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Observed and criticized by his father, a young HSU, Li-hsien was painting. Seeing the painting handed in later, the teacher praised the young boy for his amazing work, without knowing that the painting was done by the father on the boy’s behalf. With the teacher’s encouragement and affirmation, HSU accidentally opened up his interest in the art which later becomes his life time career.
HSU, Li-hsien dedicates most of his time to the production of public artworks, while creating his own personal works only at leisure time. Pressed for time, when constituting sculptures, HSU often directly sculptures the stones according to their natural shapes, textures, and lines without first making clay sculptures. HSU’s works vividly convey the themes intended with lively gesture presentation, as well as they manifest his sharp craftsmanship and seem granted with spirits. From start to finish, his works seem due to natural gifts and finished just perfect!
HSU, Li-hsien expresses great passion in painting and what it stands for. Once at an exhibition in Kaohsiung, a primary school teacher loved one particular painting, yet requested to pay for HSU’s painting in installments due to his tight budget. Unfortunately, a fire of years later at that teacher’s house burnt off all the teacher’s collections including HSU’s painting. As soon as HSU heard of the accident, he immediately offered his new painting as gift to the teacher. According to HSU, it is more precious for the teacher to buy the painting with his humble salary, in comparison to other buyers with abundant money. Further, HSU describes artists as icebergs, where the ice tips symbolize any work presentations, whereas under parts of the icebergs are metaphorically described as artists’ humanistic cultivation; without it, works will have no root souls just as ice tips have no bases.

Stone sculpture piece "Hegemonic Fight", purchased and collected by Hualien County Cultural Center.
Stone sculpture piece “Outlook”, collected by Taipei Fine Arts Museum.
Stone sculpture piece “Pray”, purchased and collected by Taipei Fine Arts Museum.
Stone sculpture piece “Dancer”, collected by Hualien Stone Sculpture Museum.
Stone sculpture piece “Mountain”, collected by National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts.
Stone sculpture piece “Squat Woman”, collected by Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts.
Stone sculpture piece “Squat Woman”, collected by Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts.
Large stone sculpture pieces “Dancer” and “Outlook”, collected by Lite-On Technology Co.

1.Director and council member, The Sculpture Association of Taiwan
2.Member of the Jury and Preparatory Committee, National Exhibition of Sculptures
3.Member of Collection Committee, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
4.Chief referee for stone sculptures, National Skills Competition
5.International referee for stone sculptures, International Skills Competition
6.Part-time Lecturer, National Taiwan University of Arts
7.Part-time Lecturer, National Hualien Teachers College
8.Member of the Jury, at various provincial exhibitions, Taipei exhibitions, Da Dun Fine Arts Exhibition, The Fine Arts of Hualien
9.Member of the Advisory Committee, Stone Art Museum, Hualien County Cultural Center
10.Diploma in Arts, from the Sculpture Group, Department of Art, National Taiwan College of Arts

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1999

Tour exhibitions of persona sculptures ─ held in Hualien County Cultural Center, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and Kaohsiung Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center.
With invitation, attended “the Twentieth Century Metal Sculpture Retrospective Exhibition” held in the Atlantic Museum of Arts, Spain (CAAM), Gonzalez Museum of Arts (IVAM), and France Calle Arts Museum (MBAD)
( 1900 to 1999 - 2 Asians, including HSU, Li-Hsien, among 55 people were awarded for their outstanding artworks)

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First place in sculpture, Central Taiwan Exhibition
President's Award, Taichung Formosa Arts Exhibition
President's Award, Taichung Formosa Arts Exhibition
Second place in sculpture, Central Taiwan Exhibition
Excellent work in oil painting, Central Taiwan Exhibition
Excellent work in sculpture, Taipei Fine Arts Exhibition
Second place in sculpture, Teacher Arts Exhibition
First prize by stone sculpture piece “Affection”, Taiwan Provincial Government
Preferred prize by sculpture piece "summer", Taiwan Provincial Exhibition
First prize by stone sculpture piece “Chinese Lion Dance”, Taiwan Provincial Government
Selected prize by sculpture piece, Contemporary Sculpture Arts Exhibition at Taipei Fine Arts Museum.
First prize by stone sculpture piece “Garden Scenery”, Taiwan Provincial Government
First prize by stone sculpture piece “Concerted Efforts”, Taiwan Provincial Government
First prize by stone sculpture piece “Childhood Fun Time”, Taiwan Provincial Government
First prize by 2 sculpture pieces "Mother” and “Daughter"
First prize by sculpture piece “Harvest”, Aboriginal Culture Sculpture Exhibition
First prize by sculpture piece “Hair Dance”, Aboriginal Culture Sculpture Exhibition
First place by sculpture "Mahatma Totem Pole", Mahatma Sculpture Exhibition
First Formosa International Exhibition, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Council for Cultural Affairs
First prize, Ironwork Ornamentation Contest
Outstanding alumni, 50th anniversary of the National Taiwan University of Arts
Selected prize for "Taiwan Artists 2011", Council for Cultural Affairs, Executive Yuan

From 1981 to 2010, totally 32 pieces of public artworks are honored.