Su-en Wong

 

 

1973  Born in Singapore 

Lives and works in New York, NY

 

EDUCATION:

1997  MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1994  MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

1993  BA, Magna cum Laude, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

1990  LRSM, piano performance, The Royal School of Music, UK

  

ACADEMIC & VISITING ARTIST POSITIONS:

Visiting Artist, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Visiting Artist, Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design, New York, NY

Visiting Artist, The Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

J.R. Hyde Visiting Artist-in-Residence, The Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

Instructor, Painting and Drawing Department, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Instructor, Early College Program, Continuing Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

  

FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES & GRANTS:

Artist Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

Artist Grant, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY

Artist Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

The Space Program, The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, NY

The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

The Vilas Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2009  Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

2007  Danese, New York, NY

2007  Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

2006  Danese, New York, NY

2006  Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2005  The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

2005  Artspace Witzenhausen, Amsterdam, Holland

2003  Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2003  Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003  Savage Gallery, Portland, OR

2002  Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2001  Savage Gallery, Portland, OR

2000  The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada 

1999  Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY

1999  The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

1997  Lyons-Wier Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995  The Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2012  "Figured Spaces: Selections from the John Morrissey Collection, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

2009  The Other Mainstream II: Selections from the Mikki and Stanley Weithorn Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2009  Forces of Nature, Danese, New York, NY

2008  Draw Me a River, Greene Contemporary, New York, NY

2008  Pandora’s Box, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (traveled to: Plug in ICA, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario; and Kamloops Art Gallery, British Columbia, through 2011)

2008  The Other Mainstream: Selections from the Mikki and Stanley Weithorn Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2008  Out Of Shape: Stylistic Distortions of the Human Form in Art from the Logan Collection, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

2008  The Other Mainstream II: Selections from the Mikki and Stanley Weithorn Collection, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

2007  Palisadenparenchym, Danese, New York, NY

2007  Sex & Sensuality, Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, NY

2007  Works on Paper, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, NY

2007  Made in China: the Estella Collection 0f Chinese Contemporary Art, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

2006  Palm Beach Collects: The John Morrissey Collection, Armory Art Center, Palm Beach, FL 

2006  Negotiating Reality: Recent Works from the Logan Collection, University of Denver, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO 

2005  Spaces and Shadows, Contemporary Art from South East Asia, The House of World Cultures, Berlin

2005  Contemporary Erotic Drawing, Diverse Works, Houston, TX (exhibition traveled: The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT)

2005  In Limbo, University of Denver, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO 

2004  Open House: Working in Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY 

2004  Beauty Matter, Tina Kim Fine Arts, New York, NY

2004  Conceptual Realism, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004  The Exit Art Print Show, Exit Art, New York, NY

2004  Insomnia 48, The Arts House Singapore, Theatreworks Singapore & Singapore National Arts Council

2004  First Happiness, SUNY Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY

2004  Summer Love, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004  Colored Pencil, K.S. Fine Art, New York, NY

2003  Full Frontal: Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, Denver Art Museum, CO

2003  Self-Portraits: A Vogue Portfolio, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

2003  Online, Feigan Contemporary, New York, NY

2003  Re:Figure, William E. Gahlberg Gallery Arts Center, College of DuPage, DuPage, IL 

2003  Woman On Woman, White Box, New York, NY 

2002  Proper Villains, Space Untitled, New Haven, CT

2002  Bootleg Identity, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY

2002  The Dubrow Biennial, Kaain Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2002  Artist to Artist: Celebrating the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Ace Gallery, New York, NY

2001  Peppermint, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2001  Buying Time: Granting Inspiration, New York Foundation for the Arts, Sotheby’s New York, NY

2001  Luscious, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2000  The Kwangju International Bienalle, North American Section, Kwangju, Korea

2000  Exit Art, Collectors Chose, Exit Art, New York, NY

2000  Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt/Berlin, Germany

2000  Nude and Narrative, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY

2000  Private Worlds, Art in General, New York, NY

1999  Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998  Riley, Wong & Shore, The Lamont Art Gallery, The Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

