HILO CHEN

1942
Born: Yee-Lum, Taiwan
1968
Moved to Paris
1968
Moved to New York City


EDUCATION


1961-66
B.S., Architectural Engineering, Chung Yien College, Taiwan


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


1974
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1976
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1977
Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, Cranford, NJ
1978
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1980
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1982
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1984
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1985
Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1986
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1988
Galerie Esperanza, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1990
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1990
Gallery Delaive BV, Amsterdam, Holland
1991
Nan Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1993
Apollo Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1993
Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1994
Apollo Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1995
Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1996
Nan Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1998
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, March 7-28
2001
So Hyun Gallery, New York, NY, May 15-June 22
2002
So Hyun Gallery, New York, NY, Jan 29-Feb 16
2006
Bernarducci..Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY, February 2-25
2010
Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


1962-66
The Ton-Fan Painting Exhibitions, National Taiwan Arts Center,
Taipei, Taiwan
1963-66
The Modern Graphic Exhibitions, National Taiwan Arts Center,
Taipei, Taiwan
1965
Modern Graphic Art Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
1965
Ton-Fan Painting, International Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1966
First Season of Modern Art Exhibition, Chinese & American Culture
Association, Taiwan
1966
Ton-Fan Painting Exhibition, Haiten Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1966
Chinese Modern Graphic Exhibition, CT
1967
Second Season of Modern Art Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
1967
Chinese Modern Art Exhibition, Luz Gallery, Manila, Philippines
1967
Ton-Fan Painting, Wensing Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1967
Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition, Woessner Gallery, Seattle, WA
1973
Warren Benedek Gallery, New York, NY
1974
Kingpitcher Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
1974
Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
1974
Taft Museum of Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
1974
"Aspects of Realism," Gallery Moos Ltd., Toronto, Canada
1974
Penn State Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1974
"New Photo-Realism," Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
1974
"Some Realists," Hathorn Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga
Springs, NY
1975
 Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1975
Maier Museum Of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA
1975
Lafayette Natural History Museum & Planetarium, Lafayette, IN
1975
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1975
Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, KS
1975
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1975
Barrington Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1975-76
"Super Realism," Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1975-76
"Photo-Realism, American Painting & Prints," New Zealand 
Traveling Exhibition: Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch; Academy of Fine Arts, National Gallery, Wellington; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin; Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth; Waikato Art Museum,
Hamilton, Barrington Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1976
D.P. Gallery, Heidelberg, Germany
1976
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1976
Edwin A. Ulrich Museum, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
1976
Young & Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1976
"3e foire internationale d'art contemporain,"(FIAC) Grand Palais,
Paris, France, October 16-24
1976
Galerie Le Portail, Heidelberg, West Germany
1977
Hanson-Cowles Gallery, MN
1977
Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, Cranford, NJ
1977
Shore Gallery, Boston, MA
1978
Tolarno Galleries, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
1979
"Realist Paintings From New York," Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, St. Francis College, Loretto, PA
1979
"Photo-Realism: Some Points of View," Jorgensen Gallery, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, March 19 - April 10
1980
Kaufmann Gallery, Houston, TX
1980
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1981
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
1981
Bard College, Hudson, NY, February 10 - March 15
1981
"Cityscapes," The Graphics Gallery, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1981
"Changes 1881/1981," Marquette University, Marquette, WI
1981-83
"Contemporary American Realism Since 1960," Traveling Exhibition:
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 9/18-12/13/81; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 2/1-
3/28/82; Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, 5/6-7/25/82;
USICA Sponsored Tour: Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, 9/10-10/24/82; Sales de Exposciones, Madrid, Spain, 11/17/82-1/8/83;
Germanishes National Museum, Nuremberg, Germany, 2/11-4/10/83
1981-83
"Deja Vu: Masterpieces Updated," Western Association of Art Museums traveling exhibition: El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX, 2/1-3/1/81;
Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum, Spokane, WA, 4/15-5/15/81;
Arapaho Community College, Littleton, CO, 7/8-8/14/81;
Roanoke Fine Arts Center, Roanoke, VA, 10/1-10/30/81;
Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO, 11/20-12/18/81;
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH, 2/13-3/21/82; Pacific Union
College Art Gallery, Angwin, CA, 4/20-5/20/82; Art Center, Inc.,
South Bend, IN, 8/15-9/12/82; Beaumont Art Museum, Beaumont, TX,
10/1-10/30/82; University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 11/15-12/15/82;
Santa Fe Community College Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM,
1/10-2/15/83; Bass Museum, Miami Beach, FL, 3/1-3/29/83,
The Fine Arts Center, Nashville, TN, 4/19-6/13/83
1982
"Contemporary Realism," A Three Gallery Exhibition: "The Figure," The Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY, January 24 - February 21
1982
"Photographs by the Photorealists," Fort Wayne Museum of Art, IN, Jan. 8-31; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, Feb. 11-28;
Ball State Museum, Muncie, IN, March 7-31
1982
"Louis K. Meisel Gallery in Brussels," Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium, April 22 - May 22
