Issue: 991 Date: 8/20/2009

Lampo Leong: Qi - The Dynamic Movement of Energy




        梁教授曾在世界各地的畫廊和博物館舉辦個人書畫展五十八次,入選二百八十多個重要聯展,包括:中國的「第十一屆全國美展」、「第七屆全國美展」、「中國藝術大展•當代中國畫展」;臺灣的「第一、二屆台北國際當代水墨雙年展」、「國際現代水墨大展」;以及美國史丹福大學藝術博物館的「疑問」、舊金山太平洋博物館的「超越與瞻前•四位傑出美國畫家」、紐約依申•科恩畫廊的「語言與非語言」和加州州立大學的「漢字的重構」等。並曾四十次獲獎,計有:「昨天 •今天 • 明天:澳門視覺藝術年展」十佳優秀作品獎、「第十五屆全澳書畫聯展」最佳創作獎、美國「第四十二屆全美水墨畫協會年展」最佳作品獎和紐約《國際新美術》封面獎等。其藝術成就被列入世界八十多種名人辭典,包括:美國的《美國美術界名人錄》、英國的《世界名人錄》和印度的《國際名人錄》等。1999年美國舊金山市政府由布朗市長公告將11月19日定為「梁藍波日」,2007年哥侖比亞密蘇里大學授予梁藍波「優秀教授獎」。其藝術成就曾被世界各地的書刊、報章、雜誌和電視介紹過八百多次,在網上可搜索到很多評論資料和錄像訪談,也可點擊以下網址 : 和此展在哥侖比亞密蘇里大學 George Caleb Bingham Gallery(A125 Fine Arts, at Hitt St. & University Ave.) 舉行,展期從八月十日至九月三日,開放時間為週一至週五,上午八時至下午五時,公眾招待會定於八月二十七日(星期四)下午四至六時舉行,歡迎各界人仕參觀。詳情請查詢展覽網站。

        The George Caleb Bingham Gallery at the University of Missouri-Columbia is presenting a solo exhibition, Qi - The Dynamic Movement of Energy, by MU Art Professor Lampo Leong. This exhibition, which runs from August 10th to September 3rd, 2009 features Dr. Leong's recent wild cursive calligraphy on rice-paper, capturing the Qi - the dynamic movement of energy - of his powerful brush stroke. A few of Leong's abstract acrylic paintings are also included in the exhibition.

        Influenced by the ancient Chinese calligraphy wild cursive, Professor Lampo Leong's brushwork is expressive, energetic, and compelling; it reflects a modern and unique approach to calligraphy, reminiscent of paintings in the Abstract Expressionism style. Dr. Leong earned his Ph.D. from the prestigious Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China, and specializes in the comparative study of painting and calligraphy. Leong has had 58 solo and over 280 group exhibitions worldwide. In 2009 alone, his works have been selected for The Eleventh National Fine Arts Exhibition in China, Shanghai Art Fair 2009, From Nature to Mind: A Joint Exhibition from New Intellectual Artists at the Huantie Times Art Museum in Beijing, Mind of Being at the 798 DAX Art Space in Beijing, Pintura Contemporanea de Macau: Exhibition of the Fine Arts Collection from Macao Art Museum in Macao, XXV Exposicao Colectiva dos Artistas de Macau, Macao, Exposicao Annual de Artes Visuais de Macau in Macao, A Juried Exhibition of the Sumi-e Society of America and Sumi-e Society of Canada in Toronto, Canada, Second International Modern Ink Painting Biennial in National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan, 11th Annual Contemporary Art Juried Online International Art Exhibition inOmaha, Nebraska, New Music Festival at the University of Nebraska, and the Twentieth Annual Missouri Top 50 Exhibition in Sedalia, Missouri.

        Leong has also won over 40 awards internationally, including a Gold Medal at the XV Exposicao Coltctiva dos Artistas de Macau, Ten Best Entries at the Exposicao Annual de Artes Visuais de Macau, Best of Show at the 42nd Sumi-e Society of America Juried Exhibition, Diploma of Excellence in Medial 1.Art Biennial at the Art Addiction Medial Museum in London, and the Front Cover Award in New Art International published by Book Art Press in New York, which can be found at Barnes & Noble, Borders, and many other chain, independent, and museum bookstores around the country.

        Professor Leong's calligraphy and paintings are highly sought after, and are currently included in more than 15 museum collections as well as many public and corporate collections worldwide, such as the Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Guangdong Museum of Art in China, Walt Disney World in Florida, Cathay Bank in Los Angeles, The Westin Surabaya in Indonesia, and The Tokyo Westin in Japan. Commissioned by the San Francisco Arts Commission, Leong's 26-foot-diameter granite inset calligraphic medallion is also permanently installed in a San Francisco city park. For images of Leong's work please visit A video interview with Lampo Leong can also be found at

        George Caleb Bingham Gallery is located at A125 Fine Arts Building, at the corner of Hitt Street and University Avenue on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. An Artist's Reception is scheduled on August 27th from 4pm to 6pm. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. For further information, please visit or call 573-882-3555.

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