Hiu Lai Chong
"I enjoy using vivid colors and sensitive brush strokes to express mood and feeling in my subject matter. My paintings are a reflection of my thoughts and views of the world I live in."
"Dancing in the Sun"
16x12, Oil on Linen Panel (574)
"Sunlight and Shawdows"
6x12, Oil on Board (645)
6x12, Oil on Board (676)
6x8, Oil on Board (697)
"A Day at Kraft Azalea Garden "
9x12, Oil on Board (716)
10x8, Oil on Board (723)
"Nesting Egrets "
20x10, Oil on Board (724)
10x8, Oil on Board (729)
"Midnight at New England Avenue"
6x8, Oil on Board (769)
"Ducks at Dusk "
12x9, Oil on Board (772)
"Anhinga on Cypress"
20x10, Oil on Board (773)
Hiu Lai Chong finds her painting inspiration at local marinas and shorelines along the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. She received her early art training in Hong Kong, and further her education in The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Her paintings have won numerous awards and have been shown in museums across the country. In 2011, Fine Art Connoisseur magazine named Hiu Lai as one of "Three Artists to Watch". In 2012 She was featured in the November issue of Plein Air Magazine.
She is a member of the Oil Painters of America, Portrait Society of America, American Society of Marine Artists, the Washington Society of Landscape Painters, and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters' Association. She also belongs to South Street Art Gallery's guild of professional artists in Easton, Maryland.
Awards and Exhibitions
- 2012 Grand Prize, Plein Air Easton, Easton MD
- 2012 Artist's Choice Award, Plein Air Easton, Easton MD
- 2012 Collector's Choice Award, Laguna Plein Air Invitational, Laguna Beach, CA
- 2012 Best in Show, Mountain Maryland Plein Air, Cumberland, MD
- 2011 Grand Prize, Easels in Frederick, Frederick, MD