Koon Wai Bong has since his young age been concentrating on mastering the techniques of ink and brush for which he is well known today. He has been selected by the last Contemporary Art Biennial Awards (2009, Hong Kong Museum of Art) as one of Hong Kong’s best artists. A set of 8 tall paintings; ‘Reworking the Classics’ as shown during the exhibition of the Biennial, has been purchased by the Hong Kong Museum for their permanent collection.
Koon Wai Bong, born in Hong Kong is an artist trained at the Chinese University of Hong Kong where he received his B.A. and M.F.A.. Koon is currently teaching at the Academy of Visual arts (HK Baptist University) and is about to obtain his fine arts doctorate degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.