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Mandate and Missions of International Arts Gallery

 

International Arts Gallery is a platform for introducing fine artworks of traditional and contemporary Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy.  It also advocates promotion of cultural exchange between Chinese arts and culture as well as arts and cultures of other countries and area. It aims at inspiring creativity and originality of artists as well as enhancing the level of appreciation of artworks for the art appreciators. 

 

The advisers and artists of International Arts Gallery are senior and popular Chinese artists as well as young rising stars stationed in Canada.  Their artworks cover all three traditional areas of Chinese painting, namely, landscaping, flowers and birds; and human portraits.  Our honourary arts advisers: Professor Johnson CHOW Su-Sing, Professor SHANG Pak-Qin, Professor LI Xing-Jian, Curator CHANG Chun-Chieh, Mr. Robert KU Shao-Quan, Professor JI Chen, and famous poet Mr. LOK Fu are renowned Masters whose works are already collectable items for many. Our artists including Mr. John Chen, Mr. Tinyan CHAN, Professor CHANG Chin-Sheng, Ms. Shelia CHAO, Mr. Shuren CHENG , Mr. CHEN Po-Liang , Mr. Shao Zhen CHU, Mr. Paul CHUI, Mr. GUO Hang-Jian , Mr. KAN Chin-Cheng, Mr. LAU Wai-Yin, Mr. LEUNG Tak-Cheung, Ms. Hai-Ping LEE, Ms. LI Yu-hua, Mr. James LIU , Mr. Andy LOU, Ms. Donna LUI, Mr. LAW Wai-Hin, Mr. Shyh-Charng LO, Mr. Peter MENG, Mr. Kenson SETO, Mr. Herman ZHENG and others are popular and prolific artists.   We are especially honoured to be able to invite famous leaders of the arts and culture community and academics Professor Jan WALLS, Professor Yvonne LI, Professor WANG Tseng-Tsai, and Mr. Ah-Nong to be our honourary advisers of development to counsel us on the promotion of our missions and objectives.

 

We also pay great attention to the exchange, studies, and promotion of arts, calligraphy and paintings, regularly inviting internationally renowned artists and master artists from China to have artworks exhibitions, seminars and conferences in our Gallery.  By hosting, co-organizing and sponsoring arts and cultural studies, seminars and conferences, arts appreciation events, social workshops, paintings and calligraphy classes and artworks competitions, we aim at attracting the attention and interest of the community to arts and cultures as well as the Chinese heritage of arts and calligraphy.  Further, to promote the diversity of Chinese arts and cultural heritage, we have affiliated with many local arts and cultural institutions and individual artists to display and promote Chinese National Stones, jades and gems, sculptures and other cultural heritage items at the Gallery.

 

Our focus is not on business sale and profit making.  We look for the higher objectives of promoting the appreciation and understanding of Chinese artworks as an art of beauty with deeper meaning.   We also explore into the objective of developing a concept of Chinese artwork which embodies North American colours and distinctions.


國際畫廊宗旨及使命 

 

國際畫廊是介紹優質的藝術品,包括傳統及新一代中國畫和書法的平台,它也致力推動中國文化及藝術與其他國家或地域的文化藝術之交流;並注重啟發藝術家之創作力及原著精神和提高愛好藝術者的鑑賞力。


國際畫廊的顧問及畫家是住於北美的華裔資深及盛名畫家和年青的新星,作品類別包括中國畫的三個主要類別,即:山水、花鳥及人物。藝術顧問周士心教授、單柏 欽教授、李行簡教授、張俊傑館長、顧小坤老師、汲成教授及著名詩人洛夫先生都是極負盛名之畫壇大師,其作品已廣為收藏;畫廊畫家包括張恆先生、陳田恩先 生、章金生教授、趙行方女士、程樹人先生、陳柏梁先生、朱紹正先生、徐榕生先生、郭杭建先生、甘錦城先生、劉渭賢先生、梁德祥先生、李王海蘋女士、李玉華女士、劉長富先生、婁述澤先生、沈玉儀女士、羅偉顯先生、羅世長先生、孟小平先生、司徒勤參先生、鄭海明先生等都是受市場歡迎及多創作的畫家;而我們更很榮幸邀得藝術文化資深名人及學者王健教授、李盈教授、王曾才教授和阿濃先生作為 我們的發展顧問,以推展我們的使命和目標。


我們也注重書畫藝術之交流、研究和推廣;經常邀請海外國際書畫名家及中國書畫大師到來展出作品及主持講學和研討;並透過與本地書畫及藝術團体合作舉辦學術 性研習及研討、書畫賞析會、分享及聯誼性之筆會、書畫班、書畫比賽等活動發展及鼓勵社會對書畫藝術的關注和承傳。此外、為配合多元化中國文化藝術推展,我 們也和本地相關團体及人士合作展示及推介國石、美玉及雕塑等作品及文化。


本畫廊不重生意謀利,乃促進大家對中國書畫文化及相關藝術的認識和愛好、瞭解其深度意境及完美藝術。我們亦全力採討尋找一條有北美特色及風格的中國畫新路向。