Sung-Chih CHEN

1978 born in Taiwan, lives and works in Taichung, Taipei, Taiwan 

 

Education Background

2005 M.F.A., Institute of Plastic Art, Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan

2002 B.F.A., Department of Visual Communication Design, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan

 

Professional Career

2019 Artists-in-residence Program, Koganecho Area Management Center, Yokohama, Japan

2015 Artists-in-residence Program, ISCP, New York, USA

2014 Artists-in-residence Program, MMCA Goyang Art Studio, Goyang, Korea

2007 Artists-in-residence Program, Cité International des Arts, Paris, France

2005 Artists-in-residence Program, The Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

2004 Artists-in-residence Program, Visiting Arts London, London, UK

          Artists-in-residence Program, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

 

Awards

2013 Grand Prize, Spirit of Travel–Espace Louis Vuitton Taipei Audition, Taiwan

2012 First Prize, 35 Visual Artist Support, Taiwan

          The 12th Visual Arts Prize of LI Chun-Shan Foundation, Taiwan

2008 Honorable Mention, Taipei Arts Awards, Taiwan

2005 Top 7 of Visual Arts, The 3rd Taishin Arts Award, Taiwan

2003 Honorable Mention, Taipei Arts Awards, Taiwan

2002 S.A.N Art Creativity Sponsored Reward of S.A.N Foundation, Taiwan

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Invisible Line, Chiayi Cultural and Creative Industries Park, Chiayi, Taiwan

          Writing on the River, Koganecho Area Management Center, Yokohama, Japan

2018 A Fork in the Road, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

          Rambling Sentence, Gallery Vacancy, Shanghai, China

2017 Comparative - Deep - Hues, Crane Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2016 Sung-Chih Chen Works 2005-2006, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

          Sung-Chih Chen, Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

          Upside Down, IT Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2015 Time After Time, Gallery 456, New York, USA

2014 Another Place, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2013 Undercover, Espace Louis Vuitton, Taipei, Taiwan

2012 Sung-Chih Chen 2012, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

          Delicate Sensibilities, Art Fair Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

          Unrelated Accident, Black & White Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

2010 Polar Region, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

          My Dear Wrinkle, Ever Harvest Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2009 Untitled, The Quan Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

2008 You to Be, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan

          Sung-Chih Chen Solo Exhibition 2008, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2007 Once Upon a Time, Cité Internationale des Arts Gallery, Paris, France

2006 The Sunday Morning, The Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt

          Domestic Play and Quotidian Poetry, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

2005 Vol.7, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2004 Then …You See Me Like That, Sin Pin Art Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

          The Eighth Day, Nell’s Home, Taichung, Taiwan

2003 Dropping Body Temperature to 37.5℃, Life Science Library, Taipei, Taiwan

          Artificiality, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2001 Wa Ha Ha, Want Space, Taichung, Taiwan

          Search…, Showplace, Taichung, Taiwan

 

Group Exhibitions

2019 Now is the Time: Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition 2019, Silk Factory, Wuzhen, China

          Sui Generis: Jing-Pai of Taiwan, IT Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

          Existence ‧ Sense,H.R.H. Princess Sirindhorn Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

          Organism, International Hall, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

2018 Existence ‧ Sense,Tunghai University Art Center, Taichung, Taiwan

          AAM Arts Festival, Art & Arch Museum, Taichung, Taiwan

2017 As Usual–As Unusual, Art Site of Chiayi Railway Warehouse, Chiayi, Taiwan

          Mandala of Ink Art, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

          Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China

          Pyeongchang Biennial, Gangneung Green City Experience Center, Gangneung, South Korea

2016 Shin Leh Yuan 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Museum of National Taipei University of Education, Taipei, Taiwan

          Taiwan Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

          Transformations: Contemporary Media and Manifestations, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2015 Dreams–Habitations, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

          Stopping the Sun in its Course, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

          ISCP Open Studios, International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, USA

          Light to the Homecoming, Treasue Hill Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

2014 The Art of Time Exhibition, Bellavita Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

          Forest, TKG+, Taipei, Taiwan

          Art Fair Tokyo, Toyko international Forum, Tokyo, Japan

2013 Mind on Forms, Mobile Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan

          Transforming, Suzhou Yucun Art Museum, Suzhou, China

          Asia Cruise, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

          Mental–Logue / Monster–Logue, Soka Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2012 Soft Power: The Intangible Indicator, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

          Daily Collection of Abstract Play, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

2012 The 12th Visual Arts Prize of Li Chun-Shan Foundation, NCKU Art Center, Tainan, Taiwan

          Looking for 101, IT Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2012 A Pace, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

2011 Very Fun Park 2011, Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

          Flourishing and Flowing, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

          Flourishing and Flowing, The National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

