Harry Wong


Education 

Studied Industrial Design, Wellington School of Design


Collections 

NATIONAL ART GALLERY
AUCKLAND CITY ART GALLERY
UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
VICTORIA UNIVERSITY  
NELSON SUTER ART GALLERY
ROTORUA MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY 
TE TUHI ART GALLERY 
HOCKEN GALLERY


Grants & Awards 

2002    Creative NZ funding LOST DREAM STREET
1998    Creative NZ production funding NIGHT OF THE HUNGRY GHOST
1982    QEII Arts Council Grant to construct models and props for film project
1974    Artist in residence, Victoria University, 1974
1973    National Bank Art Award 1973 
1972    National Bank Art Award 1972 
1968    Winner of first Benson and Hedges Award New Zealand’s premier art award of that time



Films and Projects 

2010

Completed the CRYSTAL BRAIN and JADE BRAIN sculptures in Shanghai          
LOST DREAM STREET 45 minute film drama Story of Chinese        
living in New Zealand Circa 1925 Guangzhou/Wellington 1959  

2006    

Shot BLUE FLOWER (Lan Hua) short 16 minute Chinese New 
Zealand short film/drama. In Cantonese Mandarin and English   
  
2005   

Completed NIGHT OF THE HUNGRY GHOST (Ling Shou) 
Short 45 minute story set in a Chinese market garden circa 
1942. In Cantonese, Mandarin and English

1992     

Established Green Island Film Studios, Auckland

1983     

Directed a seven minute pilot film, BLACK ZERO, an urban drama co-produced by Rob Whitehouse.

1979     

Established a publishing house, PELORUS GRAPHICS, producing limited edition fine arts prints. Produced PHILIP CLAIRMONT’s BLACK CRUCIFIXION and NIGEL BROWN’s BLACK SINGLET plus own work.