The Liu Kuo-sung Archives and The Ink Society are delighted to present the Liu Kuo-sung Ink Art Award 2022. This is a special one-off edition to celebrate Liu Kuo-sung's 90th birthday. The Award recognizes young Hong Kong artists who contribute significantly to advancing contemporary ink art. We have focused on Hong Kong artists for this Award in recognition of Liu Kuo-sung's 21 years of teaching at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The two decades in Hong Kong was an important chapter of Liu Kuo-sung's lifelong dedication to nurturing young artists.
After two rounds of judging, The Liu Kuo-sung Archives and The Ink Society are delighted to announce that the Gold Prize with cash prize HK$99,999 goes to Hung Fai, the two Silver Prizes with cash prize each of HK$33,660 are awarded to Yau Wing-fung and Chan Kwan-lok, and the two Bronze Prizes with cash prize each of HK$18,000 are awarded to Shum Kwan-yi and Cheuk Ka-wai.
HUNG Fei | Traces IV (2022) | Ink on paper | a set of 3, 180 x 97 cm each, combined size 180 x 291 cm
YAU Wing-fung | Hazy Mirgae II (2019) | Ink and color on paper | 70 x 139 cm
CHAN Kwan-lok | Orca (2019) | ink on paper | 181 x 91 cm
SHUM Kwan-yi | Nothing Happens (2022) | Ink, color and silver leaf on paper | 96 x 178 cm
CHEUK Ka-wai | Aria (2019) | Ink and color on paper | 73.7 x 43.2 cm