lam fung,Chinese Austrian artist,painter,printmaker,new media artist,ink


Austrian academic-artist Lam Fung is a Painter & Printmaker. His work surrounds topics in power, spirit resonance, migration and environmental ethics. He draws his aesthetic approach mainly from his direct cross-culture observations and contemporary events. Lam Fung has pursued his art intensively driven by two powerful currents in the realm of painting. Demonstrating the resilience of ink tradition and the dynamic evolutionary transformation of contemporary culture.

He is a proponent of interdisciplinary practice in contemporary art, crossover collaboration with artists, architects and academics exploring art & technology offers for the private and public realm. His works are exhibited in galleries and museums and are found in permanent public collections including the Albertina Museum Austria, Austrian State Art Collection, City of Vienna Collection, Pacific Bell USA, Südwest LB Bank Germany, Hong Kong University, and notable private collectors.

Lam Fung started at early childhood as a close disciple of 20th century Classical Ink masters Prof. Zhao Shao’ang and Prof. Tang Yun. He graduated from two prestigious art academies on scholarships in Hangzhou Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts now the China Academy of Art and Vienna Academy of Fine Arts Master School for Painting & Printmaking under Chancellor Prof. Max Melcher where prominent professors include visual artist and architect Friedrich Hundertwasser and Vienna Actionism painter Arnulf Rainer.

Lam lives and works as a practising artist and academic in Austria, Australia, China, Singapore and US. He is the founder of the contemporary group, Ink Forum and also a Distinguished Professor at the China Academy of Art.