Liu Cheng Hua: A Malaysian Artist

Malaysia born multi-dicipline visual artist raise eight (8) awards in national level which is 1st Runner-up for “The One Sculpture Competition” (2008), Consolation for “MRCB Art Award” (2008), Winner for “Hot Art- Inter-higher Institution Competition” (2009), Incentive Award for the Shah Alam Gallery Open Show (2009), Consolation for Johor Art Open Show (2009), Top 10 for “Fighting AIDS with Arts- Online Visual Arts Competition” (2010), Jury Award for “Piala Seri Endon- Malaysian Batik Competition (2012) and Winner for the Varsity Icon, Berita Harian (2012). Liu acquire four (4) international achievement such as “Excellent Young Artist, Malaysia, Penang State Art Gallery”, Malaysia (2010), “4th East Java Biennale (JATIM)”, Surabaya, Indonesia, Finalist “10th Oita Asian Sculpture Competition”, Oita, Japan (2012 ) and “Young Global Art”, Museum of Young Art MOYA, Vienna, Austria (2013). Liu is the 1st Malaysian to be invited to participate in “MOYA Annuale 2013 –Young Art Global”, MOYA – Museum of Young Art in Vienna, Austria (2013) and 1st Malaysian to participate in the “4th East Java (JATIM) Biennale” in Surabaya, Indonesia (2011). Besides actively participating in art exhibitions, Liu had been selected by the National Visual Arts Gallery NVAG to became Malaysian deligate to participate in “ASEAN Youth Camp 2013” in Singapore and “ASEAN Art Management Workshop, Series in the Creative Industry 2010” in Manila, Philippines. Known for his experimental and exploration on UV lights and electronic materials, he has created multi-diciplines form of visual art. Meanwhile, the research-based on cultural context and comparison issues has been contributing towards the contemporary art scene in Malaysia. Liu believes, through art can conscience and interpret social comment and critique further to create awareness and benefits for the society and country. Liu’s first solo exhibition La(Root) at G13 Gallery, explores and highlights the contribution made by Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee as well as Ngah Ibrahim and prominent figures from the Indian community of Taiping, resulting in many landmarks achieved since 1860s and the continuity until present. Liu obtained his Bachelor of Art Education and Master of Education (Arts) from Sultan Idris Education University (UPSI). His artwork collected by National Art Gallery, Malaysia, Museum of Young Art MOYA, Austria,  Galeri Seni Johor, Malaysia, Budi Penyayang Foundation, Malaysia, Tan Sri Robert Kuok Hock Nien, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and private. Recently, Liu was invited to exhibit his works at ”London Original Print Fair 2018”, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom  under the dialogue of works by contemporary Southeast Asian artists alongside with European modern masters :- Calder, Dali, Picasso, Leonar Fini, Man Ray and Sonia Delaunay. Recently, his work was selected for the 3rd Jogja International Miniprint Biennale 2018 (JIMB) at Museum dan Tanah Liat, Jogjakarta, Indonesia. In last year, Liu awarded Honorable Mention at both international art exhibition:- ”Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2019 Japan” and ”7th NBC MESHTECH Tokyo International Screen Print Biennial 2019”

Liu has exhibited his artworks in United Kingdom, Austria, France, Italy, Monaco, Japan, Indonesia, Mauritius, Philippines and Singapore.

2 thoughts on “Liu Cheng Hua: A Malaysian Artist”

  1. Dear Liu C. Hua,

    Greetings from New York! Recently, we were familiarized with your artwork. After reviewing it online, we would like to discuss with you an opportunity of a possible solo exhibition.

    Our gallery ARTIFACT occupies a prime space in a prime area of Manhattan. It is located on the Lower East Side — the most exciting art destination with over 100 art galleries, next to the New York landmark Tenement Museum and a short walk from the New Museum, the most dynamic museum of contemporary art in New York City.

    ARTIFACT is a 2000 sq. ft. ground floor space with a dramatic exposure to a busy pedestrian traffic, which allows to exhibit the remarkable work of artists like you in a gallery with a maximum capacity for proper presentation, promotion, marketing and sales.

    There is no charge for an exhibition space. During a three-week solo show the gallery covers essential expenses related to its space, installation, infrastructure, printing and mailing of invitations and an opening reception. To further promote exhibitions, artists consider basic marketing options they can afford, including an exhibition catalog at just $15 per book.

    Shall you decide that our gallery is an appropriate venue for your solo exhibition, we certainly would be pleased to consider it. For more information please visit our Facebook page or our website where you can listen to lectures by our contributors. Their credits include The New York Times, Art in America and Artnews among many other publications.
    Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

    Best regards,
    Martin Bernstein

    84 Orchard St
    NY NY 10002
    212 475 0448


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