ABOUT

ARTIST PROFILE:

Educated in Hong Kong, Beijing and Cambridge, Tugo Cheng is a Hong Kong based architect and fine art photographer who has received multiple international awards and nominations including the “National Geographic Awards”, “Sony World Photography Awards”, “International Photographer of the Year”, “Fine Art Photography Awards” and “Hasselblad Masters”. Influenced by his architectural background, Cheng pays special attention to the order and rhythm in landscapes and cityscapes. His works can be found in his book Discovering China and other publications such as Masters of Drone Photography and media including CNN, BBC, SCMP, Guardian, Wallpaper* and National Geographic Magazine which featured his picture as the cover of April 2019 issue. His pictures were showcased in exhibitions and art fairs in Hong Kong, Asia and Europe, and auctioned by charity organisations. He was named “Perspective 40-under-40 Artist” in 2017 for his contribution in art and photography.​

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AWARDS:

- 2019 International Photography Awards | Honourable mention in Fine Art: Landscape 

- 2018 Hasselblad Masters - Landscape | Finalist

- 2018 Travel Photographers' Society Award | Finalist

- 2018 Sony World Photography Awards | Commended in Landscape and Nature

- 2017 Perspective 40-under-40 Award - Art category

- 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year | Shortlisted

- 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year | Shortlisted

- 2017 Fine Art Photography Awards | 3rd Place in Seascapes 

- 2017 Siena International Photography Awards | Finalists

- 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year | Shortlisted

- 2016 Sony World Photography Awards | Third Prize in National Award

- 2016 Sony World Photography Awards | Shortlisted in Travel category 

- 2016 International Photographer of the Year | Grand Prize Winner

- 2016 International Photographer of the Year | Overall Winner in Fine Art

- 2016 International Photographer of the Year | Overall Winner in Architecture

- 2016 International Photographer of the Year | 1st Place in Fine Art: Landscapes

- 2016 International Photographer of the Year | 1st Place in Architecture: Buildings

- 2016 International Photographer of the Year | 3rd Place in Nature: Seascapes

- 2015 National Geographic International Photo Contest | First Prize

- 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest | Honourable mention

- 2015 Outdoor Photographer of the Year | Shortlisted and featured

- 2014 Changbai Mount International Photo Contest | Merit Award​

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