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CHEO Chai-Hiang

“Poaching Dürer’s Young Hare”. Cheo Chai-Hiang 1986. C.A.E. Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.

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Brisbane, Queensland : Brisbane C.A.E. Gallery, 1986. Photographic postcard, 120 x 180 mm; verso with title and imprint; unused, in fine condition.

Singapore artist Cheo Chai-Hiang – one of the most important figures in Asian contemporary art – spent much of the 1980s working in Australia. 

During this time, Cheo was the recipient of two Australian Council for the Arts grants, and was an artist in residence at three institutions:

1982: Visual Arts Board Grant, Australia Council for the Arts.
1983: Artist in Residence, Brisbane College of Advanced Education (now Queensland University of Technology), Queensland, Australia.
1987: Visiting Artist, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide, Australia.
1988: Development Grant, Visual Arts/Craft Board, Australia Council for the Arts.
1989: Artist in Residence, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia.

The artist also had numerous solo exhibitions in Australian galleries:

1981, 1982: Drummond Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
1983: Gallery A, Sydney, Australia.
1985: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, Australia.
1986: Brisbane CAE Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.
1987: South Australia CAE Gallery, Australia.
1988: National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
1989: Roz MacAllan Gallery, Brisbane, Australia.
1989, 1992: Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, Australia.
1994: Street Level Gallery, Sydney, Australia.