Chenhung Chen

Chenhung Chen is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. Born in Beigang, Taiwan, Ms. Chen has been painting and drawing for as long as she can remember. Additionally, due to growing up in a southern Chinese culture, she practiced calligraphy regularly. She completed extensive training in pencil and charcoal drawing, still life and landscape watercolor, and Chinese ink painting during her school years. After high school, she continued to expand her training with nude drawing and oil painting, printmaking, and sculpture in college.

After graduating from the Chinese Cultural University, she had worked in Chinese antique shop and learned a great deal about the aesthetic of Chinese antique. Then she went on to received her MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York City; where she studied with Michael Singer, Ursula von Rydingsvard and Jackie Winsor.

She has traveled the world spending time in India, Malaysia, Australia, Thailand, North Eastern China as well as Beijing, and Rome, as a volunteer for the Prem Rawat foundation working for global peace.

Her artwork has been exhibited across the United States and internationally. Such exhibitions include the PS1 Museum, NY, the Hwa Kang Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, the UVU Woodbury Art Museum, the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, the San Diego Art Institute, Cal Poly Pomona the Kellogg University Art Gallery, Fullerton College Art Gallery, Crafton Hills College Art Gallery, the Torrance Art Museum and Gallery 825 in Los Angeles. She will be featured in a solo show at Lancaster Museum of Art and History in 2018. She has also been written about in The Creators Project, Konbini, Art and Cake, Diversions LA, 365artists365days, Trebuchet Magazine and We Choose Art.