Following fierce competition and strict evaluation procedures, the first-round shortlist for the 2nd Taoyuan Contemporary Arts Award, which was organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau under the administration of the Taoyuan County Government, was announced yesterday with a total of 59 shortlisted contestants. The Cultural Affairs Bureau officials expressed their gratitude for the public’s wholehearted support and involvement in the exhibition
A Culture Affairs Bureau spokesperson said that a total of 295 entries were received to contest for the 2nd Taoyuan Contemporary Art Award, which started to be a nationwide competition this year. Following a vehement discussion among five judges Hsieh Li-fa (謝里法), Yuan Chin-ta (袁金塔), Wu Ma-li (吳瑪俐), Li Mei-jung (李美蓉), Huang Wei-cheng (黃位政) in the first-round selection, only one-fifth of the received entries were selected. The 59 shortlisted contestants would personally deliver their artworks to the Culture Affairs Bureau in the beginning of June and submit their original artworks for the second-round selection.
Contestants on the First Round Shortlist:
Chang Chien-wei (張建偉), Yang Tsung-ying (楊宗穎), Tsai Hsin-yuan (蔡欣圓), Yen Ching-i (顏菁儀), Lin Jen-ta (林仁達), Su Wei-chung (蘇為忠), Chang Yu-ying (張玉嫈), Tung Hao-yun (董皓雲),Liu Shih-wei(劉世巍), Su Yang-chih (蘇仰志), Su Chih-lin (蘇芷綝), Su Fei-Jen (蘇妃珍), Chen Po-wen (陳柏文), Li Chia-yun (李佳芸), Chang His-ju (張希如), Chiu Chih-wei (邱銍韋), Tsai Hsiu-ya (蔡秀雅), Lin Chia-tung (林家棟), Lu Kuo-chi (呂國祈), Lai Li-chung (賴立中), Chen Sung-chih (陳松志), Chang Feng-ming (張峰銘), Liu Shang-ping (劉尚平), Chen Ying-chin (陳盈蓁), Huang Yuan- yung (黃源勇), Huang Pei-ju (黃珮如), Wang Yu-sheng (王友聖), Lin I-hsuan (林亦軒), KangYa-chu (康雅筑), Yeh I-chun (葉怡君), Chiu Chien-jen (邱建仁), Yin Li-chun (尹莉君), Lo Ying-chia (羅盈嘉), Tan Tsung-ming (談宗明), Lai Hsiao-li (賴曉麗), Hsiao Chu-sheng (蕭巨昇), Tseng Yung-ning (曾雍甯), Hung Shao-che (洪紹哲), Chen Liang-chun (陳亮君), Lin Hui-lien (林惠怜),Chen Jung-tien (陳容瑱), Tsai Kun-lin (蔡坤霖), Li Chun-yang (李浚洋), Pan Wen-kai (潘文凱), Tsai Cheng-chu (蔡承助), Cheng Shih-chuan (鄭詩雋), Lo Chan-peng (羅展鵬), Peng Shu-yu (彭舒渝), Tu Cheng-hao (涂政豪), Kuo Chia-ling(郭嘉羚), Li Kuo-cheng (李國成), Hung Yun-ting (洪昀婷), Chen Kai-jen (陳楷仁), Kuo Hsin-lan (郭心嵐), Chang Ya-ping (張雅萍), Chen Ying (陳瑩), Chen Wan-jen (陳萬仁), Chou I-chieh (周義傑), Shih Yu-t'ing (施育廷)