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  • ~Spring Announcements~

    Upcoming shows...

    4/24/15 at The Outpost in Honolulu, HI

    5/22/15 Strike Away at Paxton Gate in San Francisco, CA 

    MORE to be announced!

    Lots of new artwork coming!

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    Ceramics inspired by my travels in Asia

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    From the sketchbook: Fantasy Premier League

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    From the sketchbook

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    Chiang Dao Caves in Chiang Dao, Thailand

    This photo was taken in the Chiang Dao Cave Temple, a couple hours drive outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. The cave sits inside one of Thailands highest mountains and as a place of worship is quite spectacular. Buddhist relics hide among gigantic stalactites, where monks in their saffron robes can be seen in passing. 

    For sale at Rare Device in San Francisco as an 8x8" framed print, or part of a 4x4" set.

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    Kuang Si Waterfalls in Luang Prabang, Laos
    (Snapped on my overseas adventure in SE Asia!)

    This photo was taken at the Kuang Si Waterfalls just outside of Luang Prabang, Laos. The journey here is almost as spectacular as the destination, a one hour tuk tuk ride takes you along winding hills past small villages. The turquoise-colored water is quite mesmerizing, I even saw a man fall in trying to take the perfect picture!

    For sale at Rare Device in San Francisco as an 8x8" framed print, or part of a 4x4" set. 

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    Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia
    (Snapped on my overseas adventure in SE Asia!)

    This photo was taken at the Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang, Malaysia, also known as the Temple of Supreme Bliss. A 99 foot bronze statue of Guanyin is the main attraction, sitting prominently on the hill. In this photo I am pausing for a rest, soaking in the lush green jungles and landscape of Penang.

    For sale at Rare Device in San Francisco as an 8x8" framed print, or part of a 4x4" set. 

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    Market Procession in Myanmar
    Watercolor on paper
    15.5 x 12 inches
    For Something Completely Different at City Limits Gallery in Oakland

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    #Summer 

    Here's a fun show to stop by if you are in the San Francisco area. Rare Device (now on Divisadero) will be exhibiting instagram photos from several artists, including yours truly. 

    "Hailing from such diverse locales as Texas, Germany, Namibia, Nigeria, and Hawaii, all of these photographers now call the Bay Area their home. Each uses Instagram to his or her own ends, but the results across the board are stunning. Ana Kamin’s photos reflect her love for nature and city views; wherever she goes, her iPhone is with her to capture the beautiful facets of the city by the bay and beyond. Chelsea Wong’s photos depict her recent adventure through Southeast Asia."

  • ARTWORK FOR SALE

    I have two artworks for sale on the Moon Collective website:
    http://moon-collective.com/collections/art

    These artworks are inspired by my recent travels throughout Southeast Asia. Check it out!

  • UPCOMING EXHIBITS

    1.
    Something Completel
    y Different at City Limits Gallery in Oakland, CA

    "City Limits has asked many of their favorite Bay Area artists to contribute work to Something Completely Different, a sprawling salon-style group show unlike any of our previous exhibitions. The participating artists, all at various respective stages of their careers, have been asked to contribute one new work which differs from anything they have done previously. While the format and scale of the exhibition differs greatly from our previous exhibitions,  the invitation to make something different aligns with our missionwhich is inviting artists to exhibit new works which deviate from their typical art practice or discipline."

    Opening reception: Friday, September 5, 2014 from 7-11pm
    300 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA
    More info at: http://citylimitsgallery.com/

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    2.
    #Summer
    at Rare Device Gallery in San Francisco, CA
    A group exhibition featuring photos from Instagramers about #Summer.

    Opening reception: Friday, September 5, 2014 from 6-8pm
    600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA
    More info at: http://raredevice.net

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    Back in the USA!

    Please contact me for inquiries - chelsearwong@gmail.com

    And above, from the sketchbook: Bikini, Fur and Feather Fashionista World

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    Offerings at Tiger Temple
    Colored pencil, watercolor and sumi ink on paper
    12 x 9 inches
    2014

    I have two new artworks for sale in Honolulu for the Psychedelic Research art show:

    Opening: July 19, 6-11pm

    Where: The Box Jelly
    307 Kamani Street Suite A
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

    Curated by Moon Collective

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    From the sketchbook: Ladies of the world! 

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    From the sketchbook: Meditation dream on Earth Day 

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    From the sketchbook: Matching in Mandalay, Tea House. There are so many groups of workers in Myanmar wearing matching outfits. I wanted to take photos but I was too shy. I'll just have to remember it in my thoughts. 

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    From the sketchbook: Couple in Myanmar wearing longyis, an airy, traditional skirt worn by both men and women. Very practical for the weather, as it was 104 degrees in Mandalay when I left. 

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    From the sketchbook: Women in Myanmar with big stuff on their head! True story. I love seeing the different varieties of objects they carry. I've seen everything from fruit to dirty dishes, to groceries and bananas.

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    I have two works in the Deciphering the Print Printworks Exhibit featuring faculty and alumni from California College of the Arts.