Un Cheng

b. 1995, Hong Kong

Un Cheng graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2017, and was awarded the special mention prize at the AVA BA Graduation Exhibition. Cheng creates large-scale paintings that infuse careful observation of urban life and intense performance of childish imagination. The world occurs to her as an entanglement of wonder, experimentation, intense emotions and struggles.

Cheng participated in the Gil residency programme in Iceland in 2018, and participated in group exhibitions including Happily Ever After and Happily Ever After II (Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, 2017-2018), Form in Emptiness (am space, Hong Kong, 2018) and PLUNGING MY HAND INTO THE LAKE OF BILLOWING TREES (Gallery Exit, Hong Kong, 2017). Cheng lives and works in Hong Kong.

Cheng currently lives and works in Hong Kong.


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