Andy Hei is a professional dealer with 30 years’ experience in the appraisal and conservation of classical Chinese furniture. He is the second generation of the prominent H.L. Hei family, which has dealt in huanghuali and zitan furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties for over 65 years. In 1999, he established his own gallery, Andy Hei Ltd, on Hollywood Road, Hong Kong’s traditional antiques quarter, which has become renowned for fine Chinese antique furniture and works of art.
In 2006, Andy initiated and organised the first annual Hong Kong International Asian Antiques and Arts Fair, which was renamed Fine Art Asia in 2010. Between 2012 and 2015, Andy served on the Exhibition Centre Committee of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. In October 2015, Andy was appointed Inaugural Chairman of the new Hong Kong Antique and Art Galleries Association (HKAAGA). He founded Ink Asia in the same year. In 2017, Andy was invited to serve as a Council Member of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In 2019 he was appointed a Trustee of Friends of Hong Kong Museum of Art.
|Chang Fu Chuan
Chang Fu Chuan is the director of CHANG’s Oriental Art, as well as the vice-chairman and the convener of Chinese Culture And Fine Arts Association. Chang specialises in antique Chinese huanghuali and zitan furniture, bamboo and wood carvings, lacquer wares, and other scholar’s objects with more than 20 years. Director Fu Chuan’s fine and exacting eye for antiques has won the trust and support of many collectors.
Chang has also participated in the planning and design of numerous special exhibitions involving Taiwan’s most prestigious collectors, the National Palace Museum, as well as internationally acclaimed art fairs. He is good at representing the aesthetic of spaces by using Chinese scholar’s objects and thematic furniture, providing an opportunity for collectors to feel the scholarly atmosphere at the ancient times, as well as to immerse themselves in the enjoyment of appreciating the precious antique objects.