Clara Cheung's Short Bio
Graduated at Rhodes College (TN, USA) with double majors in Fine Art and Computer Science in 2002, Clara Cheung then studied for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2003, and received a master degree of Cultural Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong in 2007. She has been the head of the visual arts department in a Hong Kong high school from 2003 to 2007, is currently an active member of the non-profit art group, Project226, the founder of C&G Artpartment, and a part-time lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University.
She has co-curated many art exhibitions at C&G Artpartment and other venues in Hong Kong, responding to local social and cultural issues, including problems in the local art ecology. Besides, she also has organized various art education programs for other organizations and schools. Her recent artworks are often inspired by children’s toys and science experiments, to help herself re-interpret and tackle various contemporary issues and problems, like pollution, the usage of nuclear energy etc
Having had different solo and group exhibitions in Hong Kong and overseas, she is interested in exploring different mixed-media in art-making. Some of her works have been collected by private collectors and art museum.
2002年畢業於美國Rhodes College，獲學士學位，主修純藝術和電腦科學同年，獲得大學頒發Sally Becker Grinspan Award 及Apollonian Award。2003年獲香港中文大學教育文憑，主修 藝術教育。2007年獲嶺南大學文化研究碩士學位。曾任香港中學視覺藝術科科主任、現為非牟利藝術團體「二二六工程」要員、C & G藝術單位創辦人，及香港浸會大學兼職講師，積極策劃及參與不同的當代藝術項目。