Hong Kong acclaimed ceramic artist Leo Wong debuts his solo exhibition in Singapore, featuring a stunning floral ceramic art installation to celebrate the vitality and spontaneity of the natural world. In collaboration with The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, Leo will transform the hotel’s East Garden Gallery into a colourful and whimsical garden with his life-like floral ceramic sculptures.
Featuring over 50 porcelain flowers, the creative process took over 300 hours to translate design into reality, a colourful floral cluster spanning 3 metres has been crafted to represent horticultural treasures. More than just an exhibition, the art installation tells a story of the poetic relationship between plants, art, and history. The artist invites viewers to discover the forgotten history of ceramics and ruminate on the myriad possibilities that the union between traditional ceramics and modern crafting techniques brings forth.
About the Artist – Leo Wong
Born and raised in Hong Kong (b. 1981), He has lived in Switzerland (Geneva) and Singapore and participated in various exhibitions across Europe and Asia. Before foray into ceramic arts, Leo obtained Certified Arborist qualification in Singapore and become a a landscape designer specialized in vegetation management.
Leo’s knowledge of flowers and botanicals was cultivated from his studies and career for over 20 years. His creation of life-like floral ceramic sculptures and art installation is a tribute to his passion for botany.
Leo’s floral sculpture was famously collected by Van Cleef & Arpels, Chanel, The Peninsula Hong Kong and Netherlands Consulate-General in Hong Kong. Though most of his artworks are commissioned, they are also sold at Hong Kong M+ Museum and Lane Crawford. Leo recently received the third runner-up of The Hari Art Prize 2023, and the award-winning artwork is in exhibition in The Hari Hotel Hong Kong.