1998  Wong & Maakestad, Tobey Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN

1997  Figure Eight, The Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

1997  Coming Attractions, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997  Dilemma, Asian American Showcase ’97, Gary Marks Gallery, Chicago, IL

1996  New Works Four Artists, Art Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO

1996 International Juried Show, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ

1996  Spring Selections, Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1995  Regional ’95, Juried Exhibition, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

1995  The Philip Morris Singapore Art Awards 1995 Exhibition, Takashimaya Art Gallery, Singapore

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2009  Interview with Jessica Lee. “Spotlight: Su-en Wong.” New American Paintings, No. 80, Wellesley, MA: The Open Studio Press, 2009. 

2008  “The Other Mainstream II: Selections from the Collection of Mikke and Stanley Weithorn Opens,” artdaily.org, September 27, 2008. 

2007  Erickson, Britta. “China Onward The Estella Collection: Chinese Contemporary Art, 1966-2006.” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, July 1, 2007.

2007  Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. “Galleries of the Dolls.” Miami New Times, January 25, 2007. 

2007  Turner, Elisa. “Su-en Wong at Kevin Bruk.” ARTnews, May 2007. 

2007  Young, Dede, intro. Contemporary Realism: The Seavest Collection. Portland: Collectors Press, 2007.

2006  Amy, Michael. “Su-en Wong at Danese.” Art in America, October 6, 2006.

2006  Jacobs, Dan, forward. Essays by Jillian Desmond and Heather Gilland. “Negotiating Reality: Recent Works from the Logan Collection.” Denver: University of Denver, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, 2006, pp. 63-63.

2006  Morrissey, John, essay. “Palm Beach Collects: The John Morrissey Collection.” Palm Beach: Armory Art Center, 2006.

2006  Palm Beach Collects: The John Morrissey Collection [exhibition catalogue]. Palm Beach, FL: Armory Art Center, 2006.

2006  Negotiating Reality: Recent Works from the Logan Collection [exhibition catalogue]. Denver: University of Denver, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, 2006.

2006  “Su-en Wong.” The New Yorker, March 20, 2006, p. 42. 

2005  In Limbo [exhibition catalogue]. Denver: University of Denver, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, 2005.

2005  “In Their Own Words.” NYFA Interactive, 2005.

2005  Oliver, Valerie Cassel. “Perspectives 148: Su-en Wong.” Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2005.

2004  Connor, Jill. “Tales of Happy Communion: New Work by Su-en Wong.” NY Arts Magazine, 2004.

2004  Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Su-en Won at Shoshona Wayne Gallery.” Tema Celeste, March/April 2004.

2004  Fallah, Amir. “Su-en Wong.” Beautiful/Decay, Issue No. G., 2004.

2004  Nazeer, Zubaidah. “Making Her Point with Paint.” The Straits Times, 2004.

2004  Open House: Working in Brooklyn [exhibition catalogue]. Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2004. 

2004  “Su-en Wong: 25 Artists Create Fashion Images.” Black Book Magazine, Fall 2004. 

2004  “Su-en Wong.” Lianhe Zaobao, 2004.

2004  “Su-en Wong.” Nike Asia, Tokyo, Japan, 2004.

