Dr. Kan Tai-keung

As a world-renowned artist and designer, Kan learned Chinese ink painting with Lui Shou-kwan in 1967. Kan was an active member of Hong Kong New Ink Movement and served as the Former Chairman of One Art Group. Being exh心tedin both local and overseas, Kan's works are widely collected by museums including M+ Visual Culture Museum; Hong Kong Museum of Art; Hong Kong Heritage Museum; The University of Hong Kong; National Art Museum of China; Guangdong Art Museum; Taiwan Provincial Art Museum; The Art Society of the International Monetary Fund Washington in U.S.A.; Minneapolis Institute of Art, U.S.A.; Victoria & Albert Museum British; The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford etc. Kan has earned numerous awards including Award of Urban Council Fine Art (1981), The 2nd Hsiung Shih Biennial Award (1987), Artist of the Year Award, Hong Kong (1991), he was also awarded the Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century in UK (2000). Kan is now the Honorary Dean of the Cheung Kong School of Art and Design, Shantou University, the advisor of the Leisure & Cultural Services Department, the Honorary Advisor of Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Advisor of China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Hong Kong Member Association Limited.