LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
Yau Wai Hoi (Adwin Yau) owns a Bachelor degree in Finance and Accounting and with a "Certified Financial Planner" (CFPCM) professional qualification. He is currently a director of "Ocean-i (International) Ltd." and a vice president of "Alliance Wealth & Legacy Planning Limited".
In 2012, Adwin Yau joined the art arena, studying Lingnan ink painting and Western painting. He later participated in different art competitions and obtained encouraging results. Adwin Yau is currently a member of the Hong Kong Artists Association, a member of the International Watercolor Society Hong Kong (IWSHK), and a member of the Hong Kong Exlibris Association.
He also hosts painting class, nurturing others to express themselves through poetic paintings.
Yau's style is mainly narrative, featuring stories and his delicate emotional expression. Oil and watercolor are his main creative media. His works have participated in many local and overseas exhibitions, and are collected by institutions and private collectors.
Awards and Honors:
- In 2014, the oil painting "Flying” won the top ten awards in the "2014 Hong Kong Contemporary Visual Arts Award", a recognized art competition and award in Hong Kong as acknowledged by the Arts Development Council of Hong Kong.
- In 2015, the oil painting works " An emerging Dream" and "Teenage Dream" were selected into the "2015 Hong Kong Oil Painting Exhibition";
- In 2016, the watercolor work "Children's Heart and Childish Fun" was selected into the "Bulgarian International Watercolor Triennial";
- In 2016, watercolor works "Amazing Moment" were selected into the "Canada International Watercolor Biennial";
- In 2016, the watercolor work "Deeply immersed in the joy of reading" was selected into the "12th Mexican Watercolor Biennale";
- In 2017, selected into the National Watercolor Society-2017 NWS Member Exhibition "international exhibition;
- In 2018, one of the 60 finalists in "2018 First World Watercolor Network Contest" (from a total of 1200 entries from 70 countries around the world)
- In 2018, his work was selected into the "Louisiana Watercolor Society" International Watercolor Exhibition;
- In 2019, he won the most welcome prize at online voting of the "Living in the Mansion, I Draw My City" postcard design competition held by the Hong Kong Buildings Department (selected from more than 5,000 exhibited works);
- In 2019, he was selected as the top 70 in “The Malaysia Online Juried all Medium Competition-Landscape”;
- In 2020, selected into the “Splash 22 Watercolor Competition” that is one of the world famous painting competitions.
WHO I AM
My name is Yau Wai Hoi. I am a Hong Kong artist. Painting is my major tools for sharing my feeling.
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