Formal Training/ Formations

2016  Photo Diploma, Collège Marsan, Montréal, Qc
2005  Artist Residency in Painting, Banff Centre, Banff, AB
1996- 2000 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montréal, Qc
1999  Industrial Design Internship, Studio Ruiz, Milan, Italy

Solo Exhibitions/ Expositions personelles

2016  Dessins Contemporains, Plateau Mont-Royal Maison de la Culture, Montréal
2016  Stairway, Galerie LSB, Mile Ex, Montréal
2013  Intrigue, Galerie Eleanor London Côte St-Luc Public Library Gallery
2012  15 Days of Fame, Galerie au Mur, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Qc
2011  Non-Séquentiel, O Patro Vys, Montréal, Qc
2010  Every Method:No Method, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary
2010  Structured Abstractions, 2 of 2 Gallery, Toronto
2008  Overland, 2 of 2 Gallery, Toronto
2008  New Relations, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary
2006  A Visual Language @ Artfirm Gallery, Calgary
2005  Improv Paintings, the Other Gallery, Banff Centre, Banff
2004  Top Side Down, Devonian Art Gallery, Calgary

Art Fairs/ foires

2019  Reveal International Contemporary Art Fair, Saratoga Springs, NY
2019  Market Art and Design Fair, Bridgehampton Museum, NY

Curatorial Projects

2021 Fight or Flight (virtual), Vancouver

Selected Group Exhibitions/ Expositions collectives

2017, 2019, 2020, 2021 Eastside Culture Crawl, Parker Studios, Vancouver, BC
2021 Interconnections in a New World, Capulet Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2020 Anonymus Art Show, NorthVan Arts, North Vancouver, BC
2020 Pan-Asian Cultural Connections, Capulet Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2019/20 Invisible, Galerie Cité, Edmonton, AB
2019  5th Parker Art Salon, 1000 Parker St, Vancouver, BC
2019  Battle of the Brush 36: G.O.A.T, Heritage Hall, Vancouver, BC
2019  Paint Battle, Harbour Centre, Vancouver
2018  Transcendence, Capulet Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2018  Battle of the Brush 35: Superheroes, Heritage Hall, Vancouver
2018  Trou de ville/ wormhole, Belgo Building, Montreal, Qc
2018  Whisper, ModArt Gallery, Miami, FL
2018  Sliver II, Theatre Conspiracy, Vancouver, BC
2018  Sliver, Charles Clark Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2017, 2018, 2020 – Art Rental Show, North Van Arts, North Vancouver
2017  Art Party, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver
2017  Saucy @ Red Gate Arts Society, Vancouver
2015  Art Auction Theatre Imago, in support of the Youth Aritista Program, Montréal
2014  The Sketchbook Project NE Tour, Brooklyn, NYC, Philadelphia, Portland, Toronto.
2013  Artcetera – Silent Auction, Elora Centre for the Arts, Elora, ON
2010  YES (Youth Employment Services) – Annual Benefit Fundraiser Artwork Gala, Toronto
2010  Hommage à la ville, OFF Interarts, Montréal – Curated by Clement Yeh
2010, 2008  – Summertide, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary
2008  Salon des Arts, Osheaga Music & Arts Festival, Parc Jean Drapeau, Montreal
2008  Balance (a collaboration with Craig Talbot), ArtsHab Studio Gallery, Edmonton
2008  Flip Side, Headquarters Galerie, Montreal
2007  A Seasonable Salon, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary
2007  Danse-moi ta note, La Loggia, Montréal
2007  Summertide, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary
2007  Online Silent Auction Fundraiser, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, BC
2007  Bias Consistent Variable, The Works Art and Design Festival, Edmonton
2007  Knock Your Socks Off!, Headquarters Galerie, Montreal
2007  Alignment, in conjunction with the Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts ”Walking on a Thin Line”, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary
2006  “It’s probably worth more than THAT..”, Headquarters Galerie, Montreal
2006  Surface Gestures, in collaboration with the Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts “Quebec Connection”, Artfirm Gallery
2006  Framework Foundation Calgary Timeraiser, Art Gallery of Calgary, AB
2005, 2004  –Annual Fine Arts Alumni Exhibition, VAV Gallery, Concordia University, Montréal
2004  New Alberta Abstractions, The Works Art and Design Festival, Edmonton
2003  Local Motion: Herland Film Festival (screening), Plaza Theatre, Calgary

Public and Corporate Collections

Ville de Montréal
Gyro Mazda, Toronto
Morguard Investments, Vancouver, BC
LiVante Developments, ON
Standard Products Ltd., St. Laurent, Qc
Support Surface, Montréal, Qc
Naada Yoga, Montréal, Qc