1982
"The Artist and the Airbrush," San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, February 1 - March 12
1982
"An Appreciation of Realism," Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY, February 13 - April 11
1982
"The Chinese Response-Paintings by Leading Overseas Artists," Hong Kong Museum of Art, April 1 - May 30
1982
Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Oct. 9 - Nov. 7
1983
"Noho, Soho and Tribeca," Maier Museum Of Art, Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, VA, March 20 - April 10
1983
"The American Photorealists," Fischer Fine Art, London, England, May 6 - June 3
1983
"10th Anniversary Exhibition," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, October 8-29
1983
"Modern Nude Painting 1880-1980," The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan, October 8 - December 4
1984
"Important Recent Acquisitions and New Directions," Byer Museum of The Arts, Evanston, IL, March 16 - May 20
1984
Martha White Gallery, Louisville, KY, January
1984
"Flower as Image," Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, February 8 - May 7
1984
“Aspects of Realism,” Walter Moos Gallery, Toronto, Canada,  Sept. 15 - Oct. 15
1984-85
"New Realism," Robert L. Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI, Dec. 15 - Jan. 19
1985-86
Beaux Art Collectors Gallery, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH, Jan. 24 - Jan.
1985
Park Synagogue Art Festival X, Cleveland, OH, April 27 - 30
1985
"49th Annual National Midyear Show," The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, June 30 - Aug. 25
1986
"Erotica Two," Brenda Kroos Gallery, Columbus, OH, Feb. 14-March 23 1987
"Realism: The New Generation," R.H. Love Modern, Chicago, IL, June 5 - July 13
1988
"20th Anniversary (15 in SoHo)-Artists & Movements From Our First Two Decades," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, Nov.5 - 26
1989-91
"At The Water's Edge: 19th and 20th Century American Beach Scenes,"
Traveling Exhibition:
Tampa Museum of Art, FL, 12/9/89-2/25/90;
Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL, 5/4-6/17; Virginia Beach
Center for the Arts, VA, 7/8-9/2; The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 11/8/90-1/6/91
1990
"Amerikansk Fotorealism," Art Now Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden, October 20 - November 25
1991
"Love, Sex and Romance," Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY,  July 20 - August 8
1991
"Taipei - New York: Confrontation of Modernism," Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 6 July - 29 September
1991
“The 35th Anniversary of Ton-Fan and Wu-Yan,” Contemporary Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1992
“The 13th National Art Exhibition,” National Taiwan Art Museum,
Traveling Exhibitions: Taipei, Taichung, Kausheng and Falang, Taiwan
1992
“1992 Taiwanese Modern Art,” Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1992
“1992 Art Galleries Fair R.O.C.,” Taipei, Taiwan
1992
"Photorealism From Nashville Collections," Cheekwood Fine Arts Center, Nashville, TN, June 13-21
1993
"Really, Real, Realism Show," Jack Wright Gallery, Palm Beach, FL, January 8-29
1993
“1993 Art Galleries Fair R.O.C.,” Taichung, Taiwan
1994
“1994 Art Galleries Fair R.O.C.,” Taipei, Taiwan
1997
“Photorealism,” Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, Jan. 9-31
1997
“Surfin’ The Wave,”, Brevard Museum of Art and Science, Melbourne, FL, January 10 - March 23
1998  
“Photorealism”, Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, February 12 – March 7
"25th Anniversary Exhibition: Major Works by the Photorealists," Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, April 4 - May 16
2002
"Photorealism: The Liff Collection," Naples Museum of Art, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL, Jan. 25 - June 2
2005
Kuandu Extravaganza Exhibition of Modern Art in Taiwan, Taiwan March 12 - April 24
“Doubletake: Photorealism From The 1960’s & 1970’s”, The Rose Art Museum Of Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, May 19 – July 31
2005-6
"Photorealism, Then and Now", Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, Dec 8- Jan 9
2007
"Summer in the City," The Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, June 23-Aug 5
2008
Painted Faces; Post Modern Portraits, Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York
“SPF 20 - Shades of Summer,” Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York
“Unforeseen Reflections,” Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York
2009
“Figure 8,” Bernarducci.Meisel.Gallery, New York
2010
Real: Realism and Diverse Media, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1974
Soho Weekly News, New York, January 31, p.9
1974
"Reviews," Soho Weekly News, New York, February 7, p.12
1974
Van Baron, Judith. "Review," Arts Magazine, April
1974
Hughs, Robert. "An Omnivorous and Literal Dependence," Arts Magazine, June, p.29
1975
Mikotajuk, Andrea. "American Realists at L.K.M.G.," Arts Magazine, January, pp.19-20
1975
Bromhead, Peter. "Going Back In Town," The Auckland Star, July 23
1975
Belden, Dorothy. "Realism Exaggerated in Ulrich Art Exhibition," Wichita Eagle, March, Lifestyle Page
1976
Schultze, Sabine. "Fleisch, Fassaden und Feuerstible," Germany
1976
Fesser, Sigrid. "Fotorealismus, eine neue Salonkunst?" Manheimer Morgan, West Germany
1976
"Das Ende ist uberall," Frankfurter Rundschau, West Germany
1976
"Investing In Young Artists," Business Week, May 3, pp.127-134
1976
Brown, Gordon. "Group Show," Arts Magazine, September, p.37
1976
Allen, Barbara. "For The First Time...I Like What I Am Doing," The Stars & Stripes, West Germany, December 17, p.9
1978
Zimmer, William. "Ferrara's Wood," The Soho Weekly News, New York
November 2, p.31
1979
"Playboy's Roving Eye," Playboy, March, pp.246-247
1980
"Contemporary & Modern Art to be Offered June 10 At Christie's East," Antiques & The Arts Weekly, June 6, p.38
1980
Meisel, Louis K. "Hilo Chen," Arts Magazine, December, p.57
1981
Karmel, Pepe. "Photographs by the Photorealists," Art in America, May, p.140
1981
Yoskowitz, Robert. Arts Magazine, December 1981, p.14
1982
"New York a Bruxelles et vise-versa," Libre Belgique, Brussels, Belgium, May 7
1982
Ray, Stephane. "La Galerie Brachot et la Galerie Louis K. Meisel," Echo de la Bauru, May 9
1982
Gillemon, Daniele. "Une galerie Bruxelloise a l'heure New Yorkaise," Le Soir, Brussels, Belgium, May 12
1984
"Penthouse Forum," Penthouse Magazine, Sept., p.10, illustration
1987
Ligocki, Gordon. "Photorealism holds on to 1980's Audiences," The Times, Hammond, IN, July 3, p.B-7
1989
Penthouse Letters, January, ill. p.3
1989
Penthouse Letters, October, ill. p.56
1990
Penthouse Hot Talk, Jan./Feb. ill. pp.28-29
1991
Tansug, Sezer. "Türk Koleksiyonculugunda Uluslarasi Boyutlar," Antik & Dekor, Istanbul, Turkey, p. 181, ill.
1992
Penthouse, March, ill. p. 6
1997
Harbaugh, Pam. “New Museum Explores The World of Water”, Florida Today, Melbourne, FL, January 17, Section D, pp.1D-2D.
2006
American Art Collector, February, ill., col., pp. 152-153, ill., col., cover


