About

forrest wong, 2019. Image courtesy of kymchii.

forrest wong, b.1990, currently work and live in Malaysia.

EDUCATION

2014 – 2018 BA (Hons) in Sculpture, Institute of Art Indonesia, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2008 – 2011 Diploma in Fine Art, Dasein Academy Of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

HONORS & AWARDS

2018 Cum Laude, BA (Hons) in Sculpture, Department of Fine Art, ISI Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2012 ″BAIT” sculpture competition, Consolation prize

2011 Dasein Academy of Art Top Student Award, Top 4
Dasein Academy of Art Best Student Award 2011

2010 Nandos Perify Art Competition,2nd prize
“Expression of The Malayan Tiger”Art Competiton, Consolation Prize

RESIDENCY PROGRAMS & PROJECTS

2019
THANK UFO art project
2018
MAKAN3 food project
ISIITB SEMI RESIDENCY PROGRAM, Bandung, Indonesia
2016 till now P(art)Y LAB art project
2016
forresttatawa art project

SOLO EXHIBITION

2018 ” Pass By “, Iron River Studio, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GROUP EXHIBITION

2020
Pal in P(art)Y LAB, “Tilted Heads”, DD Project X P(art)Y LAB, N-Mark 5G, Nagoya, Japan
Pal in P(art)Y LAB, collaboration project in “Contact” by Kentaro Yokouchi, Aichi Prefecture Art Museum, Japan
Pal in P(art)Y LAB, collaboration project with ASP(Artist Support Project & “Yu” Project, Basara House Beppu, Japan

2019
“The artist talk and sharing”, Basara House Beppu, Japan
“Paper Cave 2”, THANK UFO art project, Setouchi Triennale, Japan
“Hello, See U.”, a solo exhibition by THANK UFO art project, Ome.space, Penang, Malaysia
“Paper Cave”, THANK UFO art project, ASP (Artist Support Project) Artspace, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“Bakat Muda Sezaman”, Balai Seni Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Collecting Storytelling, Contemporary Art From Yogyakarta, Indonesia”, Synesthesia Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Pal in P(art)Y LAB, “Collecting Storytelling, Contemporary Art From Yogyakarta, Indonesia”, Synesthesia Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2018
 “Work (IN) Title” Galerie Thee Huis, Bandung Indonesia
“Conversations on Lack and Excess” Group show, Gajah Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
“APIK” visual art exhibition, group exhibition, Katamsi ISI Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2017
“Suspended History of Bowing”, Collaboration project with mamoru, iCAN Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Pal in P(art)Y LAB, “The Seed of Memory”, DD Project X P(art)Y LAB, Langgeng Art Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2016
“NAGOYA nga YOGYAKARTA” art exhibition, group exhibition, ASP artspace, Indonesia
“We said____” art exhibition with Tammy Yee, ASP artspace, Indonesia

2015
Terracotta Biennale, Kasongan, Indonesia
“Diseleksia” Group exhibition, Jogja national museum, Indonesia

2014
“Bobo Chacha Funfair Art exhibition”, Einstein café, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2013
“Diversity” Nandos art competition exhibition, Publika, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Make a notebook” Pipit Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Make a postcard”, Pipit Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2012 
″616 Bandar Mahkota Cheras Environment Day” the Garden, Bandar Mahkota Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“BAIT sculpture competition” Cathay Cineplex, E-curve, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Boundless Contemporary”, the Gallery Starhill, Kuala lumpur, Malaysia

2011
″Spread The Smile With Color”, Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Installation Art Exhibition” Dasein Academy Of Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Earth Day Carnival”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“The Fine Art Show 2011″ Dasein Academy Of Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Malaysia Emerged Artist Award Finalist Exhibition” Dasein Academy Of Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Together” Dasein Academy Of Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Polka Dot Art Exhibition” Pipit Gallery,  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia