Born in Taipei, Hsi Shih-pin received his MFA degree of Plastic Arts from the Taipei National University of the Arts in 2007; he now lives and works in Taipei. Hsi Shih-pin has background in architecture. He deconstructs them by toying with complex notions of solidity, form, and empty space – truly carving out a new genre in contemporary sculpture. Hsi Shih-pin has won the“Exhibition of the Newly Emerging Artists in Taiwan—3D Creation Series 2008 Selected Prize,”“International Wood Sculpture Competition of Taiwan 2008 Selected Prize,”“Kaohsiung Awards 2008,” “Taipei Arts Award 2010,”“2007 Outstanding Art Prize, TNUA,” and a project grant from the Asian Cultural Council. In 2014, a solo exhibition titled “Memory Palace” was held at the MOCA Taipei. His works have been exhibited in Beijing, Shanghai, South Korea, and the United States. The National Culture and Arts Foundation, Hermès, Louis Vuitton, the Peninsula Hotel Paris and other international institutes have also collected his works. In addition, he has participated in many public art projects and international artist-in-residence programs.
HSI Shih-pin 席時斌