          T-ART Taichung Art Fair, Evergreen Hotel, Taichung, Taiwan

          Freshmen Welcome Party, The Stock 20 , Taichung, Taiwan

2010 Time Unfrozen, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2009 One Day One Decade, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

          Contemporary Value: A Processing History, Ever Harvest Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2008 Taipei Arts Award, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

          Sweeties, IT Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

          The Light Enters You—ISSEY MIYAKE x Young Taiwanese Artists, ISSEY MIYAKE, Taichung

          Local Viewpoint: Made in Taiwan, Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, Taiwan

          2008 Resident Artist's Group Show, 435 International Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

           M.O.T. Salon, Museum of Tomorrow, Taipei, Taiwan

2007 Transformation in Perception, Modern Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

2006 CO6 Taiwan Avant-Garde Documenta , Taichung City Cultural Hall, Taichung, Taiwan

          Transit: City Passenger, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

          Artist Exposition, Huashan Art District, Taipei, Taiwan

          Ubiquitous, Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan

          Taipei Taipei, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

          0~10~∞, Art Center T.N.N.U.A & The Stock 20, Tainan/ Taichung, Taiwan

          City Mambo, SLY Art Space & Stone Villa Gallery, Taipei/ Sydney, Taiwan/ Australia

          Noise—Video Art Festival, Warner Village Cinema - Xin Yi, Taipei, Taiwan

2005 City: Flying Hearts, Bee TV, Taipei, Taiwan

          Skylight: Open the New Page..., Eslite bookstore, Taichung, Taiwan

          Best of 2004 Taishin Arts Award Exhibition, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi A9, Taipei, Taiwan

           Shin Leh Yuan vs. Sin Pin Group Exhibition, Sin Pin Art Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2004 Drawing: Selected Exhibition of Sketch, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

          One More Glance, IT Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

          CO4 Taiwan Avant-Garde Documenta, Huashan Art District, Taipei, Taiwan

          Out of Infinity: T.N.C.A Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts(91), The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

          The 6th Term Group Exhibition of S.L.Y, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2003 Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival 2003, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

          Asynchronism in Local, Art Site of Chiayi Railway Warehouse, Chiayi, Taiwan

          Taipei Arts Award, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

          Life Science Library Group Show, Life Science Library, Taipei, Taiwan

2002 CO2 Taiwan Avant-Garde Documenta, Huashan Art District, Taipei, Taiwan

          You Can Use Me, Tainan National University of The Arts, Tainan, Taiwan

          Romantic Revolution of The Stock 20, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

          Super Deluxe Display, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

2002 New Appearance of Chairs, Taichung City Cultural Hall, Taichung, Taiwan

2001 Taiwan–Japan International Haulm Culture Exhibition, Nantou, Taiwan

          Floating Masculinity Group exhibition, Shin Leh Yuan Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan

          Railway Art Festival Exhibition, Art Site of Chiayi Railway Warehouse, Chiayi, Taiwan

          Want Space Group Exhibition, Taichung Port Art Center, Taichung, Taiwan

          Stopover, The Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

          Body Party, Showplace, Taichung, Taiwan

2000 Group Exhibition in Rain Season, Juming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

          The Light Installation Exhibition, Chingshuei, Taichung, Taiwan

1999 International Paper Art Exhibition 1999, Chungshi Paper Factory, Yilan, Taiwan

 

Collections

2000-2018 National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Art Bank Taiwan, 

          Juming Museum, Private collection

 

Grants

2018 National Cultural and Arts Foundation 2018-1 Fellowship

2016 National Cultural and Arts Foundation 2016-2 Fellowship

2016 Taipei City Government Department of Culture Affairs 2016-1 Fellowship

2012 National Cultural and Arts Foundation 2012-1 Fellowship

          Taipei City Government Department of Culture Affairs 2012-1 Fellowship

2008 Taipei City Government Department of Culture Affairs 2008-2 Fellowship

2006 National Cultural and Arts Foundation 2006-2 Fellowship

2005 National Cultural and Arts Foundation 2005-1 Fellowship

 

Reviews

Nai-Ming Cheng, “Destruction is the Best Path Towards Fulfillment”, Cans Asia Art News, Issue 161

Chih-Yi Wang, “The Smeared Eraser”, LEAP Magazine, Issue 47

Li Cheng, “People Will Be Disrupted, But Not Machines—Sung-Chih Chen ‘Rambling Sentence’”, Understand Media, May. 1. 2018

Mei-Cheng Lee, “Recalling Memories on a Sensory Journey—Sung-Chih Chen ‘Comparative - Deep - Hues’”, Comparative - Deep - Hues—Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition Catalogue

