670 Lanark Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba,  R3N 1M2
website: www.meganvunwong.com
email: meganvw@mymts.net
cell: (204) 981-8001


EDUCATION

1983-1985: Master of Fine Arts  @  York University, Ontario, Canada

  • Thesis: Paint
  • Minor: Philosophy

1979-1983: Bachelor of Fine Arts HONOURS: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

  • Thesis: Painting
  • Minor: Drawing
  • Deans Honour Roll: 1981, 1982, 1983

AWARDS

  • 1983-1985 : Teaching Assistantship, York University
  • 1982: GISSUR ELIASSON SCHOLARSHIP,University of Manitoba
  • 1982: ISBISTER SCHOLARSHIP,University of Manitoba

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS (at a glance)

  • 2019: Artist of the Year Award from CFA Circle Foundation of Arts
  • 2017: Review in Artery of Vicissitude Exhibit @ Artifact Gallery, New York
  • 2016:    selected to be on database of CENTRE FOR CANADIAN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS:    ccca.concordia.ca
  • 2016:    Selected Inclusion in INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS VOL X1 by ICA
  • 2016: AXS Interview with Meghan Meehan (click to view)
  • 2016: September, PARIS at GalerieThuillier
  • 2014: Selected to be in ARTTOUR INTERNATIONAL – 60 Masters of Contemporary Art
  • 2014:MARINE MELODY wins Timeless Award for Creativity & Excellence in the Arts at juried international show in Toronto by ATIM
  • 2015:    Spectrum Miami
  • 2014:   Selected to be in ARTTOUR INTERNATIONAL – 60 Masters of Contemporary Art 2014
  • 2013:   Invitation to exhibit POOL ART FAIR, New York, March, 2013
  • 2012:   Awarded exhibition at Basel Miami, Dec., 2012
  • 2011:   ‘Snowboarder On A Sunny Slope’ , enamel on canvas painting, selected by Canadian Sports Manitoba, an organization that supports Olympic and Paralympic Athletes, to be made into limited edition fine art prints, as its major fundraiser.
  • 2007: Artwork, ELAN VITAL, chosen to be on the wall of a prominent architect’s office in television series, Falcon Beach

COLLECTIONS

  • National Postal Museum
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization
  • Canada Arts Council Bank
  • Manitoba Arts Council Bank
  • Winnipeg Art Gallery Sales/Rental
  • Public and Private Collections: Manitoba Hydro, National Postal Museum, Gem Equities, Warkenten Wealth Management

SELECTED REVIEWS

  • 2019: Spotlight Publication  / spring edition
  • 2018: ICA International Contemporary Artists ‘100 Painters of the Future’
  • 2017: Artery : Vicissitude Exhibit – solo @ Artifact, New York
  • 2015:  World Edition 2015
  • 2015:  Best of International Arts
  • 2014: 60 MASTERS of Contemporary Art, 2014
  • 2012: ARTBLEND
  • June 2009:   Virtual Magazine www.wanderingeducators.com…The Art of Megan Vun Wong
  • August 2007:   Winnipeg Free Press
  • Winter 2004:   Pacific Palisadian Post (Los Angeles, USA)
  • December 2004:   STYLE Magaine (Winnipeg)
  • January 2003:   Winnipeg Free Press
  • Winter 2001:   Winnipeg’s Tradition
  • December 1999:   Winnipeg Art Gallery Publication, BEYOND BORDERS
  • August 1991:   Brandon Sun

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member, MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women Artists)
  • Member, former Chair,   CARFAC Manitoba (Canadian Artists Representation / Le Front des artistes Canadiens)
  • Member,     ACE ART Gallery
  • Member,      Uniquely Manitoba

GRANTS

  • 1995 PROJECT GRANT: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1993 ART GRANT “A”: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1992 SHORT TERM: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1991 PROJECT GRANT: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1990 SHORT TERM: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1989 PROJECT GRANT: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1988 PROJECT GRANT: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1987 PROJECT GRANT: Manitoba Arts Council
  • 1987 PROJECT GRANT: Manitoba Arts Council

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • PRESENT: Creating @ Purple Door Studio
  • 2005-2007: Editor, Publishing Director, CARNET Magazine
  • 2005-2007: CHAIR, CARFAC Manitoba
  • 2002: JUROR, National Artists Program, Canada Winter Games
  • 2001-2007: MEMBER, Board of Directors, CARFAC Manitoba
  • 2001-2007: VOLUNTEER, CARFAC Manitoba
  • 1997: JUROR, Manitoba Arts Council, Grant “B”
  • 1996: JUROR, Eastman Juried Exhibition, Manitoba,
  • 1992-1993: Volunteer, RECREATION ASSISTANT, Municipal Hospital, Winnipeg
  • 1991-1992: Volunteer, CO-ORDINATOR ASSISTANT, Manitoba Association of Community Arts Councils
  • 1991-1992: ART INSTRUCTOR, Forum Art Institute, Winnipeg
  • 1990-1992: STEERING COMMITTEES, Member, “Fear of Others” PLUG IN GalleryJuried Immigrant Art Exhibit, MAIN ACCESS Gallery
  • 1989-1990: ART INSTRUCTOR, Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • 1988-1990: ARTISTIC CO-ORDINATOR, ACT2 Restaurant, Winnipeg1987PANEL SPEAKER, A SPACE, Toronto, “Woman-On-Site”
  • 1985: JUROR, York University, Toronto
  • 1983-1985: ART INSTRUCTOR, York University, Toronto

