Joseph CT Wong

www.josephctwong.com


Joseph Wong  黃志添  was born in China in 1948 and moved to Hong Kong with his family when he was six years old.  He accumulated his painting techniques mostly by his own experimentation.

 

Between 1980 and 1982 he made four trips to Europe to visit museums and printmaking workshops.  Later, he started his own Etching studio in Hong Kong, and started  teaching in the extramural studies Department in the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  From 1984 to 1989 he was a part-time lecturer in the Fine Arts Department in the University of Hong Kong.  He and his family moved to Canada in 1989 and resided in Richmond, B.C.  He has been a part-time art instructor at Kwantlan University College in Richmond, B.C. for 15 years and then at Poenix Art Worshop at Steveston B. C.  Many of of his students have become professinal artists.

 

Joseph's works are in the collections of the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Fung Ping Shan museum, the University of Hong Kong (馮平山博物館 now aka The Museum of University of Hong Kong)  and in private collections.  In 1994 he became a signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists.

 

Joseph strives to preserve the characteristic heritage of the vanishing countryside in his prints and paintings.  He has been sketching and painting villages sites in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Canada, U.S.A. and European.

 

黃志添  1948生於廣東潮安, 六歲移居香港, 少年時自學繒畫.  1980至1982間, 四次赴歐洲遊覽藝術館以及版畫工作坊.  回港後自設銅版畫室研習銅版畫. 1984至1989任教於香港中大校外課程以及香港大學藝術系銅版畫課程. 1989移居加拿大繼續教學十多年, 2009帶領加拿大學生到黃山以及江浙水鄉作畫 寫生.    其中外學生, 不少成為專業藝術家.     黃志添一向專注於搜羅瀕臨煙滅的鄉野景象於其作品, 以其細緻筆觸記錄畫中細節.     香港大學馮平山博物館, 香港市政局藝術館均收藏其作品.     1994成為加拿大藝術家協會會員與評審委員.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

THE ARTIST STATEMENT

 

My work reflects a commitment to preserving the characteristic heritage views of our vanishing countryside.  My passion has led me to work very hard to master the discipline required to produce copper plate etchings, such plates requiring many weeks to complete.  The many years of study and effort applied to learning my craft of etching have also been applied to painting.  I spent six years depicting the changing images of villages in Hong Kong before moving to Canada with my family.  Since 1989, I have been sketching and painting scenes in Richmond and Delta, B.C. with the same intention.  I treasure the historical architectural images of a culture fast succumbing to the onslaught of modernization and redevelopment.  Through my work, I pay homage to the people who created these structures.

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Title: Doors 1

Size: 5" x 7"

 

 

Title: November Morning

Size: 8"  x 10" 

 

 

 Title: Summer Lane

Size: 5" x 7"