Shirky Chan is a Hong Kong based artist who received her Master of Art in Fine Art and Master of Art in Intercultural Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2015 and 2017. She finished her second BA degree – Bachelor of Fine Art (Major in Painting) with distinction from the RMIT University, Australia, in 2013. Since 2008, Shirky has been participated in local and overseas exhibitions.
Furthermore, Shirky was the Finalist at the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards in 2012 and invited by The Hong Kong Institution of Education as their supporting and professional artist at the “Arts @ School” project in 2014. She is now also an art columnist at Deluxe Hong Kong online magazine under the group of Hong Kong Apple Daily.
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.”
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
Bachelor of Fine Art: Major in Painting, RMIT University x Hong Kong Art School, Melbourne, Australia
Finalist, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards, the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong