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LILENG WONG      (b.1967   Malaysia)



Lileng Wong was captivated by the art of clay and pottery during her childhood in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. She spent numerous hours experimenting with clay at her father's workplace, a red brick factory. Wong is adept with numerous firing techniques, including, Gas, Smoke and Raku.


Her first critically acclaimed body of work explored the "in between" areas of space and mass, a continuing exploration. She has created series of ceramic tapestries which present object groupings, hanging from a leveller, each object positioned with intent and specificity.







Select Exhibitions

2009   "The Ring of Fire", (Inaugural SE Asian Contemporary Pottery Exhibit)
The Ayala Museum, The Phillippines

"What Goes Up" - Contemporary Art and Design, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur
     
2008   Ceramics, Badan Warisan, Kuala Lumpur
     
2006   Group Show, Badan Warisan, Kuala Lumpur
     
2005   Selsius Exhibition, Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang, Malaysia

Group Show, Bon Ton Resort Gallery, Langkawi
     
2004   Touch of Clay Exhibition , Badan Warisan, KL

Clay Modern Gulgong 2004, Sydney, Australia
     
2003   Pottery Emotions Exhibition, Kraftangan Malaysia, KL
     
2002   Touch of Clay Exhibition , Badan Warisan, KL
     
2001   Open Show, National Art Gallery of Malaysia
     


Special Projects

2011   Peace Project : Collaborative Exploration and continuing project with NY Artist Brookie Maxwell, organized through US Embassy, Malaysia and SGFA.
     
 
 
 
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