Jor Yin Fun
Founder and Director
Graduated from the Fine Arts Department of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1975, Jor had published various literature and fine arts magazines, together with sculptor Dr. Van Lau and other fellow artists.
She was granted a governmental scholarship to research on art education in Japan. Later on,she furthered her studies by residing in the former Yugoslavia where she held 11 soloexhibitions. Jor moved back to Hong Kong in 1991, and has since been actively promoting andteaching Chinese ink painting.
Between the years 2010 and 2014, Hong Kong Visual Art Magazine (no longer available) was established by Jor and her fellow scholar friends in the attempt to publish a magazine – cum – exchange platform for art lovers and art educators.
In 2008, White Box Studio was instituted in the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre that united all sort of art forms into one network while cultivating events, workshops, lectures, cultural encounters in order to expand the multitude of our association.
Curated Balkan Impression in Hong Kong and Pirot, Serbia
2009 – 2014
Co-founder and editor of HKVAM, an online magazine about art, culture and education
Set up White Box Studio at Hong Kong Jockey Club Creative Centre
2007 – 2010
Customised programmes for Quality Education Fund and Education Bureau for Hong Kong government
2000 – 2002
School-based Curriculum Design Project in teaching Chinese Ink for six Hong Kong primary schools
Quality Education Fund School-based Curriculum Design Project for Po Leung Kok
Outreach programme in teaching Chines Painting for ten Hong Kong primary schools and secondary schools and Hong Kong Museum of Art
1994 – 2002
Organised the Association of Chinese Painting for Children and held various exhibitions of children’s paintings at Hong Kong Art Centre, Academic of Performance Art, Hong Kong Culture Centre and Goethe Institute of German Consulate in Hong Kong
Moved back in Hong Kong
1984 – 1990
Lived in Nis, Yugoslavia as an artist and held 11 solo exhibitions in eleven cities in Yugoslavia
Granted a scholarship by the Japanese Government Education Department while conducting research on art education in Japan
1975 – 1978
Published Art and Literature along with Mr Van Lau, Mr K.C. Wong and Mr S.S. Koo in Hong Kong