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Kinchoi Lam is an artist and picturebook creator based in Hong Kong and Cambridge. His art mainly focuses on the pursuit and discovery of wonder through intimate aspects of daily life.


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Represented by the Bright Agency UK

Award and Grand

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

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

2016     TOY as medium - Floating Projects Assemblage session, Hong Kong

              Recurrence: two-person exhibition by Jess Lau and Kin-choi Lam, Hong Kong

              Luxembourg Art fair, Luxembourg

              Exhibition on the Winning Entries of the Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese in 2016, Hong Kong

              Affordable art fair Stockholm, Sweden

              Zine exhibition, Reading Festival, Art and Culture Outreach, Hong Kong


2018     Everything's Around - Independent Publication

2017     Little Big Tram - Cotton Tree Publishing Ltd

2017     Toy's Remade - Independent Publication

Residency and Exchange Program

2017     Arteles Residency Program, Haukijarvi, Finland

              The Key Vision of 2017 PicBookCamp, Yilean, Taiwan

© 2020 by Kinchoi Lam.