|This biography from the Archives of AskART:|
|Zhao Hongbin was born in Shanghai in 1952. He
studied Fine Art Research in Shanghai Jiao Tong University and for magazines, worked
as an art editor and chief editor. He went to Australia in
1988, and became a professional artist. |
Zhao Hongbin was granted status as an
“International talented artist” to receive a special permit of
permanent residence, which led to Australian citizenship in 1993. From
1989 to 1995, he won over 40 First Prizes in Australia national
art competitions including first prize in the “Victor Harbor Art Show” oil painting; and “24th Ernest Henry Memorial Art Show”.
In 1992, his portrait Dr.Geza was chosen as a top
four finalist for the “Doug Moran National Portrait Prize” by
international judges. In 1993, he won “the Omega Contemporary Art
award” in London from “the Royal Overseas League International art
Exhibition”. In 1994, Portrait Graeme was a finalist for the “Archibald Prize”. In 1995, he won the Bronze medal in
China’s famous "Figure Works Exhibition".
His paintings have been
exhibited at the Shanghai Art Museum, National Art Museum of China,
Victoria Arts Center, National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of New
South Wales, Sydney Opera House, Australia Parliamentary Building,
South Australian Art Gallery, Australian National Maritime Museum,
China and South-Korean International Art Exhibition and Taiwan 1st
International Art Exhibition. In 1996, he was the appointed judge for
an Australian art competition. He has participated in numerous art fairs including
Taipei’s International Art Expo (1995, 1996) and Shanghai Art fair
(1997, 1999). In Japan, he has toured over 70 national
exhibitions in the recent years.
include: The Paintings of Zhao Hongbin; 50 Australian Artists, Who's Who in Australia, Who's Who in the
World , 500 Leaders of Influence, Chinese Art Famous Expert, and A Famous Teacher in Modern Times. In 2006, he was awarded “Honorary
Doctorate of Arts’’ by the Yorker International University, USA.
2008, TianJian People's Fine Arts Publishing House The Oil Painting of Hongbin Zhao, 68 pages (color 1999, Jasmine Fine Art Celebration of Nature's Beauty-Zhao Hongbin, Monet of the Orient, 8 pages (color)
1997, Chen Liu Art Gallery The Painting of Zhao Hongbin, 62 pages (color)
|Magazine and Newspaper References: |
Art Observation magazine -China July/2008 Artist - Hongbin Zhao Rong Chun Ruan
ALL- Fine Art monthly magazine- China Nov/2007 "Monet of the Orient-
Interview of Chinese/Australian Artist Hongbin Zhao Yu Qing Wang"
Investment Report- China Nov/2006 Artists of New Era with the best collective value Editor of Investment Report
Capital magazine- HK Oct/2006 "Introducing the Contemporary Master pieces of Hongbin Zhao Hao Man Guo"
Shanghai Artist Magazine July/2004 Chinese Successor in Japan Gallery -Ginza Chief Editor of Shanghai Artist Magazine
Monthly Fine Art -Japan April/2000 "Hongbin Zhao Light and Color- Painter of Children", Chief Editor of Monthly Fine Art
Monthly Fine Art -Japan April/1999 "Hongbin Zhao- Impressionist of Color and Light Intensity", Chief Editor of Monthly Fine Art
Chen Liu Art News-magazine-Taiwan June/1997 "Art Works of Hongbin Zhao Ben Zi Yang"
Singapore Tatler July/1996 "The Great Master of the 21st Century-Hongbin Zhao Wu Tong Xu
Australian Artist- magazine July/Sep/Dec 1992 "Australian Art
Competition's Award Winners", Editor of The The Australian Artist-
The Ansett Golden Wing magazine-Australia March 1990
Hongbin Zhao's Art Editor of The Ansett Golden Wing
Popular Psychology magazine -"CHINA" April/1984, Analysis of front page painting- The return (by Hongbin Zhao) Bang Xiong
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