Shih-Peng Hsi is an exceptionally talented sculptor whose prodigious output has been exhibited in a wide range of settings. Known for creating work that is uniquely integrated with its environment, in 2011 Mr. Hsi was a resident artist at both the Tungho Steel Mill in Miaoli and the Hermes boutique in Taipei.
Grants Awarded2012 | Visual Art | United States
ACC provided a five-month grant for Mr. Hsi to carry out a residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, and to observe contemporary art activities in New York. Ms. Hsi regards his grant as a very important opportunity that will further develop his artistic capabilities and elevate his work to a higher level.
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