In Touch with Hong Kong Artists: Kwok Mang-ho

Artist Introduction

Born in Guangdong in 1947 and raised in Hong Kong, Kwok Mang-ho graduated from Fine Art courses at the Grantham College of Education in Hong Kong in 1970. He pursued overseas studies at the Art Students League of New York between 1980 and 1984. He returned to and settled in Hong Kong in 1995. Kwok received the Urban Council Fine Arts Awards – Sculpture 1975 and Mixed Media 1998. He was awarded The Best Community Arts Service Group Award, NEA, New York City in 1987, Hong Kong Arts Development Council Emeritus Fellowship in 1998. In 2011, he represented Hong Kong at the 54th Venice Biennale. In 2013, he participated at Gyro Residency 2013 of Papay Gyro Nights. In 2016, he founded the Frog King Kwok Foundation (The North Atlantic – The Middle Pacific).

Kwok’s works are highly unique and diverse. With infinite possibilities and abundant fun and laughter, he uses art as a communication tool to bring people of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds closer together.