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Chronology

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Email: kk.yhkan@gmail.com
[ Solo ] [ 2 person ] [ Group ] [ Awards ] [ Collections ]
1943 Born in Panyu, Guangdong, China.
1954 Moved to Guangzhou
1957 Moved to Hong Kong
1968 Graduate study in the United States, stayed in Florida
1969 Married to Yuen-Han Kam, Moved to Maryland
1975 Received PhD degree in Physics, University of Maryland, Moved to Texas
1978 Moved to Maryland

Formal Education
1966 B. Sc. cum laude, Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1975 Ph. D. Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Art Education 1958 - 1959 Studied Chinese painting under Leung Pak-Yu and Chow Yat-Fung 1959 - 1962 Studied Chinese painting under Kan Maytin 1958 - 1968 Studied Chinese Calligraphy under Au Kin-Kung

Positions held
1975 - 1978 Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Texas, Austin, Texas
1978 - 1981 Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
1981 - 2003 Senior Scientist, JAYCOR, Virginia
2003 - present Artist, self-employed

Solo Exhibitions

[ Chronology ] [ 2 person ] [ Group ] [ Awards ] [ Collections ]
1980 Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong
1984 Touchstone Gallery, Washington D.C.
1986 Robert Brown Contemporary Art, Washington D.C.
1987 Robert Brown Contemporary Art, Washington D.C.
1988 Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1989 Roberts Gallery, Towson State University, Towson, Maryland
Robert Brown Contemporary Art, Washington D.C.
1990 Alisan Fine Art, Hong Kong
1991 Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Robert Brown Contemporary Art, Washington D.C.
1992 Roberts Gallery, Towson State University, Towson, Maryland
Robert Brown in Georgetown, Washington D.C.
1993 American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington D.C.
1994 Robert Brown Gallery, Washington D.C.
1995 Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
1996 Duchamp Art Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
1997 Lung Men Gallery, Taipei
1998 Gallery 456, New York
2002 Delaware Center of Contemporary Art, Wilmington, Delaware
Kwang Hwa Information and Culture Center, Hong Kong
B. Deemer Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
2003 Hodson Gallery, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland
2004 Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, Maryland
2005 GrottoÕs Fine Art, Hong Kong
2006 B. Deemer Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky
Installation collaboration with Mary McCoy and Howard McCoy, Black Rock Art Center, Germantown, Maryland
2007 Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2008 Grotto's Fine Art, Hong Kong
2009 Commercial Press, Hong Kong

Two-person Exhibitions

[ Chronology ] [ Solo ] [ Group ] [ Awards ] [ Collections ]
1968 With Poon Sui Wah
City Hall Art Gallery, Hong Kong
1981 With Jugy Todd
Touchstone Gallery, Washington D.C.
1982 With Rima Schulkind
Touchstone Gallery, Washington D.C.
1983 With Kan Tai-Keung
International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.
1985 With Len Bellinger
Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York, New York
1986 With Kan Tai-Keung
Art Center, Hong Kong
1995 With Kang L. Chung
Haenah-Kent Gallery, New York, New York
2006 With Kan Tai-Keung
Shenzhen Fine Arts Institute, Shenzhen, China

Group Exhibitions

[ Chronology ] [ Solo ] [ 2 person ][ Awards ] [ Collections ]
1964 First Open Art Competition
Chatham Gallery, Hong Kong
1967 Music and Fine Art Festival, Hong Kong
Museum of Art, Hong Kong
1969 Contemporary Hong Kong Art, Hong Kong
Museum of Art, Hong Kong
1970 Hong Kong Pavilion, Expo '70
Tokyo, Japan

Art Now - Hong Kong
Travelling Exhibition in England

1971 Contemporary Hong Kong Art, Hong Kong
Museum of Art, Hong Kong
1977 University of Texas
Austin, Texas
1980 Touchstone Gallery
Washington D.C.
1981 Hong Kong Art 1970-1980, Hong Kong
Museum of Art, Hong Kong

A Slice of Washington Art
Mini Art Gallery, Office of the Mayor, Washington D.C.

Art '81, Washington International Art Fair
Washington D.C.

1982 Five International Artists in Washington
Robert Brown Contemporary Art, Washington D.C.

New Perspective
Phoenix II Gallery, Washington D.C.

