1994
Born in Hong Kong
 
2016
BA (Hons) Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, Academy of Visual Arts
 
Currently lives and works in Hong Kong

Hilarie HON (b. 1994, Hong Kong), graduated with a BA Visual Arts (Hons) at Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2016. HON’s highly personal painting style employs bold colours and strong contrasts to express an inner world full of comical conflict and struggle, with sceneries evoke the alienation and helplessness felt in nightmares. Participated exhibitions include solo exhibition “The Daily Disappearance of the Sun” (Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong, 2018). Group exhibition “Stories We Tell To Scare Ourselves with” (MOCA Taipei, Taiwan, 2019) and “9x9” (1a space, Hong Kong, 2017). HON currently lives and works in Hong Kong. 


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

Yesterday's Brightness, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong


2018
The Daily Disappearance of the Sun, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong

2017
BLOOMY GLOOMY BOOM, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong  


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

The World is A Show For the Chosen Eye's Delight, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong


2019
Stories We Tell To Scare Ourselves with, MOCA Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
Shek-O Sublime, Gallery Exit, Hong Kong
 
2018
ART021, Gallery Exit, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, China
HASHTAG, Ping Pong, Hong Kong
 
2017
Art Shenzhen 2017, Gallery Exit, Shenzhen, China
9x9, 1a Space, Hong Kong
 
2016
SHIFT: AVA 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong
HKForeword 16, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
Szelit CHEUNG, Hilarie HON, Ashlee IP Wai Ting, Him LO, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong
AVA BA GRAD SHOW 2016, Graduation Exhibition, Kai Tak Campus, HKBU
”Ngaan”, Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, HKBU
 
2015
In the Name of Drawing, Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Hong Kong Baptist University


HONOURS AND AWARDS
2016
AVA Keeper of Studies Collection Award, Academy of Visual Arts

2013
Swire University Scholarship