Artist Chou Ching-hui

    Artist Chou Ching-hui

    Artist Chou Ching-hui’s Biography
    Born in 1965
    Graduated from the World College of Journalism
    Developed interest in photography in 1988
    After completing military service, worked as a photojournalist for such local media as the Capitol Morning News, The Journalist magazine, and China Times Weekly.
    Established Ushow Visual Design Company in 2004, holding the office of a visual guide at present

    Solo exhibitions
    1995 Frozen in Time – Chronicle of a Leper Colony solo exhibition: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
    1997 Frozen in Time – Chronicle of a Leper Colony solo exhibition: National Ching-Hua University Arts Center, Hsinchu
    2002 Vanishing Breed – Workers Chronicle solo exhibition: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
        Vanishing Breed – Workers Chronicle solo exhibition: The 2nd Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, Shanxi, China
    2004 Vanishing Breed – Workers Chronicle solo exhibition: Quanta Building Hall, Taipei
        Vanishing Breed – Workers Chronicle solo exhibition: Immersing in Art, Quanta Campus Tour Exhibition, Taipei
    2009 Wild Aspirations – The Yellow Sheep River Project solo exhibition: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
    2010 Wild Aspirations – The Yellow Sheep River Project”Istituto degli Innocenti, Florence, Italy
    2015 Animal Farm – Ching-hui Chou Solo Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
        Animal Farm– Ching-hui Chou Solo Exhibition, ElsaArt Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan


    Group exhibitions
    1989 Juan Yi-chung Darkroom Studio – Image Notebook group exhibition: Jazz Photo Gallery, Taipei
    1993 Eslite Six Photographers Exhibition: Eslite Gallery, Taipei
    1995 Modern Taiwanese Photographers Group Exhibition: Okinawa Photography Festival, Japan
    1996 Frozen in Time – Chronicle of a Leper Colony solo exhibition selected for exhibition in Asian View – Asia in Transition photography exhibition: Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
    1997 Executive director of Seeing the Native Son – Chronicle of Taiwanese Hakka in Shadow and Light photography exhibition: Chung Cheng Gallery, National Taiwan Arts Education Institute, Taipei
        Executive director, Taiwan Shiseido – Through the Years photography exhibition: Taipei
        Women – Taipei group exhibition: Taipei city government, Taipei
        Portraits of Taiwan Group Photography Exhibition – Classic Chronicle of a Half Century of Faces: Taipei Photography Gallery, Taipei
    1998 Contemporary Taiwanese Photography group exhibition: NCP Photography Gallery, Hong Kong
        Old-Taipei-People group exhibition: Taipei city government, Taipei
    1999 From Observing to Understanding – Modern Photographic Art from Taiwan1990-99: Kuo Mu Sheng Foundation Art Center, Taipei
        Industrious Taipei People group exhibition: Taipei city government, Taipei
    2000 Third Taipei International Photography Festival group exhibition: Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Gallery, Taipei
    2003 Humanism China – A Contemporary Record of Photography group exhibition: Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
    2004 Humanism China – A Contemporary Record of Photography group exhibition: Shanghai Art Museum, Chinese Fine Arts Museum of Beijing, China
    2006 Humanism China – A Contemporary Record of Photography group exhibition: Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art, National Gallery Stuttgart, Germany
        Taipei – Views and Points: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
    2007 Humanism China – A Contemporary Record of Photography group exhibition: Berlin Museum of Photography, Munich Museum of Contemporary Art, Germany
        Evolution –2007Guangzhou Photo Biennial exhibition: Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
    2008 Humanism China – A Contemporary Record of Photography group exhibition: Dresden State Art Museum, Germany
        Humanism China – A Contemporary Record of Photography group exhibition: Edinburgh City Art Center, England
        Home –2008 Taiwan Biennial exhibition: Nation Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung
    2009 Sightings: Searching for the Truth –2009 Guangzhou Photo Biennial exhibition: Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
        Cultural Insights from Taiwanese Documentary Photography–Taiwanese Find Arts Series: National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung
    2010 Four Dimensions –Contemporary Photography from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan & Macau : Hong Kong Arts Centre
    2011 “Stories Developing-10 Contemporary Photographers of Taiwan.”Kaohsiung Museum of
        Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
        “Eye of the Times-Centennial Images of Taiwan,”Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei, Taiwan
    2012 “Into Society: Critical Realism in Taiwanese Photographic Arts since 1990,”Kaohsiung
        Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    2013 “Innovation&Re-creation” Selected Works from the NTMOFA Young Artist Collection
        Nation Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung
    2014 “2014Taipei Biennial -The Great Acceleration” Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei, Taiwan
    2015 “Changjiang International Photography & Video Biennale”, Chong Ching, China
        “The Hidden Me: Self-Portraits”: National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan


    Publications
    1989 Juan Yi-chung Darkroom Studio – Image Notebook: Jen Chien Publishing
    1995 Modern Taiwanese Photographers – Focus on Chou Ching-hui: Ascending Cultural Enterprises Publishing
    1996 Frozen in Time – Chronicle of a Leper Colony collected in Vibrant Asia photography volume: Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
    1998 Executive director, Seeing the Native Son – Chronicle of Taiwanese Hakka in Shadow and Light photography volume: Taipei Civil Affairs Bureau
    2001 Executive director, Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum pictorial notebook project
    2002 Vanishing Breed – Workers Chronicle exhibition catalogue: Photographers International
    2004 Out of the Shadows photo album (limited edition): Evermore International Publishing Corporation
    2009 Wild Aspirations – The Yellow Sheep River Project photo album (limited edition): Taipei Fine Arts Museum

    Collections
    National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
    Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

    Awards and Support Funds
    1989 Independence Post Group Annual Taiwan News Award, Graphic Stories category
    1991 Independence Post Group Annual Taiwan News Award, Graphic Stories and Individual Spotlight categories
    1992 Silver Medal in Reportage category: Images and the Age – ROC International Photography Art Exhibition, Council of Cultural Affairs, Executive Yuan
    1993 Special Mention Award, Reportage category, Taipei Photography Festival
    1995 Photography Award, Golden Cauldron Prize
        Artist Support Fund, Council for Cultural Affairs, Executive Yuan
    1998-2000 Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, National Culture and Arts Foundation
    2002 Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, Taipei Cultural Affairs Bureau
    2003 Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, National Culture and Arts Foundation
        Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, Taipei Cultural Affairs Bureau
    2006 Out of the Shadows photo album (limited edition) received the Gold Prize in Best Book and Production Design in the Categories of Magazines and Boxed Series from Gold Butterfly Award for Publish Art in Taiwan sponsored by Taipei Book Fair Foundation
        Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, National Culture and Arts Foundation
    2007 Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, Taipei Cultural Affairs Bureau
    2008 Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, Taipei Cultural Affairs Bureau
    2009 Artist Support Fund, Fine Arts category, National Culture and Arts Foundation
    2010 Wild Aspirations – The Yellow Sheep River Project photo album (limited edition) received the Red Dot Design
        Wild Aspirations – The Yellow Sheep River Project photo album (limited edition) received the IF Design
    2015 The Honorable Mention of 2015 Kaohsiung Art Award, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
        The Society Of Publishers In Asia 2015 Awards For Editorial Excellence Honourable Mention