陳進 CHEN CHIN (1907-1998)

Born in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Chen Jia is the only female painter before Taiwan recovery and praised as "Representative figures of painter who good at young lady's theme." she was outstanding in art in secondary school for this reason her teacher Gobala Kodoo who was Japanese suggested her went to  Japanese Painting Department of the Tokyo Girls College of Art.  In 1927, her work was selected, along with that of Lin Yu-shan and Kuo Hsueh-hu, to be shown at the first Taiwan Fine Arts Exhibition. Chen won 15th Empire Exhibition in 1934 and she was the first woman who be selected Empire Exhibition. A brilliant record of nine selected for the Empire Exhibition. And she also served as first female examiner of Taiwan Fine Art Exhibition. She persistent the pursuit and loyalty of art of life continue today. Chen had a special points of view about word surrounding us and reflected it to her works. Therefore Taipei Fine Arts Museum united three museums of Japan to held a solo exhibition of his works that year in dedication of his life.

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