Hong Yuen Ying, Rae 
+852 6608 6012

MA in Museum Studies and Curatorial Practices (GPA 3.88)

Nanyang Technological University
Singapore, 2018 Sep-2019 Nov

Research area: Museum accessibility and inclusion

Publication: Questioning Museums: Art Institutions in Singapore (2018)

Researches and Essays


BA (Hon) Design (2nd Hon)

Goldsmiths, University of London
London, 2013-2017


HKDSE (Level B,A,C,B,B)

Tsuen Wan Public Ho Chun Yiu Memorial College
Visual art, chemistry/biology as electives
Hong Kong, 2007-2013


Museum Curatorial Researcher

Hong Kong Museum of History , 2021 Nov – present


In response to the revamp of the museum’s large scale permanent exhibitions in the forthcoming years, duties include in conducting researches on the political, economic and social all aspects of 19th Century Hong Kong, a 20,000 ft. thematic gallery. To liaise and coordinate with public and private museums, as well as archives and academic institutes, for studying their potential for turning into large scale thematic exhibitions in the long run.

-    Research/ caption writing and translation/ liaison with the exhibition designers and multimedia contractors/ archival and conservation duties  

Curatorial and Research Associate 

University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong, 2019 May– 2021 Sep

Collaborate on museum exhibitions and curatorial projects, including exhibition design, research, installation, translation and media production. 


- Publications:

Living Kogei : Contemporary Japanese Craft from the Ise Collection (2019)

- Curatorial projects:

Searching for the Spirit of Yau Me Tei and North Point

Culture mapping with  secondary school students, professionals and community stakeholders in a project that took place in two neighborhoods.

Hong Hong Art History Series

Contributing to the research of Hong Kong Art History, this is an on-going projects that features interviews with local artists and curator. 

- Digital Curator/ Designer

Colours of Congo: Patterns, Symbols and Narratives in 20th-Century Congolese Paintings (2021)

THE CITY OF FLOWERS Dezső Bozóky’s Canton Photographs (2020)

TWO YEARS IN EAST ASIA:Travelling in Hong Kong 1907–1909 (2019)



Video production: www.youtube.com/channel/UCW8BIcwLW4j55vsq8yEVfwA/videos

Multimedia Designer

SG Magazine, Asia City Media Group, 2017 Sep–2018 Sep

Develop in-house and client videos. Provide multimedia contents, including graphic design, print layout, and social media materials. Work across F&B, lifestyle, art, and events, with clients including STB, Singapore International Festival of Arts, and MBS.


Exhibition Invigilator

London Brain Project, Beyond My Brain Exhibition, 2017 Jan 

Beyond my Brain is an interactive exhibition exploring what it means to grow up with a brain injury from the perspective of the children, family members, teachers, scientists and artists.

Social Media Manager/Videographer
London Frame Perfect Mgt, 2016 Mar–2017 Jan
Manage the company’s social media platform, produce videos and motion pictures to promote the company’s network .



Native: Cantonese Chinese


Fluent: English
IELTS, overall band score 7.0


Fluent: Mandarin Chinese


Arts for Good Foundation 

Volunteer art ambassador, 2021present 

Ng Ka Tsuen Doggies Home

Volunteer, 2020present 

London ABACUS (Association of British and Chinese University Students)
Publicity officer, 20152017

Civic and National Education Team
Chairperson, 20112013


Art Club
Publicity officer, 20112013


YMCA Volunteer Group V-FA
Vice-chairperson, 20082011

Hong Kong Air Cadets Crop
Basic Cadet, 20072010




2018: Public Speaking Academy Singapore, X Academy Singapore, Skyrocket Media, Daiohs Singapore


2017:  The Little Black Book, Melcombe Primary School London, Vinokurov Studio London

2016: London Barbican Ball 2016, Penmayne of London Ltd - AW16 Campaign, Sonata Rapalyte Ltd - London Prestige Fashion Show





2020: Metamorphosis Or Confrontation publication images

2019: Le French May Hong Kong 

2018: The Odgers Berndtson Global Magazine 'Observe' , NHS Singapore 


2017 : The Little BlackBook, Otta Run Singapore 2017 


2016: Vinokurov Studio London, The Upcoming Magazine


Graphic Designer

Podsnappery short film, Catfish Shorts screening 

Sublime Universal, 2016 Oct -2017 Mar