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Hung Hsien (aka Margaret Chang)


1933    Born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China

1936    Family moved to Chongqing, Sichuan

1945    Moved to Nanjing

1948    Settled in Taiwan

1952-55    Studied painting with Prince Pu Hsinyu

1957    B.A. in Fine Arts, National Taiwan Normal University

1958    Married T.C. Chang, architect and moved to the Chicago area, USA.

1958-60    Studied painting at Northwestern University and the Art Institute of Chicago

1964    Travelled to Europe, visiting major museums

1968-78    Taught at the Evanston, IL Art Center

1976-78    Taught at Northwestern University and the Art Institute of Chicago

1978-81    Taught at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

1984    Moved to Houston, Texas


2016 Hung Hsien: A Singular Brush


2016   Hung Hsien: A Singular Brush  March 2016

1990    Jung Institute, Houston, Texas

1987    Portland Art Museum, Oregon Art Institute, Portland, Oregon

1985    Loyola University Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1978-80    Rocks, Trees, Clouds and Water: The Art of Hung Hsien:

Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas;

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York;

Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee;

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana;

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas;

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

1973    Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, California

1971    Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

1968    Forsythe Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan

1965    Mori Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Selected Collections

Smithsonian Museum, Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Cleveland Art Museum

Chicago Art Institute

Spencer Art Museum – University of Kansas

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Smart Art Museum – University of Chicago

Harvard University Museum

Stanford University Museum

Phoenix Art Museum

Hong Kong Art Center Museum