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Mae Leong's artist profile

MAE LEONG

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Exhibitions/Events Canada and U.S. based artist

Solo Exhibitions

07 Gallery at 129 Ossington | Bars without Codes (working title) | Toronto (upcoming)
06 1a Space | Barcode+Sound | Hong Kong
06 ARC Gallery, Raw Space | Barcode+Sound | Chicago
05 Jordan Art Gallery | Red Spirit | Jordan, ON, Canada
05 Arts Council in Buffalo & Erie County | Sense of Presence| Buffalo, NY, USA.
05 Toronto Free Gallery, 24 Hour Gallery | Barcode: Consumerism | Toronto
04 Toronto Public Library Galleries: Fairview District Library & North York Central Library.
03 Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre | Construction on Red (II) / Clay objects | Toronto
03 Rosberg Gallery | Flying like a bird | Niagara Fall, Canada.
02 Dennis Tourbin Members’ Gallery, NAC | Construction on Red | St. Catharines, ON, Canada.
01 Brock University Arts Centre | Monochrome Existence | St. Catharines, ON, Canada


Group Exhibitions

07 Gemarimba Art Gallery | MoSA Exhibition | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (upcoming)
07 Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Center | 10th Annual Mail Art Exhibition | Sackville, NB, Canada
07 Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center | Roots and Branches | Alexandria, VA, USA
06 A Space Gallery | Tracking Absence | curated by Sally Frater, Toronto, Canada.
06 Loop Gallery | art: to ease crappy conversation | Toronto, Canada
06 Impact Artists’ Gallery | Women of Color | Buffalo, NY, USA
06 Virginia Weiss Gallery, Empire State College (Juried show), Buffalo, NY, USA
06 Art Gallery of Hamilton, AGH Shop | New Works | Hamilton, , ON, Canada
06 Jordan Art Gallery | New Works | Jordan, ON, Canada
05 The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Music is Art Live @ the Center. Buffalo, NY, USA
05 Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery | Origins | Etobicoke, ON, Canada. Curated by Luis Ramirex and Pamela Wachna.
05 Jordan Art Gallery | Red Spirit| Jordan, ON, Canada.
05 Propeller Centre for Visual Arts | Oh Canada! | curated by Keijo Tapanainen, Toronto, Canada.
05 Impact Artists’ Gallery | Women of color: Rainbow voices | Buffalo, NY, USA. Curated by Michelle Agosto
05 The Village Gallery | NewWorks| Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
04 Virginia Weiss Gallery, Empire State College (Juried Show) Buffalo, NY, USA
04 Impact Artists’ Gallery | Women of Color| Buffalo, NY, USA
03 BLUFFS Gallery, Scarborough Arts Council, Scarborough, ON, Canada
03 Impact Artists’ Gallery (Juried Show) Buffalo, NY, USA
99 Brock University Arts Centre | Spring Festival | St. Catharines, ON, Canada.
97 Hong Kong Cultural Center | Figure Drawing and Painting II | Hong Kong.
97 Hong Kong Arts Center | Figure Drawing and Painting I | Hong Kong.
96 Whampo Youth Center (Juried Photography Show), Hong Kong
96 Clear Water Bay Country Club | New Paintings | Hong Kong


Professional Experience

Artist Talk: 1a Space, Hong Kong, May 6, 2006
Juror: Artist Grant Program, Ontario Arts Council, Canada 2007


Grants and Awards

04, 06 Emerging Artist Grant, Ontario Arts Council (OAC)
06 Strategic Opportunity Stipends (S.O.S.), New York Foundation for the Arts
05 Second Prize, “Women of color: Rainbow voices”, juried show, Impact Artists’ Gallery. Baffalo, NY
04,05,06 Exhibition Assistance Grant, Ontario Arts Council (OAC)
99 Named to the Dean’s Honours List for exceptional achievement, Brock University
98 Brock University Scholarship
95 Second Prize, “Hope”, juried group exhibition. Hong Kong.
94 Photography award. Photo & Camera Review Journal. Hong Kong


Education and Training

01 B.Ed. (Visual Arts). Teachers’ College, Brock University. Canada.
99 B.A. in Visual Arts & Psychology (with distinction and on dean’s honor list) Brock University, Canada.
97 Cert. in Fine Arts Proficiency Testimonial. Chinese University of Hong Kong Extension Studies.
03-04 Studied clay and pottery with Ian Chung
89-97 Studied drawing and painting with Y.C. Wong
95-97 Studied photography and attended master’s workshops


Collections

Brock University (Recruitment & Liaison Office), St. Catharines, ON. Canada
Kingston College, Niagara Falls, ON. Canada
Lending Direct Corporation, Markham, ON. Canada
Law Office of Nancy Myles Elliott, Markham, ON. Canada
Local Computer Systems Inc, St. Catharines, ON. Canada
Academy of Learning Niagara, St. Catharines. ON. Canada
Private collections in Canada, U.S.A, Hong Kong and Taiwan.


