Hong Kong well known Artist Exhibition in
Honorary Mayor Title bestowed in Louisiana
Hong Kong well known impressionistic artist Delia
Chien was invited to hold a solo Exhibition "Romantic
Seasons" Oil Painting Exhibition by Delia
Chien from 1st to 31st July 2009 at the Exhibition
Hall, The State Archives in Baton Rouge, capital
of Louisiana, U.S.A. It's the third time of her
solo show in U.S.A, after the 2000 road show in
Las Vegas, the one in The Broome Street Gallery
in New York City 2007. Delia had her solo shows
in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Vienna,
U.S.A.about 20 times and numerous joint shows.all
over the world.. At 2003 she acquired an Award
from the "Asian Chamber of Commerce"
in Las Vegas, U.S.A.., in 2005, the "Peoples'
Arts Publishing House" in Beijing selected
to publish her painting book "Beauty and
Harmony Oil Paintings by Delia Chien". In
2008, Delia had her solo exhibition "Enchanting
Melody" in Rotunda, Exchange Square in Hong
Kong and was well received..
Chien's show at the Louisiana State Archives
in Baton Rouge "Romantic Seasons", showing
her 25 paintings, mostly landscapes.
In the 9th of July,2009 Delia had being bestowed
from the Baton Rouge City Hall a Statement from
the Chief Executive Officer of the Mayor, Mr Jim
Loreng representing the mayor) and became the
"Honorary Mayer" of Baton Rouge, the
capital of Louisiana, she also presided the flag
raising ceremony on the square of the City Hall.
She said she would like to build up a relationship
between Hong Kong and Baton Rouge by some cultural
exchanges in future.
The reception of the show "Romantec Seasons"
Oil painting Exhibition by Delia Chien was at
12th July in the afternoon. Mr. Jay Dardenne,
the Secretory of State of Louisiana, the Director
of The State Archives Dr. Florent Hardy, Dr. John
Hu, chairman of the Baton Rouge Chinese Culture
Club, the leaders of the Chinese communities and
art lovers almost 300 people attended the reception..
The local TV channel and the news papers had chien's
interviews, and she appeared in the evening news
Delia has recently established "Delia Chien
Arts Foundation" Ltd. She wishes that it
would bring some assisstance to those young art
lovers for their expenses in studying arts curriculums.