NYC Arts Empire is pleased to announce the opening of artist Hui Tian's exhibit entitled: "Where Do We Go From Here?" at their gallery located in Soho.
Featuring 17 pieces from the artist's collection, these art works exemplify what social commentary is all about in the art world. Uniquely rendered oil, egg tempera, and mixed media they are captivating in size and scope and cover vast topics of social concern relevant to all audiences. The Opening Reception will be held on Saturday, May 15, 5-8 pm at the gallery. This amazing exhibition will be in house until June 30.
Hui Tian's impressive background speaks for itself. Showing nationally and internationally at Frieze, OCAT Shenzhen, National Art Museum of China, to name just a few, he has won numerous awards. Mr. Tian's works address the rapid development of science and technology, alongside sociopolitical movements such as neoliberalism and globalization, and the effects they have on people in today's society. Several of the pieces are portraits of such luminous figures as John Lewis, Richard Claxton Gregory, and Andy Warhol.
Although very new to the neighborhood, NYC Arts Empire, a 2,500 square foot arts space, has become a main hub for the community of Soho and contemporary artists who frequent the area The Director, Elaine Mendez, along with sponsorship in part from Camelot Realty Group. represents artists who have a long standing in the NYC area and maintains the positive energy which has established true weekend art soiree's with safe distancing protocols in place. NYC Arts Empire has had numerous themed exhibitions including its two most recent ones, "Create With Courage" for Women's history month and the very successful "NYC Street Art Movement" exhibition of 34 local artists. Ms. Mendez also has a second space at 456 Broadway which is also open for solo artist exhibitions. For inquiries, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone :( 347)840-2757
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1990-1993 BROOKLYN COLLEGE, BROOKLYN, NY. M.F.A.
1981-1985 GUANGZHOU ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, CHINA. B.A.
1985-1990: HUBEI ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS. HUBEI CHINA, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Solo Exhibition was featured and reviewed at <Frieze> art magazine issue 197. https://frieze.com/article/chen-tong-tian-hui-what-might-it-mean-think-mall
_Honorable Mention Award. “Wide Open 11” Brooklyn NY.2020 Juror: Paulina Pobocha, Associate Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at Museum of Modern Art, New York.
_Honorable Mention Award. “Black & White” Brooklyn NY.2020 Juror: Jenée-Daria Strand, the Curatorial of the Brooklyn Museum NYC
_Excellence Jurors’ Award. “Big Picture Exhibition 2020” Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, NY.2020
Juror: Charles A. Riley Director of Nassau Museum of Art
_Jurors’ Award. “41st International Annual Judging Exhibition 2020” the Monmouth Museum NJ 2020
_Patricia Warfield Jinishian Figurative Award. “70th A One National Competition/Exhibition” Silvermine Gallery. CT. 2020 Juror: Barbara O’Brien Executive Director of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, consulting curator for the Housatonic Museum of Art
Artworks Online Auctions
2021 “Where Do We Go From Here? -The Art of Hui Tian” NYC Arts Empire
2020 “The Art of Hui Tian” Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
2018 OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China
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