Almond Chu

朱德華

居於香港, 藝術家及攝影師。1986年畢業於日本東京綜合寫真專門學校藝術攝影系。1993年開設朱德華攝影工作室至今,從事藝術創作及商業企劃 。其作品曾於德國、意大利、丹麥、加拿大、俄羅斯、日本、中國、香港、新加坡、新西蘭等地展出。亦被多份國際攝影刊物收錄及介紹出版。

1993 年獲亞洲文化協會 ( 美國洛克菲勒基金分會 ) 頒發愛克發基金青年攝影家獎,同年留駐紐約。2004年應德國波恩大學邀請出席 Art & Exhibition Hall of Deutschland 所舉辦的國際藝術研討會為主講者之一。2005年創立攝影組織pH5攝影連動,致力推動香港藝術攝影文化;2007曾年創辦及主編pHi藝術攝影雜誌。

作品獲香港藝術館、香港文化博物館、廣東美術館、香港大學美術博物館、 深圳華 • 美術館、 奧莎畫廊、光影作坊、利希慎基金會、德意志銀行、香港半島酒店、 台北文華東方酒店、蘭桂坊酒店、 新世界發展有限公司、國泰航空公司、愛克發吉華 (香港) 有限公司及私人收藏家收藏。

ALMOND CHU

A Hong Kong based artist/photographer. Graduated from the Tokyo College of Photography in 1986. He sets up his own studio in 1993 and work on art and commercial projects.

He has been invited to exhibit his work in various countries such as Germany, Italy, Denmark, Canada, Russia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand. Besides, his work has been featured in numerous international publications.

In 1993, he was awarded Agfa Fellowship Young Photographer Award by Asian Culture Council and stayed in New York at the same year. In 2004, he was invited to be one of the prominent speakers of the Internationally Literary and Aesthetic Symposium organized by Bonn University and the Art & Exhibition Hall of Deutschland, Germany. In 2005, he founded the art photography organization pH5 Photo Group which focused in promoting art photography in Hong Kong. In 2007, he founded the art photography magazine pHi and was appointed as the editor-in-chief.

His works have been collected by Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Guangdong Museum of Art, University Museum and Art Gallery of the University of Hong Kong, OCT Art & Design Gallery Shenzhen, Osage Gallery, Lumenvisum Gallery, Lee Hysan Foundation, Deutsche Bank, Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Taipei, Hotel LKF, New World Development Co Ltd, Cathay Pacific Airways, Agfa-Gavert (HK) Ltd and private collectors.

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