Leah Wong – +/- Perspectives

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On View May 16 – July 2, 2024

Opening Reception: Thursday May 16, 2024 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

+/- Perspectives

Drawings and cutouts in my work create see-through dimensions that give viewers visual spaces to occupy their imaginations. With layers, colors, lights and shadows, each installation provides its unique energy to add a variety of visual depths and physicality. I want the viewer to experience multiple perspectives and +/- infinite space.

 

 

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Leah L. Wong born in Qingdao, China. Leah received her BFA in oil painting from the China Academy of Arts in Hangzhou, China and earned her MFA in painting from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She currently lives and works in Columbus, Ohio. ​

Leah’s paintings and paper cutout installations have been exhibited and collected widely for many years. Her work has been exhibited in the Power Station of Art, a contemporary art museum in Shanghai; MoCA Shanghai; Shanghai’s M50 Art Center; and other public spaces in China and the US. She has also exhibited at The Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio; Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth; The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus; Sotheby’s Institute of Art – Los Angeles; and the Daforma Gallery, Rome, Italy, among others. Leah is represented by Sherrie Gallerie in Columbus, Ohio. She received the Ohio Arts Council 2017 Individual Excellent Artist Award and was selected as the 2017 summer artist-in-residence at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.

Leah takes inspirations from nature, light, plants, and mirrored reflections in water. She combines drawings and cutouts with multiple layers that increase the visual complexity and experience. From multiple perspectives, her cutout and display layouts bring forth mental landscapes that are incorporated into specific sites. Light and shadows add depth to energize viewers’ visual experience, which can be spiritual, psychological, and/or optical.
Both abstractly and metaphorically, Leah’s two- and three-dimensional forms are suspended between concepts and imaginations of time and space.

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Wed, Jun 19 • All Day

Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center • 777 Evening St, Worthington 43085

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On View May 16 – July 2, 2024 Opening Reception: Thursday May 16, 2024 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM +/- Perspectives Drawings and cutouts in my work create see-through dimensions that give viewers visual spaces to occupy their imaginations. With layers, colors, lights and shadows, each installation provides its unique energy to add a variety of visual depths and physicality. I want the viewer to experience multiple perspectives and +/- infinite space.     About the Artist Leah L. Wong born in Qingdao, China. Leah received her BFA in oil painting from the China Academy of Arts in Hangzhou, China and earned her MFA in painting from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She currently lives and works in Columbus, Ohio. ​ Leah’s paintings and paper cutout installations have been exhibited and collected widely for many years. Her work has been exhibited in the Power Station of Art, a contemporary art museum in Shanghai; MoCA Shanghai; Shanghai’s M50 Art Center; and other public spaces in China and the US. She has also exhibited at The Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio; Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth; The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus; Sotheby’s Institute of Art – Los Angeles; and the Daforma Gallery, Rome, Italy, among others. Leah is represented by Sherrie Gallerie in Columbus, Ohio. She received the Ohio Arts Council 2017 Individual Excellent Artist Award and was selected as the 2017 summer artist-in-residence at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA. Leah takes inspirations from nature, light, plants, and mirrored reflections in water. She combines drawings and cutouts with multiple layers that increase the visual complexity and experience. From multiple perspectives, her cutout and display layouts bring forth mental landscapes that are incorporated into specific sites. Light and shadows add depth to energize viewers’ visual experience, which can be spiritual, psychological, and/or optical. Both abstractly and metaphorically, Leah’s two- and three-dimensional forms are suspended between concepts and imaginations of time and space.

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