Evelyn Wong (she/they) is an interdisciplinary artist exploring themes of history, trauma, culture, race, and gender through the lens of personal narratives as well as her Asian American heritage. Her explorations using artist’s books as a conceptual device reference Chinese and Asian American topics, including histories and narratives, legends and mythology, as well as culture and traditions.
Wong holds their BFA from the University of South Carolina and MFA from Maine College of Art & Design. She is the owner and creator behind Fireball Bookbindery, crafting hand-bound journals and notebooks inspired by Asian traditions in materials, designs, and book-bindings. Wong currently teaches book arts, printmaking, and arts entrepreneurship courses at Maine College of Art & Design, and workshops throughout Maine.