Chronology of HUNG Jui-Lin
1912 Born in Ta-dao-chen, Taipei, Taiwan.
1927 Studied at Taiwan Institute of Painting; established the 1st session of Taiwan Fine Art Exhibition
(also known as Taiwan Exhibition).
1930 Studied at Kawabata Institute, Tokyo, later at the Imperial School of Fine Arts Japan (Today known
as Musashino Art University, Tokyo); work selected in Hakujitsukai Art Exhibition in Japan; participated
in the 4th session of Taiwan Fine Art Exhibition.
1938 Back to Taiwan and worked in Rueifang coal mine; work achieved the 11th Japan-Taiwan United
Painter’s Award; founded the action art group MOUVE; organized the first exhibition of the group.
1939 Participated in the Taiwan Fine Art Exhibition showing works of “Miners working in the pit".
1941 Changed the name of MOUVE group into Association of Plastic Arts.
1952 Exhibited miner’s paintings at Tai-Yang Art Exhibition.
1954 Quitted from Tai-Yang Art Association; organized Chi-Yuan Art Exhibition.
1957 Exhibited the paintings of the miners at the National Fine Art Exhibition.
1960-66 Became member of YMCA; tour in Taiwan for painting; became adjunct professor at the Art
Academy of Taiwan (Today known as National Taiwan University of Arts); became adjudicator of the
entrance exam panel for all the art colleges in Taiwan; inspected fine art education in Japan.
1968 Joined the 1st Art Exhibition of Academic Professors in Taiwan showing “Working in mine”; in
charge of the coal mine business; most works showing miners were sketches made on site.
1972 Retired from the coal mine.
1973-75 Travelled to Southeast Asia, Japan, and USA.
1976 Member of panel in Taipei City Fine Arts Exhibition and in the Academic Exhibition of Calligraphy
and Painting in the Northern Taiwan. Member in the Preparation Committee of National Fine Art
1977 Council of the Republic of China Oil Painting Society.
1978 Jury in the 33th session of the Provincial Art Exhibition.
1979 Jury in the North Academy Student Exhibition; exhibited “35 Years as Miner” in Taipei.
1980 Donated 25 of his sketches of the miners for a charity sale at the Apollo Art Gallery on the Labor
Day after having learned about the disaster at the Yongan Coal Mine.
Emigration to the USA.
1987 Established “Hung Jui-Ling Studio”; Exhibition “The Art World of Hung Jui-Ling” at Taipei Fine Art
Museum in September.
Exhibition ”Hung Jui-Ling’s Watercolors” at Apollo Art Gallery in Taipei, June.
Exhibition ”The works of the miners by Hung Jui-Ling” in Chiayi, November.
1989 Exhibition ”The paintings of the miners by Hung Jui-Ling” at Jin-Chiao Bookstore in Taipei, March.
Works showed at “The Retrospective of the Early Western Art in Taiwan 1985~1945” at Taipei Fine Art
Museum, February; paintings of the miners showed at the exhibition “300 Years of Fine Art in Taiwan”
at National Taiwan Fine Art Museum, May.
1996 Exhibition ”Hung Jui-Ling’s Retrospective” at Lee Shih-Chiao Art Museum in Taipei, October; ca.
300 pieces of art works of Hung were shown.
1997 Passed away following a heart attack in California, USA.
2012 Memorial Exhibition in Apollo Art Gallery
Art Taipei-Pioneers of the Century-Taiwanese Modern Painting Exhibition
Taiwanese Masters of the 20th century in Apollo Art Gallery