RCM - 624106- 2006 $15 Sterling Silver Lunar Cameo Coin-Year of the Dog
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Harvey Chan was born in Hong Kong and came to Canada in 1976. He studied graphic design and illustration at The Ontario College of Art and Design. Since graduating in 1982, Mr. Chan has been working as an illustrator for major Canadian publications and advertising agencies. He also devotes himself to fine art, primarily of figurative work and has exhibited actively through the years.
Recent awards of Mr. Chan include: Gold medal from Studio Magazine's Annual Show (1996), Bronze from the 1996 CAPIC (Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications) national awards show, 1997 Ruth Schwartz Foundation Award for Canadian Children's Books. In the summer of 1997, the artist received The Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Medal from the Canadian Association of Children's Librarians at The National Library in Ottawa.