Bio

Kong Chun Nga (Kitty) is born and based in Hong Kong. She completed her BAFA at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (co-presented with Hong Kong Art School) in 2017 and the MA in English (Literary Studies) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2020. She is an artist with diverse interest in painting, drawing and writing that adds voice to the whispers obscured within transient moments in urban life.

Her works are exhibited in Hong Kong, Spain and Japan. She has previously taken part in various workshops and residency programmes in Rome, Spain and Finland. She is a recipient of the MA in ELS Academic Excellence Award (2020) and Reaching Out Award (2017) with her works collected by Bleak House Books and private collectors.

As a passionate art researcher, she is also the co-founder and sole developer of HKAS Alumni Archive, an art platform dedicated to providing insights, generate ideas and promote leading and emerging Hong Kong artists to art collectors, researchers, practitioners and the public.

Education 

2020

MA in English (Literary Studies), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2017

BAFA, co-presented by RMIT University and Hong Kong Art School

Exhibitions 

Solo

2016

Parallel Space, collaborative project "The Art Journey" by HKAS and Youth Square, 6/F, Youth Square,Chai Wan

Group

2020

A Place in Time, Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery, Fringe Club

2019

Book Arts of Kyoto 2019, Artbooks Yamazaki, Kyoto

By the Window, 1a space, Cattle Depot

Tribute to Hong Kong Writers - An Exhibition of Photography, Ground Floor Gallery, G/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

​2018

PROCESSING: on reading art, The Gallery of Hong Kong Art School, 10/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre

A Tribute to Yasi: Poetic Journeys in Foreign Lands, Ground Floor Gallery, G/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

​2017

Collective exhibition, Espai B Galeria, Barcelona, Spain

Reverie, Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Graduation Exhibition 2017 co-presented by RMIT University and HKAS, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre

​2016

The No-body Discourse, Nagist Group, Art Experience Gallery

《虛無》,HKCAA 10th Anniversary Group Exhibition, JCCAC L1 Gallery

Asia Contemporary Art Show (Spring Edition)

 

Awards 

2020

MA in ELS Academic Excellence Award 2019 - 20, CUHK

2018

First Prize, Peanuts Cover Art contest, Bleak House Books, Hong Kong

2017

Scholarship, Reaching Out Award, Education Bureau, HKSAR

2015

Scholarship, Rome Art Program

Championship (alumni group), Maryknoll Convent School 90th Anniversary Photo Competition

 

Collaboration

2018

Cover Art Project for Hong Kong Noir, Bleak House Books

 

Zine Publication

2017

The Continuous Present: works from 2016-2017, 100pp

2016

Observer as the Observed, 68pp

 

Artist in Residence

2017

Hannacc, Barcelona
Vanha Paukku Artist Residency, Lapua, Finland

 

Collection

Bleak House Books

Private collection

 © 2020 Kong Chun Nga, Kitty