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Lai Chi-Man
LAST UPDATE : 2018.11.5 / EDITOR : tcaa
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Chi Man Lai was born in Hong Kong in 1949‭.‬

He graduated from the National Taiwan Art Academy in Taipei‭, ‬Taiwan‭. ‬From 1973‭ ‬to 1977‭ ‬he worked in the Henraux Studios in Querceta‭, ‬Italy‭, ‬as an independent artist‭.‬

There he started to‭ ‬make sculptures that were inspired by the concept behind Chinese characters‭.‬

In 1977‭ ‬and 1978‭ ‬he was awarded the Robert‭‬‭. ‬Russin Fellowship in Sculpture‭, ‬in Wyoming‭, ‬U.S.A‭.‬

He received a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Wyoming in 1980‭ ‬after which he returned to Europe where he settled in Holland‭. ‬There he started to combine stone with organic materials like rice‭ ‬and beans‭, ‬to explore the concept of Chinese philosophy‭; ‬which emphasizes how man can live with nature in harmony‭.‬

He was invited to teach at the Taipei National University of the Arts in Taiwan in 1984‭.‬

Won a grand prize in the First R.O.C‭. ‬Sculpture Exhibition of the Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taiwan‭, ‬in 1985‭. ‬Organized the first International Taiwan Sculpture Symposium in Tainan‭, ‬Taiwan in 1989‭.‬

Has participated in personal and group exhibitions in Taiwan and abroad‭. ‬His works are in public collections in Taiwan‭, ‬Hong Kong‭, ‬Korea‭, ‬Japan‭, ‬China‭, ‬Holland and the U.S‭.‬

Lives and works in Taiwan‭.‬

birth year
1949
Place of Birth
Hong Kong
China
education
1980
MFA
University of Wyoming (Laramie, U.S.A.)
1973
BA
National Taiwan Art Academy (Taipei county, Taiwan)
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2008
Solo Exhibition
TAI YU Beaux Arts Salon , Cha Yi , Taiwan
2008
Sculpture on paper
Beyond Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2005
"fake and real"Solo Sculpture Exhibition
Modern Art Gallery , Taichung , Taiwan
2004
Solo Exhibition
IT Park , Taipei , Taiwan
1999
Solo Exhibition
Hsinchu Cultural Center , Hsinchu County , Taiwan
1998
Solo Exhibition
"Dimensions Art Center" , Taipei , Taiwan
1997
Solo Exhibition
"Dimensions Art Center" , Taichung , Taiwan
1997
Solo Exhibition
Galerie Pierre , Taichung , Taiwan
1994
Solo Exhibition
Eslite Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
1992
Solo Exhibition
Eslite Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
1991
Solo Exhibition
Contemporary Gallery , Taichung , Taiwan
1989
Solo Exhibition
Eslite Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
1987
Solo Exhibition
China Culture promotion Center , Hong Kong , China
1986
Solo Exhibition
Spring Gallery , Taichung , Taiwan
1985
Solo Exhibition
Ming Men Gallery , Taichung , Taiwan
1983
Solo Exhibition
Segeren Gallery , Breda , Holland
1982
Solo Exhibition
"De Nobelaer" Cultural Center , Etten Leur , Holland
1977
Solo Exhibition
D'Eendt Gallery , Amsterdam , Netherland
2008
International Sculpture in Aglie
Torino , Italy
2005
Asian Potential Art Nursed by Sea and Islands
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art , Nagoya , Japan
1999
Volume & Form Singapore
Singapore
1998
Talk to Space
MRT Square, Pei-Tou , Taipei , Taiwan
1997
Misplavement iron, Stone, Wood and Bronze
Howard Salon , Taipei , Taiwan
1997
Minii Sculpture Group Exhibition
Cherng Piin Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
1996
"Five Element" The Progress of Taiwan Modern Sculpture Exhibition
Gate Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
1996
Chinese Art Exhibition
Beijing , China
1992
Group Exhibition in Jeh San Tan Gallery
Jeh San Tan Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
1991
Between the metaphysical and material
Up Art Gallery , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
1989
National Institute of the Arts Faculty Exhibition
Taipei , Taiwan
1984
Contemporary Open Air Sculpture Exhibition
Hong Kong , China
1984
Two-man exhibition
De Hoge Hees , Eersel , Holland
1983
Two-man exhibition
Tongerloohuys , Roosendaal , Holland
1982
Group Exhibitions
"De Pastorie" Gallery , Oosterhout , Holland
1980
Graduation show of University of Wyoming
Laramie , U.S.A.
1977
Participated in Salon de Mai
Paris , France
1976
Participated in group exhibition
Pietrasanta , Italy
1976
Participated in Salon de Mai
Paris , France
1974
Participated in group exhibition
Versilia , Italy
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