Shalini Ganendra Fine Art

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.

SELECTED BIOGRAPHY

 

 

Select Exhibitions

 

2016  Making, SGFA, Kuala Lumpur

 

2011  Fire & Earth, SGFA Malaysia

 

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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