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • Solo Show at Winnipeg Centennial Concert Hall, November, 2019
  • Solo show in New York City @ Artifact Gallery: VICISSITUDE, November 2017
  • Own An Original Summer Show  @  Purple Door Studio, Winnipeg,   June, 2015
  • Treasures of Time  @Grolle Fine Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba,      March 2014
  • Enamel on Canvas @  Conservatory Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba,    October 2012
  • Enamel on Canvas  @   Purple Door Studio, Winnipeg ,   June 2011
  • Enamel Paintings@   Purple Door Gallery, Winnipeg,    November 2009
  • New Works @  Gora Gallery,Monteal, Quebec,    March 2009
  • Summon The Song @  Ken Segal Gallery,  Winnipeg, Manitoba,    October 2008
  • Vacillate  @   Ken Segal Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba,    August 2007
  • First II @   Pomp Salon, Santa Monica, California,    July 2005
  • First  @    Cafe Vida, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles,    December 2004
  • Halcyon Continues   @  Pavilion Gallery, Winnipeg,    February 2004
  • Halcyon   @  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg,    September 2003
  • Song of the Spheres @  Piano Nobile Gallery, Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg,    March 2000
  • Visual Mantra @  Franco-Manitoba Cultural Centre, Winnipeg,    May 1999
  • Spiritual Identity II @  Pantages Theatre Lobby, Winnipeg,    May 1999
  • Spiritual  Identity   @   Pantages Theatre Lobby, Winnipeg,   September 1998
  • Passage of Time   @  Melnychenko Gallery, Winnipeg,    May 1995
  • Portals of Import   @  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg,    November 1992
  • Re-Enchantment  @  Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba,   March 1991
  • Psyche-Scapes  @  Ace Art Gallery, Winnipeg,    August 1989
  • Dreams, My Constant Companion   @  York University, Toronto, Ontario,     April 1985

VIRTUAL EXHIBITION

  • June 2009/ The Art of Megan Vun Wong

JURIED EXHIBITIONS

  • Contemporary  Paintings at the Monaco Yacht Club in MONTE CARLO November, 2018
  • Digital exhibition at the MONACO YACHT SHOW in MONTE CARLO, September, 2017
  • ART EXPO: New York, 2016
  • Red Dot Art Fair @ Spectrum Miami
  • SPECTRUM Miami :Miami, Florida,  December, 2015
  • Limitless Expression  @  Studio Vogue Gallery, Toronto,   September 2014
  • Invitation to Exhibit POOL ART FAIR, New York, March 2013
  • Awarded Exhibition at BASEL, MIAMI, 2012
  • PooL Art Fair  @PooL Pavilion: New York, May 2012
  • Back In The Day @  Galleria Corso Italia: Ottawa, Nov 2006
  • Manitoba Society of Artists  @  City Place:  Winnipeg, June 2003
  • The Grand Jury VI @ Winnipeg Art Gallery:  April 2001
  • The Grand Jury III  @ Winnipeg Art Gallery:  April 1995
  • Violence Against Women  @  Plug In Gallery / City Hall:  Winnipeg, April 1996
  • Juried Members Show  @  Ace Art Gallery:  Winnipeg, April 1992
  • Gallery on the Avenue  @ Winnipeg Downtown:   June 1991
  • Outdoor Site  @  Ace Art / Winnipeg Centennial Library:  August 1991
  • The Grand Jury I  @Winnipeg Art Gallery:  May 1991
  • Juried Members Show  @  Ace Art Gallery:  Winnipeg, September 1990
  • Woman-On-Site  @  A SPACE Gallery:  Toronto, September 1987

CURATED EXHIBITIONS

  • Invitation Only: International Contemporary Exhibition at Varenna, Lake Como, Italy, June 2018
  • Beyond Borders  @  Winnipeg Art Gallery,    December 1999
  • Review 98 International Icons @  Art Collectors Club, Winnipeg,   May 1998
  • Manifestations of Our Time  @  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg,    January 1995

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • Art Confrontation #12  @  Winnipeg,    May 2012
  • Art Confrontation #11 @  Winnipeg,    October 2011
  • Pop Art With a Twist  @  Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg,    November 2006
  • Group of Seven With a Twist  @  Plug In Gallery, Winnipeg,    November 2005
  • Pacific Palisades Art  @  Palisades Public Library, Los Angeles,    May 2004
  • Consignment  @  T.A.G. Gallery, Santa Monica, CA,    October 2003
  • Members Show  @  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg,    June 2003
  • Bill Clinton Project  @  Shin Oh! No Dera Gallery, Kawaguichi, Japan,   January 2001
  • Group Project  @  Leonard Marcoes Gallery, Winnipeg,    December 1997
  • Members Show  @  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg,    January 1997
  • CARFAC Members  @  Legislative Building, Winnipeg,    March 1996
  • Joinville, City of Flowers and Bicycles  @  Banco de Brasil, Brazil,   November 1994
  • Artists Stamp  @  AVA Gallery, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA,    April 1994
  • Members Show  @  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg,    February 1994
  • Members Show  @  Main Access Gallery, Winnipeg,   November 1992
  • Art Travels  @  Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau, Quebec,    September 1992

MEGAN VUN WONG IS REPRESENTED BY:

Winnipeg Art Gallery – Art Sales and Rentals
300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3C 1V1
+1 (204) 786-6641 ext 513

ArtBlend Gallery
2736 East Oakland Park Blvd
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
33306
+1 (954) 817-4893

Artifact Gallery
84 Orchard St.
New York, New York
10002
(212) 475-0078

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