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Angelina Bong

Angelina Bong is a visual artist and poet. She seeks the sacred in the ordinary and grandeur. These contemplative encounters are expressed in her creative works, along with her keen observation skills and vivid imagination.

Artist's Biography 

ANGELINA BONG is a visual artist and poet. She seeks the sacred in the ordinary and grandeur. These contemplative encounters are expressed in her creative works, along with her keen observation skills and vivid imagination.

 

She focuses largely on acrylic and exploration of mixed media in her paintings. Dabbling in black and white ink illustrations, utilising lines and patterns are also one of her favourite ways of inventing fresh stories.

 

Engaging with community wherever she goes, she has conducted painting classes in Japan, orang utan workshops for rural kids with Wildlife Conservation Society, art sessions in Brunei and etc. She is currently the Secretary of Sarawak Artists Society.

 

Since the pandemic hit in 2020, she started teaching arts and crafts online with students from around the world. She sells most of her art online and by commissions; occasionally paired with poetry. Some of her pieces now reside in homes across the globe in 25 countries.

 

Angelina held her first solo Art and Poetry exhibition during an art-writing residency in Wonju, South Korea 2018. She has also participated in numerous collective exhibitions and a few art residencies, both in Malaysia and abroad.