Andrew Lui: Biography

 

1951        

1966-68 

1968-70 

1970      

1972       

1978      

1983        

1995 -Now

Born in Canton (Guangzhou), China

Participated in Chinese Cultural Revolution as a member of Red-Guard

Participated in the Reform & sent to farm

Exiled to Hong Kong by swimming

Migrated to Toronto, Canada

Naturalized as a Canadian, lived and worked in Montréal as artist and curator

Established AVIUS Associates

Director of Han Art Gallery

 

Formation

1963-68

1970-72

1972-75

1975-77

 

1977

Guangzhou 6th High School (Secondary Education)                                                     

Takming College • Economy & Literature

Ontario College of Art • Art

Acadamia Belle Arti • Art

British Institute of Florence • Art • Renaissance Study

University of London – School of African and Asian studies                                       

• Study on History of Art and Criticism

Guangzhou, China

Hong Kong

Toronto, Canada

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

London, UK

 

Individual Exhibitions 

1974

1976

1977

1978

 

 

 

1979

 

 

 

1980

 

 

1981

 

 

1982

 

 

1983

 

 

1984

 

1985

1987

 

 

 

 

1988

1990

 

 

1991

 

1992

1999

2000

2001

 

2002

 

2003

 

2004

 

2005

 

 

 

2006

 

2009

 

2010

2011

 

2013

2014

2016

Gallery 76 • A bird with unique breast 

Gallery Teorama • The way home

Pallazzo Strozzi • Homage to Fellini

Artlenders • Birdize          

Meriman Gallery • Birdize                                                                                            

Galleria d’Arte “Le Collonine” • Birdize

La Galerie d’Egmont • Le fleuve et Lui & Moth

Galerie Bernard Desroches • Le fleuve et Lui

Galerie d’Aquatine • Le fleuve et Lui

Galerie Georges Loranger • Le fleuve et Lui & Moth 

Galerie Kien Long • Le fleuve et Lui

Galerie L’Haifge • Le fleuve et Lui

Galerie Images Faceb • Le fleuve et Lui & Moth

Galerie Georges Loranger • Le fleuve et Lui & Moth  

Galerie Images Faceb • Moth

Galerie Georges Loranger • Chuang Che & Andrew Lui

Season Gallery • Sail to Byzantine

La Société Interart • Moth & Water monument

Westmount Public Library • Graphic works

Galerie Lavrov-Tannenbaum • Oleg Tselkov & Andrew Lui

Galerie Mateus • Water Monument

Pavillon du Québec • Water Monument

Galerie Catherine Bournival • Les deux univers de Andrew Lui

Galerie Port Maurice • Thirteen ways of looking at the black bird

Galerie Lavrov  • Oleg Tselkov & Andrew Lui

Galerie Convergence • Thirteen ways of looking at the black bird

T R Rogers Gallery • The Falling of Horseman

Galerie Taifer Cote-Burnham • The Falling of Horseman

Anna Issac Gallery • The Falling of Horseman

Michael Liu Art Centre • Josephine Cheung & Andrew Lui

Neo Faber Gallery • The Falling of Horseman

Neo Faber Gallery • Ten Year Retrospective Exhibition

Anna Issac Gallery • Black Knight 

Neo Faber Gallery • The Children of the Republic

Galerie Jean Renoir • Journey

Sing Tao Newspaper Gallery • Knight   (Zhu Lan co-expo)

Galerie d’Arts Contemporains • Tête métaphysique

Galerie d’Arts Contemporains • Knight

Han Art Contemporain • Tête métaphysique

Han Art Contemporain • Crusade

Han Art Contemporain • Pythias

Prince Arthur Gallery • Pythias   (Zhu Lan co-expo)

Han Art Contemporain • Profile Assimulated

Gallery DeNovo • Profile Assimulated

Han Art Contemporain • Tête métaphysique

Gallery DeNovo • Tête métaphysique

Han Art Contemporain • Quo Vadis

Gallery DeNovo • Quo Vadis

Han Art • Pilgrim Progress I

Gallery DeNovo • Pilgrim Progress

Hayes George Gallery • Pilgrim Progress

Art Beatus • Pilgrim Progress

Han Art • Pilgrim Progress II

Gallery DeNovo • Duologue

Gallery DeNovo • Cantabile

Oeno Gallery • New works                                                                                           

Han Art • The Pilgrimage Continues

Oeno Gallery                   

Gallery DeNovo • Continua                                                                                          

Han Art • Pilgrim Progress III

Oeno Gallery                   

Wallace Galleries • New works

Han Art • Disheveled Hair I                                                                                         

Toronto, ON, Canada

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

Montréal, QC, Canada

Figlina Valdarno, Italy

Florence, Italy

Bruxelles, Belgium

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Bruxelles, Belgium

Utrecht, Holland

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Ottawa, ON, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Haie, Holland

