Photographs of the artist in her studio, shot by Al Wong, ©2018, color photograph.
Holly Wong is an artist who lives and works in San Francisco, California. She was educated at the San Francisco Art Institute where she graduated with a Master of Fine Arts with a concentration in New Genres. Holly creates installations, assemblages and works on paper, integrating non-traditional approaches with more traditional sewing and weaving techniques associated with the history of women. Her approach is both non-conventional but also deeply rooted in her history and culture.
She has been awarded visual arts grants from the Integrity: Arts and Culture Association, Barbara Deming Memorial fund, the George Sugarman Foundation, the Puffin Foundation, and a Gerbode Foundation purchase award. She is a Presidential Scholar in the Arts and has had over 50 group exhibitions and 10 solo exhibitions at venues such as the Berkeley Art Museum, the Arlington Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Korean Cultural Center, the University of San Francisco, the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in Vermont, the Visual Art Exchange in North Carolina, and the Evanston Art Center in Illinois. She is a member of SFWA Gallery in San Francisco, and A.I.R. Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.
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