Security Summit by Johnson Tsang


Johnson Tsang is a sculptor based in Hong Kong who focuses on ceramics, stainless steel sculptures and public art project.

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Born in Hong Kong, Johnson Tsang’s works mostly employ realist sculptural techniques accompanied by surrealist imagination. In 2002, Johnson started to represent versatile splashes with ceramics. He created the Yuanyang series, which were then collected by the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Yingge Ceramics Museum of Taiwan.

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During the past decade, Johnson has developed his techniques in capturing the instantaneous moment of splashes with white porcelain. In 2011 and 2012, Tsang’s works, “Bowls of Fantasy” and “Splash of Wonder”, were awarded the Special Prize of Korea Gyeonggi International Ceramix Biennale 2011 International Competition and Grand Prize of 2012 Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale respectively. Johnson is the first Chinese artist who has received both of these two prestigious international ceramics awards.

Apart from ceramics, Johnson has worked on stainless steel sculptures and public art projects since 2004. He has been commissioned by a number of private companies and public bodies.

In 2009, Johnson received “The Secretary for Home Affairs’ Commendation” from the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for his outstanding achievements in international art events.

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Honourable Mention of The 8th Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju Arts Center, Korea (2013)

Honorable Mention of the Province of Ravenna, 58th Premio Faenza International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art 2013, Italy

 

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Grand Prize, 2012 Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale

Special Prize, Korea Gyeonggi International Ceramix Biennale 2011 International Competition

Design Award, 10th International Ceramics Biennale, Manises, Valencia, Spain (2011)

Champion, Teaware by Hong Kong Potters Competition (2010, 2005, 2001)

Merit Award, Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2009

Finalist, The City of Carouge International Ceramics Competition, Switzerland (2009 & 2007),

Outstanding Workmanship Award, Teaware by Hong Kong Potters Competition (2007)

First Prize, Philippe Charriol Foundation 16th Annual Art Competition (2001)

Public Art Awards:
– Sai Kung District Council Public Art Project (2009)
– Public Art Scheme (2006)
– New Face of Heritage ─ Installation of Public Artworks at Yat Tung Estate, Tung Chung (2004)

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