Jimmy Ong

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Jimmy Ong

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Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

Jimmy

Surname or Business Name

Ong

Years Affiliated

2021

Birth Date

1964

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Jimmy ONG (b.1964, Singapore) was born in Singapore and currently works from his studios in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Since graduating from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, USA in 1992, Ong has exhibited in numerous local and international exhibitions including Gallery 456 in New York (USA), National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Newhouse Center of Contemporary Art, Staten Island, New York (USA), Asian Civilisation Museum (Singapore), Plum Blossoms Gallery in Hong Kong and New York (USA), Lunguganga, Bentota (Sri Lanka) and Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York (USA). Ong’s works are in the permanent collections of the National University Of Singapore Museum and the National Gallery Singapore, Deutsche Bank AG, amongst other private and corporate collections. His practice involves highly personal inquiries into bodily forms and queer(ed) identities, expanding into broader entanglements with regional myths, archetypes, traditions, and historical narratives.

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Citation

“Jimmy Ong,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 16, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/2710.