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Kinchoi Lam is an artist and picturebook creator based in Hong Kong. 


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Represented by the Bright Agency UK

Award and Grand

2021     Winner for The Batsford Prize 2021

2020     Shortlisted and longlisted artist for the World Illustration Awards 2020  

2020     Selected for Illustrator Exhibition of Bologna Children's Book Fair

2019     Selected for Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrator Competition of Shanghai International Children's Book Fair 

2019     Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards

2018     Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Postgraduate Scholarships, Sir Robert Black Trust Fund

2018     People’s Choice Awards, Derwent Art Prize, London, UK

2016     First Prize, Children Picture category, Creative Writing in Chinese, Hong Kong

Selected Exhibition

2021     The Unsung, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong

              Interisland Festival, Peng Chau, Mui Wo, Chi Ma Wan, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong


2020     Kowloon City Civil Servants' Cooperative Building Societies Exhibition, The Mahjong, Hong Kong

              Bologna Illustrators Exhibition World Tour, Italy, Japan, Korea

              The Practice of Everyday Life, Galleries, Oi!, Hong Kong

              MA Children's book illustration show, Candid Arts Trust Gallery, London, UK

2019     Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrator Competition Exhibition, Shanghai

              Slightlines, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong

              Chasing the City Frames: from Hong Kong to Houston, Rice University, Houston, USA

2018     ALGORITHMIC ART: SHUFFLING SPACE AND TIME, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong          

              The 4th Shenzhen Independent Animation Biennale:Expanded  Animation, Shenzhen, China

              Derwent Art Prize 2018, Mall Galleries, London, UK

              OPEN 「打開門」, Floating Projects 2.0, JCCAC, Hong Kong

            「玩.想」, Form Society, Hong Kong

              Pacing Around, Foo Tak Building, Hong Kong 2017 Private dairy - 12/F Foo Tak Building, Hong Kong

              Affordable art fair London, UK


2017     Present Tense: New Urban Legend- Resistance of Space, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, USA

              Expænsive Cinema: An FPC Production, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong

              Open studio exhibition, Arteles Creative Center, Finland


2021     Journey to Mars - Cotton Tree Publishing Ltd

2020     Boar Bakery - Commissioned By ICAC Hong Kong

2017     Little Big Tram - Cotton Tree Publishing Ltd

Residency and Exchange Program

2017     Arteles Residency Program, Haukijarvi, Finland

              The Key Vision of 2017 PicBookCamp, Yilean, Taiwan