Maria Wong is the Managing Director of HKwalls, a non-profit arts organisation aims to promote street art and create opportunities for artists to showcase their work to a wider audience. It runs an annual outdoor street art festival in Hong Kong that provides the public with free access to the artwork and the creative process.
Maria is also an independent curator and arts producer. She founded Freewheeling-Unlimited in 2015, a creative agency that provides bespoke art consultancy and experience design to organisations worldwide. She has commissioned and produced a broad range of public art festivals and programmes that had a strong focus on community engagement through her 14 years tenure with the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation (HKYAF).
In 2014-15 Maria was awarded a fellowship in the Clore Leadership Programme, a pioneering programme in the UK in leadership development for the arts and cultural sector.