Hong Kong Art: Visual Archive
|Cheng Yi, Caroline 鄭禕|
|Name in pinyin: Zheng Yi|
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|Place of birth: Cambridge, UK|
|Art Medium: ceramics|
|Caroline received a Master of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from the Academy of Art College, San Francisco, U.S.A. in 1988. Over the years, she has been exhibiting her works widely in Hong Kong and overseas. Her solo exhibitions include “Made in Hong Kong” (1992), “Heroine” (1995), “Made in China Blues” (1999), “Glazing China” (2002) and others. Group exhibitions include “Political Clay” (2000), “China Contemporary Ceramic Art” (2001), “China Ceramics Today” (2002) and others. Since Cheng’s return to Hong Kong in 1990, she has worked as an independent artist, ceramics instructor and lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Recently, she set up a pottery workshop in Shanghai and devotes herself in promoting ceramics in China. Her works are collected by various local and overseas institutes and museums such as the National History Museum in Beijing, Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Guangdong Museum of Art, the National Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou, the Museu de Arte de Macau and the Kresge Art Centre at the Michigan State University in U.S.A. She is deeply influenced by an American cartoonist, Gary Larson, artists Robert Arneson and Marcel Duchamp. Her cartoon ceramics human and animal figures are humorous and colorful in style and mostly satirically commenting on current events of the society.|
|Cool/Warm Experiment (1986) Wood/acrylic Size unknown||Gallery Opening (1988) Plaster/grass/acrylic Size unknown||Judd Left the Jungle and Came Back a Cowbox (1988) Wood/acrylic Size unknown||Why Am I Forsaken? (1988) Wood/acrylic Size unknown|
|Modern Heroine (Modern Heroine) Earthenware/Glaze Size unknown||97 Stewed Turtles 九七燴龜 (1998) Earthenware/Glaze Size unknown||Man in Tub 下缸工人 (1998) Earthenware/Glaze Size unknown||Liberation Army 解放君 (1999) Earthenware/Glaze Size unknown|
|Mao Tea Canister 烏龍茶罐 -又名毛澤東茶罐 (1999) Earthenware/Glaze Size unknown||Running Dogs (1999) Earthenware/Glaze Size unknown||Struggle For Nothing (2000) Porcelain Size unknown||All We Need Is Love (2001) 2001 Size unknown|
|We Aren't No Chicken (2001) 2001 Size unknown||Go to Bed! (2001) Earthenware Size unknown||Good Citizens (Good Citizens) Earthenware Size unknown||Mao Lamp 毛澤燈 (2001) Earthenware Size unknown|
|Mao As Warhol (2002) Earthenware Size unknown||1000 Dogs Chopstick Holders - Chinese History Study Series (2004) Porcelain 3m X 3m X 3 cm||Hands Up! (2004) Porcelain found objects 2.4m x 3.6m x 15cm|
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Last updated: 3 July, 2020.