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Winners and Finalists of The Hong Kong Students Prize Celebrated at HART Haus

The finalists of The Sovereign Art Foundation Students Prize, Hong Kong 2018 were showcased at HART Haus earlier this month.

The 20 artworks were showcased beautifully from 15-20 October at HART Haus, a new, modern 'arthouse' dedicated to the creation process and realisation of large-scale installations and projects in Hong Kong.  This flexible studio and salon space is dedicated to the creation process and realisation of exciting art installations and projects, the perfect venue within which to celebrate the next generation of artistic talent in Hong Kong.

Trophies along with HK$60,000 in cash prizes were awarded to the winning students and their schools, as follows:

Secondary School Winner

Chen Chunze, 18 Discovery College with The Floating Civilization
Student awarded HK$ 8,000
School awarded HK$ 20,000

University Winner

Liu Wai Hang, 22 Hong Kong Baptist University with A portrait of a girl that someone tell me I should love
Student awarded HK$ 12,000

Secondary School Public Vote Winner

Ho Yi Ting Natalie, 17 Po Leung Kuk Choi Kai Yau School with Wen Nuan De Mao Zhu Xi (Our Dearest Warm Mao)
Student awarded HK$ 4,000
School awarded HK$ 10,000

University Public Vote Winner

Tao Hoi Chuen, 22 The Chinese University of Hong Kong with Image that can never be erased
Student awarded HK$ 6,000

A judging panel of art professionals, including Angela Li, Founder of Contemporary by Angela Li Gallery; Dominique Chan, formerly Head of Gallery and Exhibitions at Asia Society Hong Kong Center; Gary Mok, a Hong Kong and Beijing-based artist and curator; Howard Bilton, Chairmanand Founder of The Sovereign Art Foundation; and Magnus Renfrew of ARTHQ and Taipei Dangdai shortlisted the two winners from the work of 20 talented finalists.  The winners were announced at a prize-giving ceremony at HART Haus on 20 October.

 

 

Pictured left, Liu Wai Hang with his prize-winning artwork, A portrait of a girl that someone tell me I should love.
Pictured right, Tao Hoi Chuen with his public prize-winning work, Image that can never be erased.

 

Supported by Venue sponsor