Maggie Wong (b. 1988, Oakland, CA) makes art, writes about art, writes art, reads art, shares art, mentors artists, and is mentored by artists. Her practice queries systems of care and sentimentality. She often does this in collaboration with friends and mentors.
Maggie received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she now works as a lecturer. She is also the Associate Director of Iceberg Projects in Rogers Park, Chicago, affiliated with Chicago API Artist United and ACRE. Her work has been exhibited at Comfort Station, Annas Projects, take care in Los Angeles, Temple Contemporary at the Tyler School of Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, and 99cent Plus Gallery in New York. Her work has been written about in ArtForum and Sixty Inches from Center. Her pedagogical work and writings are in publications such as Material Meanings, published by Yale University Press, Viral Ecologies, and the Journal of Art Practice (forthcoming).