Mary Sui Yee Wong

Mary Sui Yee Wong has been a CUPFA member since 2007.  She is a long standing alumni of Concordia where she received her BFA and MFA. She is a multidisciplinary artist whose work involves performance, video and sculptural installation.

Wong has exhibited extensively across Canada and internationally. Recent presentations of her work include “Fashionality: Dress and Identity in Contemporary Canadian Art,” at McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Ont. (2012); DMZ festival, Korea’s Demilitarized Zone (2011); Sing Juk Sing, a multi-media live streamed performance project hosted by Montreal Accés Asie, Oboro gallery (Montreal) and Center A (Vancouver) 2010; Sanlun Yishu, Travelling Gallery Project, Beijing, China (2009).  In 2008, she launched an original line of garments titled Yellow Apparel in the exhibition Rearranging Desires: Curating the Other Within at the FOFA Gallery.

Wong is an active member of Montreal arts organizations and Asian-Canadian community.  She has been a board member of Oboro Gallery, Articule Gallery, Montreal Arts Interculturels, (MAI), Toronto based Little Pear Garden Collective and the Montreal Yuet Sing Music Association.  Wong is also the founder of TEA HOUSE, a non-profit community based organization mandated to promote and present contemporary Asian-Canadian visual artists.

Wong currently teaches in the Studio Arts Department at Concordia and holds an adjunct position at Goddard College, Vermont USA, in the Individualized Studies program and the MFA Interdisciplinary Arts program.