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Wowser Ng

Born: 1998

Hometown: Zhejiang

Based in: London

Wowser Ng is known for his digital paintings, in which bright colors, and a large number of fashionable products, Asian queers have developed a unique painting language. Wowser opens a new perspective on the possibilities of contemporary painting through a digital painting that combines abstract and figurative. Defining his practice as a challenge to pop culture, he appropriates fashion products to form unique visual narratives and uses stylized abstract images in his research.

Wowser Ng (b.1998), is a China-born, London-based visual artist. Wowser gets a letter of recommendation from Steve Brodner in 2019 then he continues to study at UAL for his Master's degree in 2021. His artworks are selected for the 5th Fida Awards Finallist, ijungle illustration award 2021-New Talent in 2022.

He designs fashion illustrations for many brands, including YSL, L 'Oreal Paris, and Chery Automobile, and co-designs artwork《Mirror Garden》with Florentia Village in 2021. Wowser exhibits globally, including Shanghai exhibition center, Beijing 798 Art District, The Holy Art galley, TRiCERA ART, and Central Saint Martins Museum. His works are collected by Central Saint Martins Museum and collectors in Shanghai, Wuhan, Tokyo, and London.In 2022, His artworks are featured in Contemporary Art Curator magazine and Contemporary Art Collectors.

"Fast," "hype," and "packaging," brings extravagant material consumption, as well as symbolic business culture, which makes the power of the individual irresist the tide swept. Therefore, it easily leads the public to succumb to quick and temporary popularity. The existence of pop culture further defines the commodity's connotation as anti-art, making the commodity and commerce a symbol of overturning high spirits attacking traditional art.

My work works by appropriating fashion products, commodities. These sleek and gorgeous images depict generation Z, an era of rapid material economic development, and attempt to highlight the dangers of continuing to support materialism. When I put forward the issue of the relationship between commodities and people, the audience needs to reflect on the influence of the media in the generation Z on us and question the power of the fashion/product industry endorsement. My painting combines abstract and concrete, which is a challenge to Pop art. I develop the painting practice of combining abstract and Pop. With a visual narrative to reveal the pop culture under the influence of the current society.


More About Wowser Ng

Question IconWhat inspires you?

As an artist who needs to reveal some of the issue of this period. As an Asian queer artist born in the generation Z. My identity and understanding of this era will be reflected in my work and raise many questions about our life. I have been developing the combination of Pop and abstract painting, and develop the new medium of digital painting.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

I will research the commodities and fashion products I need. Analyze various advertising term, and them make some collage on my sketch book to think about the composition of the painting. So as to ensure that my composition is perfect. I prefer to use digital painting as my medium, and I have a high requirement for colors. Digital painting allows me to try a variety of color matching possibilities, which allows me to try a desperate color matching. In addition, I think it has more advantages than traditional painting in some subtle color display.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Challenge, Innovation, Future

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Tom Sachs, Andy Warhol, Alex Katz

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

Color and space, and something beyond the painting

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

Art is a lifelong endeavor

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

My inspiration is based on my childhood experience, some story about gender cognition, and the environment I grew up in, which supports a materialistic oriented utilitarian society, and the power of media, fashion industry endorsements in generation Z.

Collections Featuring Wowser Ng

1 Collection

The Year of the Dragon

The Year of the Dragon

36 Artists, 39 Products

Last updated: February 8, 2024



University of the Arts London

United Kingdom, 2021

School of Visual Arts

United States of America, 2019

Sichuan Fine Arts Institute

China, 2016


Emerging Artist program 2023, Contemporary Art Collectors


The 5th Fida Awards Finallists


ijungle illustration award 2021-New Talent


2nd winner of YOUNG BLOOD VOL.II, The holy art gallery


2nd winner of Darts and Shafts, Selected by CSM



Future of Fashion

Monaco, 2023

GayJoy Valentines

United States of America, 2023

London Lighthouse Gallery’s 2023 Spring Exhibition

United Kingdom, 2023

UAL Post-Grad Community Exhibition

United Kingdom, 2023


United Kingdom, 2022

Ode of graduation

China, 2022

Fabricated Realities

Spain, 2022

Raise Your Pride

Japan, 2022


United Kingdom, 2022

Darts and Shafts

United Kingdom, 2022

Fashion is Art

United Kingdom, 2022

Art Zoo

China, 2021

Tableaux Voices of a NYC Victorian Salon

United States of America, 2021


Al-Tiba9 Magazine Issue 13, Selected Artist.


Aesthetica's Artists' Directory, Aesthetica Magazine (Issue 113).


Voices of Tomorrow Art Book