Jeffrey Chong Wang

Jeffrey Chong Wang's artwork is a reflection of his emotions and memories, and show his understanding and interpretation of his life experience and the world that surrounds him.

Chong Wang's relocation to Canada in 1999 after growing up in his native China has been an important influence on his art. He fuses classical concepts and traditional techniques into his work using my own exaggerated figures. These figures reflect the history of western oil painting techniques but also show contemporary themes of eastern culture. 

He has often painted portraits of his family members at different ages as well as different locations in China that he remembers from his past. Yet Chong Wang admits that all the figures that he creates on canvas are himself in a way; they reflect his cultural upbringing, personal feelings, and experiences. He thinks of them as characters in a drama, and the canvas as a stage. His work is a response...

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