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Hong Kong | B.1996

Elaine Chiu explores architectural forms, memories, and identities of urban environments with paintings, on-location sketching, and performances. Elaine attained a Bachelor’s degree in art history at the University of Hong Kong in 2018, where she received the Talent Development Scholarship (2015) and Out Reaching Award (2016) from the Hong Kong SAR Government. Her work communicates the multi-dimensionality of urban planning and identity displacement under rapid urban redevelopment.

Recent solo exhibitions include Before Memories Expire and The Memory Library at JPS Gallery in Hong Kong (2021); Recent projects include Vivid Sydney Light Festival in Chatswood (2018), Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark project (2020). Recent artist presentations include the Hong Kong Art Gallery Association (2021), Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (New York) (2020), The University of Hong Kong (2021), and The Lingnan University (2019). Elaine's artworks are in the permanent collections of The University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG), HKU; K11 Art Foundation; Divide by Zero Collection; Société Générale Hong Kong.