Chen Chingliang(Ah Leon)

 
China


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    INTRODUCTION
  • 1953  Born in Taiwan, China

  • 1978 - 1982  Apprenticed with Master Potters throughout Taiwan, China

 

 

 

 

  SOLO EXHIBITIONS


     1985    Spring Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, China
     1986    Kaohsiung Cultural Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China Taichung Cultural Center, 
                 Taichung, Taiwan, China
     1991    Chung Mein Gallery, Kaosiung, Taiwan, China
     1992    Garth clark Gallery, New York, NY, USA
     1993    Garth Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
     1995    Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY, USA
     1996    Taipei City Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, China
                 Format Gallery Oslo, Norway
                 National Ceramics Museum, Grimmerhus, Denmark
      1997   Bridge: lllusion in Clay (solo exhibition), Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix ,AZ , USA
                  Bridge: lllusion in Clay (solo exhibition), Arthr M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian
                  Institution, Washington, DC, USA
       1998   Bridge: lllusion in Clay (solo exhibition), Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA
       1999   Chin Show Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan, China
                  Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY, USA
        2000   Gin-Tao Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China
        2001   NIU Art Museum, Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
                    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT, USA
       2002    Soka Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan, China
       2003   Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, NY, USA

 

  GROUP EXHIBITIONS


   1990 "In the Spirit of Yixing", Joanne Rapp-The Hand and Spirit Gallery,
         Scottsdale, AZ, USA
   1994  "Ancient China-Modern Clay", Phoenix Art Museum, AZ, USA
   1999  Contemporary Ceramics ,Selections from the Permanent
         Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of China, Chateauroux, France
   2001  The Great Achievements of Contemporary Ceramic
         Arts: 38 Invited ceramic Masters Exhibition ,in the World Ceramic
         Exposition 2001 Korea
   2003  The Great Achievements of Contemporary Ceramic
         Arts: 60 Invited ceramic Masters Exhibition, Ichon Ceramics Museum

 

    COLLECTIONS

    1987  Taichung Cultural Center, Taichung, Taiwan, China, Tai-Chi Stove
    1993  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, USA Branch T-pot Arthur M .Sackler   
          Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA Tree Trunk-pot
    1995  Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC ,USA Branch T-pot
    1996  The Hawaiian State Foundation on Culture and Arts, Hawaii, USA Tree
         Block T-pot

    1998  Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, WI, USA Yixing Style Teapot
          Arthur M. Sackler Gallery , Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA 
          Bridge: The "T" shaped beams and Yixing Style Teapot      
    1999  Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, USA Double Spout Branch Frank Steyaert
          Archief Museum, Belgium Tree Trunk T-pot
          ASU Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA Tree trunk T-pot
        
Taiwan Museum of Art ,Taichung, Taiwan , China Railroad Tie T-pot
    2000  Craft & Science Museum, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China Tree Trunk T-pot
        
Craft & Science Museum, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, China Yixing Style Teapot
       
 Taipei County Yingko Ceramic Museum,
Taiwan , China Railroad Tie T-pot
        
Kaohsiung Fine Art Museum ,Kaohsiung ,Taiwan , China Railroad Tie T-pot
    2001  Ichon Ceramics Museum, Ichon, Korea Tofu installation
          Taipei County Yingko Ceramics Museum, Taiwan, China, Tofu installation
    2003  Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, USA Railroad Tie T-pot
        
Johnson Museum of Art, NY, USA Double Spout Branch T-pot
          Asian Art Museum San  Francisco, CA, USA Tofu Installation
          Ichon Ceramics Museum, Ichon, Korea Hard-clay Table

    PRIZES

    Freeman Professorship NY, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
    Grant to exhibit at the Northem llinois University ART Museum, Chicago, USA
    Grant to publish the exhibition catalogue: The Long River Carries the Moon Silently Away
    Grant to publish the book: BEYOND YIXING: The Ceramic Art of Ah Leon
   
Grant to exhibit Bridge at the Elvehjem Museum of Art, Madison, Wl, USA
    Art Advisory Council to the Mayor of Taipei City, Taiwan, China, 1996
    Grant to exhibit Bridge at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington
    D .c., USA
 

    PUBLICATIONS

    THE LONG RIVER CARRIES THE MOON SILENTLY AWAY :The Ceramic Art of Ah Leon. Utah State University. 2001
    BEYOND YIXING: The Ceramic Art of Ah Leon. Organized by the Arthur M, Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D. C. 1997


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