Chen, Chienpei, (b.1955), artist

Chen Chienpei was born in a family lineage of both Taipei and Nanjing in 1955. He spent most of his years in Chiayi and considered himself as a Chiayi descent. During the time in Chiayi, the experiences and memories from the period became his greatest inspiration of his production of work. He graduated from the National Taiwan Academy of Arts and travelled to Spain for further education.
In 1994, he returned to Taiwan since he has completed his study abroad and began teaching and continued with his artistic career. He was invited to exhibit his work including the Venice Biennial in 1997.
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