21st Century Realism ARC Salon

21st Century Realism ARC Salon

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Chung-Wei Chien

Just Light Your Own Light

Lot Closed

July 24, 04:09 PM GMT


4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Details


Chung-Wei Chien


b. 1968

Just Light Your Own Light, 2022

signed with monogram and dated 2022 (lower left)

watercolor on paper

sheet: 10 1/2 by 14 1/2 in.; 27 by 37 cm

framed: 20 by 25 in.; 50.8 by 63.5 cm

Acquired directly from the artist

In the collection of the Art Renewal Center, 2023

Various authors, Watercolors by Chien Chung-Wei, Magzoid Magazine, McFill Media & Publishing Group, August, 2022, illustrated p. 50-51

Various authors, Watercolor Classics 2023 Masters Bi-Yearbook, Art Pushing Co. LTD., Taiwan, 2023, illustrated p. 140-143 and cover image.

S.Peralta, Lunar Codex: The Polaris Collection, enclosed in cultural time capsule on the Griffin lunar lander, launched by SpaceX, and placed on the Moon in perpetuity, launch scheduled November 2024, illustrated

Various authors, International Realism: 16th International ARC Salon, ACC Art Books, Woodbridge, Suffolk 2023, (Honorable Mention Still Life), illustrated p. 394

New York, Sotheby’s, 16th International ARC Salon Exhibition, Honorable Mention Still Life, July 14 – 24, 2023

Chien Chung-Wei was born in 1968 and earned his master degree in Fine Arts at the National Taiwan Normal University. Over the years, he has won many awards in international competitions. In addition, he is the first artist in Taiwan to become a signature member and Dolphin Fellowship of the American Watercolor Society. He now teaches watercolor in Taiwan and has been invited to instruct watercolor workshops worldwide. Chien Chung-Wei has won eight awards and recognitions in the 16th International ARC Salon Competition. This is only the second time in ARC Salon history that a single artist has won this many awards in a single competition.