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Date: 11 Jan 2014 (Sat)
Time: 15:30-17:30
Location: Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery
Workshop fee fully sponsored by FRC
Contact: 2892 3288 / info@fundacao-rc.org
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Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery has the pleasure to invite world-renowned sculpture artist Foon Sham to hold wood installation workshop at the Gallery on 11 Jan 2014. Enroll today for free!
The workshop is an extended event of ‘Sea of Hope: Installation Exhibition by Foon Sham’ which will take place on 13th – 18th Jan 2014 at Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery. ‘Sea of Hope’ is a wooden installation Sham made for his mother who died of cancer and wish her a peaceful and quiet journey.

Born in Macao and raised in Hong Kong, Sham is a sculptor and professor of Art at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. Sham received a BFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1978, and a MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1981. Since 80s, he had 30 solo exhibitions and participated in over 126 group exhibitions in United States and other countries including, Canada, Norway, Mexico, Australia and Hong Kong. His recent exhibitions included a solo exhibition in John Davis Gallery in Hudson, New York, 2010, Project 4 in Washington DC, 2009, and also a group exhibition at Katonah Museum of Art in New York, 2010.

Wood has always been Sham’s primary medium in his sculptures and installations. He has sawed, cut, laminated, stacked, carved and assembled a multiplicity of soft and hard wood into organic and geometric forms from small to massive pieces. His art echoes his personal feeling to nature, disaster, and the particular environment. In his recent installations, he invited visitors to participate and share his thoughts and ideas.

At the workshop, Sham will guide participants to use Popsicle sticks and repeat at least 100 times or more to build a 2-6 ft tall structure. The workshop will take place at 15:30-17:30 on 11 Jan 2014 (Sat) at Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery.  Workshop fee is fully sponsored by Rui Cunha Foundation. Wood-carving / installation lovers and interested patrons are welcomed to join.

There are only 12 seats, call 2892 3288 or email to info@fundacao-rc.org now and get enrolled!