Simon (Yat Sing) Wong
Curriculum Vitae

  • Simon was born in 1946 in Guandong (Canton), China.
  • Studied Chinese Painting in Hong Kong with renowned Masters Professor Chao Shao-An, Mr Lui Shou-Kwan and Mr Chow Yet-Fund
  • Studied Chinese Calligraphy with Mr Au Kin-Kung.
  • He has also studied at the Alberta College of Art in Calgary, Alberta.
  • Simon is a founding member and past president of the Meeting Point Artists Association.
  • He is also a member of the Alberta Society of Artists (A.S.A)
  • Is an instructor of Chinese ink painting in the Continuing Education Program at the University of Calgary.
Simon YS Wong


Mr Au Kin-Kung

 


Simon with Prof. Chao Shao-An

 


Simon and Hon. Norman L. Kwong, CM AOE Lieutenant Governor of Alberta and his wife

Exhibitions

2014-15 "Self Portrait: Within the Artist" ASA Juried Exhibit travelling show throughout Alberta.

2014 SCA 46th Juried show Salmon Arm Art Gallery, Salmon Arm, BC

2010(Sept.): Solo Exhibition-"My Maple Leaf: Celebrate Calgary China-Town 100 Year Anniversary
Art Exhibition", Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Museum,Calgary, AB, Canada

2010(May): Solo Exhibition- "My Maple Leaf: Canada through the eyes of a Chinese Canadian",
The Hin- Shiu Hung Art Gallery, C.C.C.G.T. Toronto, ON, Canada

2008-09: Juried Exhibition-"Small is All",ASA, An Interprovincial Travelling Exhibition, AB, Canada

2007: Juried Exhibit - “Czech and Poland Exhibition” Olomouc, Czech Republic and Ostrova, Poland

2006-07: Juried Exhibit - “Common Ground” A.S.A. and M.S.A. Travelling Exhibition, Alberta and Manitoba

2005: Invited Exhibition - “The Third China (Tianjin) Calligraphy Art Festival” Tianjin, China

2003-04: Juried Exhibit - “Ars Poetica Travelling Exhibition” Prairie Gallery, Grand Prairie, Alberta

2003: Solo Exhibit - Museum of Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary, Alberta

2002: JuriedExhibit - “Art Bridge” Canada and Hong Kong Art Exhibition, Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong

2000: Juried Exhibit - A.S.A 70th Anniversary Travelling Exhibition “Bridging a New Century”, Alberta

1999: Solo Exhibit - Museum of Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Calgary, Alberta

1999-01: Juried Exhibit
A.F.A. Travelling Exhibition “Image, Script and Hypertext.” Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1999: Corporate Exhibit
Trans Alta. “Assortment of Hadala, Posyniak, Rioux and Wong” Trans Alta, Calgary, Alberta.

1999: Juried Exhibit
A.S.A. “Triple Take” (Past, Present and Future) Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1999: Juried Exhibit - A.S.A. Misericordia Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta.

1998: Juried Exhibit - Special T Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta.

1998: Juried Exhibit
“Across the Rockies” An exchange exhibition between Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, B.C.

1997: Juried Exhibit - M.P.A.A. 10th Anniversary, Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1997: Solo Exhibit - Multicultural Heritage Centre, Stony Plain, Alberta.

1996-97: Juried Exhibit
"Symbols in Civilization", 65th Anniversary Exhibition, Alberta Society of Artists, travelling show at six galleries throughout Alberta.

1995: Joint Exhibit- Theatre Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

1995: Joint Exhibit
"In Different Styles of Chinese Calligraphy", Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary, Alberta.

1994: Juried Exhibit - University Museum of University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

1993: Joint Exhibit - "Orchid Society Show", Edmonton, Alberta.

1993: Solo Exhibit - Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary, Alberta.

1992: Joint Exhibit - (Hong Kong Festival), Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary, Alberta.

1992: Juried Exhibit - Nova Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1992: Juried Exhibit - Marion Nicol Gallery, Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta.

1992: Joint Exhibit - "A.S.A. Best Foot Forward" Beaver House Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta.

1992: Juried "Tree & Flowers" Exhibition, Bowman Arts Centre, Lethbridge, Alberta.

1991: Joint Exhibit - City Hall, Calgary, Alberta.

1991: Juried Exhibit - "What's New" A.S.A., Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

1991: Juried Exhibit
"Top Notch" A.A.F. Project, Bowman Arts Centre & Lethbridge Public Library, Lethbridge, Alberta.

1991: Juried Exhibit - "Top Notch" A.A.F. Project, Harcourt House Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta.

1990: Joint Exhibit - Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary, Alberta.

1989: Joint Exhibit - Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary, Alberta.

1989: Joint Exhibit in the Chinese Pavilion of "Variety of Nations" co-organized by the City of Calgary.

1987-89: Number of Exhibits in the China Express Peking House, Calgary, Alberta.

1987: Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings Exhibit in Calgary Chinatown.

1986: Juried Exhibit - "International Modern Artist" (I.M.A), Tokyo, Japan

 

Awards

1992: Received "Maple Leaf Award" from the International Oriental Arts Competition held in Toronto, Canada. (Canada)

1986: Received Bronze medal award from China National Calligraphy competition. (China)

1985: Art work was accepted by the "International Exhibition of Work on Paper 1986, Brazil" and was collected by the Brazil Museum of International Contemporary Art. (Brazil)

1965: Received award in the Hong Kong Youth Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Competition. (Hong Kong)

 
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