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Tyrus Yu Wong

 (born 1910)
Tyrus Yu Wong is active/lives in California / China.  Tyrus Wong is known for landscape painting, illustration, etching.

Biography   Tyrus Yu Wong


This Chinese-born artist is a painter, lithographer, and designer who studied at Otis Art Institute.  A production illustrator in the film industry, Wong has worked for such studios as Disney and Warner Bros.  He was also one of the first fine artists to apply his talent to the designing of Christmas cards.

Tyrus Wong and his father immigrated to the United States from China when he was 9 years old. When he attended Benjamin Franklin Junior High in Pasadena, his teachers noticed Wong's artistic ability and arranged for a summer scholarship at the Otis Art Institute.  Wong was hooked and decided to leave junior high for a full time studentship at Otis.  Since his family was poor, he worked as a janitor   ...  Displaying 750 of 2288 characters.

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