ARTIST PROFILE

NAME (ENG) Jess, Lai Man Leung
NAME (CHI) 梁麗雯
SEX F
WORK & STAY Hong Kong SAR
ARTWORK WEBSITE
CREATIVE NATURE Chinese Painting
Painting
BIOGRAPHY (ENG)
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Jess Leung is a painter being started her artistic journey as a local artist with a specific focus on fine-brush (gongbi) painting. Painting with meticulous in detail, she focuses on everyday life in our city in narrative form. She intends to tell the sense of ‘Love’ and ‘Fear’ of place in her works. In search of the city perceptions, attitudes and values, she concerns ‘Place’, is a landscape of relationship with human activities. By studying people’s cultural identity in aspect of place, her works attempts to integrate emotion, mind and spirit to create a sense of place. Gazing the works, viewers will engage the perspective of experience of the connection to the landscape where we inhabit and the feeling, can inspire the bond between people and place.
BIOGRAPHY (CHI)
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梁麗雯,運用中國工筆技法,以工整細緻的技巧來描繪都市叢林生活中的景象,道出都市人不斷「建立地方」與「逃離地方」。她以人與空間的經驗為核心,展現社會的文化脈絡和生活價值,作品寫實。從空間演變成地方的過程, 尋找人與地方的關係。審視「地方感」的建立,是從日常生活重覆的行為開始。梁氏的作品意圖牽動人對地方的體驗和集體情緒,提醒他們共同擁有的「地方記憶」,發現地方的意義。 
TRAINING
BACKGROUND
Leung’s received undergraduate training at Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University and was the only student who graduated with the First-class Honour in 2015.
SELECTED EXHIBITION(S) Leung’s has actively participated in art exhibitions such as Ink Asia 2015 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Senses offered by the University of Hong Kong Museum Society, The Gallery of Hong Kong Arts Centre, the Cliftons Art Prize exhibition and Asia World-Expo.
AWARD(S) The artist’s excellent works helped her to obtain the Scholastic Award, AVA Keeper of Studies Collection Award, finalist of Cliftons Art Prize and New Art Wave International Artist Award in 2015. Recently, she also successfully as the finalist of the community project of JCCAC “Blue House Studio” cultural conservation education program 2016.
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