Lo Chan Peng is a renowned artist who has won numerous awards both domestically and internationally. These awards include: Grand Prize Winner 2023 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize, the ARC Collection Award from the Art Renewal Center in the United States, the Portrait Honors Award from the Art Renewal Center in the United States, the ARC Best Popular Award from the Art Renewal Center in the United States (2020), the Federal Art Newcomer Award (2004), and the Chi Mei Art Award (2007). Since 2011, Lo Chan Peng has participated in several large-scale international art exchange programs as a resident artist, including those in Berlin, Germany (2011) and the El Segundo Museum of Arts in Los Angeles, United States (2013). In recent years, he has participated in major exhibitions and art fairs. Lo Chan Peng’s works are collected by the El Segundo Museum of Arts in the United States, the Hoki Museum in Japan, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, the Chi Mei Museum in Taiwan, the National Culture and Arts Foundation in Taiwan, and many private collectors both domestically and internationally.
Lo Chan Peng’s works mainly focus on portraits and cover a wide range of media including oil paintings and ink wash. In his works, he often explores issues related to time, history, and the boundaries between life and death. Through his figurative and delicate portraiture, as well as traces of wear and tear, damage, burning, and stains, he brings a powerful visual experience to viewers. In doing so, he transforms abstract concepts such as time and history into visible elements and creates a unique artistic vocabulary. In recent years, his main subjects include “people changed by history,” “those who change history,” and “light.” The main characteristic of his work is the indescribable expression of the figures in his paintings, which are profound and mysterious. Lo Chan Peng believes that this simple purity comes from his life experience and is what all great artists have pursued throughout history.
Lo Chan Peng focuses on portrait painting in oil and ink. Delving into themes such as time, history, and life and death, individuals transformed by history, individuals who have transformed history, and light.
Lo Chan Peng’s paintings have been featured in notable magazine and online sources including Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, Photographize, Artospective, Articulate, The Guide Artists, and etc.
Group exhibition: “Transformation – Body, Perception, and Power Exhibition”