2004  Taylor, Heather. “Su-en Won at Shoshana Wayne Gallery.” Artcritical.com, 2004.

2003  Barnes, Brooks and Robert J. Hughes. The Wall Street Journal, April 5, 2003.

2003  Dailey, Meghan, Jane Harris and Sarah Valdez. Curve: The Female Nude Now. New York: Rizzoli Publications, 2003.

2003  Finch, Charlie. “The Prisoners of Sex.” Artnet.com, 2003.

2003  Hsieh, David. World Journal New York, 2003.

2003  Mora, Kimberly. “Restrain Yourself: Pornographic Imagery in Feminist Context,” NY Arts Magazine, 2003.

2003  Peoples, Jan. “Me So Horny Me Want to Throw Up.” Vice Magazine, 2003.

2003  Re:Figure [exhibition catalogue]. DuPage, IL: William E. Gahlberg Gallery Arts Center, College of DuPage, 2003.

2003  Reeve, Charles. “From Anger to Vulgarity.” Art Papers, January/February 2003.

2003  Su-en Wong [exhibition catalogue]. Savage Gallery, Portland, OR. Seattle: Marquand Books; distributed by D.A.P. New York, NY.

2003  Valdez, Sarah. “Naked Truths.” ARTnews, March 2003.

2003  Valdez, Sarah. ”Su-en Wong.” Time Out New York, March 14, 2003.

2003  Vincent, Steven. “Su-en Wong’s Naked City.” Art & Auction, April 2003.

2001  Barcellano, Rose. “Painting Outside the Lines.” The Asian Reporter, 2001.

2000  Finkelpearl, Tom. “Man + Space.” The Kwangju International Biennale, 2000.

2000  Galerie Schuster, Frankfurt/Berlin, Germany, 2000.

2000  Hirschmann, Thomas. “Not so Innocent.” The National Post, 2000.

2000  Hoffman, Frank. “Report from Kwangju: Monoculture and Its Discontents.” Art in America, November, 2000.

2000  The Kwangju International Bienalle [exhibition catalogue]. Kwangju, Korea: North American Section, 2000.

2000  McKay, Gillian. “Sexual Stereotypes Stripped Down.” The Toronto Globe and Mail, 2000.

2000  Su-en Wong [exhibition catalogue]. Toronto, Canada: The Art Gallery of Ontario, 2000.

1999  DiMaggio, Anthony. Review Magazine, October 1, 1999.

1999  Hawkins, Margaret. “Bodies are Canvases for Exhibit’s Questions.” The Chicago Sun Times, August 27, 1999.

1999  Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, September 17. 1999.

1999  Landi, Ann. ARTnews, November 1999.

1999  Macinnis, Michael. The New York Art World, 1999.

1999  Waxman, Lori. “Voyeur or Viewer.” F Newsmagazine, 1999.

1998  Robertson, Jean and Craig McDaniel. Painting as a Language, Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1998.

1997  New American Paintings Midwestern States Edition, Wellesley, MA: The Open Studio Press, 1997.

1997  Swartz, Mark. “Torn Between Two Cultures.” The Reader, 1997.

1997  Wilson, Anna. The New Art Examiner, October 1997.

1996  Vendelin, Carmen. “Valkyrie Valtair/Su-en Wong.” The New Art Examiner, December 1996.

1996  Watkins, Eileen. “Exhibition Provides a Judgmental Perspective.” The Sunday Star Ledger [New Jersey], 1996.

1996  Wright, John. “Four Ground.” The Riverfront Times [St. Louis, MO], 1996.

1996  Zimmer, William. “How a Curator Temporarily Turns into a Judge.” The New York Times, April 7, 1996.

1995  Calhoon, Sharon. “The Golden Touch: Whitney Curator Explores Identity Issues.” Nuvo, 1995. 

1995  Hawkins, Margaret. “Second Look tell the Story of Visions.” The Chicago Sun Times, June 9, 1995.

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

The Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens, Greece

The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

The Doron Sabag Art Collection, Tel Aviv, Israel

The Girls' Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The John Morrissey Collection, Palm Beach, FL

The Logan Collection, Vail, CO

The Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania, Australia

The Norton Collection, Santa Monica, CA

The Orange County Museum of Art, California

Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, NY

The Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

The Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California

The Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism, NY

The Speyer Family Collection, New York, NY

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

 

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

Wilbur and Hillary Ross

Stefan Stux

Michael and Ninah Lynne

Raymond Learsy and Melva Bucksbaum

MaGMA Collection