Selected CV

Michelle Kuen Suet FUNG 馮捲雪

 

Selected Past and Upcoming Exhibitions (* Solo Exhibitions)

2020
*Polluta, Floating Artist Colony in the Sky. (Invited artist of the Quarantine Film Festival) Varna Municipal City Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria.

Now and Then. The Hong Kong Visual Arts 45th Annual Exhibition, the Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hong Kong.

transINK. DaGuan Gallery. Taipei, Taiwan.

Environmental Crisis. Gerald Moore Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

 

2019
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Polluta, Floating Artist Colony in the Sky. Firstdraft. Sydney, Australia.

*Plastic, plastic, every where! (part of HKUST Arts Festival 2019) Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall and Learning Commons, Lee Shau Kee Library, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

*Plastic, plastic, every where! Kubrick, Hong Kong.

Ink + New Media Project. Ink Asia, Hong Kong.

Haugesund International Festival of Artistic Relief Printing. Juried exhibition. Haugesund Museum of Fine Art, Haugesund, Norway.

Artists’ Annual Exhibition. Kala Art Gallery, Berkeley, U.S.A.

Mini-ArtBook Fair. Kowloon City Art Festival, West Kowloon Art Park, Hong Kong.

Why Print 2: Biennial Printmaking Exhibition. Openground, Hong Kong.

Home Grown (with Hong Kong Arts Collective,) The Nate, Hong Kong.

 

2018
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Polluta, Floating Artist Colony in the Sky. Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, U.S.A.

Craft Ingenuity Art Mastery, The Greater Bay Area Visual Art Exchange Exhibition. The Hong Kong Visual Arts 44th Annual Exhibition. Lingnan Tiandi. Foshan, China.

Polluted Postcards. Devonport Guildhall, Plymouth, England.

 

2017
Visions Present & Future – The Hong Kong Visual Arts 43rd Annual Exhibition. Art Experience Gallery, Hong Kong.

 

2015
Un/Cover. Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

Here. Graduation Exhibition of Master of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University. Kai Tai Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

Same Same But Different. Connecting Space, Hong Kong and Gallery 2, Toni

Areal, Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland.

In Conversations. YY9 Gallery, Hong Kong.

 

2014
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80/20. Art Projects Gallery, Hong Kong.

248 Days of School. Kok Ming Down Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

Panda Party. Art Projects Gallery, Hong Kong.

 

2013
A Pleasure in the Zoo : 32 Young Artists Group Exhibition. Joy Space, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China.

The Art Bank in the 21st Century. Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery. Halifax, Canada.

ART 13. Michael Goedhuis Gallery. London, U.K.

LA Art Show 2013. Michael Goedhuis Gallery. Los Angeles, U.S.A.

The Art Bank in the 21st Century. Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s

University. Kingston, Canada.

 

2012
8th Anniversary Show. YY9 Gallery. Hong Kong.

Dreamland (Two-Persons Show.) YY9 Gallery. Hong Kong.

*I Don’t Know if You Know How Much I Love You. hi art store. Beijing, China.

Very, Vary. Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair Hong Kong 2012 Young Artists Special Exhibition. Mandarin Oriental. Hong Kong.

 

2011
Angel Christmas & New Year’s Party. hi art store. Beijing, China.

Art Edition. Seoul, Korea.

 

2010
Artist Gathering. YY9 Gallery. Hong Kong.

Sense Art Group Show. A-Link Gallery. Hong Kong.

Asia Top Gallery Hotel Air Fair. Grand Hyatt Hotel. Hong Kong.

By Land, Sea and Air. Compound Gallery. Portland, USA.

Hot One Inch Action Medalist. W2 Culture + Media House, Vancouver. Canada.

 

2009
Textbook History. Compound Gallery. Portland, USA.

The Day of the Dead. The Jem Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

10+1. Raw Canvas, Vancouver, Canada.

*The Unbearable Cuteness of Being. Waterfront Theatre Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

The Sketchbook Project III. Art House Gallery, Atlanta, USA and touring USA.

 

2008
Vancouver Timeraiser. 1St Annual Juried Volunteer Auction. Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Vancouver, Canada.

Group Show. Transition Space Gallery, Whistler, Canada.

