Dr Wong Seng-tong
Dr Wong's interest in art started from childhood.
Graduated from University Malaya with BA and MA (1970 and 1973)and University of Wisconsin (USA) with MA & PhD (1976 and 1978)
Was a university faculty member in Malaysia and Singapore for several decades - Associate Professor at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and Senior Research Fellow at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Upon retirement, Dr Wong now spends his time painting, travelling, publishing and in private education.
Actively contributed to the promotion of watercolour since 1980s. Aided in the formation of the Malaysian Watercolour Society (MWS) in 1983 and was its Hon, Secretary until 1990. Dr Wong served two terms (1989-90, 1994-96) as the Sec. Gen. of the Asian Watercolour Confederation (AWC) which Dr Wong restructured and formalised in 1988 in Kuala Lumpur.
Dr Wong has been the Chairman of the Malaysian Watercolour Organisation (MWO) since its inception in 1992.
BA & MA from University of Malaya
MA & PhD from University of Wisconsin, US
Participated in numerous exhibitions locally and abroad (Singapore, Melbourne, Taipei, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Bali, Jakarta, Sweden, Brussels, Bangkok, Malmo, Sao Paulo, Amman)
1993 - 1993 : Annual exhibitions of Malaysian Watercolour Society
1987 - 1997 : Annual exhibitions of Asian Watercolour Confederation
1993 - current: Annual exhibition of the Malaysian Watercolour Organisation
1983 - 1990 : Founder member of the Malaysian Watercolour Society
1992 : Chairman and founding member of the Malaysian Watercolour Organisation
Honorary member of the Old Watercolour Society Club, Australia
1989 - 1991 : Secretary General of the Asian Watercolour Confederation
1994 - 1996 : Secretary General of the Asian Watercolour Confederation
Board Member of the World Watercolour Society