Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting

Cheung, Chrissy

About the artist
Chrissy K. Cheung, grew up in the Toronto area, showed a serious interest in art from the age of seven. She moved to Montréal in 1996 to study at Concordia University, and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2000. In May 1999, she was chosen to do an industrial design internship in Milan, Italy, with designer Alejandro Ruiz. Upon graduation, Cheung moved to Calgary. In early 2005, she completed an artist residency at the Banff Centre, resulting in a solo show, Improv Paintings, at the Other Gallery. Later that year, Cheung moved back to Montréal. In 2008, she was accepted into the Emerging Artists Viewing Program at the Drawing Center in New York. Cheung has been reviewed in many publications, including Westmount Magazine (Montreal) Akimbo and Now Magazine (Toronto) and featured on the CityShow on CityTV, Calgary. She was selected to be part of the Salon des Arts at Montréal's Osheaga Festival in 2008. Cheung has exhibited in over 45 selected exhibitions throughout Canada, including a major 2010 large-scale painting exhibit, Structured Abstractions, at the 2 of 2 Gallery, Toronto, organized by Pari Nadimi. Her art is part of several Canadian private, corporate and public collections. She exhibited her "dessins contemporains" at Maison de la Culture Plateau Mont-Royal in October of 2016. Ville de Montréal acquired 2 of her works as part of their 2016 Collection. Chrissy takes an active role in curating the Canadian artist collective PAINTER8.
Map Code: D3
1000 Parker St.
Vancouver , BC
Studio #135