As a mixed media artist and bilingual poet, Cymn Lai Fong Wong grew up in Hong Kong and currently lives in Maryland USA. She has been named Chosen Artists for Winning Entry at the Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibitions,... Read More
As a mixed media artist and bilingual poet, Cymn Lai Fong Wong grew up in Hong Kong and currently lives in Maryland USA. She has been named Chosen Artists for Winning Entry at the Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibitions, 1994, 1996, 1998, and honored with the Ideco International Painting Award in Spain (the Grand Prize) in 1997. Wong also has had extensive publications on poetry and art, including a book of art and English poetry, FIRE ON THE ZEN: BE WATER FOR HONG KONG’S 2019, recently published by The New Academia Publishing, Washington DC, 2021. Praising for Lai Fong's spectacular synchronized language in portraying an epic canvas on Hong Kong, this book has been rated for 5 stars by Amazon's nationally recognized literary critic. Cymn obtained her first degree for philosophy in Hong Kong. Subsequent to completing her B.F.A. in Washington State University, she gained a M.Ed. in aesthetics & art education in Bristol of the United Kingdom, and a Ph.D. in sociology of art curriculum at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. With a strong background in academic research and publication, Wong served as lecturer at The Education University of Hong Kong in creative arts and as art curator for The Airport Authority Hong Kong. Lai Fong is still presiding the Moonz Art Creative Centre and the ZIII Art & Playgame Ltd., which have been producing lines of artistic fashions and installing art in different series over the years.
WHO I AM
I am a bilingual poet and mixed media artist with extensive publications on art and poetry.