Yen-Ying Huang, “Comparative Grey Depths”, Comparative - Deep - Hues—Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition Catalogue

Chia-Feng Hsu, “‘Comparative - Deep - Hues’ Sung-Chih Chen Solo Exhibition”, Taishin Arts Award–Art Talk

Ching-Jung Huang, “Interview with Sung-Chih Chen ‘Comparative - Deep - Hues’”, ArtTaiwan Media, November. 24. 2017

Pin-Hua Wang, “Where Materialness Dwells—The Reduction by Sung-Chih Chen”, Upside Down—Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition Catalogue

Sean Wang, “Upside Down. It Is Where Art Resides”, Upside Down—Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition Catalogue

Wei-Tzu Chuang, “Expression of Daily Perceptual Experience: Objects and Art in Sung-Chih Chen’s Works”, The Artist Magazine, Issue 492

I-Hsiu Lin, “Upside Down—Sung-Chih Chen”, Artco Magazine, Issue 283

Ping Lin, “Does Taiwanese ‘Spatial Installation’ Art Exist?—From the Story of Sung-Chih Chen”, Taishin Arts Award–Art Talk

I-An Lu, “Sweet, Sweet Home, Read from the Ruins”, Yiri Good Paper Vol. 5

Hsuan-Cheng Chen and Cheng-Chi Cheng, “The Poetics of Little Things: Sung-Chih Chen’s ‘Minor’ Aesthetics and the Uncertainty of Corporeal Characteristics”, Art Critique of Taiwan, Issue 62, 2015

Hsin-Tien Li, “Dance of Appropriateness—Sung-Chih Chen and Yen-Fang Yu”, Art Plus Taiwan, 2015.03

Wen-Hung Tsao, “Searching for Your Another Place”, Milk X, 2015.02

Yin-Hui Wu, “Sung-Chih Chen’s Another Place—Sailing, Making Life Lighter”, December 10, 2014 China Times News

Dana Ter, “Imperfect Art”, Taipei Times, December. 14. 2014

Ming-Hsueh Li, “Dotted Line of Middle Boundary: ‘Another Place’ of Sung-Chih Chen”, Taishin Arts Award–Art Talk

Chun-Hsien Li, “From Chewing Gum, Lak-tshat to LV—‘Dark Energy’ Tour of Artist Sung-Chih Chen”, Taishin Arts Award–Art Talk

Fu-Chin Chiang, “Old Time Memories in Wood Texture Lines”, Marie Claire Taiwan, Issue 252

Ying-Hua Chang, “Microscopic Experience of Sung-Chih Chen”, Men’s Uno, Issue 170

I-Hsi Huang, “Destination of Secret Customization: Sung-Chih Chen’s Life Microcosm of Extreme Sloppiness and Concentration”, Art Collection + Design Magazine, 2013.06

Shu-Yin Kuo, “Trip of Wood Pieces to Men’s World”, Ming Pao Weekly, Issue 168

Hung-Wen Tsao, “Invisible Time–Accumulated Beauty”, Milk X, 2013.05

I-An Lu, “Waste Wood Pieces into Boutiques”, Business Weekly, Issue 1327

Fu-Min Yen, “Life Journey of A Wood Board”, United Daily News C5, April. 18. 2013

Tzu-Chin Kao, “Rooms of Rhizome—On the Destruction, Smell and Memory in Sung-Chih Chen’s Artworks”, Sung-Chih Chen’s Works 2002-2012

Juin Shieh, “The Delicacy of Collage ‘Polar Region—Sung-Chih Chen Solo Exhibition’ Artists Talk Records”, Sung-Chih Chen’s Works 2002-2012

I-Chuan Ho, “Introspective Body: Memories of ‘Your Being’ in the Room—On Installation Creation of Sung-Chih Chen”, Sung-Chih Chen’s Works 2002-2012

Hsun-Wei Hsu, “A Journey of Climbing Up—The Profound Happiness and Meaning”, Sung-Chih Chen’s Works 2002-2012

Yin-Hui Wu, “Scrap Landscape: Delicate Sensibilities by Sung-Chih Chen”, China Times News A14, June. 24. 2012

Sheng-Hong Wang, “From Minimal, Concept to Site-specific Installation”, Artitude Magazine, Issue 9, 2010

I-Chuan Ho, “Inside of the Body: An Inorganic Space Change to an Organic Field–by CHEN Sung-Chih Solo Exhibition ‘Then …You See Me Like That’”, 2010.01

I-Chuan Ho, “Between inside and outside: Field and View of the Installation Art–by CHEN Sung-Chih Solo Exhibition "You to Be"”, 2009.06

Yin-Hui Wu, “Turning Ugliness into Art: The Beauty of Fragmentation Exhibited by Sung-Chih Chen”, China Times News A14, July. 26. 2008

