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Thomas C. Chung

Performer

Born

11/07/1981, Hong Kong

Education

2016
Key Moments in the History of Curating at the Node Center for Curatorial Studies in Berlin, Germany.

2015
Art of the MOOC: Merging Public Art and Experimental Education at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA.

2000-2004
Completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of New South Wales in the College of Fine Arts, Paddington, Australia.

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions
2015
"Looking For Niceness..." - Buskerud Kunstsenter, Drammen, Norway.
2012
"It'll Soon Be Winter" - Urban Artroom, Gothenburg, Sweden.
"Please Come Back Later...I'm Hiding" - AWA Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
"How Do I Reach You... ?" - Branch3D, Sydney, Australia.
“Do You Know Where I Am?” - James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney, Australia.
"I Don’t Know Where I’m Going, But I’m Going Somewhere…" - GAFFA, Sydney, Australia.
2011
"Some Things Just Feel The Same..." - The Sydney Fringe Festival, Sydney, Australia.
2010
"Ask Me If I’m Happy" - Galleri Darbu, Oslo, Norway.
"Nighttime Is My Blanket..." - Galleri Athene, Drammen, Norway.
2009
“Hey, Want To Play?” - Galleri Tapper-Popermajer, Teckomatorp, Sweden.
2008
“Do You See What I See?” - Galleri Konstepidemin (Bergrummet), Gothenburg, Sweden.
“How To Sleep..Under The Midnight Sun?” - Kemijärven Taiteilijaresidenssi, Kemijärvi, Finland.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016
The Gallery - Gateway One, Shenzhen, China.
3rd Santorini Biennale - Santorini, Greece.
After Eden - Latarka Galeria, Budapest, Hungary.
9th Shiryaevo Biennale - Samara Art Museum, Samara, Russia.
Art Stage Jakarta - Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Art Yellow Book - Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
Venice Vending Machine: Edition IV - Kunst Altonale Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
Global Village - ArtZaanstad, Zaandam, The Netherlands; City Center Landshut, Landshut, Germany; Kulturhuset Brønden, Brøndby Strand, Denmark.
Vernetzt - A-Space, Luzern, Switzerland.
Like it or Not: Social Media & Art - Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
SetUp Contemporary Art Fair - Autostazione di Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

2015
4th Ghetto Biennale - Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
The Billboard Creative Q4 - Billboards all around LA, Los Angeles, USA.
Imagining New Eurasia - Asia Culture Center & ACC Creation, Gwangju, South Korea (FINALIST).
Paste Modernism 4 - aMBUSH Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
GreenWay Art Prize 2015 - Art Est. Art School & Gallery, Sydney, Australia (FINALIST).
A Change Is Gonna Come - Augusta Savage Gallery, Massachusetts, USA.
Venice Vending Machine: Edition III - Serra dei Giardini, Venice, Italy.
Hidden: A Rookwood Sculpture Walk 2015 - Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, Australia (FINALIST).
Flower Show - Penrith Regional Gallery & Lewers Bequest, Emu Plains, Australia.
Telephone - Satellite Collective, New York, USA.
Kölner Liste Art Fair - The New Yorker Hotel, Cologne, Germany.
Sculpture Otherwise - Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba, Australia.
Sculpture at Scenic World - Scenic World, Katoomba, Australia (FINALIST).
The North Sydney Art Prize 2015 - Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Sydney, Australia (FINALIST).
Art by Design 10 - Wedge Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2014
The Blacktown City Art Prize 2014 - Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia (FINALIST).
Faces & Traces - A Tribute to Freedom, Creativity and Vision - The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China.
8th “From Lausanne to Beijing” International Fiber Art Biennale - Academy of Arts & Design: Tsinghua University, Nantong City, China.
Art Copenhagen - Forum Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Wait a moment - Cachet Boutique Hotel, Shanghai, China.
Inaugural Exhibition - Darger HQ, Lincoln, USA.
Art-Athina Contemporary Art Fair - Faliro Pavilion, Athens, Greece.
Cutlog New York Art Fair - The Clemente, New York, USA.
The Gallery - Anatomy Museum, London, England.
Love Art Fair Toronto - Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, Canada.
Personified-Idio-Paradiso - Shift Gallery, Gold Coast, Australia.
Llamart Interactions - Pullman Shanghai South, Shanghai, China.
The Gallery - C-Space, Beijing, China.
2013
Pursuing Perfection - Bloom Art Space, Shanghai, China.
4A A4 - 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia.
The Sunset Room - Lost Coast Culture Machine, California, USA.
Szpilman Award 2013 - Szpilman Award, Berlin, Germany.
AiOP: Number - Art in Odd Places, The Strand (Dee Why) & The Corso (Manly), Sydney, Australia.
The North Sydney Art Prize 2013: Toward 2020 - Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Sydney, Australia (FINALIST).
7th Water Tower Art Festival - Sofia Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2012
7th “From Lausanne to Beijing” International Fiber Art Biennale - Academy of Arts & Design: Tsinghua University, Nantong City, China.
BrainArt Project - Verge Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
Chiyoda Arts Festival: 3331 Expo - 3331 Arts Chiyoda Main Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
2nd Land Art Biennial Mongolia 360° - Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Art Takes Times Square - Premier Billboard Event: Times Square, New York, USA.
Incubarte: The 5th International Independent Art Festival - Galeria Punto, Valencia, Spain.
2011
Fibremen - Kherson Local Lore Museum, Kherson, Ukraine.
The Vending Machine - Galleria Perelà & Serra dei Giardini, Venice, Italy.
As It Stands - The Paper Mill, Sydney, Australia.
Haak Aan! - Galerie Tante Netty, Eindhoven, Netherlands.
Agendo Art Award - St. Heliers Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (FINALIST).
Variasjoner - Lands Museum, Dokka, Norway.

Galleries

The Swatch Group, Biel, Switzerland.
Sofia Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.
Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Asia Culture Center & ACC Creation, Gwangju, South Korea.
Samara Art Museum, Samara, Russia.
Drammensbiblioteket, Drammen, Norway.
Tiger Beer & Will O'Rourke, Sydney, Australia.
The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, Shanghai, China.
Wolo Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Pullman Shanghai South, Shanghai, China.
10 group, Sydney, Australia.

Private collections in Australia, USA, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, South Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Hong Kong & China.

About the Artist

Born in Hong Kong in 1981, Thomas C. Chung is an artist based in Sydney, Australia. In 2004, Chung completed his BFA at the College of Fine Arts at the University of New South Wales.

Since 2008, Chung has exhibited in twelve solo exhibitions, and participated in the 2nd Land Art Biennial Mongolia. In 2012 Chung exhibited at the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, and in 2013 he was invited to the prestigious artist’s residency The Swatch Art Peace Hotel. In 2015 he completed a commissioned artwork for Swatch® to commemorate their Swatch® Club 25th Anniversary. He was also recently invited to the 4th Ghetto Biennale in Haiti, 9th Shiryaevo Biennale in Russia and 3rd Santorini Biennale in Greece. His work is included in various private collections internationally.

For the past eight years, he has received several artist residencies, travelling to Kemijärvi (Finland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Shanghai (China) and Zürich (Switzerland). His work has been featured widely in both print and online publications including The Daily Telegraph, Australian Art Collector, Yen Magazine, Göteborgs-Posten, Helsingborgs Dagblad, Lapin Kansa, Shanghai Daily, The Bund Magazine, The Huffington Post and Vanity Fair.

 



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