Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corporation has always dedicated itself to various charity events in Taiwan, which demonstrates its passion and duty to grow together with this land. With the collaboration with National Culture and Arts Foundation, Tung Ho Steel launched a three-year “Artist-in-Residence Program” to invite artistic creation at Tung Ho Steel Miaoli Works, forging a new connection between art and industrial production, and promoted the modernization and development of sculpture art in Taiwan. To further participate in culture and arts events for social benefits, Tung Ho Steel Enterprise Corporation established “Tung Ho Steel Foundation” in 2012 to commemorate its fiftieth anniversary. The Foundation aims to cultivate cultural and art literacy of people in Taiwan through fostering art talents, promoting art education, the cultural / creative industry, sponsoring cultural/art events, and developing an integration platform for steel industry and culture.
The Foundation had held the first “Tung Ho Steel International Artist Residency Program” since 2013. Every year, one domestic artist and one foreign artist are invited to Miaoli Works, and artists utilized steel scraps as their creative materials. The finished works are great in both quality and quantity. The foundation also hold “Kaohsiung International Steel & Iron Sculpture Festival,” “FORMOSA Sculpture Biennial,” “International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition,” we hope to establish links with the international art communities in order to build a platform of exchange that facilitates academic research and artistic creation.