Montréal, QC, Canada

Westmount, QC, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Paris, France

New York Art Expo, NY

Montréal, QC, Canada

Beverley Hills, USA

Santa Monica, USA

Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Beverley Hills, USA

Toronto, ON, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

Montréal, QC, Canada

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA         

Montréal, QC, Canada

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

Charlotte, NC, USA

Westmount, QC, Canada

Hong Kong, China

Westmount, QC, Canada

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

Prince Edward County, ON

Westmount, QC, Canada

Bloomfield, ON, Canada

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

Westmount, QC, Canada

Bloomfield, ON, Canada

Calgary, AB, Canada

Westmount, QC, Canada

 

Selected Collective Exhibitions

1974

 

1976

1977

1978

 

1979

1981

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1982

1983

 

1984

 

1985

1986

 

 

1987

1988

 

 

1991

1999

 

 

2002-04

2003

 

2005

 

 

 

2007

 

2009

2010

2004-10

2010-11

2013

2011-16

Harbourfront Gallery       

Gallery 76                        

Meriman Gallery              

University of Northern Colorado

Salon des Metiers d’Arts  

D’Arte Fiore de Bologna  

Musée du Québec            

Galerie au Pond de la Cour                                                                                           

Toronto International Art Fair  

Traveling Expo • Print & Plate

Galerie Lavalin

L’Ecole Royale des Beaux Arts

George Loranger Gallery  

Galerie Jordan                  

Gallery Eighties                  

Kensington Art Gallery    

Toronto International Art Fair

Salon des Galeries d’Arts

Salon des Galeries d’Arts

Basel Art 84                     

Salon des Galeries d’Arts

Galerie de UQAM            

TD International Art Competition

Total University               

Total Gallery                    

New York Art Expo         

LA Art Expo                    

Galerie Espace                 

Galerie d’Arts Contemporains

G. Wals Gallery               

Maldach Gallery              

Düsseldorf Art Fair          

Galley DeNovo                

Vieux Presbytére              

Han Art Contemporain     

Galerie Les Modernes      

Art Miami – DeNovo Gallery

ArtDC – Han Art Gallery

Washington DC, USA

Hong Kong Jockey Club – Art Beatus

Friesen Gallery                 

Art Santa Fe – Hillcrest Galleries

DeNovo Gallery

Toronto International Art Fair – Han Art Gallery

Art Chicago – DeNovo Gallery

Shanghai Art Fair – Halcyon Gallery

Toronto International Art Fair – Han Art Gallery

 

Toronto, ON, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Figlina Valdarno, Italy

Greeley, USA

Montréal, QC, Canada

Bologna, Italy

Québec City, QC, Canada

Paris, France

Toronto, ON, Canada

Montréal & Québec & Calgary

Boston, USA & Tokyo, Japan

Bruxelles, Belgium

Toronto, ON, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Calgary, AB, USA

Toronto, ON, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Basel, Belgium

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada

Seoul, Korea

Toronto, ON, Canada

New York, USA

Los Angeles, USA

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Stuttgart, Germany

Budapest, Hungry

Düsseldorf, Germany

Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

St. Bruno, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Montréal, QC, Canada

Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Hong Kong, China

Seattle, Washington, USA

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Seattle, Washington, USA

Toronto, ON, Canada

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Shanghai, China

Toronto, ON, Canada

 

Public Art / Mural Monument Art Projects

 

• Palaid de Congress • Fountain, Montréal, QC, Canada

• China Town Montréal • Nine Songs • Low Relief, Montréal, QC, Canada

• China Town Montréal • Ceremonial Gateway, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Grant Ballet du Canadien • Production of Ballet • 1984, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Legislative Assembly of Alberta • Outdoor Sculpture project, Edmonton, AB, Canada

• Hot and Spicy • Mural & the others, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Les Chinois • Mural & the others, Montréal, QC, Canada

• H.B. Centre • Low Relief, Denver, USA

• Aquilini Tower • Mural & the others, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Bonsai Garden_Botanical Garden • Calligraphy, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Department of Financial Service of Montréal • Memorial Column project, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Chinese Hospital of Montréal • Wood Carving Panel, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Galerie de Ile Mille • Soft Sculpture, Rosemère, QC, Canada

• Galerie St. Eustache • Soft Sculpture, St. Eustache, QC, Canada

• Galerie St. Hyacinthe • Soft Sculpture, St. Hyacinthe, QC, Canada

• Y.W.C.A Montréal • Mural, Montréal, QC, Canada

• HSBC Bank • Mural & the others, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Hotel La Shangri-La • Decorative Mural & the others, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Hotel de la Montagne • Decorative Mural & the others, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Hotel la Citadell • Decorative Mural & the others, Montréal, QC, Canada

 

Public Collections

 

• Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec City, QC, Canada

• Musée de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

• Musée de Dijon, Dijon, France

• Ontario College of Art, Toronto, ON, Canada

• L’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Bruxelles, Belgium

• Pallazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy

• Rodman Hall Art Centre, Ste-Catherine, ON, Canada

• Grimsby Art Gallery, Grimsby, ON, Canada

• McLaughlin Art Gallery, Oshawa, ON, Canada

• Art Gallery of Stratford, Stratford, ON, Canada

• Couberg Art Gallery, Couberg, ON, Canada

• The Governor General of Canada, Rideau Hall, Ottawa, ON & The Citadelle of Québec, QC, Canada 

