EXHIBITIONS | CV

Visual Artist | Born Hong Kong | English | Currently lives and works in London

ART QUALIFICATIONS

 2008 MA Sculpture (1st Class Hon’s), AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

2005 BVA Sculpture, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

1996 Fine Art Foundation, Camberwell College of Arts, London, England

 

AWARDS & FUNDING

2018 Funding and Support received from New Zealand Embassy, London

2017 Funding in kind and Support received from Manurewa Local Board, Auckland Council

2016 Funding and Support received from Creative New Zealand –WW100 Co-commissioning Fund

2015 Finalist (2nd place in category), Celeste 7th International Contemporary Art Prize

2015 Awarded – Distinguished Artist Award, ArtAscent, Art & Literature Journal, June 2015

2014 Finalist, 23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards

2013 Awarded the Gen-i Selector’s Award, Headland Sculpture On The Gulf, Waiheke

2008 Awarded the Wallace Arts Trust Award for Most Promising Visual Arts Postgraduate

2007 Awarded a Postgraduate Research Scholarship (Visual Arts), AUT University

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

CICATRIX IMPRIME, 9 November to 15 December 2018, Atelier Circulaire Gallery, Montreal, Canada https://ateliercirculaire.org/en/upcoming-exhibitions/

CICATRIX, 13 September to 1 December 2018, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Swindon, UK https://vimeo.com/291310884

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2018 Call and Response, Trowbridge Arts, Trowbridge, UK

2018 Shifting Ground off-site, London, as a solo component of Shifting Ground, Silo 6, Auckland, NZ

2017 Call and Response, Nathan Homestead, Auckland, NZ

2017 White Night Auckland, Auckland Arts Festival, NZ

2017 Call and Response, The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, UK

2016 DUST Collective, LOOK@K’ROAD, Auckland Artweek, Auckland

2016 Imago Mundi, Trieste, Italy

2016 Call and Response, Salisbury International Arts Festival, Salisbury, UK

2015 Finalist Exhibition, Celeste 7th International Contemporary Art Prize, ex-BAZZI, Milan, Italy

2015 Wallace Art Awards Travelling Exhibition, Pataka Art + Museum, NZ

2015 Wallace Art Awards Travelling Exhibition, Wellington & Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

2014 23rd Annual Wallace Art Awards, Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ

2014 Songs from the Sky, 2014-2016, Brick Bay Sculpture Trail, Snells Beach, Warkworth, NZ

2014 New Zealand Sculpture OnShore, Tenth Biennial Exhibition, Auckland, NZ

2014 DUST Art Collective Pop-up, Circle Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2013 The Light Fantastic, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, NZ

2013 Black Asterisk Light Show, Black Asterisk Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2013 DUST 5.1, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

2013 Code and Reverie, Black Asterisk Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2013 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island, Auckland, NZ

2012 New Zealand Sculpture OnShore, Auckland, New Zealand

2012 100 Curators 100 Days, Saatchi On-line, Curator: C.Sim, DHC/ART Foundation, Montreal

2012 DUST 4.1, Northart, Auckland, NZ

2012 Harbourview Sculpture Trail, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland, NZ

2011 DUST 3.1, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

2011 Jersey + Between Tides, Auckland, NZ

2011 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island, Auckland, NZ

2010 Sculpture in the Park, Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ

2010 Big is Beautiful, New Zealand Sculpture on Shore, Auckland, NZ

2009 Tweets, ticks and bangs, Sculpture in the Park, Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ

2009 DUST 1.2, St Paul Street Gallery Three, Auckland, NZ

2009 DUST Dispersion, Artstation, Auckland, NZ

2008 Lightweight, Rm103, Auckland, NZ

2008 National Drawing Award, Artspace, Auckland & Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ

2008 Drawing from Voice: An Exploration of Sound in Search of Representational Codes of the unseen, Postgraduate exhibition, AUT University, Auckland

CURRENT PROJECT

2016-2018 Cicatrix International Cultural Exchange, an international artists collaborative project:

http://cicatrixuk.wixsite.com/cicatrix

RESIDENCY

22016 Cicatrix Residency, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, UK

 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

2014 Exploring the relationship between language, sound and form, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

2013 Research in and through practice, AUT University, Auckland

2007 The Dynamic Implications of Stasis, AUT University, Auckland

 

THESIS

Williams, C. (2007) Masters Thesis: Drawing from Voice: An Exploration of Sound in Search of Representational Codes of the unseen. AUT University Scholarly Commons

 

COLLECTIONS INCLUDE

The Wallace Arts Trust, New Zealand

Luciano Benetton World Art Collection, Italy

Private collections

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

CICATRIX, an international artists collaborative project:

Royal British Society of Sculptors: MRBS

AXISWEB

DUST Art Collective, a New Zealand based artists initiative