-wash painting courses at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies of The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2018.


Mr. Cheung’s work “Falling” was shortlisted for the 2019 UOB Art in Ink Award, his work “The Crux of the Matter” was selected as one of the top 500 masterpieces by Ink Global in 2020, and his work “Shouting Aloud” was included in Our Gallery’s Call for Ink Paintings Exhibition.

Mr. Raymond CHAN

Mr. Chan, with a Master’s degree in Architecture, is engaged in the field of spatial design. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of Hong Kong Calligraphers’ Association and a member of the Thinkers.

Ms. CHAN Mei-lan

Ms. Chan has her works presented in exhibitions in various places of the world. She is also an art instructor of an organisation for caring for cancer patients.

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Prof. CHAN Lai-wan Cecilia

Professor Chan, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at The University of Hong Kong, has a passion for art. She likes to paint as she can have some quiet moments to cultivate her mind during the painting process.

Mr. John WONG

Mr. Wong has received nomination for the 2020 Asia Art Award Grand Prix and earned the Third Prize of 2020 Malaysia’s International Online Art Competition. He is the Founding Chairman of the Thinkers.

Mr. Kenneth IP

Mr. Ip, a member of the Thinkers, focuses on ink-wash painting. His work was selected as one of the top 500 masterpieces by Ink Global in 2020, and he won the Bronze Award of the 2019 UOB Art in Ink Awards.

Ms. CHIU Suk-lai

Ms Chiu has a passion for Chinese painting and calligraphy. She likes to draw an analogy between nature and life to express her sentiments. Her works have been included in the UOB Art in Ink Awards, Asia Art Award, Beijing Art Biennial, and the top 500 masterpieces by Ink Global.

Ms. LIU Jia

Ms Liu has taken part in various exhibitions in Hong Kong, mainland China and Europe over the years. Her works have been included in the top 500 masterpieces by Ink Global and Beijing Art Biennial.

Ms. Alice LAU

Engaged in the field of public administration, Ms Lau studied various types of arts and crafts by herself, including drawing, stone painting and origami (paper folding).

Ms. Joyce CHENG

Ms Cheng studied sketching, printmaking, Lingnan School of ink-wash painting and modern ink-wash painting. She has taken part in various exhibitions in Hong Kong and other places over the years.

Ms. Julie CHUNG

Born in Hong Kong, Ms Chung has worked in the property sector in Hong Kong for her whole career life with nothing that has any elements of arts at all. However, she is an amateur art lover with a keen interest in oil painting.

Ms. CHEW Oi-ping Olga

-MA, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
-BBA Hon, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
-Art Specialist Programmes (Ceramics) , Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
-Certificate of Visual Art Voluntary Tutor(Watercolour & Chinese Ink), Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui
-Executive Committee of Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong
-Vice President of Jockey Club Arts Accessibility Service Centre, ADAHK

Mr. LAU Chi-keung Steve

-MA in Communication (Distinction), Hong Kong Baptist University
-BSc Hon, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
-Art Specialist Programme (Ceramics) , Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
-Certificate of Visual Art Voluntary Tutor(Watercolour & Chinese Ink), Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui
-President of Hong Kong Marfan Syndrome Association
-His works have been exhibited at Museum of Tea Ware, the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, HKCEC, PMQ, JCCAC, Sha Tin Town Hall, Tsuen Wan Town Hall, Sheung Wan Civic Centre, GuangZhou Library, Macau Tower, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art (Kanazawa), Bunkamura etc.

Mrs. CHAN SIM See-hoon Lily

Mrs. CHAN SIM See-hoon Lily, the late mother of Mr Bernard Charnwut Chan (Convenor of Non-official Members of the Executive Council of Hong Kong SAR), has developed her passion for painting since childhood. Her works have been collected by universities of the US and members of Thai and Malaysian royal families. 

Mr. CHAN Chi (1915 – 2009)

Born in Dongguan City, Mr Chan studied painting after retirement under the tutelage of Mr Tam Sing-chuk, a renowned painter of Lingnan School. He learned the running script style of Chinese calligraphy by himself. His calligraphic works could be seen in many places in early days of Hong Kong, such as the signboards of streets, plaques of business firms and the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens. He has also written inscriptions for many government officials then. 

Mr. POON Fu-man (1907-1990)

Mr Poon, a Chinese calligrapher, has published a thread bound book Preface to the Poems Collected from the Orchid Pavilion, banners of calligraphic works and couplets.