The Sunny Art Prize exhibition will run at Sunny Art Centre, London (near the British Museum, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Museum of London). In addition to our in-house exhibition, a series of touring exhibitions will be staged at our partners' venues across the U.K. and China (including the Haidian District Beijing Center, Guangzhou AIP Gallery, and the Blanc Art Gallery in Macau).
SUNNY ART PRIZE EXHIBITION - AFFILIATED GALLERIES
Sunny Art Centre, London
Our art centre is located in the heart of London, a minute walk from Chancery Lane Tube Station. We have two floors of exhibition and studio space, as well as large display windows. We are a contemporary art gallery complimented by our flowers, greenery, and teas, as well as a studio for learning fine art techniques. We house paintings, sculptures, ceramics, antique furniture and many other unique art and decorative objects. Much of our collection has been contributed to us by prestigious fine art collectors and professional artists. Our art centre also has an extensive collaboration with large-scale institutions and enterprises including the BBC, ITV, SKY TV, Selfridges & Co, HSBC, Giorgio Armani, Royal Academy of Arts, School of History and Cultures - University of Birmingham and Harrods amongst many others. Our clients base also includes over 2000 registered students.
Sunny Art Centre is dedicated to fostering an understanding of fine art from various perspectives and social viewpoints. We offer advanced art courses and workshops by professional artists and drop-in classes for students of all ages and skill levels. Every month we have exhibitions that promote cultural diversity in the visual arts, artist talks and forums that allow artists and students to share knowledge and network amongst their peers. We seek to educate and promote diversity in our artistic endeavours. Our aim is to bring the beauty of art to life through an extensive exhibition programme, educational courses, and corporate services, allowing us to stimulate debate, address questions of cultural diversity, and reach out to a wide range of people.
Haidian District Beijing Art Centre, Beijing
Opened to the public in July 2015, The Haiden District Beijing Centre was designed by Zong Dong and Liang Jianguo to represent the new generation of Chinese architecture in relation to the classical tradition of Chinese architecture. The collaborative project is based on the Master Tong Yijie’ lifestyle beliefs, promoting the theory of man as an integrated part of nature. The white structure can be viewed as a background for the trees which surround the building. White is the main colour of the world and reflects the changes in the light, creating a visual experience. The centre aims at becoming one of the leading cultural institutions in China and represents a new idea of culture and social leisure. It includes several departments including a gallery, library, conference centre, spaces for children and families, a private club and other customised private spaces. The design of the gallery is inspired by the White Cube Gallery and the exhibition programme hosted in the Centre has involved the collaboration of famous art associations.
Cheng Contemporary Art Centre, Beijing
Located at 798 Art Zone, the Cheng Contemporary Art Centre designed by a German architect was inspired by the legendary architectural style of Bauhaus. The idea of functional design rather than ornamental made it one of the most appealing locations for galleries from all over the world. It is the embodiment of a creative rich experience and an inexhaustible resource of art and design. Moreover, the Cheng Contemporary Art Centre has arranged and curated a variety of exhibitions and creative events.
The cooperation between FA and Cheng tries to build a better sharing platform in order to provide a new generation of creative talents with cutting edge resources in one of the most iconic location dedicated to the creative arts. The centre's online platform also provides the opportunity to connect artists and talented individuals from around the world.
Address: B01, 798 Art Zone, No.2 Jiuxianqiao Road Chaoyang District, Beijing.
Field Art Centre, Beijing
The Field Art Centre (FAC) is a platform for discovering, supporting and promoting excellent and productive international artists. The Art Centre is located in the Chaoyang District, Beijing. This district is one of the most prosperous areas in Beijing. It is an international business area with unique charm and vitality. It is also one of the most important embassy districts in the city. The Field Art Centre provides the area with a combination of vitality and grace and a place with one of the most active international cultural exchange. It focuses on the discovery, support and promotion of contemporary young artists. At the same time, the Field Art Centre aims to provide the contemporary art world with a strong academic and experimental support for new, cutting-edge exhibitions.
The Field Art Centre provides 600 square meters of exhibiting space with state of the art facilities. Moreover, it provides support for young artists throughout the world by organising exhibitions, public art project, international exchanges and enriching its permanent collections with artworks from all over the world. At the same time, by having offices from Beijing and Hong Kong to London, FAC has effectively promoted cultural exchanges between China and the West. FAC recently held a number of experimental and avant-guard group exhibitions such as the 'Fresh History', 'Basic Reference', and 'Five Eyes Three Stops'. Important solo shows include abstract paintings by contemporary artist Guo Luo's in 'Unknown · Know · Unknown', Tang Bohua's 'Dunhuang Theme' and 'The Wind Can’t Take Away' solo exhibitions. In addition, FAC has also secured a number of important pieces for its permanent collection by international contemporary artists. These can be found in the 'Chinese Ink Painting and Calligraphy Collection' and in the 'Ancient and Modern Changes – A Small History of Chinese Painting' permanent exhibitions. Such collections include artists such as Xu Beihong, Qi Baishi, and Li Keran amongst many others.
AIP Guangzhou Art Center, Guangzhou
Located at the F Zone in the Guangzhou Redtory Art & Design Factory, AIP Guangzhou Art Centre is one of the only contemporary art galleries present in the globally famous Redtory art district. The gallery is built in a light industry style and accommodates various art activities. It offers large indoor exhibitions spaces and welcomes art colleges and institutions to hold academic lectures and short-term courses. The Centre promotes a residential art programme providing artists of exceptional talent with time and creative spaces to research and create new work to expand their artistic practice.
Blanc Art Gallery, Macau
Blanc Art Gallery operates in the commercial and financial district on the Macau peninsula. Blanc Art’s mission is to promote great and innovative artists and to nurture the best artistic talent from around the world. The gallery’s unique location highlights its distinguished purpose - Upon entering the exhibition hall, one immediately experiences a sense of 'Art into life, life into art'. The gallery exhibits the contemporary artworks of established and emerging artists from Asia, Europe and the USA, while also nurturing the careers of young artists from the Greater China area. In addition to participating in major art fairs and exhibitions, Blanc Art seeks to cultivate in the general population of Macau, an appreciation and understanding of contemporary art. In providing a professional platform for artists, art critics, collectors and art lovers, Blanc Art is positioned to play a vital role in contemporary art development in Macau.