Sep 15, 2014

From the sketchbook

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

Aug 25, 2014

#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."

Jul 19, 2014

Back in the USA!

Please contact me for inquiries - chelsearwong@gmail.com

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

Jul 18, 2014

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

Jul 9, 2014

From the sketchbook: Ladies of the world! 

Apr 23, 2014

From the sketchbook: Meditation dream on Earth Day 

Mar 29, 2014

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. 

Mar 27, 2014

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. 

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.

Mar 6, 2014

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

Feb 4, 2014

From the sketchbook: Running in the Red Temple 

Feb 3, 2014

From the sketchbook: The White Tiger

Feb 2, 2014

From the sketchbook: Beautiful and vibrant dancing women in Chiang Mai, Thailand. 

Dec 29, 2013

Happy end of the year and happy new year! 

My blog has been very quiet for the past couple of months as I have been traveling around Southeast Asia. A month in Vietnam and a month in Cambodia has now brought me into Thailand. I sure miss my mini studio but making art while traveling is pretty good. As soon as I can reach a scanner I will update the blog with sketches from my travels.

I am looking forward to continuing my circle around the world - hopefully making it as far as Europe. To 2014! 

Sep 19, 2013

A commission for Nate and Maggie and baby Charlie. One of the sweetest and most loving couples I know. Happy seven years you two!

Moon Over Maggie
Ink, colored pencil, graphite and acrylic on paper

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