Biography

Chin-Cheng Hung is a professor of foundation studies at Savannah College of Art and Design – Atlanta. He is a member of several prestigious organizations including Portrait Society of America, Pastel Society of America, Southeastern Pastel Society, and Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States. Hung has received numerous awards from different juried competitions and has been featured in international art publications such as “International Artist”, “New American Paintings”, and “The Pastel Journal” magazines. His biography was selected to be listed in the newest editions of Marqus “Who’s Who in the World”, “Who’s Who in America”, “Who’s Who in American Art”, and “Who’s Who among American Teachers and Educators”. His works hang in many private and corporate collections in Taiwan and the United States.

 

EDUCATION

1999     MFA Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

1987     Diploma of Fine Arts, Fu Hsing Kang College, Taipei, Taiwan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011~present             Member of the Portrait Society of America

2006~present            Professor of Foundation Studies and Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

2010                             Judge, Atlanta Pastel Exhibit, The Gallery at Paper Mill Village, The Art School in Sandy Spring, Atlanta, GA

2010                             Instructor of workshop, Color as Light, Texas Art Educator’s Conference, Austin, TX

2008~present            Member of the Southeastern Pastel Society

1999~2006                  Professor of Foundations, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2007~present             Listed in “Who’s Who among American Teachers & Educators

2006~present             Listed in “Who’s Who in the World”

2005~present             Listed in “Who’s Who in America” and “Who’s Who in American Art”

2003~present             Signature member of the Pastel Society of America (PSA)

2002~2003                 Instructor of workshop, Painting Portrait in Pastels, Georgia Art Educator’s Conferences, Atlanta & Athens, GA

2001 & 2004               Instructor of workshop, Painting Portrait in Pastels, Florida Art Educator’s Conferences, Ft. Lauderdale and St. Petersburg, FL

2001~present             Member of Atlanta Chinese Art Association

2000~present             Member (President of 2006-2007) of the Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States

1995~97                        Art Director, Fine Arts Department, The Army 8th Corps, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

1991~94                        Guest Lecturer, Chinese calligraphy, watercolor, and painting, The Youth Activity Center, China Youth Corps, Penghu, Taiwan

AWARDS

2013           Savannah College of Art and Design Summer 2013 Presidential Fellowship for Faculty Development

2012            Second Place Award, Portrait/Figure Category, 14th Annual “Pastel 100” Competition, Pastel Journal magazine.

2011            Second Place Award, Southeastern Pastel Society’s 2011 Juried Members Exhibition, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, Gainesville, GA

2011            Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine’s 28th Annual Art Competition, Portrait/Figure Category

2006           Finalist, International Artist Magazine Challenge No. 36, People & Figures, International Artist Magazine, Scottsdale, AZ

2004           Popular Vote Award, 32nd Annual Exhibition for “Pastel Only”, Pastel Society of America, National Arts Club Grand Gallery, New York, NY

2002           Finalist, Visions 2002, GAEA Members’ Juried Exhibit, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

2002           Finalist, Oh, Baby, Alexander Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2001            First Place, 10th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Pastel Society of New Mexico, Alberqurque, NM

2001            Strathmore Artists Products Pastel Paper, Renaissance in Pastel, Connecticut Pastel Society

2001            Merchandise Award, Pastels on High International Exhibition 2001, Sierra Pastel Society

2001            Finalist, Prints, Drawings and Pastels, St. Louis Artists’ Guild

2001            Finalist, 7th Annual National Juried Pastel Competition 2001, La Fond Galleries

2001            Anita Wolff Portrait Award, 15th Annual International Open Exhibition, Pastels U.S.A., The Pastel Society of the West Coast

2001            Finalist, Open Studios 2001 Southern Competition, New American Paintings

2001            Finalist, 2nd Annual Pastel 100, The Pastel Journal

2000            Finalist, Sotheby’s International Young Art 2001 Program, Sotheby, Artlink, Tel-aviv, Israel

1999             Southern Community Bank & Trust Award, Dimensions 1999 34th Annual National Juried Art Competition, The Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, Winston-Salem, NC

1999             Honorable Mention Award, Far from Home 1999 International Student Exhibition, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

1998             Purchase Award, illustration, International Birthday Competition, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

1997             Outstanding Achievement Award, Printmaking (silkscreen), Taipei City Professional Training Center, Taipei, Taiwan.

