About Jimmy Keung

Part-time Lecturer: Hong Kong Arts School

Ex-Lecturer: Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Examiner: Hong Kong Arts Development Council - Visual Arts & Arts Education 2015-2020

Master in Fine Art - RMIT

Under the mentor of cinema billboard master Mr. Lau Wai Tong, Jimmy is another successful story of an artist trained from traditional apprentice system during the early 70s when Hong Kong was still in tough social situation, Jimmy’s deliverance proved that he could endeavor an extraordinary achievement, and became a professional cinema billboard painter in the 80s.  At the peak period, Jimmy was painting for a dozen cinemas simultaneously.

 

Being an art educator for over two decades, he has spent tremendous effort in training up hundreds of young artists to persuade their excellence in art.  Most of his students become distinguished artists in Hong Kong or are taking up leading artistic posts in different corporations, in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and worldwide. 

 

 

Jimmy focused on making breathtaking scenic paintings, he involved in the stage production for Dr. Lo King Man, Dr. Oscar Ho and Mr. Tim Yip etc.  With the exquisite painting techniques, in visionary and valorous image, vigorously express aesthetics in colour and extensity or even people’s inner, no matter in large scale as a in theatre stage or as small as a portrait.

 

Jimmy had studied further of art painting in France, Italy and UK.  The study had inspired him in making the paintings unique and project his own cultivation in art.

 

He is also enthusiastically serving the community with arts, he has contributed to different community art activities in Hong Kong, he hopes the community will be optimized through art.

 

關於姜志名

 

香港藝術學院:兼任講師

香港演藝學院:前講師 (於1993 至2019年任教)

香港藝術發展局: 評審(2015-2020) - 視覺藝術及藝術教育

澳洲皇家墨爾本理工大學藝術碩士

 

姜志名,香港其中一個傳奇藝術家。師承藝術及戲院繪畫大師劉煒堂先生。於70年代香港社會環境生活困難,在這年代姜氏經歷艱苦的學徒訓練生涯,80年代成為專業戲院廣告牌繪畫家。在最高峰期時,姜氏同時為十多間戲院繪製廣告大牌。

 

現為香港演藝學院舞台及製作藝術學院舞台繪景系講師。姜氏任教超過20年,桃李滿天下,不少學生也是成功的怖景藝術家及畫家,不論在香港、國內甚至世界多國都獨當一面。

 

姜氏繪製過多幅震撼的舞台佈景作品。並曾為盧景文博士、何兆基博士、葉錦添先生等的舞台項目繪景。就以油鬆及顏料,繪出多重變化及攝人的效果,這種手藝充滿了感覺,現今可掌握這門高超畫功技術的繪景師也寥寥可數。無論在廣濶的舞台,或小形的肖像小品,姜氏都以精湛的繪畫技法、矚目的形象,強烈地表達美學的色彩、層次甚至人的內心。

 

姜老師早年曾到法國、意大利和英國進習畫及進修。從不同角度激發了他繪畫的獨特並同時表達個人的素養。

 

他也熱心為香港藝術界服務,更為社區藝術工作作出貢獻,希望人人都從藝術中得到優化。

 

 

 

 

 

 

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