Luise Fong’s Biography | Luise Fong’s reviews
Luise Fong was born in Sandakan, Malaysia in 1964. In 1983 she enrolled in the Textile Design Course offered by Wellington Polytechnic, Wellington. In 1986 Fong was accepted into Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1991. Fong took regular trips to Europe and America during the late 1980s and 1990s. Between 1993 and 1994 Fong worked as a Junior Lecturer at Elam School of Fine Arts before relocating to Melbourne, Australia in 1994. Whilst living abroad, Fong travelled several times to both Hong Kong and New Zealand to work on her Transfusion, Fathom, and Sonar exhibitions. In 1999 Fong returned to New Zealand. She was appointed Lecturer in Painting at Elam School of Fine Arts in 2001 and remained there until 2005.