Public Work, Broadcasting

Artwork for BH90210, Fox television, Beverly Hills Productions, Los Angeles
Freebird Chicken Mural (defunct), Chinatown Vancouver
Calgary Tower, Landing 23

Grants / Bourses

2009 Canada Council for the Arts- Visual Arts Grant

Artist Talks

2020 – Capulet Art Gallery, Asian Heritage Month w/ explorAsian Festival
2019 – Talking Art Series, Eastside Culture Crawl
2018 – Guest lecturer, “Painting and Pigments” @ Port Moody Arts Association
2016 – Artist Talk, Galerie LSB, Montreal
2008 – Artist Talk, Artfirm Gallery, Calgary

Related Activities

2016-present – Curator for the PAINTER8 Arts Society
2016-present – IATSE 891 member- Paint, Art, Construction Department
2016-present – North Vancouver Community Arts Council, member
2019 – Team building using painting with Lifelabs @ Capulet Art Gallery
2016, 2017, 2019 Artwork featured on
2016 – Member of RAAV
2008- Artist File available @ Artexte, Montréal
2008- Entry into the Emerging Artists Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, NYC
2003-2005 – IATSE 212 member
2002 – IN:Camera Herland Video Production Workshop, Emmedia, Calgary, AB

Publications, Interviews


Alumni Updates, Concordia University Magazine, Summer 2021, p58.

Griwkowsky, Fish. “PAINTER8’s new virtual reality art show takes on stress and tension”, Edmonton Journal. Jun 10, 2021

Newton, Elizabeth. Creators Vancouver.  Jan 3, 2021.


Johnson, Gail. “Stir ’Splainer: 3 visual artists on works in the 2020 Eastside Culture Crawl“, Stir Vancouver, Nov 9, 2020.

Scott, Hannah. “Capulet Art Gallery hosts online exhibition”. Richmond Sentinel. May 13, 2020

Radio interview with Berndine Fox on CFRO Vancouver Coop Radio, 100.5 FM, “Both Sides Now- Unpacking Mental Health” Radio Program, Feb 11, 2020.


Griwkowsky, Fish. “Three to See: PAINTER8, Edmonton Film Fest, and Emmet Michael” Edmonton Journal, Sept 26, 2019.

“Casual Chicken Spot Freebird re-launches in new Vancouver location.” Vancouver is Awesome. Sept. 19, 2019.


Sewell, Gavin. & Cheung, Chrissy. ‘One of a Kind: The Experience of Painting’ essay, Eastside Culture Crawl Arts Festival.

Hennig, Kalyna. ‘A Home Grows With You.’ Avenue Edmonton. June 2017.

Archambault, Luc. ‘The importance of movement.” Westmount Magazine.
Archambault, Luc. “Chrissy Cheung et l’effervescence du geste.”

Class Acts, Concordia University Magazine, Spring 2016, p58.


Class Acts, Concordia University Magazine, Winter 2013/14, p54-55.


Class Acts, Concordia University Magazine, Winter 2010/11, p33.

“In the Galleries: Chrissy Cheung”, Calgary Herald-Swerve, November 26, sw 18.

Schechter, Fran. “Gallery Crawl: Streaming Light and Falling From Love“, NOW Toronto.


Adams-Bacon, Sarah. “Calgary: Contemporary Czech Artists at Triangle Gallery, Lynda Gammon at Stride Gallery, Chrissy Cheung at Artfirm” Akimbo, June 2008.

“Eye on Alberta”, (image: List D), Alberta Views, June 2008, p20.

17-05-2008- Interview on the CityShow, CityTv Calgary.

Place Magazine: Art Review, (image: Constructs) published in Montreal.


“What is Drawing For?” Tracey Contemporary Drawing Research. October 2007.

“Chrissy Cheung- Sunfire” Lighthouse Wire Magazine Vol. 5 2007: 3, 27.


Artwork for Crouched Head CD “Crouched Head”, Drip Audio Label, Vancouver

“Chrissy Kwok-Ying Cheung.” (a pilot project of the Department of Canadian Heritage in partnership with the Canada Council for the Arts) 2005 Vol. 1: 29.


Mah, Andrew. “Portals to Imagination” Where, Calgary Edition November/December 2004: p40


McEwan, Jennifer. “A Work of Art that Works” , Calgary Chapter of the Alberta Association on Gerontology, p12.


“Spending the Summer in Milan” Concordia’s Thursday Report, Oct 7, 1999.

See Chrissy’s work on tv/film sets in