Memberships and Professional Affiliations

Arts Council in Buffalo & Erie County of New York State, U.S.A.
Visual Arts Ontario, Canada
Hamilton Artist’s Inc.
1995-97, committee member of Insight Photography Club Hong Kong (Vice President, 97)


Bibliography

Goddard, Peter. “Requiem for the Disappeared”, Toronto Star, Nov. 18, 2006
Frater, Sally. “Tracking Absence” (exhibition essay), A Space Gallery, Toronto, Nov 2006
Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), “The Works” broadcasting on TVB Pearl, Hong Kong, May 16, 2006
Wong, Jonathan. “Have you Barcoded yet?”, Wen Wei Po Daily News, Hong Kong, May 14, 2006
K. o’day. “Red Spirit”, Art Voice, Buffalo(NY), Jan.5, 2006: 24
Johnson, George, “Construction on Red”, Buffalo Rising Online, Buffalo(NY), Dec. 7, 2005
Featured and interviewed on a TV show (Music is Art Live) produced by University of Buffalo, SUNY, Nov. 15, 05
Hujer, Elaine. “Images of the Spirit”, Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Aug. 26, 2005: Go13
Wilcox, Brent. “Heritage an Influence”, Niagara News, Niagara Falls, August 10, 2005: 12
Chiodo, Suzie. “Artist inspired by Chinese background”, The Grimsby Lincoln News, July 27, 2005: 21
Haynes, Heather. “Barcode”, Toronto Free Gallery, 2005
Sunshine, Fannie. On Exhibit, The Weekender (North York), May 15, 2004: 16
Campbell, Krista. “Existing in Monochrome”, Pulse Niagara, January 27, 2000
Fleming, Deanna. “A Monochromic Life”, The Brock Press (St. Catharines), Januaray 20, 2000: 16



Last updated on Feb. 2007
Publications Bibliography

Goddard, Peter. “Requiem for the Disappeared”, Toronto Star, Nov. 18, 2006
Frater, Sally. “Tracking Absence” (exhibition essay), A Space Gallery, Toronto, Nov 2006
Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK), “The Works” broadcasting on TVB Pearl, Hong Kong, May 16, 2006
Wong, Jonathan. “Have you Barcoded yet?”, Wen Wei Po Daily News, Hong Kong, May 14, 2006
K. o’day. “Red Spirit”, Art Voice, Buffalo(NY), Jan.5, 2006: 24
Johnson, George, “Construction on Red”, Buffalo Rising Online, Buffalo(NY), Dec. 7, 2005
Featured and interviewed on a TV show (Music is Art Live) produced by University of Buffalo, SUNY, Nov. 15, 05
Hujer, Elaine. “Images of the Spirit”, Hamilton Spectator, Hamilton, Aug. 26, 2005: Go13
Wilcox, Brent. “Heritage an Influence”, Niagara News, Niagara Falls, August 10, 2005: 12
Chiodo, Suzie. “Artist inspired by Chinese background”, The Grimsby Lincoln News, July 27, 2005: 21
Haynes, Heather. “Barcode”, Toronto Free Gallery, 2005
Sunshine, Fannie. On Exhibit, The Weekender (North York), May 15, 2004: 16
Campbell, Krista. “Existing in Monochrome”, Pulse Niagara, January 27, 2000
Fleming, Deanna. “A Monochromic Life”, The Brock Press (St. Catharines), Januaray 20, 2000: 16
Galleries/Agents Jordan Art Gallery
Gallery at 129 Ossington
Art Gallery of Hamilton (AGH Shop)
Email Address maeleong2000[AT]yahoo.com
Website www.MaeLeong.com
Address Ontario, Canada
Amherst, NY, USA
Nationality Canada
Education01 B.Ed. (Visual Arts). Teachers’ College, Brock University. Canada.
99 B.A. in Visual Arts & Psychology (with distinction and on dean’s honor list) Brock University, Canada.
97 Cert. in Fine Arts Proficiency Testimonial. Chinese University of Hong Kong Extension Studies.
Date of birth
Why make art? Because I'm an artist.