Chelsea Ryoko Wong



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Chelsea Ryoko Wong
b. 1986, Seattle, WA
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2021    Pt. 2 Gallery (Forthcoming), Oakland, CA
            Hashimoto Contemporary (Forthcoming), NYC
2020  New Image Gallery (Forthcoming), Los Angeles, CA
            The Pleasure of Joy, Legion SF, San Francisco, CA
2019   Maximalist in Motion, Zinc Contemporary, Seattle, WA
            Modern Gal, Legion SF, San Francisco, CA
2018    Inspired, Legion SF, San Francisco, CA
2017    Sign of the Times (with Melissa Sims), Zinc Contemporary, Seattle, WA
2016    The Fish Jumped Laughing into a Net, Zinc Contemporary, Seattle, WA
            Verse Verse Chorus (with Tim Cohen), Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
            For the Roses, Long Weekend, Oakland CA 
2015    Hello At Last (with Mia Christopher), Legion SF, San Francisco, CA
            Am I in a Trance, Stranger?, Zinc Art + Interiors, Edmonds, WA 
2012    Everything Is Not Mundane, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA 
2011    Office Space, Mauve?, Berkeley, CA
2010    Scenes Throughout History, Irwin Student Center at CCA, Oakland, CA 

Group Exhibitions

2020  Community, Glass Rice, San Francisco, CA
            Multiples, Hashimoto Contemporary, New York, NY
            Somebody, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
2019    Picnic, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
            Dialogues, Modern Eden, San Francisco, CA
            HIT Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2018    Fresh Waves, Swim Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017    Free Trade, Chinese Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
            Bicycle, Back to the Picture, San Francisco, CA
            Social Energies, Legion, San Francisco, CA
            Unusual Business, Gravel and Gold. San Francisco, CA
2016    Within, MOR Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Intersections, Space 236, San Francisco, CA
            Welcome to the Left Coast, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA 
            Not a Lemon, Scott Ellsworth Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            SF Survivors, RVCA Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015    CUT, Dreamers and Make Believers Salon, San Francisco, CA
           #Strikeawayshow, Paxton Gate Curiousities, San Francisco, CA
            Unseen, Unknown, Hound and Quail Gallery, Honolulu, HI
2014    Smile, NWVSF Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            #Summer, Rare Device Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Something Completely Different, City Limits Gallery, Oakland, CA
            Psychedelic Research, The Box Jelly, Honolulu, HI
            Deciphering the Print, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA
2013    Sweetest Hangover, Moksha, Seattle, WA
2012    Mission Graffica Annual Exhibition, Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
            Stretch & Expose, SFAC, City Hall, San Francisco, CA.
            The Thin Line: Art & Design & Everything In Between, 687 Auahi St, Honolulu, HI
            The LINK Gallery Show, Design Commission Gallery, Seattle, WA
            Out to Lunch, Wire + Nail Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011    In Brief: A Private Study, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
            The Family Show, GOOD PRESS Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
            MUSEUMS PRESS Anthology Show, Islington Mill, Salford, United Kingdom
            Starline Social Club Benefit, Hatch Gallery, Oakland, CA
            Impressions, Studio Quercus, Oakland, CA                        
2010    Awakening the Worlds of Objects and Nature, Ruth's Table, San Francisco, CA
            We Haven't Felt This Way In Years II, Gallery Heist, San Francisco, CA
            Stomach Pump Exhibition, Islington Mill, Salford, United Kingdom
            Tree Show VI, Giant Robot, San Francisco, CA
            Between Us, Internos Wine Cafe, San Francisco, CA
            Baccalaureate Exhibition, CCA, San Francisco, CA
            Littlest Things, Giant Robot, New York, NY
            The Survival Annex, Curiosity Shop, San Francisco, CA
            PAL Poor Artist League, Big Umbrella Studios, San Francisco, CA
            Paper+Cloth Dream, Oliver Art Center at CCA, Oakland, CA and Osaka University of Art, Osaka, Japan
2009   Printed Matter 6, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA
            Printed Matter 5, Giant Robot, New York, NY
            PAL Poor Artist League, Big Umbrella Studios, San Francisco, CA
            Art Read, Oliver Art Center at CCA, Oakland, CA
            CCA Library Book Art Competition, Meyer Library at CCA, Oakland, CA
            Tree Show V, Giant Robot, San Francisco, CA
2008    Printed Matter 4, Giant Robot, San Francisco, CA


Art Fairs

2019    CONTEXT Art Fair, Miami, FL. Hashimoto Contemporary
            Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA. Zinc Contemporary
2018    Art Market, San Francisco, CA. Kala Printmaking Studio 
2017    Art Market, San Francisco, CA. Kala Printmaking Studio 


Lectures

2020   Artist Talk with People I’ve Loved x Juxtapoz Magazine x Chandran Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Add Oil, Chinatown with the Chinese Cultural Center x 100 days Action, San Francisco, CA
            Representasian Panel Discussion with Facebook’s Analog Research Lab, San Francisco, CA
            Poster Power Happy Hour Artist Talk with Facebook’s Analog Research Lab, San Francisco, CA
            Artist Talk at Berekely City Community College, Berekely, CA
            Artist Talk at University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


Commissions

2019    Mural for Mission High School, San Francisco, CA
2018    Mural for AIGA Link Art Program, Seattle, WA
            Artwork for Batik Apartments for Vulcan, Seattle, WA
            Mural for Serena Williams’s Yetunde Price Resource Center for OATH, Compton, CA 
2017    Album artwork for Josh Kun's "Hit Parade" LP, commissioned by Public Knowledge, SFMOMA
            Birthday card design and featured artist at SFMOMA's Birthday Bash Celebration
            Artwork for Class Set, a project by Jessalyn Aaland 


Residencies

2019     Mural for the Facebook AIR Program. San Francisco, CA
2010    Hamaguchi Emerging Artist Residency. Kala Printmaking Studio, Berkeley, CA 


Permanent Collections

UCSF Medical Research Center, San Francisco, CA
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Stanford, CA


Bibliography

2020   Sam Whiting, SF Chronicle, August 7, 2020
             Matt Gonzalez, “Painter of Optimism”, Juxtapoz Magazine, June 22, 2020
             Tamsin Smith, “The Pleasure of Joy”, Juxtapoz Magazine, June 22, 2020
2019     Matthew Kanagas, “Chelsea Wong”, Visual Arts Source. April 6, 2019


Education

2010    California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA, BFA Printmaking, graduated with high distinction 
2004     Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. Integrated Design Curriculum