Chris Huen Sin Kan portrait

Chris Huen Sin Kan

The day-to-day from a different perspective

“Painting my family in the picture somehow is like an anchor to my artistic creation”

Chris Huen Sin Kan puts life’s fleeting moments at the centre of his work. He describes his paintings as "an accumulation of scenes from daily life", creating large scale oil paintings of his wife, children and dogs. These snatches of domesticity are mixed with scenes of the outdoors. Time and space become flexible, while day and night are combined – both seamlessly taking place across a single ca...

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Bio

Chris Huen Sin Kan was born in 1991 in Hong Kong. In 2021, he relocated to London with his family, where he continues to live and work.

Did you know?

When he was ten, his parents took him on a trip around Europe. Seeing Renaissance paintings in the flesh sparked his interest in art.

Education

While studying for his BA in Fine Arts, Huen gave installation a go. Despite considering it the "trendiest” medium, he returned to painting in his final year.

Collaborations with Chris Huen Sin Kan

Avant Arte and Chris Huen Sin Kan have one upcoming collaboration.