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Henry Ho | He was born in Hong Kong at 1954.
He studied art at the Hong Kong Polytechnic and several art colleges.
While residing in Hong Kong, Henry established himself as a professional
art designer, cartoonist and art lecturer.
In 1988, Henry immigrated to
Canada. He then studied Chinese Calligraphy from Mr. Chin Shek
Lam and finished the art program of post-modernism at the University
In 1995, Henry founded the "Ink
Path Group" to promote contemporary Chinese ink wash painting.
From 1997 to 1999, he coordinated "Common Ground" -
an intercultural dialogue and exhibition project that toured several
cities in Canada with its exhibitions, demonstrations and lectures
in contemporary ink and wash painting.
In 2002, Henry founded "IS
Gallery" where he has curated several innovative ink and
wash painting exhibitions. Also in 2002, with funding from the
Canada Arts Council, Henry participated in a Chinese Experimental
Ink and Wash Painting travelling exchange exhibition project between
China and Canada.
Henry has devoted himself to
contemporary Chinese calligraphy, contemporary Chinese ink and
wash painting, installation art and performance art. As an art
teacher, Henry Ho has for 20 years been teaching Chinese painting
and calligraphy from his private studio. He is also an instructor
of Chinese art at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Henry's art works have received
several prizes in Canada and have been collected by The Frederick
Horsman Varley Art Gallery of Markham and the Canadian Museum
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