The Art Working Group assists The Jockey Club CPS Limited in the development of policy, provides comments and suggestions on proposed programmes, and offers expert advice on the content of the contemporary art programmes.
The Hon Bernard Charnwut CHAN, GBS, JP
The Hon CHAN is a deputy to the National People's Congress of China and the Convenor of the Non-official Members of Hong Kong's Executive Council. He is also a former member of Hong Kong's Legislative Council (1998–2008). A graduate of Pomona College in California, the United States, he is the President of Asia Financial Holdings Limited and Asia Insurance Co. Limited. He is Chairman of the Committee on Reduction of Salt and Sugar in Food, Chairman of the Steering Committee on Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme, Chairman of Hong Kong Palace Museum Limited and Chairperson of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service. He is also Chairman of the Hong Kong - Thailand Business Council and an advisor to Bangkok Bank (China) Co. Limited. Mr CHAN chairs The Jockey Club CPS Limited Advisory Committee.
(In alphabetical order of last names)
Mr John BATTEN
Mr BATTEN is an active member of Hong Kong's art community as an art critic, curator and public commentator on art, culture, heritage and urban planning issues. He is a regular contributor to the South China Morning Post, Ming Pao Weekly, Artomity and Perspective and on television and radio. He is currently Convenor of the heritage and urban planning advocacy group, the Central & Western Concern Group; President of the International Association of Art Critics-Hong Kong; and, a non-executive Director of Rooftop Institute, a non-profit arts organisation linking Hong Kong and other Asian countries and territories. He ran his own gallery for many years; and between 2005–2015 organised the annual charity art event, Hong Kong ArtWalk. He studied history and social work at university and worked for a prisoner rehabilitation organisation in the 1980s.
Mr Benjamin CHA, Yiu-chung
Mr CHA is the Chief Executive of Grosvenor Asia Pacific and has been a property investor and developer in the Asia Pacific region during his 20+ year career in the industry. Mr CHA has had a long standing interest in contemporary art and has been a long term supporter of the development of art and cultural institutions in Hong Kong. Mr CHA serves as Vice-chairman of the Asia Art Archive and is a Member of the Board of the M+ Museum for Visual Culture. He serves on the Asian Council of the Serpentine Galleries and previously served on the Tate Asia-Pacific Acquisitions Committee. Mr CHA has a Master Degree in Business Administration from Stanford University and a Bachelor Degree of Arts in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College, the United States. Mr CHA also serves on The Jockey Club CPS Limited Advisory Committee.
Professor HO Siu-kee
Professor HO is currently the Associate Professor of the Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. As a renowned local artist with artistic and academic achievements widely recognised by local and overseas art communities, he represented Hong Kong in various prestigious exhibitions worldwide including the 23rd International Biennial of Sao Paulo in 1996 and the 49th Venice Biennial in 2001. Professor HO obtained his Doctor of Fine Art degree from RMIT University (Australia) in 2003.
Mr Calvin HUI, Kim-lung
Mr HUI co-founded 3812 Gallery with Mr Mark Peaker in 2011, and currently acts as Artistic Director. Mr HUI was a Member of Art Museum Advisory Panel, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, HKSAR (2014-2016); Advisor for the Arts Education Group, Hong Kong Arts Development Council (2014-2016), he was also a member of the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong Arts Centre (2009-2012). In 2013, Mr HUI co-founded various not-for-profit initiatives such as Arts in Heritage Research and SKETCH HONG KONG. In December 2015, he launched INK ASIA, the first international art fair specialising in contemporary ink art in Hong Kong.
Professor Eva MAN, Kit-wah
Received her doctorate degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor MAN is the Director and Chair Professor of Academy of Film of the Hong Kong Baptist University. Professor MAN is a Member of Leisure and Cultural Services Department's Art Museum Advisory Panel, Expert Adviser of the Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme under Home Affairs Bureau, Advisor for the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's Arts Criticism Group and Co-vice Chairman of the City Contemporary Dance Company. Professor MAN also serves on The Jockey Club CPS Limited Advisory Committee.
Director of CPS
Head of Art