About Gordon Cheung

GORDON CHEUNG BIOGRAPHY Gordon Cheung is of Hong Kong origin and born in London 1975 where he lives and works. Cheung’s multi-media art capture the hallucinations between the virtual and actual realities of a globalised world oscillating between Utopia and Dystopia. Spray paint, oil, acrylic, pastels, stock listings and ink collide in his works to form epic techno-sublime vistas. Cheung graduated from the Royal College of Art, 2001 and whilst a student he instigated and was the organiser of 'Assembly' exhibiting 172 MA art graduates in 2 disused Victorian school buildings. He exhibits internationally and was in the largest and most ambitious survey of recent developments in art from the UK; The British Art Show 6 and The John Moores Painting 24. He was commissioned for a Laing Art Solo Award (Selected by Susan May) July 2007. 2009 solo shows include 'The Promised Land', Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, 'Art in the Age of Anxiety' Volta NYC, New York and 'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse', The New Art Gallery Walsall UK. Cheung's first US solo museum exhibition was at the Arizona State University Art Museum in 2010. Cheung's works are in international collections including the Hirshhorn Museum, Whitworth Museum, ASU Art Museum, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Knoxville Art Museum, Hiscox Collection, Progressive Arts Collection, UBS Collection and the Gottesman Collection. EDUCATION 1999-2001 Royal College of Art - MA Fine Art Painting 1995-1998 Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design - BA(Hons) Fine Art in Painting 1994-1995 Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design - Art and Design Foundation Studies SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2010 Altered States, Arizona State University Museum, USA 2009 Gordon Cheung, ROOM Gallery, London UK Gordon Cheung & Jonathan Seliger, Nassau County Museum of Art, New York USA - Curated by Elaine Berger The Promised Land, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York USA The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Walsall Art Gallery, Walsall UK (cat) Volta NYC, Solo presentation with Unosunove Gallery and Galerie Adler* 2008 TECHNOPHOBIA, Harris Museum, Preston UK Wilderness of Mirrors, Galerie Adler, Frankfurt, Germany Death by a Thousand Cuts, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester The Fall of the Rebel Angels, Alan Cristea Gallery, London (cat) 2007 God is on Our Side, Unosunove Gallery, Rome Italy (cat) Laing Art Solo Award and Commission: Gordon Cheung - Paradise Lost, Laing Art Gallery, UK (Selected by Susan May) The 1000 Yard Stare, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth UK Gordon Cheung - Recent Paintings, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham UK (Curated by Neil Walker) 2006 Heart of Darkness, Thomas Cohn Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil 2004 Hollow Sunsets, Houldsworth Gallery, London 2002 Sprawl, DomoBaal Gallery, London SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 2009 Time is Sausage, DOMOBAAL, London Difference Engine, Cake contemporary arts, Ireland Future or Ruin, Charlie Smith Gallery, London UK British Friends of the Art Museums of Israel (BFAMI) Charity Art Auction, Sotheby's 13-16 November and Louise T. Blouin Foundation, London 16-17 Nov – curated by Cathy Wills IL CASTELLO DI RIVARA APRE LE CANTINE, CASTELLO DI RIVARA - Centre of Contemporary Art, Rivara, Italy - Curated by Francesca Solero Uneasy Persuasion, The University of Hertfordshire Art and Design Gallery, Hatfield UK - Curated by Jamie Robinson from Carter Presents Macmillan De'Longhi Art Auction for Macmillan Cancer Support, The Avenue, London UK Projections, Carré d'Art - Museum of Contemporary Art, Nimes France IMPACT Print Conference, Bristol, UK Unfold, Nettie Horn Gallery, London Fault Line - Art in the Age of Anxiety, Nunnery Gallery, curated by Sarah Elson Drawing Biennale 2009, Drawing Room Gallery, London Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Curated by Jessica Hough and Mónica Ramírez-Montagut, Mills College Art Museum, California USA New London School, Galerie