Art from the Margins (AFTM) launches its 2020 exhibition program with Serenity: the art of John Fu Chong, a retrospective collection from Chinese-born Brisbane-based artist John Fu Chong that explores the artist's perception of landmarks and rural landscapes from across Australia over the last 35 years.
A regular AFTM exhibiting artist, Fu Chong has won several awards across Australia and Brunei, including first prize in the 2005 Ablecare Art Competition, a Highly Commended in the 2013 Art from the Margins Award and the Heiser Gallery Emerging Artist Award 2013. His work was also shortlisted in the inaugural National Biennial Outsider Art Awards in 2019.
Coinciding with BrisAsia 2020, Serenity: the art of John Fu Chong runs from Tuesday 28 January - Friday 28 February 2020 with the Official Opening on Saturday 1 February 2020 from 2.00 – 4.00pm.
The event is free, and all are welcome with RSVPs until 29 January P: 07 3515 6655 E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFTM, a creative initiative of Wesley Mission Queensland, supports, exhibits and promotes the work of artists living with adversity, mental health issues, physical or intellectual disabilities, or experiencing homelessness and social isolation.
'Keep the Developers off the Bridge', n.d., John Fu Chong