Atlantic Gallery
New York, New York

Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition
The Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, Virginia

First Annual Brandeis Juried Art Exhibition
Washington D.C.

1983 Award Winners' Exhibition
The Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, Virginia

Touchstone Gallery
Washington D.C.

Hui Arts
Minneapolis, Minnesota

1984 David Adamson Gallery
Washington D.C.

Touchstone Gallery
Washington D.C.

Hui Arts
Minneapolis, Minnesota

1987 The Second Hsiung Shih Biennial
Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

Works of Overseas Chinese Artists
Shih Da Art Gallery, Taiwan, Taiwan

1988 Mountain Visions
Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

Over the Mountain, Across the Sea
Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C.

The Art of Ink Paintings
Inauguration of Shin Kuang Gallery
Taipei, Taiwan

1990 Past as Prologue
The Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, Virginia
1992 Landscapes
David Adamson Gallery, Washington D.C.

New Directions in Ink Painting
Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

1993 Where the Streams Become a River
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
1994 Orientations
David Adamson Gallery, Washington D.C; Louisville Visual Art Assocation, Louisville, Kentucky

The Beauty of Ink
Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois; The Point Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

American Center for Phyiscs
College Park, Maryland

Artscape '94
Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

1995 Works of Chinese-American Artists, Exchange Square, Hong Kong

Ten-Year Retrospective of the Art Space, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D. C.

1996 Mutations of Ink and Paper, Taipei Gallery, New York, New York

Contemporary Chinese Paintings, Duoyunxuan Gallery, Shanghai, and Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong

1998 Summer Group Show, Gallery Okuda International, Washington, D. C.
1999 Ten by Ten, Addison-Ripley Fine Art, Washington, D. C.

Spring Group Show, Robert Brown Gallery, Washington, D. C.

Tradition and Innovation, University College Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

2000 The Year of Dragon: Art Flowing from East to West, the Cultural Center at Glen Allen, Glen Allen, Virginia

Then and Now: The Asian Presence of Difference, Della Mill Gallery, Ellicott City, Maryland

2001 Natural Images, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
2002 Ever Flowing River, Korean Embassy, Washington, D. C.
2003 Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago
2004 East and West: The Asian Esthetic, Ralls Collection, Washington, D. C.
2005 Secret Places/Silent Journey, Capital One Gallery, McLean, Virginia

The Art of Brush and Ink Calligraphy by Contemporary Chinese Artists, University of Maryland University College, College Park, Maryland

2006 Contemporary Hong Kong Ink Painting Exhibition, Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen Fine Arts Institute, Shenzhen, China

Contemporary Art Asia: China, Japan, Korea, Sotheby's, Inc., New York

Quest ,PuErh, Coffee, Fusion - 25 Years of Fond Memories: Friends of Chingying Institute of Visual Arts Art Exhibition, Hong Kong Visual Arts Center, Hong Kong

Gallery 10 Sculpture Exhibition, Washington Circle, Washington, DC

2007 Sculpture Invitational, Gallery 10, Washington Circle, Washington, DC

Contemporary Art Asia, SothebyÕs, Inc., New York

A New Look of Contemporary Ink Painting, Central Plaza Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong

Contemporary Hong Kong Ink Painting, Art Commute, Hong Kong

Environmental Impact: Worth Saving, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George Community College, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

2008 Art and Dream, Pepco Gallery, Washington, DC, and University College, University of Maryland, College Park Maryland

Scuptural Invitational, Gallery 10, Washington, DC

Contemporary Art Asia, Sotheby's, Inc., New York

2009 Ink, Water and Paper, Contemporary Hong Kong Ink Paintings, Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong.

Awards

[ Chronology ] [ Solo ] [ 2 person ] [ Group ] [ Collections ]
1964 First Place in Watercolor
First Open Art Competition, Chatham Gallery, Hong Kong
1982 Audrey Lyle Memorial Award
The Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, Virginia
1987 Invited Artist
Hsiung Shih Biennial, Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei
2001 Distinguished Alumni Lecturer
Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, on the 50th Anniversary of the college
2002 Visiting Artist
Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2007 Residence Artist
Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Collections

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