1997             Certificate of Honorable Citizenship, Republic of China, Taipei, Taiwan

1997             The Medal of Loyalty & Diligence, Republic of China Army, Taipei, Taiwan

1996             The Medal of Brilliant Star, Republic of China Army, Taipei, Taiwan

1991             The Medal of Pao Star, Republic of China Army, Taipei, Taiwan

1987             First Place, watercolor, The Commemorative Exhibition of Mr. Jing-Guo, Taipei, Taiwan

1987             First Place, Chinese calligraphy, The Commemorative Exhibition of Mr. Jing-Guo, Taipei, Taiwan

1985             First Place, Chinese calligraphy, Keelung City Fine Arts Exhibition, Keelung, Taiwan

1983             First Place, Chinese calligraphy, Thousand People Fine Arts Show, Keelung, Taiwan

EXHIBITIONS

2013                 Solo Exhibition, Nantou County Cultural Center, Nantou, Taiwan

2012                  Solo Exhibition, Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, Carrollton, GA

2011                  Southeastern Pastel Society’s 2011 Juried Members Exhibition, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, Gainesville, GA

2011                  2011 Taiwan International Watercolor Society Exhibition at Penn State University in State College, PA, Carrollton Cultural Arts Center in Carrollton, GA, and Chung-Shan National Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan

2010                 Unconventional Portraiture, Terminus Building Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010                 School of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Dewberry Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2010                 Classical Rendering, SCAD-Atlanta 4C, Atlanta, GA

2009                 Go Figure, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2009                 Korea International Drawing Exhibition, Seoul, Korea

2008                 School of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Studioplex Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2008                 Foundations Faculty Drawing Exhibition, Anderson Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2007                 Inspiring Impressionism, High Museum, Atlanta, GA

2006                 Wu Xia, Solo Exhibition, Carrollton Cultural Arts Center, Carrollton, GA

2006                 Foundations Faculty Drawing Exhibition, Anderson Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2005                 Classical Rendering, Anderson Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2004                 32nd Annual Exhibition for “Pastel Only”, Pastel Society of America, National Arts Club Grand Gallery, New York, NY

2004                 Contemporary Focus:  Mirroring the Creative Self, Focus Gallery, The Newton Center, Savannah, GA

2003                 Candid Sight, Solo Exhibit, Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center Hotel, Atlanta, GA

2003                 Chromaception, 2003, Espresso Gallery, Savannah, GA

2003                  Anatomy of Life Drawing, Solo Exhibit, Espresso Gallery, Savannah, GA

2002                 Visions 2002, GAEA Members’ Juried Exhibit, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

2002                 Atlanta Chinese Artist Association Annual Member’s Exhibition, The Peachtree Branch Library, Atlanta, GA

2002                 Anatomy of Life Drawing, Solo Exhibit, Anderson Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2002                 Chromaception, 2002, ExLibris Gallery, Savannah, GA

2002                Oh, Baby, Alexander Hall Galleries, Savannah, GA

2001                Atlanta Chinese Artist Association Annual Member’s Exhibition, Fulton Liberary, Fulton, GA

2001                School of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, Alexander Hall Galleries, Savannah, GA

2001                10th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition, Hispanic Arts Center, New Mexico State Fairground, Albuquerque, NM

2001                Renaissance in Pastel, Salt Box Gallery, West Hartford, CT

2001                Pastels on High International Exhibition 2001, Golden Center Medical Plaza and Gallery Annex, Placerville, CA

2001                Out of the Classroom, Alexander Main Gallery, Savannah, GA

2001                Prints, Drawings and Pastels, St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO

2001                7th Annual National Juried Pastel Competition 2001, La Fond Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA

2001               Men at Art, Sotheby’s International Young Art, April 2001 Online Auction, www.sothebys.com

2001                Pastels U.S.A., Tower Theater Gallery, Roseville, CA

2001                Group Exhibition, Broom Street Gallery, New York, NY

2000               The Art of Drawing, Anderson Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

2000               Candid Sight, Alexander Main Gallery, Savannah, GA

2000               Looking at Color, Hamilton Hall Gallery, Savannah, GA

1999                Faculty Show ‘99, Bergen Main and MFA Gallery, Savannah, GA

1999                Person, Place, and Thing, MFA Thesis Exhibit, Alexander Main Gallery, Savannah, GA

1999                Dimensions 1999, Sawtooth Building, The Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, Winston-Salem, NC

