Rick Leong

Rick Leong
Associate Professor.
Visual Arts
Office: A214

MFA (Concordia)

Area of expertise

Drawing and painting

Brief Biography

Rick Leong, born in Burnaby, BC obtained his MFA in 2007 from Concordia University in Montreal. In 2008, he was a finalist in the Royal Bank of Canada’s Painting Competition. In addition to having participated in many group exhibitions at various Canadian and international spaces, Leong has been the subject of solo shows at Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George; Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax; the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, the McClure Gallery, Montreal; and Parisian Laundry, Montreal. He has been the recipient of numerous grants from the Canada Council for the Arts. Leong’s work is collected widely across Canada, including in the collections of the ALDO Group, the Canada Council Art Bank, the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.