Hometown: Shanghai, China
Lives and Works: California and Hong Kong
Fan Ho Bio
About The Artist
Photographer Fan Ho has won 280 awards from international exhibitions and competitions worldwide since 1956. He has been elected Fellow of the Photographic Society of America, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, England, as well as Honorary Member of the Photographic Societies of Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Brazil, Argentina, and Singapore where he has also been honored with solo exhibitions. Ho's works can be seen all over the world and they are published in many International Photographic Annuals.
Ho has been invited by twelve universities in Taiwan and Hong Kong to serve as a Visiting Professor, teaching the art of film-making and photography. He has written five books, one of them containing all his award-winning prints that are on display at the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. The Living Theatre is Ho's latest book done by MB Editions. Further, Fan Ho is an accomplished and acclaimed Hong Kong film director. He won the "Best Film Award" in Banbury International Film Festival in England. Three of his films have received the "Official Selection" of the International Film Festivals of Cannes, Berlin, and San Francisco, and five of his films have been selected in the "Permanent Collection" of the National Film Archives of Taiwan and Hong Kong. He has also been elected as "judge" of the Taiwan Golden Horse Film Festival and Hong Kong Oscar Film Award. It is this diverse cultural background that makes Fan Ho's creative style so unique, full of lyrical beauty, dramatic power, and poetic grandeur.
Courtesy of Modernbook Gallery
Fan Ho Gallery Art
Modernbook Gallery, San Francisco, CA