Wucius Wong was born in Guangdong Province, China. Studied art and design in the United States from 1961 to 1965. Resided in New Jersey from 1986 to 1996. Awarded study grant by the John D. Rockefeller III Fund in 1971, Emeritus Fellowship by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 1998, and Bronze Bauhinia Star Medal by the SAR Government in 2007. Worked as Assistant Curator of the City Museum and Art Gallery and Principal Lecturer of the School of Design of the Hong Kong Polytechnic.
Represented in the Sao Paulo Biennial of Brazil (1961), Shanghai Biennial (1998) and China: 5,000 Years presented by the Guggenheim Museum in New York (1998) and in Bilbao (1999). Retrospective exhibition presented by the Hong Kong Museum of Art in 2006 and by the Macao Government in 2010. Work represented in the collections of the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Shanghai Art Museum, National Art Gallery in Beijing, British Museum, Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Art Institute of Chicago, Minnesota Art Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Cleveland Museum of Art, Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, Sackler Museum of the Harvard University, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Present positions including Adjunct Professor of the Fine Arts Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Honorary Expert Adviser to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the SAR Government, Committee Member of the Chinese Ink Painting Institute in Beijing, Chairman of the Hong Kong Chinese Ink Painting Institute, and Adviser to the Hong Kong Artists Association.