Local famous artist, Mr Wong Kwok-chung, has been very active in promoting glass art in Hong Kong and has been teaching glass art classes at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, the Hong Kong Arts Centre and the Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre. He is also the advisor of the Hong Kong Baptist University’s Academy of Visual Arts and advisor of the Hong Kong Glass Art Development Society.

 

2007-2008

The Making of Liuli
13 – 27 November 2007 & 22 January – 11 March 2008 (Every Tuesday, except 5 February 2008 – 10 sessions)
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Room S505, Communal Building
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Visit to Glass Studio
10 November 2007 (Saturday)
9:30 am – 1 pm

Exhibition of Works by Artist-in-Residence: Mr Wong Kwok-chung and students
20 – 31 March 2008
9 am – 7 pm daily
Entrance Foyer, Jockey Club Auditorium
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

 

2011-2012

Contemporary Art Glass in Asia - Cultural Exchange Program
With the assistance of Mr Wong, the Committee collaborated with Kaleidoscope Studio and the Hong Kong International Hot Glass Association to present this cultural exchange programme. Several influential glass artists in Asia were invited to display their masterpieces and attend an art forum on PolyU campus. Professor Zhuang Xiaowei of the Fine Arts College of Shanghai University was kind enough to donate his magnificent work Simplicity IV to PolyU as a gift.

Exhibition
7 – 10 October 2011
8:30 pm – 11 pm (Monday to Saturday)
12 noon – 10 pm (Sunday)
Exhibition Hall, Pao Yue-kong Library
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Opening Ceremony
11 October 2011 (Tuesday)
Exhibition Hall, Pao Yue-kong Library
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Art Forum: Asian Contemporary Art Glass – In the Eyes of the Artists
11 October 2011 (Tuesday)
7 pm – 9:30 pm
Chiang Chen Studio Theatre
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

 

Open Air Glass-blowing Workshop
Thanks to Mr Wong, PolyU presented the first outdoor glass-blowing workshop in a campus-wide carnival “Global Connection” in 2007. It was staged again on campus as one of the PolyU International Week programmes in 2012.

During "Global Connection Carnival"
20-22 March 2007 (Tuesday – Thursday)
Podium
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

During "PolyU International Week"
6 – 8 February 2012 (Monday – Wednesday)
12 noon – 7 pm
DE Podium
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University