The Mermaid Show. The Jem Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

The Draft. 5Th Annual Art on Main Street. Caron Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

 

2007
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Food for Thought. Hafatzim, Vancouver, Canada.

Hot One Inch Action. Juried Button Group Show. Gallery Gachet, Vancouver, Canada.

 

2006
*Once upon a time… Fotogalerie, Fringe club. Hong Kong.

 

2005
UBC BFA Grad Show. Tinseltown, Vancouver, Canada.

Group Photographic Show. Studio 2 Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada.

Graduate Contour. East Kilbride Arts Centre, Scotland.

*Red Walls and Fairy Tales. Locus Cafe, Vancouver, Canada.

 

2000
Arts Alive: Earth, Water, Wind and Fire. Juried touring exhibition. The Ceperley Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada and Mesa City Hall, Arizona, USA.

 

1999
Arts Alive 1999: Under the Microscope. Juried exhibition. The Ceperley Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada

 

 

Film Screenings/Film Festival

2019
Plastic, plastic, every where! Official selection and finalist. The Animaze Film Festival. Montreal, Canada.

Plastic, plastic, every where! Official selection. The 5th International Motion Festival. The Department of Arts of the, European University Cyprus. Nicosia, Cyprus.

Plastic, plastic, every where! Official selection. Athens Animfest. Athens, Greece.

Plastic, plastic, every where! kubrick, Hong Kong.

 

2018
Plastic, plastic, every where! Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA.

Plastic, plastic, every where! University of

Victoria, Canada.

 

Awards and Fellowship

2019
Film That Matters Award. Animaze Film Festival. Montreal, Canada.

2018
50 Best Books for Secondary Students. Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union.

2017
One of right winners of the Young Writer’s Debut Competition. Joint Publishing and Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong.

2016
Award of Excellence (Unpublished.) Fourth Greater China Illustration Awards.
Cecily Brown Fellowship. Art Omi International Artists Residency. New York, USA.

2015
The Grotto Award. Master of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.

2012
A Winner of Young Artist Contest by AHAF 2012.
Award of Excellence (Unpublished.) Second Greater China Illustration Awards.

 

Artist Residencies

2018
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, USA.

2016
Art Omi, New York, U.S.A.
Tidelines Ferry Tour and Nomadic Group Residency Program. Island Institute. Sitka, Alaska, U.S.A.
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, USA.

2013
Listhús í Fjallabyggðis, Iceland.

2010
The Banff Centre. Banff, Canada.

 

Instructional Artist Residencies

2019
French International School, Hong Kong. 

2017
The Harbour School, Hong Kong.
French International School, Hong Kong. 

2016
Nootka Fine Arts Elementary School, Vancouver, Canada.

2013
Singapore International School. Hong Kong.
The Harbour School. Hong Kong.

 

Selected Professional Experiences

2020
“Printmaking in the 21
st Century.” Dialogue with Marble Print & Clay studio founder David Jasper Wong. Why Print 2 : Biennial Printmaking Exhibition. Openground. Hong Kong.


2019
Panelist. “A Plastic Ocean” screening and discussion. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

How Animation is Made, Perceived and Consumed in the Contemporary Art World.” (Part of International Motion Film Festival) Invited guest speaker. European University Cyprus. Nicosia, Cyprus.

Plastic, plastic, every where!” Invited guest speaker. Animaze Film Festival. Montreal, Canada.

The World of 2084.” Invited guest speaker for visiting students from Seoul National University. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Graphic Novels are not Comic?” and “DysUtopia.” Invited guest speaker, part of series “Meeting with Authors.” Hong Kong Public Libraries.

Image and Narrative—Interdisciplainary Practice and Reading” Dialogue with curator/writer Cat Ha. kubrick, Hong Kong.

Workshops “Plastic, plastic, every where!” and “Polluta, Floating Artist Colony in the Sky.” Kowloon City Art Festival, West Kowloon Art Park, Hong Kong.

 

2018
“The World of 2084.” Invited guest speaker. The Center for Asian Pacific Initiatives and Department of Asian Studies. University of Victoria, Canada.

Plastic, plastic, every where!” Invited guest speaker. Master of Arts in

Children’s Literature (MACL) program, University of British Columbia, Canada.