SELECTED BOOKS


1975
Kulterman, Udo. Neue Formen Des Bildes, Verlad Ernst Wasmuth, Tubingen, West Germany, p.26 illustration
1978
Krantz, Les. The New York Art Review, The Krantz Company, New York
1980
Smith, Bradley. 20th Century Masters of Erotic Art, Crown Publishers, New York
1980
Lindey, Christine. Superrealist Painting and Sculpture, William Morrow & Company, Inc., New York, pp.80,85
1980
Meisel, Louis K. Photorealism, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York
1982
Krantz, Les. The New York Art Review, The Krantz Company, New York, illustration
1985
Krantz, Les. American Art Galleries, Facts on File Publications, New York, NY, p.211
1985
Krantz, Les. American Artists-An Illustrated Survey of Leading Contemporary Americans, Facts on File Publications, New York, NY, p. 45, illustration
1985
Paschal, Robert W. & Anderson, Robert R. The Art of The Dot (Advanced Airbrush Techniques), Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., Inc.,
New York, NY, p.51, Illustration
1988
Krantz, Les. The New York Art Review, American References, Inc., Chicago, IL, p.380
2004
Taiwan Modern Art Series. Photorealism, Taiwan, Taipai, p 84-95.

SELECTED CATALOGS

1978
Browning, Robert H. "Ancient Heritage-New Directions," Alternative Center for International Arts, Inc. October 18 - November 18
1979
Gerling, Steve. "Photo Realism: Some Points of View," Jorgensen Gallery, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Mar.19-April 10
1980
Styron, Thomas W. "American Figure Painting 1950-1980," The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA, October 17- November 30, p.30
1981
"Cityscapes," The Column, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, July-Aug.
1981
"Changes: Art in America," Marquette University, Oct. 5 - Nov. 6
1982
"The Artist and the Airbrush," Art Department, San Jose State University, CA
1983
"Modern Nude Paintings, 1880-1980," The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan, p.85, Illustration
1989
Lynes, Russell, William H. Gerdts, and Donald B. Kuspit. "At The Water's Edge: 19th and 20th Century American Beach Scenes," Tampa Museum of Art, FL, Traveling Exhibition, pp. 111,128, back cover-"Beach 103," 1983
1991
Jen Shih, Jui; Ling Lai, Hsiang. "Taipei - New York: Confrontation of Modernism," Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, R.O.C, 6 July - 29 September, pp.19-23
1991
“Hilo Chen,” Nan Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1991
“The 35th Anniversary of Ton-Fan And Wu-Yan,” Contemporary Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1992
“The 13th National Art Exhibition,” National Taiwan Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
1992
“1992 Taiwanese Modern Art,” Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1993
“Hilo Chen,” Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1993
“Paintings by Hilo Chen,” Apollo Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1994
“Paintings by Hilo Chen.” Apollo Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2005
"Kuandu Extravaganza Exhibition of Modern Art", Taiwan

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
Kao Hsiung Museum of Fine Art, Kao Hsiung, Taiwan
Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose CA
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Taiwan Museum of Arts, Taichung, Taiwan