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Chen Ting-shih

History

1913
  • 與父親陳忠園

  • 陳庭詩與姑姑

  • Born in Fukien Province, China on 22ⁿᵈ November 1913.

1920

  • Lost his hearing in an accident at the age of 8.

1938

  • First woodcut print caricature work appeared in Anti-Japanese Caricatures in Fukien under the pen name Ears.

  • Lieutenant in the Propaganda Department of the Chinese Nationalist Army in Fukien Province.

1939
  • Co-editor of the monthly People's Pictorial (lasting for 24 issues) along side Song Bing-Heng.

1940

  • Art editor of the Righteous China Publishing Co.

  • Stage designer of the Touring Theater Educational Team, the Ministry of Education.

1942

  • Joined the caricature team of the Third War Zone; transferred to the Front Publishing Co. in September to serve as an editor.

1943

  • Tutor at the Chinese National Woodcut Correspondence Course.

1944

  • After being art editor at the the Chinese Righteous Publishing Co.The Japanese army was trapped in Zhangzhou, and he was transferred to Miaofeng, Weinan, and Jidong.

1945

  • Retreating to Taiwan with Chang Kai-Shek´s Chinese Nationalist Army.

1946

  • Invited to be the art editor of Taichung's newspaper "Peace Daily", editor-in-chief "Weekly Pictorial" and responsible for "The Travel around the Island" serialized for "New Knowledge" and "Cultural Exchange" by Yang Lan as a art editor.

1947

  • Due to the February 28 incident, he left Taiwan and was hired as the editor of Fuzhou "Xingxing Daily".

1948
  • Working at the Taiwan Provincial Library in Taipei.

  • 青菜車-梅丁衍提供(取自新生報1948.4.23)

  • Working at the Taiwan Provincial Library in Taipei (now Taiwan National Library).

  • Commissioned to produce an oil painting Liu Ming-Chuan Building Railway of Taiwan

  • Serving as a supplement to the China Daily, the {New Century} and {Public opinion Report} Supplemen {ART} art editor.

1957

  • Resigned from the Provincial Taipei Library

1958
  • 現代版畫會成員舉辦現代版畫展

  • 瞬息之流光「第十一屆聖保羅國際雙年展」

  • Co-founding the Modern Graphic Art Association.

  • Resumed cultural-artistic activities. Entering「The 5th São Paulo Biennial」for the first time 〈entering also the 6-8th and the 11 th〉

1964

  • 於《建築雙月刊》12期發表創作自述〈版畫與我〉

1965
  • 1965年加入「五月畫會」

  • 陳庭詩與東方畫會成員合影

  • Joining the Fifth Moon Painting Society.

1970
  • 第一屆韓國國際版畫雙年展首獎作品-《蟄》

  • 1970/6/13The China News報導

  • Winning the international Grand Prize at The 1ᵗʰ international Biennial Exhibition of Prints, Seoul, Korea, organized by the Eastern Asia Daily News

  • The 8ᵗʰ Golden Cup Prize of the Art Society of Chinese, Taiwan.

1972
  • 陳庭詩攝於作品-《晝與夜》前

  • Participate "The Way of Creation and Development of Printmaking"symposium which hold by Lion Art

1976

  • Traveling in the US for almost two years;designed the mosaic for the parliament of the Colorado State for the celebration of the 200ᵗʰ anniversary of the founding of USA. American critic James Mills comments on Chen’s works as “striking a perfect balance between stability and lightness, calmness and exuberance.

1981
  • Relocating from Taipei to Taichung

1982

  • Co-founding and chairing the Modern Eyes Group,Taichung.

1984

  • Director of the Modern Eyes Group

1985

  • Winning the First Edition of the Acclaimed Artist Award , Taichung City cultural center

1988

  • Traveling in India

1996

  • Launching an art gallery and studio in Taichung County.

1997
  • Traveling to Germany ( Visit the 10th Document Exhibition )

1998
  • 陳庭詩與賽撒

  • 1998-1999 Exhibition of Metal Sculpture of the 20ᵗʰ Century, touring in Sapin and France;Chen Ting-Shih’s iron sculpture was displayed on the 20ᵗʰ Century Metal Sculpture Retrospective Exhibition, alongside works by Picasso, Dalder and César.

  • 參加「二十世紀金屬雕塑大展」(國際鐵雕展)於西班牙、法國巡迴展出

  • 二十世紀金屬雕塑回顧展的國際大展上,應邀與畢卡索、卡爾達、賽薩等國際大師的作品並提陳列

1999
  • 「二十世紀的藝術」英文版封面

  • 「二十世紀的藝術」法文版封面

  • 以《約翰走路》一作收錄於「鐵與空間大師」篇章之中,在全球的二十世紀藝術史上留名。

  • The iron sculpture works represent the book "Art of the 20th Century" by French art historians during the tour of Spain and France.

2002

  • Chen Ting-Shih passed away on the 15ᵗʰ April in Taichung, Taiwan.

2018

  • Taiping Taichung cigarettes market was established, "Chen Ting-shih Memorial Museum."