MOK Yat San
B.A. (CUHK), M. A. (Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts)
Mok Yat-san Graduated from the Department of Fine Arts, at the CUHK in 1993. He obtained his Master of Fine Arts degree (First Honour) at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in 2004. Mok established CHIC Studio (Artist’s House) with Man Fung-yi, and devoted himself to art creation and art education in 1995. From 2006-2011, he worked as an senior instructor at the Department of Fine Arts, the CUHK, teaching Sculpture and Public Art. He has participated in numerous exhibitions, including “Art Basel in Hong Kong” (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 2014&15), “BRIC Exhibition” (London, U.K., 2010) and “Yi Pai – Century Mentality Exhibition” (Beijing Today Art Museum, 2009); solo exhibition including “In the Midst of Ethereality and Oblivion: 2 Solo Exhibitions by MAN Fung-yi & MOK Yat-san” (Redtory Guangzhou, 2015), “Falling Into A Trance: Solo Exhibitions by MAN Fung-yi & MOK Yat-san” (Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2014) and “Borrowed Stones: Sculptures by MOK Yat-san” (Grotto Fine Art, 2007). And he was the recipient of several awards and his art works are in such prestigious public collection as Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, New Asia College, the CUHK, Hong Kong Legislative Council, Hong Kong Housing Department, Hong Kong Airport Authority, Hong Kong MTR Corporation, Hong Kong Tamar Park, K11 Art Foundation, Chengdu International Finance Square, Bank of China and private collectors.
1. MOK Yat-san – Falling into Trance. Hong Kong: Asia One, 2015.
2. Sculpture By MOK Yat-san. 1997.
1. 2012 Hong Kong International Sculpture Symposium. Quarry Bay Park Waterfront, Hong Kong, 2012.
2. Hong Kong Sculpture Biennial. New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2010.
3. Artlive@Park. Sha Tin Park, Hong Kong, 2010.
4. Artlive@Park. Sha Tin Park, Hong Kong, 2009.
AWARDS AND HONORS
1. Selected Award in the Open Competition for Hong Kong Public Art Project—Tamar, 2012.
2. Certificate of Commendation, presented by Secretary for Home Affairs, HKSAR Government, 2010.
3. Selected Award, Artists in the Neighbourhood Scheme III, presented by the Leisure & Cultural Services Department, 2005.
4. Selected Award in the Competition for Public Art Project of Yat Tung Estate, Tung Chung, co-presented by the Leisure & Cultural Services Department & Housing Department, 2004.
5. First Honour, MA Scholarship, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China, 2004.
6. Selected Awards in the invited Competition for Public Art Project of Yat Tung Estate, Tung Chung, co-presented by the Leisure & Cultural Services Department & Housing Department, 2001.
7. Selected Award for the Competition on Design of Decorative Works of Art for the Hong Kong Central Library, organized by the Leisure & Cultural Services Department, 2000.
8. The Third Prize (Hong Kong), Olympic Art and Sport Contest 2000, organized by the International Olympic Committee, 2000.
9. Freeman Foundation Fellowship for Asian Artists, U.S.A., 1997.