Lampo Leong

Photographer

Macau (China)

AWARDS

90

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Lampo Leong, PhD, is currently a Distinguished Professor, Doctoral Advisor, Head of Department of Arts and Design, and Director of Centre for Arts and Design at the University of Macau and Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Leong’s work has been featured in art auctions such as Christie’s, Ravenel, etc., and in art expos, museums, and galleries worldwide through more than 70 solo and over 385 national and international juried and curated group exhibitions, receiving over 85 awards such as a Gold Medal at the Creative Quarterly international art competition in New York. Leong's work can be found in over 10 museum collections and hundreds of notable corporate and private collections. Leong’s achievements have been documented in over 1000 reviews and publications, including the front cover of the New Art International in New York and the Creative Genius: 100 Contemporary Artists in London.

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EDUCATION

PhD, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, USA
Graduate Studies, Chinese Art History, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA
BFA, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China

WORKING EXPERIENCES

Distinguished Professor of Art, Doctoral Advisor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau, Macao
Head, Department of Arts and Design, FAH, University of Macau, Macao
Director, Centre for Arts and Design, FSS, University of Macau, Macao
Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
Associate Editor, Convergences—Journal of Research and Arts Education, Branco, Portugal (A double-blind peer review arts and design journal in English with DOI, E-ISSN & ISSN)
Member, Macao Talent Development Committee, Macao SAR Government, Macao
Advisory Committee Expert, Guangzhou National Young Artists Training Program, National Painting Academy, Guangzhou Painting Academy, China
Associate Director, Guangdong Province Higher Education Institutes Fine Arts Advisory Committee, Guangdong Ministry of Education, Guangzhou, China
Committee Member, Ministry of Education of China, Higher Education Institutes Animation and Digital Media Advisory Committee Guangdong Province Expert Subcommittee, China
Associate Director, The Fine Arts and Design Education Development Alliance of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Guangdong Ministry of Education, China

AWARDS AND PRIZES

Over 90 awards listed with over 390 national and international curated or juried group exhibitions.

SELECTED PROJECTS

America Heartland

FUNCTION:

Aerial Photography

LOCATION:

America Midwest

YEAR:

2021

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ABOUT

America Heartland is a series of aerial photography taken in a commercial aircraft at the moment of landing in American Midwest. It captures the geometric abstract patterns in snow-covered corn fields and roads from an unique perspective to attain a sensibility of the Sublime, celebrating the dynamic energies that brings vitality to America heartland.

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PHOTO CREDITS:

Lampo Leong, Size variable

COPYRIGHTS:

Lampo Leong

Metamorphosis III

FUNCTION:

Video Animation and Dance

LOCATION:

YEAR:

2019

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ABOUT

Through incorporating animated imagery from contemporary ink painting, this animation aspires to evoke a transcendental experience of the cosmic force, a glimpse into the crucible of genesis. Energies shift and explode to create serenity in an electric manner. Light emanates from darkness, symbolizing spiritual rebirth. Reflecting a reverence for both the spirits of Tao and the Sublime, this work celebrates the dynamic energies that give birth to new life, new planets, and new stars.

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PHOTO CREDITS:

Lampo Leong

COPYRIGHTS:

Lampo Leong

Near Light

FUNCTION:

Video Animation and Dance

LOCATION:

Macao

YEAR:

2019

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ABOUT

Through capturing imagery of floating lights on streets after midnight when the busy city was calming down, this video animation aspires to evoke a nostalgic sensibility for Macao, a tranquil peninsula in southern China near Hong Kong. As a reflection and questioning to the prosperous economic development in a city well-known for gambling industry, this work provokes the audiences into the search of the meaning of life.

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PHOTO CREDITS:

Director Lampo Leong, Photographer Hengchia Hsu

COPYRIGHTS:

Lampo Leong