 

2017-now
Honarary secretary. Hong Kong Visual Arts Society, Hong Kong.

Professional VIP guided tours at Art Basel, Hong Kong. 1A Space, Hong Kong.

 

2017
“Alumni Sharing.” Invited class guest speaker. Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Survival Skills as an Artist.” Invited class guest speaker. Illustration Faculty. Savannah College of Art and Design Hong Kong.

 

2015
Committee and curatorial team for “Senses”, a fundraising exhibition of emerging local artists, as part of HKUMS 30th Anniversary Endowment Fund campaign for the Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery.

Committee and curatorial team for “Here and Seek”, a fundraising silent auction of students and faculties’ works to support the 2015 MVA graduating class.

 

2014-5
Co-Chair of Graduation Exhibition. Master of Visual Arts. Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

2013-2015
Student Representative. Master of Visual Arts. Hong Kong Baptist University.

 

2013
Guest speaker and Part-time instructor. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

Part-Time Teacher. HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education. Hong Kong.

 

Grants

2019
Cultural Exchange Grant. Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

2018
Arts Development Fund of the Home Affairs Bureau, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Cultural Exchange Grant. Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

 

Other Projects

2017
Invited participating artist of public art performance 
On Fire. C&G Artpartment, Hong Kong.

2015
Invited participating artist of public art project at Canal Street by Art Together, a non-profit organization supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
City as Metaphors. Juried international programme in conjunction with Zurich University of the Arts and Hamburg City University.
Invited participating artist of public art project Micro Galleries, Cape Town, South Africa

2013
Invited participating artist of public art project Micro Galleries, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

 

Selected Publications and Catalogues

Book
2017
天空膠雨 Tin Hung Gaau Jy (Plastic, plastic, every where!). Joint Publishing. Hong Kong.

Catalogues (* Solo)
2018
*
Polluta, Floating Artist Colony in the Sky. Hong Kong.

2014
*80/20. Art Projects Gallery. Hong Kong.

2012
*I Don’t Know if You Know How Much I Love You. Hi art yishu. Beijing, China.
Collection of Greater China Illustration Awards. Hong Kong.
Self Portrait Group Exhibition. hi art store. Beijing, China.
Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair Hong Kong 12. Hong Kong.
Art Map. Hong Kong.
2011 Art Edition 2011. International Edition Art Fair. Seoul, Korea.
Christmas & New Year’s Party. hi art store. Beijing, China.

Illustrations
2019
Loanword. University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis, USA.

2011
Hong Kong Gallery Guide. Hong Kong.

2009
Ricepaper Magazine. (cover) Vancouver, Canada.

2006-9
Crow Toes Quarterly Children’s Magazine. Richmond, Canada.

Articles
2019
圖書館記” (“The Library”) Hong Kong Public Library, Hong Kong.

2017
“A Student Show Small in Scale, and Only Small in Scale: Review of Master of Arts in Visual Arts Exhibition “Yet” AVA Magazine. Academy of Visual Art, Hong Kong Baptist University.

2016
“Michelle Fung: The Merit of MVA Lies in Its Difficulty.” AVA Magazine. Academy of Visual Art, Hong Kong Baptist University.

2011
“Tree of Life.” iSun Affairs. Hong Kong.

Scholarly Articles

2019
“Polluta, the Floating Paradise.”
2019 CSP Journal: Printmaking, Politics and Society. The California Society of Printmakers. San Francisco, USA.

2015
“Polluta, Floating Artist Colony in the Sky.”
Issue 6. Common. Independent web journal for Art & the public Sphere. Germany.

 

Education

2013-5
Master of Visual Arts. Hong Kong Baptist University. (Grad Show Co-Chair and Concentration Representative)

2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Double Major in English Literature & Studio Art.) University of British Columbia.

 

(Updated Jan 2020)

Michelle Kuen Suet Fung 馮捲雪

Michelle Kuen Suet Fung is a visual artist and art educator whose ambitious ongoing oeuvre revolves around a grand narrative of a dystopian world set in the year 2084.

馮捲雪從事視覺藝術創作以及視覺藝術教育,她以不同系列的作品,塑造一個二零八四年的浩大虛擬世界。