Xie Ke 謝克 Hong Kong, b. 1955

Overview

Born in Hong Kong in 1955, Xie Ke became a graphic designer and illustrator in the late 1970s. Being the first foreign student to study art in China after its liberation, he enrolled into Beijing’s Central Academy of Craft & Design in 1980 and graduated with a major in the History of Traditional Chinese Art. Subsequently in 1984, he returned to Hong Kong as an art and design lecturer. He first taught at the Chinese Art Faculty of First Institute of Art & Design and then Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In recent years, he has moved to Beijing to further his artistic career. He has also published two books between 1985 and 1987, China’s Traditional Lunar New Year’s Woodblock Prints and The Art of Chinese Pagodas.

Works
Biography

Selected Exhibitions:

 

2013 Micro-infiltration Group Exhibition, SuiFeng Art Centre, Beijing
2012 The Territory of Xie Ke – A Solo Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre
Dialogue Contemporary Art group exhibition, Langham Place, Beijing
2011 Took part in CIGE 2011, Beijing and ARTBeijing 2011
Took part in SH Contemporary 2011
Sensation of Contemporary Art group exhibition, Singapore
2010 Charisma – A Solo Exhibition of Xie Ke, Hanmo Art Gallery, Beijing
Exhibited in Fine Art Aisa 2010, Hong Kong
2009 Exhibited in ARTSingapore 2009
2008 Took part in ARTSingapore 2008 and ARTBeijing 2008
2004 Participated in Contemporary Chinese Art group exhibition, Marseilles Art Museum
1986 Wrote The Art of the Chinese Pagodas, published in Taiwan
1985 Wrote Chinese New Year’s Traditional Block Prints, published in Hong Kong
1980 Hong Kong Society of Illustrators Group Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Bibliography

1979年,獲得香港包裝紙圖案設計公開比賽冠軍。

1980年,在香港藝術中心舉辦《插畫會》聯展。

1988年,謝克在香港創立設計及印刷工作室從事商業設計及出版業務。期間,他投身設計各種具有中國民間藝術風格的陶瓷及印刷禮品,展覽陳設於當時香港政府特別為推廣旅遊而在上環以舊建築改建的「西港城」內,吸引很多喜愛中國文化的人士及旅遊客。

1996年,投資籌辦了第一屆新加坡藝術博覽會,並取得新加坡政府的正面評價。後來舉家移居新加坡,創立了一家在新加坡專門代理中國藝術家的畫廊,成為中國藝術家在海外展示平臺。

2004年,在法國馬塞美術館參加《中國當代藝術家聯展》。

2008年,在北京創辦藝術工作室。並參展《藝術北京》。

2009年,參加新加坡《新加坡藝術博覽會》。

2010年,在北京舉辦個人展《氣場》。參展香港《香港國際古玩及藝術品博覽會》。

2011年,參展北京《中藝博國際畫廊博覽會》、《藝術北京》;及上海《藝術博覽會國際當代藝術展》。