Wucius Wong

Wucius Wong was a celebrated ink painter and a proponent of the Hong Kong New Ink Movement. He was born in Guangdong Province, China. Wong co-founded the Modern Literature and Art Association. After organizing the First Hong Kong International Salon of Painting in 1960, he went on to study at the Columbus College of Art and Design in the United States. He earned his BFA and MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

His art is in collections such as the Minnesota Museum of Art, Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Minnesota, Harvard University in Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, The World Bank in Washington, DC; Ford Motor Company in Detroit, British Museum in London, United Kingdom, Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst in Berlin, Germany; The National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia; Australia National Trust in Melbourne, Union Bank of Switzerland in Switzerland, Shanghai Art Museum in China, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation in Hong Kong.

Wong is an Adjunct Professor of the Fine Arts Department at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, museum expert adviser to the Leisure and Culture Department, Honorary Chairman of the Chinese Ink Painting Institute in Hong Kong, Committee Member of the Hong Kong Chinese Artists Association, and a Committee Member of the Chinese Ink Painting Institute in Beijing, and has held an artist residence at Hong Kong Polytechnic.

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October 25 1936

Guangdong Province, China