• Ville de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

• La Fondation de l`Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Hunter College, New York, USA

• Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C, Canada

• Washington State University, Seattle, USA

• University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, USA

• Jardin Botanique du Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

• National Library, Munich, Germany

• University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

• Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf, Montréal, QC, Canada

• La Fondation Vie des Arts, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Dr. Annie Wong Leung Kit Wah Foundation, Hong Kong, China

 

Corporate Collections

 

• Bioxalis Medica Montréal, QC, Canada

• Ogilvy Renault Lawyers, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Lise Watier Inc., Montréal, QC, Canada

• Frank & Wania Chemical, Toronto, ON, Canada

• Security Biometric, Montréal, QC, Canada

• ASC Inc., Montréal, QC, Canada

• ISA, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Glaskaster International, Budapest & Stuttgart

• Mirebeau Bank, Switzerland

• First Equity A.G. Zurich, Switzerland

• Jill Vogel Inc. Pebble Beach, California, USA

• North West Power Corporation, Seattle, USA

• Morgan Stanley San Francisco, USA

• Monit Enterprise, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Mont Royal Conference Centre, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Michel Panzini Architect, Montréal, QC, Canada

• William Hays Architect, Sun Vallery, ID, USA

• Brian Elsden Barrows Architect, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Labofarm Inc., Montréal, QC, Canada

• Singdao Newspaper, Hong Kong, China & Toronto, ON, Canada

• Mondo, Turino, Italy & Montréal, QC, Canada

• Multican Realties, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Chalette Trego 30 miles Resort Lakewood, Colorado, USA

• Prudential, New York, USA

• Aquilini Investment Group, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Belcourt Development Group, Montréal, QC, Canada  

• Bow Valley Industries, Calgary, AB, Canada

• Canadian Commercial & Industrial Bank, Edmonton, AB, Canada 

• C W Bank Vienna, Austria

• Darier Hetsch (Canada) Inc., Montréal, QC, Canada

• General Footwear, Montréal, QC, Canada

• George Scott Inc., West Palm Beach, USA

• Harley Inc. / Guildan Inc., Montréal, QC, Canada

• HSBC of Canada, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Hot & Spicy Inc., Montréal, QC, Canada

• Hotel la Citadelle, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Hotel de la Montagne, Montréal, QC, Canada  

• Hotel Lord Berri, Montréal, QC, Canada  

• Hotel Shangri La Montréal, QC, Canada  

• Kreisparkasse Calw, Germany

• Lavalin Collection Montréal, QC, Canada

• Montréal Chinese Hospital, Montréal, QC, Canada

• NOVA Corp, Calgary, AB, Canada

• Prudential Insurance, Toronto, ON, Canada

• PT Lincoln Corporation, Jakarta, Indonesia

• Shiga Holding Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

• Singapore Harilea Hotel, Singapore

• Sun Life Insurance, Toronto, ON, Canada

• Surentec, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Tai Fong International Ltd, Toronto, ON, Canada

• Thorne Ernst & Whitney, Toronto, ON, Canada

• Tissa Systems Ltd, Toronto, ON, Canada

• Univic Development Consultants, Taichung, Taiwan

• Vermont ETV, Burlington, USA

• Esprit, Shanghai, China

• Citic Group Corporation / Southeast Resources Corp Zhu Hai, China

• William Hays Architectural, Design & Management Inc., Ketchum, Idaho, USA

• Lake & Forest Bank, Chicago, IL, USA

• DKNY NY, USA

• HP Boise, ID, USA

• Lumigem, Montréal, QC, Canada

• Bank of America, Charlotte, NC, USA

·  Lehman Brothers, Hong Kong, China

·  Hong Kong Jockey Club, Hong Kong, China

·  Simonini Builders, Charlotte, NC, USA

·  Desmarais Collection, Paris, France

·  Lester St. Clair Collection, Toronto, ON, Canada

·  ScotiaMcLeod, Montréal, QC, Canada

 

Publications

 

• A bird with unique breast, 1974, woodcut Poem by Andrew Lui

• Graphic works of Andrew Lui, 1978, text by Monique Brunet Weinmann

• Profil du soleil noir, 1981, woodcut poem by Monique Brunet Weinmann

• Thirteen ways of looking at the black bird, 1983, poem of Wallace Stevens

• Les deux univers de Andrew Lui, 1985, text by Dr. J.P. DuQuette

• Sail to Byzantine, 1987, text by Eric Devlin

• Selected work of Andrew Lui, 2002-2005, text by Michael Carpenter

• The Pilgrim Progress, 2005, text by Bernard Levy & Andrew Lui

• The Pilgrimage Continues, 2009, text by Dorota Kozinska and Andrew Lui (translated by Richard Yiu)

• Andrew Lui, Pilgrim Progress / La progression du pèlerin, 2013, text by Andrew Lui (translated by Richard Yiu), Dorota Kozinska, John Pohl, Monique Brunet Weinmann

 

Documentaries 

 

• Le fleuve et Lui, 1979-80, Blue Cloud Production & Concordia University & Loyola College

Co-production Montréal, Director: Alec Macleod