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Fung Ming-Chip


Born in Guangdong, China in 1951. Raised in Hong Kong. Worked after completing primary school. Moved to New York in

1977, living between New York, Hong Kong and Taiwan since 1986. 2006 settled down in Hong Kong.


1982 “Lenscape”, American Library, Presented by American Consulate, Hong Kong, China

1986 “The Seal 1975 – 1985”, Asian Arts Institute, New York, USA

1993 “Variations of Seal Carving”, Taipei County Cultural Centre, Taipei, Taiwan

1999 Tsing Hwa University, Hsin Chu, Taiwan

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

“Caligrafia Chinesa de Fung Ming-Chip,” Fundacåo Orient, Casa Garden, Macau, China

2004 “Rational Line”, Jesus College, Cambridge University, UK

2012 To Be & Not To Be, The Private Museum, Singapore

2013 Sin Sin Fine Art, Hong Kong, China

M. Sutherland Fine Arts, New York, USA


1984 “Small Works Exhibition”, Washington Square East Galleries, New York University, USA

1996 Asia Pacific Heritage Month, Mass Transit Authority Headquarters, New York, USA

1999-2002 “Power of the Word” (International traveling exhibition)

2000 “New Perspective on Contemporary Calligraphy – A Dialogue with Modern Sinitic Writing Art”, Taiwan Museum of Art,

Taichung, Taiwan

2001 “China Without Borders”, Goedhuis Contemporary at Sotheby’s, New York, USA

2002 “Paris-Pekin”, Espace Cardin, Paris, France “China”, Museum Saap, São Paulo, Brazil

2005 “The Act of Writing and of Non-Writing: The Open Space for Chinese Calligraphy”, International Exhibition of Modern

Calligraphy 2005, Hangzhou, China

“The Painted Word: Language as Image in Modern Art,” Lafayette College, Pennsylvania, USA

2007 “Made In China” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2008 New Ink Art: Innovation and Beyond, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, China

Shenzhen Ink Biennial, Shenzhen Museum of Art, Shenzhen, China

Looking for Antonio Mak, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, China

2009 Calligraffiti, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA, USA

2010 Writing/Non-writing, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

Ink Art vs Ink Art, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2011 Ink Art vs Ink Art, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, China

2013 Noirs D’Encre. Regards Croisés, Fondation Baur Musée des Arts

D’Extreme-Orient, Genéve, Switzerland


2004 Artist in Residence: Jesus College, Cambridge University, U.K.

2007 Mural: “Inner Universe”, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

2008 Les Poèmes du Mandarin Tableware Collection, Hermès, France


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA

Harvard University Art Museum, Cambridge, MA,USA

Princeton University Art Gallery, Princeton, NJ, USA

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, USA

White Rabbit Collection, Sydney, Australia

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University, England

The Olenska Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland

Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, China

United Airlines, Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China

China Club, Hong Kong, China

Mobil Oil, Hong Kong, China

Fundacao Oriente, Macau, China

The Ullens Collection

Uli Sigg Collection


Fung Ming Chip: Experimental Calligraphy  Nov 20, 2013 – Jan 11  2014


Fung Ming Chip: Experimental Calligraphy


2013, Orientations magazine “Resolving the Debate on Shufa