Lau Wang Tat, born in Hong Kong, is a mixed media artist. He received his Bachelor of Education (Hons) from the Hong Kong University of Education and obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) degree co-presented by Hong Kong Art School and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT). In 2013, he obtained his Master of Arts in Fine Arts from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. In 2018, he participated in artist residency program in Shigaraki, Japan, as studio artist. Combining different media, including ceramics, printmaking, painting and Chinese calligraphy, his focus in art making involves the relationship between the inner self and its surroundings..

 

Education

 2013

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

 2006

  Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), Royal Melbourne Institute Technology University

 2003

  Bachelor of Education (Honors), The Hong Kong University of Education

 

Solo Exhibition

 2018 

  GREEN, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

 2010  

  Abyss, Artist Commune, Hong Kong 

Artist-in-Residency

 2018
  Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 2019

  Touched by Romance, Touch Ceramics, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong

 2018

    The 3rd Guangdong Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China 

 2017

  What beautiful is is another question., Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 

 2015

  On the Road 2015 - Nomination Exhibition of Chinese Young Artists (Dalian), Zhongshan Art Museum, Dalian, China

  On the Road 2015 - Nomination Exhibition of Chinese Young Artists, Guan Shanyue Art Musem, Shenzhen, China

  Silent Waves (online exhibition), the library by soundpocket ・online exhibition

 2014

  我地東北巡迴展 (aka. “Our North East Tour Exhibition”), Hong Kong

  A Print Dialogue, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre 

 2013

  日港澳青年藝術家交流展 (aka. “Young Artists of Japan, Macau and Hong Kong Exchange Exhibition”), Nagoya, Japan and Macau

  Tabula Rasa, G17 Gallery, Macau

  Zau2 Gwai2: Master of Arts in Fine Arts Graduation Exhibition, Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong

  Printmaking: Cross Boundary, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

 2012

  Freespace Fest: Constellations, West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, Hong Kong

  Tokoname Ceramics Festival Exhibition, Japan

  The 11th High School Printmaking Exhibition, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

  The 2nd Guangdong Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition – Guangzhou, Hong Kong & Macau Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China 

 2011

  Visual Mission: CUHK Master of Arts (Fine Arts) Year 1 Exhibition, Cheng Ming Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 2010  

  Dual Plasticity, L0 & L1 Gallery, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Hong Kong

  Hong Kong & Macau Ceramics Exhibition, Casas - Museu da Taipa , Macau

  The Bliss of Brush Rendering - Invited Works of Contemporary Hong Kong Calligraphers, Exhibition Hall, Hong Kong City Hall Lower Block, Hong Kong

  Heartstrings - works by members of Hong Kong Graphics Society, ARTtube, MTR Central, Hong Kong

 2009

  Presence in Clay, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

 2007

  Language, Pottery Workshop, Hong Kong

  Cup & Saucer: Ceramic Functional Objects, Pottery Workshop, Hong Kong

 2006

  Crackers: Fringe Programmes of Hong Kong Art Biennale 2005, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

  Paradigm Shift: BA (Fine Art) Graduation Show 2006, Pao Galleries, 5/F Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

  Innovative Ceramics: Melbourne - Hong Kong 2006, Nellie Castan Gallery, Australia

 

Grants and Awards

2018

  Cultural Exchange Grant, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

 2016

  Art Specialist Course (Painting) - Creative Award, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

 2010

  Young Artist Solo Exhibition Programme, Artist Commune, subsidy from Hong Kong Arts Development Council

 2008

  Art Specialist Course (Chinese Calligraphy) - Creative Award, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre

 2003

  Certificate of Outstanding Achievement in Visual Arts, The Hong Kong University of Education

 

Commissioned Work

 2010-12

  Art Habitat, Hong Kong Arts Centre 

 2008  

  Arty Privy - Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary Designer Toilet Series, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Membership by Invite-only

 since 2017

  Member of Contemporary Ceramic Society HK

 since 2017

  Member of The Hong Kong Ceramics Research Society

 

Voluntary Work

  2006

   My Soil, My Land – Wetland Community Art Project  

 

Publications

 2010

  ArtsLink (October, 2010) Dual Plasticity: Unconfined by the Traditional Ideals of Beauty 

 

生於香港,獲藝術文學士(RMIT)及藝術文學碩士(香港中文大學),創作媒介包括陶藝、版畫、繪畫及中國書法,2018年於日本滋賀縣信樂陶藝之森駐村,主題集中於對內心與周遭關係的探索。

 

教育

  2013

    藝術文學碩士,香港中文大學

  2006

    文學士(純藝術),皇家墨爾本理工大學 

  2003

    教育(榮譽)學士,香港教育大學

 

個展 

  2018   

    GREEN,日本信樂陶藝之森 

  2010  

    無底洞,藝術公社

 

藝術駐留

  2018
    日本信樂陶藝之森

部份聯展 

 2019

  浪漫・觸動,大館Touch Ceramics,香港

 2018   

    第三屆廣東當代陶藝大展,廣州美術學院大學城美術館

   2017

     觸.目 版畫展,香港視覺藝術中心What beautiful is is another question. ,香港視覺藝術中心

  2015

    在路上・2015-中國青年藝術家作品提名展 (大連展) ,中山美術館,大連

    在路上・2015-中國青年藝術家作品提名展,關山月美術館,深圳 

    裊裊聲音掏腰包聲音圖書館.網站

  2014 

    我地東北巡迴展,香港

    版話,香港視覺藝術中心

  2013

    日港澳青年藝術家交流展,日本名古屋、澳門 

    白色印記,G17陶藝廊,澳門

    走鬼:藝術文學碩士畢業展,香港中文大學

    版畫跨界,香港視覺藝術中心

  2012

    自由野:點陣圖,西九海濱長廊,香港

    日本常滑市陶藝節,日本常滑

    第十一屆全國高校版畫作品展,廣州美術學院

    第二屆廣東當代陶藝大展 - 粵、港、澳當代陶藝作品展,廣州美術學院大學城美術館

  2011

    中大藝術文學碩士一年級生展覽「好視多磨,香港中文大學誠明館 

  2010  

    双長相因,香港賽馬會創意藝術中心L0 & L1畫廊

    港澳陶藝交流展2010,澳門龍環葡韻住宅式博物館

    臨池清興 - 當代書法家邀請展,香港大會堂低座展覽廳

    版藝情真,藝術管道﹣港鐵中環站J出入口

  2009

    陶情密意,香港視覺藝術中心

  2007

    語言,樂天陶社

    盛.托 - 陶瓷實用器物,樂天陶社 

  2006

    克力架 - 香港藝術雙年展2005配套展覽,香港視覺藝術中心

    典範轉移 - 藝術學士學位課程畢業展2006,香港藝術中心5樓包氏畫廊

    Innovative Ceramics : Melbourne - Hong Kong 2006,Nellie Castan Gallery, 澳洲

 

獎項/資助

  2018

    文化交流資助,香港藝術發展局

  2016

    藝術專修課程 (繪畫) - 創作獎,香港視覺藝術中心

  2008

    藝術專修課程 (中國書法) - 創作獎,香港視覺藝術中心

  2003

    優秀美術創作證書,香港教育學院

委約

  2010-12

    藝術品寄養計劃,香港藝術中心 

  2008  

    Arty Privy - Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary Designer Toilet Series / 香港藝術中心

義工

  2016

    天.水.泥社區藝術計劃

出版

  2010

    藝訊 (2010年10月號) 《雙長相因──不囿於「很美」的陶藝實踐》