T.C. Lai  (Chinese) 

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T.C. Lai Biography
1921   Born in Hong Kong to a family of scholars
1940   Studied at the University of Hong Kong and at the University of Manchester in the U.K.
1940   Worked for four years in Chinese cultural affairs in London
1946 - 1949   Worked for four years in Chinese Cultural Affairs, London, UK
1950   Returned to Hong Kong and became a tutor in the English Department of the University of Hong Kong
1954 - 1958   Returned to Hong Kong and became a tutor in the English Department, the University of Hong Kong
1965   Became the Director of Extramural studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
1970   President of the Hong Kong Translation Society and an adviser to the Hong Kong Museum of Art
1984   Retired from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and started painting professionally
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Flights of Fancy: Landscapes of of TC Lai, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong (solo)
2011   Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings by TC Lai, City Hall, Hong Kong (solo)
2005   Paintings and Calligraphy Works of TC Lai, Hong Kong Translation Society Charity Exhibition, Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong (solo)
2003   Grotto Fine Art (solo)
2002   Alisan Fine Arts (solo)
1999   University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong (solo)
1997   Alisan Fine Arts (solo)
1994   Alisan Fine Arts (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Hong Kong Museum of Art
  Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  The University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong
  Peaboby Essex Musuem, MA, USA