Fan Ho* (何藩)

26.08.2012 in01:31 in Art -->


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Award-wining photographer Fan Ho (何藩) has won 268 awards from international exhibitions and competitions worldwide since 1956. Ho has been elected Fellow of the Photographic Society of America, Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, England; Honorary Member of the Photographic Societies of Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Brazil, Argentina, Singapore and etc, and was honored with One-Man-Shows in the above countries. Ho’s works can be seen and have been published in many International Photographic Annuals all over the world.

Fan Ho has been invited by 12 Universities in Taiwan and Hong Kong as “Visiting Professor, ” teaching the art of film-making and photography.

Fan Ho has written four books, one of them containing all his award-winning prints that is currently a permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco.

Further, Fan Ho is an accomplished and acclaimed Hong Kong film director. He won the “Best Film Award” in Banbury International Film Festival in England. Three of his films have received the “Official Selection” of the International Film Festivals of Cannes, Berlin and San Francisco; and five of his films have been selected in the “Permanent Collection” of the National Film Archives of Taiwan and Hong Kong. He has also been elected as “judge” of the Taiwan Golden Horse Film Festival and Hong Kong Oscar Film Award.

It is this diverse cultural background that makes Fan Ho’s creative style so unique, full of lyrical beauty, dramatic power, and poetic grandeur.

Fan Ho is currently living in San Jose and represented in the San Francisco Bay Area by Modernbook Gallery.