Artist - Glasgow and Manchester
Open Frequency selector from January 2005
Yuen Fong Ling is an artist living and working in Manchester and Glasgow.
He studied at Liverpool John Moores University 1991-94 and was a successful recipient of the Woo Arts Traineeship Scheme from North West Arts Board 1997-99. Selected art projects include FLIP, a satirical lifestyle magazine for the Year of the Artist 2000; The Breakfast Club, in search of stereotype students in the University of Central Lancashire, part of Artist Access to Art College Scheme 2001/02; solo exhibition, Great Art, at International 3 Manchester 2002, including the publication A Book Of Pages featuring writing by Martin Vincent and Padraig Timoney; and Life Class Model where the artist/curator posed nude to get 'Untitled Collective' artists drawing again, Chapman Gallery Salford 2004.
He was Co-Director (Programme) for artist-led space Castlefield Gallery from 1999-2005 responsible for all aspects of the artistic programming, artists professional development activities and strategic planning of the gallery.
Selected curatorial projects for Castlefield Gallery, Manchester include the group exhibition How The West Was Won, showing new British Chinese artists 1999; Apocalypse Now and Next Week, an outsider art scene show touring to Outline Gallery Amsterdam 2000; Tea Dance by Elaine Constantine, the inaugural exhibition at Castlefield Gallery 2002, and Dog & Partridge, a show about pubs in 2003.
He is currently at the Glasgow School of Art on the Master of Fine Art course.