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Shirky Chan is a Hong Kong based artist who received her second degree – Bachelor of Fine Art (Major in Painting) with distinction from the RMIT University, Australia, in 2013 and her Master of Art in Fine Art from the Chinese University in Hong Kong in 2015. Since 2008, Shirky has been participated in local and overseas exhibitions. Furthermore, Shirky was invited by The Hong Kong Institution of Education as their supporting and professional artist at the “Arts @ School” project in 2014. She was the Finalist at the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards in 2012. Her works are collected by local and over sea collectors.

Shirky enjoys the imprisonment and abnormal states of mind in her daily life.

“Doing art is the process of having a dialogue to myself, through this dialogue; I search and lose my existence.”

 

Education:

2015 – 2017

Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

2013 – 2015

Master of Arts in Fine Art, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

2010-2012

Bachelor of Fine Art: Major in Painting, RMIT University x Hong Kong Art School, Melbourne, Australia

 

Awards:

2012

Finalist, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards, the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong