Born 1970, Hong Kong
Wilson Shieh is a painter who was trained in Chinese fine-brush (gongbi) technique, and now works in various mediums ranging from Chinese ink drawing on silk to acrylic on canvas to paper cutout collage. He focuses on human bodies as his theme for narration. Transforming figuration by means of tailor-made costumes, the identity of modern people is always explore in his art.
Shieh is widely collected and is already in a number of museum collections including: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA, National Gallery of Art, Washington and Queensland Art Gallery in Australia.