Born in Guangdong province, Wong moved to New York City. Wong graduated from The Art Institute of Chicago in 1972 and received his MA degree from University of California, Berkeley in 1973. In 1975, he also received MFA from Berkeley. His symbolist artworks of delicate restraint abstract style are distinct. Wong represented by American Pavilion at Venice Biennale in 1984. His artworks have been exhibited in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angles, Chicago, Huston, Taipei and Hong Kong.