Convocation Newsletter, Summer 2019

Art Inspires The HKUFAAA will also organise "Happy Hour with a Professor" twice a year. A Fine Arts professor will host a get-together with alumni at the Lobby Bar, Hotel Jen. The Department of Fine Arts 40th Anniversary Reunion Dinner will be held on September 28, 2019, at Loke Yew Hall. Founding Executive Board (2019-2020) Chairman Shirley Chan 陳碧璋 (BA 1979; MSc (ECom&IComp) 2001; BA 2017) Vice-Chairman Nicole Fung 馮諾勤 (BA 2009; MPhil 2012) Board Members Eliza Lai 黎美蓮 (BA 1995; MPhil 2000) Mike Wong 黃嘉輝 (BA 1983; MPhil 1989) Angel Yip 葉曉菁 (BA 2011) Honorary Advisors from the Department of Fine Arts Dr Rosyln Lee Hammers 韓若蘭 , Associate Professor Dr Koon Yee-wan 官綺雲 , Associate Professor The HKU Fine Arts Alumni Association (HKUFAAA) was established to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Department of Fine Arts at the School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts. The founding executive board was appointed in April 2019. This new alumni association will provide a platform for sharing ideas and experiences, and building a better community through arts education and outreach programmes. The HKUFAAA will also offer gifting opportunities and collaborate with like-minded organisations. The HKUFAAA’s first public event, a book signing by Professor David Clarke 祈大衛 , was held on March 15, 2019. His latest publication is China—Art—Modernity : A Critical Introduction to Chinese Visual Expression from the Beginning of the Twentieth Century to the Present Day. The association is already active with the HKUFAAA Art Book Club, as well as visits to museum and galleries. Share your memories Do you have old photos, artworks or even creaky furniture from the Department? Do you remember a signature quote from a professor, or a special field trip? Let us know! The HKUFAAA is archiving materials and stories to give alumni a better understanding of the history of HKU Fine Arts. ALUMNI 30 Summer 2019