Sitting Nude #1, 1990
Hong Fu (b.1946, China) is an internationally recognised painter based in Melbourne. Fu held his first solo exhibition at the highly acclaimed China National Gallery in Beijing, China in 1988. He has since exhibited his work across Australia and around the world.
Hong Fu was a finalist of The Archibald Prize in 2008, 2009, 2021 and 2022.
Fu is the only Chinese-Australian artist who was selected for the Archie 100: A Century of the Archibald Prize (2021) with the Portrait of Dr Joseph Brown.
Hong Fu’s work is held in major collections in Australia and overseas including CBUS Foundation; Supreme Court, Victoria; Murdoch’s family; Sir Charles Court; John Hilson; Stanthorp Regional Art Gallery, QLD; Crown Casino; Ethel Turner’s family; Safti Military Institute of Singapore; West Australia University; University of New Castle; The CQ University Australia; and Bank of Japan. Private collections are in China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA, France, Germany, Italy, Holland, Belgium, UK and Australia.
Hong Fu full bio: https://vermilionart.com.au/artist/hong-fu/