1999                Far from Home 1999 International Student Exhibition, Bergen Main Gallery, Savannah, GA

1998/99         Alexander Hall Open Studios, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

1996                The Army 8th Corps Fine Arts Exhibition, Kaohsiung Municipal Cultural Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

1995                National Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, National Zhong Zheng Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

1987~97        The Armed Forces Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, The Armed Forces Literature and Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

1987/88        The Commemorative Exhibition of Mr. Jing-Guo, The Armed Forces Literature and Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

1985/95/96  Provincial Juried Fine Arts Exhibition, Taiwan Provincial Museum, Taichung, Taiwan

1987               Graduation Show, Taipei Social Education Center, Fu Hsing Kang College, Taipei, Taiwan

1986               Group Show of Fine Arts Department, Student Activity Center, Fu Hsing Kang College, Taipei, Taiwan

1983               Thousand People Fine Arts Show, The Youth Activity Center, China Youth Corps, Keelung, Taiwan

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

The Millennium Gate & Museum, Atlanta, GA

Republic of China Army, Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei City Professional Training Center, Taipei, Taiwan

City of Keelung, Keelung, Taiwan

The Youth Activity of China Youth Corps, Keelung, Taiwan

Fu Hsing Kang College, Taipei, Taiwan

INTERVIEWS, PUBLICATIONS

Depiction of Reality – Pastel Paintings by Chin-Cheng Hung, July 2013

Pastel Jopurnal, April 2013

2011 Taiwan International Watercolor Exhibition catalogue

Best of Worldwide Charcoal, Pastel & Pencil Artists Volume I, April 2010

Oranges & Sardines, Volume 2, Issue 1, April, 2009

Korea International Drawing Exhibition Catalogue, 2009

The Pastel Journal, June 2008

The Chronicle, July 2007

Sze Yuan Magazine, July 2007

Sze Yuan Magazine, April 2007

International Artist Magazine, Dec. ‘06/Jan. ‘07

Sze Yuan Magazine, April 2006

Sze Yuan Magazine, Spring 2005

The Campus Chronicle, August 12, 2004

Savannah Morning News, May 9, 2003

The Campus Chronicle, April 4, 2003

The Campus Chronicle, April 11, 2003

The Campus Chronicle, January 17, 2003

The Campus Chronicle, October 25, 2002

The Campus Chronicle, August 16, 2002

Convention, Imitation, and Creation – Installations of Chinese Calligraphy, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Chinese-American Academic and Professional Association in Southestern United States, July 5-7, 2002, Charlotte, NC

Pastel Artist International, March/April 2002

Interview, Chromaception 2002, SCAD TV, Savannah, GA, 2002/3

The Campus Chronicle, March 29, 2002

The Campus Chronicle, March 8, 2002

Chinese Community News, Atlanta, GA, January 16, 2002

New American Paintings, Volume 34, 2001

Coastal Antiques & Art, May 2001

The Campus Chronicle, April 20, 2001

The Pastel Journal, March/April 2001

The Georgia Guardian, Savannah, GA, July 21-27, 2000

Interview, Candid Sight, The Georgia Guardian, Savannah, GA, 2000/7

Interview, Candid Sight, SCAD TV, Savannah, GA, 2000/7

Catalog, Catalog of Savannah College of Art and Design — 1999-2001, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, 1999

Catalog, Dimensions 1999, Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, Winston-Salem, NC, 1999/3

Interview, Alexander Hall Open Studios, SCAD TV, Savannah, GA, 1998/12

Interview, Alexander Hall Open Studios, The Georgia Guardian, Savannah, GA, 1998/12

Catalog, Graduation Show, Fu Hsing Kang College, Taipei, Taiwan, 1987/3

Catalog, Thousand People Fine Arts Show, Keelung Youth Magazine, City of Keelung, Keelung, Taiwan, 1983/10