Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Academic Program Adviser
Opal Ong’s paintings and drawings are rooted in but larger than memory. The work is flat and graphic. With this practice, Ong makes do with the living memories that haunt her. This process is not nostalgic or sentimental. Instead, it is a meditation on a kind of loss without resolve.
Ong, Opal M., "The Curtain Fell" (2021). CUNY Academic Works.