anothermountainman (Stanley Wong)

Born in 1960, Stanley Wong ping-pui, better known as anothermountainman in the local art scene, is a home-grown artist who received his education and professional training in Hong Kong. Following his graduation from the Hong Kong technical teachers’ college [design & technology] in 1980, Stanley worked as a graphic designer for 5 years before embarking on what was to become a productive and rewarding career in advertising. Over the next 10 years, he was on the creative teams of some of the most distinguished advertising agencies
in town. In 1996, Stanley was the first Chinese person to undertake an overseas position in the Asian advertising industry when he became the regional creative director at Bartle Bogle Hegarty [Asia-Pacific] in Singapore. He returned to Hong Kong in 1999 as Chief Executive of CER and executive creative director at TBWA [HK] advertising. In 2000, Stanley joined Centro Digital as chief creative and director where he experienced, for the first time, the joy of directing. Two years later, Stanley set up Threetwoone ,a production limited company, specialising in advertising and production. Since then, Stanley has produced over 100 TV
commercials. Apart from his commitment to advertising, Stanley has a passion for fine arts and photography, often focusing his subjects on social issues. His affection for his birthplace is strongly represented in his art. In recent years, his works on ‘redwhiteblue’, depicting the positive spirit of Hong Kong using the ubiquitous tri-colour canvas, have won critical acclaim both locally and internationally. Selected works are in permanent collections in Hong Kong
Museums and the V & A in London. He is a guest lecturer in numerous colleges and universities in Hong Kong and abroad, believing it important to contribute to design education. In 2005, ‘redwhiteblue’ travelled to Venice as one of the two art works from Hong Kong presented at the 51st Venice Biennale. Stanley’s excellence in photography and fine arts has been recognised in numerous
exhibitions and awards. Throughout his career, he has won more than 400 awards in graphic design, advertising and fine art at home and abroad. In 2004, Stanley was inducted into the Alliance Graphique Internationale, a prestigious institution whose membership comprises the most elite graphic designers from around the world.