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Biography
Born in Nanhai, China
Artist, Photographer, Designer, and Film Director

Education
Hong Kong Polytechnic College (Graphic Design)
Lutheran Vocational Training Center (Photography)


Inventory Catalogue

Photo Journalistic Work In:
Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, China, Africa, India, Thailand, Canada, USA, Taiwan, Singapore, Philippines.

Painting Exhibitions Held In:
Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Tokyo, USA, Canada.

Honors, Awards & Exhibitions
2017
Solo Exhibition, "Tranquil: Water Poon Paintings", Gallery 1515, Vancouver, Canada

Solo Exhibition, "Water Poon: Landscape", Dr. Sun-Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, Canada

Group Exhibition, "Memories", Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong

Art Fair, Art Stage Singapore 2017, BLINK Gallery, Singapore
2016
Group Exhibition, "The Winter Show", Art Beatus (Vancouver) Consultancy Ltd., Vancouver, Canada

Art Fair, Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong, BLINK Gallery, Hong Kong

Art Fair, Asia Contemporary Art Show, BLINK Gallery, Hong Kong
2015
Group Exhibition, "Winter Group Exhibition", Art Beatus (Vancouver) Consultancy Ltd., Vancouver, Canada

Solo Exhibition, “Two Cities – Water Poon”, Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong

Solo Exhibition, "Notebook", BLINK Gallery, Hong Kong

Art Fair, Asia Contemporary Art Show, BLINK Gallery, Hong Kong
2014
Two Person Exhibition, "Paintings and Porcelain", Water Poon and Ah Ngau, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, Canada

Water Poon School Painting and Photography Association was founded

Solo Exhibition, "Chinese Dream", Guangzhou Library, Guangzhou, China

Solo Exhibition, "Chinese Dream", Shunde Art Gallery, Shunde, China

Solo Exhibition, "My style my Painting", Zhongshan Art Gallery, Zhongshan, China
2013
Solo Exhibition, "Mountains and Water", Art Beatus (Vancouver) Consultancy Ltd., Vancouver, Canada

Solo Exhibition, “Selfless Nature”, The International Arts Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Art Director of Nanshan Old Temple Gallery, Longchuan, Guangdong, China

Design Award, Hong Kong Art Festival
2012
Solo Exhibition, "Garden", Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden, Vancouver, Canada

Solo Exhibition, "Blue and White", Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong
2011
Solo Exhibition, "Picking Up the Fragrance of Lotus", Fu Guang Yuan Art Gallery, Hong Kong

Solo Exhibition, "One Character, One Style", Zhaoqing Chinese Ink Stone Gallery, China
2010
Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition, "Selfless", Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, China
2009
Solo Exhibition, The 14th Guangzhou International Art Fair, China

Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Watercolour Painting Exhibition, Gallery by the Harbour, Harbour City, Hong Kong
2008
Solo Exhibition, "Running Water Mountain High", Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong

Solo Exhibition, "Shan Shui, With Me", Red Gallery, Guangzhou, China

Solo Exhibition, "A Flash to Eternity", Lansdowne Centre, Richmond, Canada
2006
World Heritage Photography Project, various UNESCO World Heritage sites in China
2005
Martell Artist of the Year, Shanghai, China
2003
Photo Exhibition, "Seeking the Dream of the Waterland", The 5th Shanghai, China International Art Fair, Shanghai, China

Group Exhibition, "V-10 Revisited: Thirty Years of Group Visual - 10", Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
1990
USA/Canada Chinatown Photo Exhibition – Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong
1986
Photo Exhibition, "The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Photo Exhibition", Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong

Taiwan Photo Exhibition, Hong Kong City Hall Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong
1985
Awarded Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Professional Youth of the Year

Photo Exhibition, “Yellow River”, Hong Kong Art Centre, exhibited in Canada and USA

"Two Coast", Shanghai Library, Tianjin Art Gallery, ShenZhen Worker's Cultural Palace, China
1984
Photo Exhibition, "Silk Road", organized by Singapore Express News, Malaysia Gallery, Malaysia, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong, Spring Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

Photo Exhibition, Yungang Grottoes, Taipei, Taiwan
1983
Photo Exhibition, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

Photo Exhibition, China Art Gallery, Bejing, China
1977
Photo Exhibition, organized by Edificio do Instituto para os Assuntos Civicos e Municipais, Macau
1976
Photo Exhibition, "Feelings In Perspectives", Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong
1975
Hong Kong Photo Exhbition, Japan Roppongi Art Gallery
1972
Solo Photography Exhibition, "Life", City Hall, Hong Kong

Films
2010
Documentary film shoot of "Ink Stone", invited by Zhaqing Ministry of Culture, China
2000
Documentary Director and Photographer of "Chinese Culture"
1994 Film Director of "Met Unexpectedly"
1984
Self-produced short 8mm film, "Kowloon Walled City", nominated by RTHK to present in Iran Documentary Film Festival Exhibition

Books and Publications

2012
"Scribbles of Water Poon" by Water Poon
2002
"Improve Everyday Strive to Excell: Painting and Poetry" by Water Poon
1991
India Photo Album
1988
"The Great Canal of China", Photo Album
1987
"Chinatown", Photo Album
1986
Africa, Sudan, Ethiopia Photo Album
1985
"Yellow River", Photo Album
1984
"Silk Road", Photo Album
1983
Taiwan Photo Album, People Fine Arts Publishing House, Beijing, China
1972
"Hong Kong Feelings in Perspective", photo album published by Hong Kong South China Morning Post
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"The Highest Good is Uke Water: Ink Paintings" by Water Poon


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