Shih-Kai Liu, “Accumulating Life in Life—Comment on the Exhibition of Sung-Chih Chen’s ‘You to Be’ in the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei”, The Artist Magazine, Issue 401, 2008

Chia-Hsuan Wu, “Bringing the Feeling of Existence to Light”, Artco Magazine, Issue 191, 2008

Ching-Wen Chang, “Appreciating through Delicate Perception” The Artist Magazine, Issue 399, 2008

Yi-Ning Shen, “All the Happiness in the Garden Starts from ‘You’”/The Special Article in Sung-Chih

Chen’s Solo Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, 2008

Hai-Ming Huang, “Desolation of Materials and Spirit”, Taishin Art Review–Visual Arts 2007 Edition, 2007

Shih-Kai Liu, “Vaporization—A Kind of Primary Teaching Materials Related to State/Discussion on CO6 Taiwan Avant-Garde Documenta”, 2006

Yu-Sheng Lin, “Poetry is Outnumbered by Chanters of Poetry—Comment on ‘Domestic Play and Quotidian Poetry’”, ArtTop Magazine, Issue 29, 2006

Chiung-Ju Huang, “A Beeline Does Not Exist—Comment on ‘Domestic Play and Quotidian Poetry’ in Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition”, Artco Magazine, Issue 162, 2006

Yu-Ling Lee, “Between Poetry and Play—In Addition to Life, Where Does Art Exist in? - Comment on ‘Domestic Play and Quotidian Poetry’ in Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition”, Artco Magazine, Issue 162, 2006

Meng-Chin Liu, “The Zeroing and Losing Direction of Perceptual Energy”, The Special Article in Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition

Yi-An Lu, “The Extraordinary in the Ordinary”, Look! The Artists: 2004 Taishin Arts Award–Top 7 of Visual Arts, Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture, 2006 

Szu-Hsien Lee, “Talent for Reading Life—Brief Comment on ‘Vol.7—Chen Sung-Chih Solo Exhibition’”, Taishin Art Review–Visual Arts 2007 Edition, 2007

Wei Yu, “Writing the Works of Sung-Chih Chen (or Those Rooms Manipulated by Him)”, The Special Article in Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition Catalogue, 2005

Pao-Ping Huang, “Then …You See Me Like That—Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition–The 3rd Taishin Arts Award”, Mingshen News A12, April. 2. 2005

Tai-Sung Chen, “The 3rd Taishin Arts Award–Top 7 of Visual Arts Awards–the Reasons for Being Selected as the Finalists”, Artco Magazine, Issue 151, 2005

Tzu-Chieh Chien, “Then …You See Me Like That—Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition”, Artco Magazine, Issue 151, 2005

Chen-Ching Ku, “Fantasy and Materials: Introduction to Invitation of Works of CO4 Taiwan Avant-Garde Documenta”

Hsun-Wei Hsu, “Searching, in and out of Life…”/The 7th Special Graduation Collection of Tainan National University of the Arts–Special Collection of Sung-Chih Chen’s Works, 2004

Tien-Fu Chen, “Are You in the Right Position?” —Writing after “Sung-Chih Chen: Then …You See Me Like That”, 2003

Chuan-Li Yu, “Experiencing the Past, Moving towards the Future—Dancing in the Dark”, Taiwan Contemporary Art Series (Politics/ Power), 2003

Tien-Fu Chen, “Then …You See Me Like That”/ The Special Article in Sung-Chih Chen’s Solo Exhibition”, 2003

Hsiao-Yen Huang, “Please Remember! It Is the 21st Century Now.”, Artco Magazine, Issue 131, 2003

Hsiang-Chun Chen, “The New Gender Lurking in Anxiety and Consciousness”, Artco Magazine, Issue 112, 2001

Pei-Yi Huang, “Wa Ha Ha” the Four “Wa Ha Ha” Exhibited in the Exhibition of Sung-Chih Chen’s New Works, Want News, 2001

Min-Chen Chiang, “Making a Tour or Going Exiled?” A Report on 'Group Exhibition of Want Space', The Artist Magazine, Issue 319, 2001

Cheng-Lin Chang, “Casual Meetings in Space: Conversations with Several Pieces of Works in the Exhibition of 'Stopover'”, Want News Issue 7, 2001

Ching-Ling Wang, “Honey-like Whispers of the Childhood—A Report on Sung-Chih Chen’s ‘Search…’ Exhibited in the Premiere of His Creations”, 2001

Hsun-Wei Hsu, “Aside from ‘Search…’” —The Premiere of Sung-Chih Chen’s Creations”, The Artist Magazine, Issue 310, 2001