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Chu Hon Sun

b.1950

Born in 1950 in Guangdong Province, China, Chu Hon Sun graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1975 with a degree in Fine Arts. The following year, he was awarded a scholarship by the Italian Cultural Department to study stone sculpting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara, site of the world-famous marble quarries.

Chu returned to Hong Kong and lectured at CUHK from 1982 to 1990. During this time, he continued to create his own works, among them is “Swallows”, a marble statue set within the ornamental pond at Chater Gardens, Central.

In his profile career as a sculptor, Chu has produced a considerable body of work; winning several awards including the Hong Kong Urban Council Fine Art Award for sculpture in 1981. His large and small pieces are found in public squares, enterprises and private homes in Hong Kong, Italy and Canada, where he currently resides.

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