Kimberlie Clinthorne-Wong is a Chinese-American illustrator and ceramicist from the island of Oahu. She is the co-founder of Two Hold Studios, a collaborative ceramics studio, which she started with her partner in 2017. When she’s not painting away she can be found working on her garden, playing with her guinea pigs, all while sipping on a nice cup of coffee.

Kimberlie earned her degree at Art Center College of Design, specializing in Illustration Design in 2017. In 2011, she earned her BFA in Drawing/Painting and a BA in Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) and water based mediums.

Email (kimberlie.wong@gmail.com) for resume, CV, commissions or any questions. She is happy to hear from you!

Proud member of The Women Who Draw,  Brush Monkeys

Clients: 7-Eleven Hawaii, AARP’s The Girlfriend, Culture Trip, Day One Agency, Hawaii Magazine, Hawaii Business Magazine, Hulili Journal of Education, Inheritance Magazine, Lenny Letter, Molly Makes, Papier Magazine, Shameless Magazine, Wishlife, Whip Appeal Collective

Featured: Brown Paper Bag, Illustration Age, Ballpitmag, AllHawaii.JP

Awards: Creative Quarterly 49 (runner-up)

PUBLISHED + SELF-PUBLISHED WORKS

2012 “ABC’s by Kimberlie Wong.” Self-published.
“The Sketchbook Project: Limited Edition.” Brooklyn Art Library Press.
” Hei, Hawaiian String Figures: Hawaiian Memory Culture and Mnemonic Practice.” Hulili Journal of Education.

SOLO + TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

June 2018 “These Days.” Wild Joes, Bozeman, Montana.
2018-2017 “The Sweet Things in Life.” Toppers, Bozeman, Montana.
2012 “A Study of Icelandic Folklore.” Kirsuberjatred, Reykjavik, Iceland.
“Tinkle.” Nes, Nes Artist Residency, Skagastrond, Iceland.

GROUP SHOWS

2018 “Post It Show 14.” Giant Robot, LA, California.
2017 “Student Gallery.” Art Center College of Design (Hillside) LA, California.
“Graduating Showcase.” Art Center College of Design (Hillside) LA, California.
” Happy Town.” Upstairs Gallery, 870 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, California.
“Make Yourself At Home,” LA, California.
2016-2017 “Student Gallery.” Art Center College of Design (Hillside) LA, California.
“Student Gallery.” Art Center College of Design (1111) LA, California.
2014 “Ghost Stories.” Spalding House, Honolulu, HI.
2013 “International Postcard Show.” Surface Gallery, Nottingham, ENG.
“The Sketchbook Project 2013.” Permanent collection- Brooklyn Library, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn, NY.
2012 “Ordinary People.” Basique Threads, Honolulu, HI.
“The Sketchbook Project 2012: Limited Edition.” Permanent collection- Brooklyn Library, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn, NY.
“Having Kfunn on Hrisey.” Gamli Skoli, Hrisey, Iceland.
“The Sketchbook Project 2012 World Tour.” Permanent collection- Brooklyn Library, Art House Co-op, Brooklyn, NY.
2011 “Transform: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2011.” University of Hawai’i Art Gallery, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
“The Reformer’s Brush.” Commons Gallery, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
2010 “Drawn to the Limits.” Commons Gallery, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
“Surface to Substance.” Commons Gallery, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS

2014 Edwin Ushiro Workshop at Spalding House, Honolulu, HI
2012 Nes Artist Residency, Skagastrond, Iceland
Gamli Skoli, Hrisey, Iceland
Michael Konas Watercolor Workshop at Washtenaw Community College “Photos to Heirlooms” Ann Arbor, MI