1960 (was birth date of)
Lisa Cheung is an artist whose practice is concerned with creating communal spaces where interaction and exchange can take place. Taking inspiration from everyday activities or hobbies, she often relocates these activities into public spaces such as parking lots, gardens or public parks. She is based between Granada, London, and Hong Kong.
She was born in Hong Kong in 1969, but was raised in Toronto, Canada. She studied at Queen's University, Kingston and has a Post Graduate Diploma of Arts (1997) and a Master of Arts (1998) from Goldsmiths College.
Her first solo show was at the Gasworks Gallery, London (2001). She has participated in group exhibitions at Spacex Gallery, Exeter (2004), Firstsite Gallery, Colchester (2005), Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery (2006, 2007), and A Foundation, Liverpool (2007), as well as internationally in Madrid, Israel, Seoul, and Toronto. She has participated in many artist-in-residency programmes including Camden Arts Centre (2002); the Triangle Arts Exchange (2003); and Acme Firestation Studios (2005-2010).
The artist first exhibited at the Chinese Art Centre in 2000 with Emil Goh in the Grazing
exhibition. She also participated in the Gathering Momentum
retrospective exhibition in 2003. She provide a performance for the Vital Festival
in 2006. In 2007 she was one of the artist in the group show Boutique
She was involved in several engagement projects based at the Centre, including 'Hearth
' (2000), tea cup decorating
(2004), Kreative K-9s Kennel Club
She also created two site specific chandelier artworks for the Centre: Charlotte Street (2003) and Bliss (2004).