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Koo Mei

 
 

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Koo Mei  顾媚  pinyin Gu Mei  

1929

Koo Mei, real name Gu Jiami, was born on December 30, in Guangzhou, Guangdong

 

Province, China. Her family is native from Suzhou, Jiangsu Province.

 

 

1950

She moved to Hong Kong.

 

 

1951

She started singing and performing on stage in Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

 

 

1956

She recorded the white snake at the new Philips record label.

   

1962

She began studying painting in Hong Kong under Zhao Shao'ang ( 1905-1984  )

   
 

She played in several movies and sang many hit songs.

   

1970

She abandonned her careeer as an actress and singer, to devote herself to painting.
   

1974

She studied under Lü Shoukun  ( 1919-1976 )

   

1977

She was awarded the Urban Council Artist Award by the Hong Kong Museum of Art.

   

1984

She moved to Canada, Vancouver and participated in numerous exhibitions in Canada,

 

China, Malaysia and Taiwan.

   

2006

Publication of her memoirs: From dawn to dusk - isbn: 9620426142  Hong Kong.

   
   
   
   
   
 

Collections  selection

China

 
Banks of América, Australia, CITI Bank Hong Kong

Canadian Consulate General

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Museum of Art

Hong Kong

University Museum and Art Gallery

Hong Kong

Shaw Brothers Ltd

Hong Kong

United States

 

Utah State University

Logan
   
   
  She lives in Canada.
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

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exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    Australia  

1965

 

Contemporary Hong Kong Art

 

 

  Melbourne  
       

 

  China  

1980

 

City Hall

Solo exhibition

 

 

Hong Kong

 
       

 

  Malaysia  

1982

 

Kuala Lumpur

Solo exhibition
       
    Taiwan  

1982

 

National Museum of History

International Modern Ink Painters

 

  Taipei  
       

 

 

United States

 

1982

 

University of Cincinnati

 

 

 

Cincinnati

 

 

     

 

 

Hong Kong

 

1983

 

Hong Kong City Hall

Solo exhibition

 

 

Hong Kong

 

 

     

 

  Canada  

1984

 

Vancouver University

 

 

 

Vancouver

 

 

     

 

  Japan  

1986

  Art Museum Ink Painting

 

  Tokyo  
       
    Malaysia  

1987

  The Art House Gallery Solo exhibition
    Kuala Lumpur  
       
    China  

1987

  Arts Centre 10 Years of Hong Kong Paintings

 

  Hong Kong  
       
    Taiwan  

1989

  Caves Gallery Solo exhibition
    Taipei  
       
    Singapore  

1994

  Harmony Art Centre Solo exhibition
    Singapore  
       
    China  

1998

  Museum annex

Solo exhibition

    Hong Kong  
       
    Malaysia  

2000

  Valentine Willie Fine Art

Solo exhibition

    Kuala Lumpur  
       

 

  China  

2006

30.10 02.11

Hôtel de ville

Gu Mei, Gu Jiahui et Gu Jiaqiang

   

Hong Kong

 
       
    Canada  

2007

 

CCM Centre

 

 

 

Vancouver

 
       
    China  

2009

08.07 13.09 Museum of the University Solo exhibition
    Hong Kong  

 

     

2015

 

Alisan Fine Arts

A Legacy of Ink: Lui Shou-kwan

   

Hong Kong Arts Centre

40 Years On

   

Hong Kong

 
       

 

 

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