Magdalen Wong (b. 1981, Hong Kong) immigrated to the US as a teenager, then later returned to Hong Kong for seven years before moving back to the US. She received her BFA at Maryland Institute College of Art in 2003 and her MFA with a Trustee Merit Scholarship at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2005. Wong had received the Freeman Foundation Asian Artists’ Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center Residency in 2010, and the Asia Pacific Artist Fellowship from the National Museum of Contemporary Art, South Korea, with a residency at the Goyang Art Studio in Seoul in 2011. She had recently returned from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture artist residency, where she spent the summer of 2014. She had exhibited at: Witte de With, Center for Cotemporary Art, Rotterdam; Para/site Art Space, Hong Kong; Osage, Hong Kong; Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids; Gallery 400, Chicago; Outlet Gallery, Brooklyn; and Videorover 7, NURTUREart, Brooklyn.