is an artist.
|Date of Birth||1977|
|Place of Birth||Hongkong, China|
Kurt Tong (Born Hong Kong 1977) is an award winning photographer whose work has been exhibited internationally, including over 15 solo exhibitions and 60 group exhibitions across 5 continents. He gained his Masters in documentary photography at the London College of Communications (University of the Arts) in 2006. Awards include the Jerwood Photography Award (2008); the Troika Editions/FORMAT Exposure Award (2010); and named International Discovery of the Year at Houston Fotofest (2010). His work is held in numerous private collections as well as being held in several public collections, including the Victoria Museum in Liverpool, Cleveland Museum of Art in the USA and being on permanent display in the Chinese Collection at Compton Verney Museum, one of the leading collection of Chinese Artefacts in Europe. Tong teaches at Baptist University, SCAD Hong Kong and at the Hong Kong Art School. He has also been invited to teach workshops by M+ Museum in Hong Kong and Museum of Modern Art in Georgia among others.