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Having completed a Bachelor of Fine Art in 2005 and a Masters of Fine Art (coursework) in 2009, Jessica has been shortlisted for several print and award exhibitions. She has received an Australian Print Workshop Collie Print Trust scholarship in 2010 and the ArtStart emerging artist grant in 2011. Her work is held in public and private collections in the USA, Canada and Australia as well as being acquired by the City of Yarra in Richmond VIC.

Jessi Wong works primarily in paper and printmedia and is an Australian artist based in Melbourne.

 

Education and Study

2009                    Master of Fine Art (coursework) – printmaking RMIT University

2005                    Bachelor of Fine Art – printmaking RMIT University

2003                    Diploma of Visual Arts Chisholm Institute of TAFE Dandenong

 

Grants, Scholarships

2011                    ArtStart Emerging Artists Grant Australia Council for the Arts

2010                    Collie Print Trust Postgraduate Scholarship Australian Print Workshop VIC

 

Selected group and award exhibitions

2015                    National Focus: Art from the Australian Print Workshop G.R.A.I.N store, Nathalia

                            Magical exchange folio, Neospace, Collingwood Australia

                            Art Central Hong Kong, Hong Kong

                            Youth Plus, Supported National China Arts Fund, MOCA Museum Beijing China

                            Copelouzos Family Art Museum 35x35cm Art project, Athens Greece

2014                    Impressions Australian Print Workshop VIC

2014                    Tactile Pleasure Anglican Church Hall, Apollo Bay VIC

2013                    1000 Tears with Helen Kocis Edwards, Fracture Gallery, Federation Square

                            CATACLYSM solo exhibition, Anita Traverso Gallery

                            Sofia International art paper biennale Bulgaria

                            Northern Lights Bundoora Homestead Art Centre

2013                    Burnie Print Prize TAS Finalist

2012                    Future Visions Festival d’ Australie group show, Divonne-les-Baines, France

                            Fremantle Print Award WA Finalist

                            Impressions Australian Print Workshop VIC

                            The Map’s Vocabulary Red Gallery, Fitzroy North VIC

                            Before the Storm Anita Traverso Gallery, Richmond VIC

2012                    Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Prize VIC Finalist

2011                    Adaptation Australian Print Workshop VIC

                            drowning Port Jackson Press little window of opportunity VIC

                            Burnie Print Prize TAS Finalist

                            Weapons of Mass Consumption Hawthorn Town Hall Gallery VIC

                            Port Jackson Press Graduate Printmaking Award Highly Commended

2010                    Impressions Australian Print Workshop VIC

                            Swan Hill Print and Drawing Acquisitive Prize VIC Finalist

2009                   MFA 2009 Master of Fine Art graduate exhibition VIC

                            Siemens-RMIT Fine Art Scholarship Awards VIC Finalist

                            The Churchie National Emerging Art Exhibition QLD Finalist

                            Eight Ways of Being Here Australian Chinese History Museum VIC

2008                    Silk Cut Award VIC Open-section Finalist

 

Collections

City of Yarra Richmond Town Hall, VIC Australia

Deakin University Art collection, Australia

National Gallery of Australia (Australian Print Workshop Impressions collections)

Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto Canada

RMIT University, Melbourne Australia

Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia USA

Peninsula Beijing China Art Collection (alongside Qin Feng & Zhang Du