Joan Mitchell Center

Cecile Chong

Painter
July 10 – August 4
Brooklyn, NY
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A multimedia artist working in painting, sculpture and installation, Cecile’s work addresses the process of cultural encounter and entanglement. Solo exhibitions include Selena Gallery, BRIC House, Emerson Gallery Berlin, Honey Ramka Project Space, Figuresworks, Praxis International Art Project Space, Corridor Gallery and ArtSPACE. Group exhibitions include El Museo del Barrio, Nevada Museum of Art, The Bronx Museum of Arts, Hunterdon Museum, CUE Art Foundation, Wave Hill, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Sue Scott Gallery in the US and the Cynthia Corbett Gallery in the UK. Fellowships include Wave Hill Winter Workspace, Lower East Side Printshop, Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, The Center for Book Arts, Socrates Sculpture Park, AIM - Bronx Museum, Urban Artist Initiative NYC, Aljira Emerge and the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant. Cecile's work is in the collections of El Museo del Barrio, Museum of Chinese in America, The Center for Book Arts and Citibank Art Advisory. Her work has been reviewed in Huffington Post, El Diario La Prensa, Singtao Daily, 3dotswater.com and The New York Times. She received an MFA from Parsons The New School for Design in 2008, an MA in Education from Hunter College, and a BA in Studio Art from Queens College. Her early schooling took place in Ecuador, Macau and China. Cecile lives and works in New York and is currently part of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Program. 

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Won’t Fit

Won’t Fit

2016, encaustic and mixed media on wood, 12 x 11 inches

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

2016, encaustic and mixed media on wood, 20 inches in diameter

Time Collision

Time Collision

2015, installation – paintings, sculptures, astro turf, fabric and props at BRIC, Project Room, 25 x 13 feet. Photo by Jason Wyche, courtesy of BRIC.

Time Collision

Time Collision

2015, installation; paintings, sculptures, astro turf, fabric and props at BRIC Project Room, 25 x 13 feet. Photo by Jason Wyche, courtesy of BRIC.

Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

2014, encaustic and mixed media on wood, 8 x 6 inches - oval

 Somebody Else’s Noise

Somebody Else’s Noise

2014, encaustic and mixed media on wood, 6 x 8 inches - oval

Not Yet

Not Yet

2014, encaustic and mixed media on wooden paddle, 15 x 9 inches

Just Playing

Just Playing

2014, encaustic and mixed media on wooden paddle, 15 x 9 inches