Manhei Cheung

Manhei C.

Philadelphia, PA
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Lesson Details

Cartooning

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Basic cartooning, character design, how to draw cartoon character, writing a story, etc
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About

Manhei passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Manhei delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 15+ and special needs

Teaching since:
April 2014

Lessons will be divided into three parts:

1.First a brief introduction to some basic elements in the language of drawing and painting on the pictorial plane
Including perception, color theories, perspective and pictorial design.
2.The second part of the lessons is practice, where the fun begins! Students apply what they learn into and develop their own practice.
3.Once the student is comfortable with the lessons introduced hitherto, he or she will be encouraged to develop his or her own voice, narrative and artistic vision.

. Nothing is more satisfying than hearing my students going home with new pieces of knowledge that he or she is unaware of before. Maybe a new idea, a new way of thinking, new perspective at perceiving.
.I had never ceased to be amazed by the creativity of my students as every single one of them is also my teacher.
. I should try my very best effort to live up to the standards and ideal I have set for myself.

Education
2013-2018 Bachelors of Fine Arts & Certificate, Painting Major,
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
2012 Summer Intern with Professional Painters at Beijing, China
2009-2013 High School Diploma, Visual Arts Department Major,
Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts High School
1999-2008 Evergreen Studio in Hong Kong


Grands and Awards
2014 Merit Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
2014 Academy Scholarship
2013 National Congressional Award Gold Medal, 1st place in California’s 12th District
2013 Artistic Scholarship Nominee for Robert Squeri’s Fine Artist Award
2013 Excellent in Visual Arts Department, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts

Exhibition
2017 PAFA North West Exhibition, PA
2016 Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2016 "Portrait of Kaitlyn Basta" Summer show at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2013 "Portrait of a Friend", Cannon Tunnel, US Capitol, Washington DC
2013 Senior Visual Arts Show, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts High School, SF, CA
2013 Painting "Hands" collected in the book "Umlaut", published by creative writing department of Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts
2012 Junior Visual Arts Show, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts High School, SF, CA
2012 "Self Portrait", De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
2012 "Still Life", Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
2011 Student Exhibition, SFO, San Francisco, CA
2011 Sophomore Visual Arts Show, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts High School, SF, CA
2010 Freshman Visual Arts Show, San Francisco School of the Arts, SF, CA

Professional Experiences
2015-2018 Private Fine Art Instructor, Self Employed
2014 Art Instructor in a Summer Art Program
2012-2013 Intern at the San Francisco DeYoung Museum
2011 Participant of Hunters Points Shipyard Public Art Youth Program

Instagram: manheich
Website: www.manheicheung.com (under construction)

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Education

BFA
Sep 2013 - Present
Pennsylvania Academia of FIne Art

Languages

English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Congressional Award 2013
Jun 2013
Congress

Photos & Videos

Gouache at trail

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Jonathan

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Two- three hours sketch of Jonathan

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Photo by Manhei C.

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Window, Oil on canvas, 40x47inches

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Reflection, oil on panel

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Drawing of Scott Noel, conte on paper

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Portrait of Kaitlyn, oil on Panel

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Painting of a friend, oil on panel
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4 Reviews

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Kai Lun Q. Aug 9, 2017
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Manhei and I have been colleagues for the longest time and he is by far one of the most exceptionally skilled artists that I have had the fortune to know. Both in his philosophical approach to teaching and his own art. He is very patient and will help you build your skill level in the arts to new heights. Definitely take this opportunity to study with him before he gets too expensive.

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Vito Cosmo Jul 21, 2017
Abstract Painting · In home

Manhei was great. Very informative and kind.

Zhou Jun 28, 2017
Oil Painting · In home

He is a good teacher,very patient

Isabel P. Mar 29, 2015
Painting · In home

Manhei is a great guy, completely dedicated to his art, and a patient, kind instructor. Definitely overqualified for the job, but with an excellent attitude and optimistic outlook.

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