Hua is a digital platform and art advisory championing the best in Contemporary Chinese Art.

We aim to help people discover and explore the magic of Contemporary Chinese Art.

As Contemporary Chinese Art continues to fascinate and intrigue collectors around the world, demand and appetite for fresh and innovative art from this fast-changing region continues to escalate.

Hua represents and sources cutting edge, stimulating works by established contemporary Chinese artists, as well as emerging contemporary Chinese artists who are not as yet discovered internationally.

We serve:

  • Established and new collectors
  • Trade (interior designers, art advisories, hoteliers, real estate developers etc)
  • Institutions - museums and galleries

Having developed strong connections in the art world over the past two decades, Hua maintains global relationships with the highest calibre of artists, collectors, museums, galleries and art dealers. 

We have been featured in The Independent and the Wall Street International amongst others.

Hua Team
Founder, Co-Owner and Director

Shanyan Koder

Hua was originally founded by Hong Kong-born Shanyan Koder.

Shanyan developed a passion for fine art from a young age. Coming from a family of collectors, Shanyan has collected with her family as well as built her own private collection over the last two decades.

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Co-Owner and Director

Dagmar Carnevale Lavezzoli

Respected contemporary Chinese art specialist with over a decade of experience in the field.

Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Dagmar lived in China for several years where she connected with artists of international reputation.

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Co-Owner and Director of Digital Operations

Jay Bowles

Established technology professional and entrepreneur.

Jay Bowles is an established technology professional and entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in digital design, marketing and product strategy.

“We’ve worked with Hua on different projects and have established a great relationship with Dagmar, one of the directors. She has introduced us to some excellent artists and has curated a museum exhibition for us at The Royal Palace in Milan. Hua is very knowledgeable and efficient and we look forward to developing more projects together.“
—Andrea Boragno, Chairman and CEO Alcantara S.p.A
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