Victor Wong is an artist and director, best known for his digital work and special effects, and has been widely acclaimed by international collectors and media. Wong graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1989. Wong's visual effects (VFX) production company,
vfxNova, has developed visual effects for over 100 feature films recently, some of which have won numerous international design awards including The New York Festival Award, Tokyo JIAA Advertising Award, Hong Kong Film Awards and The Golden Horse Awards.
He is recently focusing on a new form of Chinese ink painting by using state‐of‐the‐art technologies. His creation, A.I.Gemini, is the world's first artificial intelligence "ink artist" which took him three years to build and programme. It gets its name from the astrological sign, Gemini, which is represented by a pair of twins, to refer to the close relation of its A.I.
mind and robotic body.
In January 2019, Wong's Escapism series was announced at INK NOW Taipei Art Expo, marking the beginning of the "TECH-iNK" era. In April 2019, Wong held his solo exhibition Far Side of the Moon at 3812 Gallery London, as his debut show in Europe, followed by his solo exhibition in 3812 Gallery Hong Kong, TECH-iNK Garden.
In 2019, Wong was awarded the “Martell Artist of the Year 2019” for his emphasis on innovation and heritage preservation in his passionate artistic journey, and “InnoStars Award 2019” presented by Our Hong Kong Foundation. Wong’s works have been exhibited in many cities including London, Hong Kong, Taipei, Shanghai, and Nanjing. His works are held by numerous important private collectors from Europe, the US, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Escapism 0001, Wong's first work of A.I. Ink on paper, was collected by Cathay Pacific.