Wong Hau Kwei (b.1946, Chongqing) graduated from the China Textile University in Shanghai in 1969. He studied painting under the renowned painter Huang Zhou and was deeply influenced by him. Wong moved to Hong Kong in 1978, returning to China briefly as a visiting artist of the Shenzhen Fine Art Institute. He is a board member of the Chinese Painting Institute, Hong Kong.
Wong has received numerous awards for his artistic achievements, including the National Exhibition of Arts in China Award (1999 and 2000), the Secretary for Home Affairs’ Commendations, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Award (2001 and 2009) and the Hong Kong Achievement Award in Contemporary Art (2012).
His works have been collected by the China National Museum of Fine Arts, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Shenzhen Art Institute, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Chinese Painting Institute, and others.