Board Member and Teaching Artist
Cecile Chong (she/her) is a multimedia artist working in painting, sculpture and installation in which she layers materials, identities and histories. She was awarded fellowships and residencies including Block Gallery/ AIM Artist Hub, BRIC Media Arts, Queens Council on the Arts, the Joan Mitchell Center, Wave Hill Winter Workspace, the Lower East Side Printshop, MASS MoCA Studios, Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant, The Center for Book Arts, Socrates Sculpture Park, AIM - Bronx Museum, Urban Artist Initiative NYC, Aljira Emerge and the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant. Her work has been exhibited locally and internationally. She received an MFA from Parsons the New School for Design, an MA in education from Hunter College, and a BA in Studio Art from Queens College. Her early schooling took place in Ecuador, Macau and China. Cecile is fluent in Spanish, English and conversant in Cantonese.