Born on May 14, 1933, in Canton, China, Ken H. Leung lived there until the death of his father in 1945. He then went to live with relatives in Hong Kong where he made friends with young artists, as he began to be fascinated with art. Soon he became a self-taught artist himself, beginning to get well known in the artist community.
He married in Hong Kong is 1957, and in 1958 his first son, Thomas Shu Pong was born. In 1960, H. Leung's first oil paintings went on display in a Hong Kong gallery. By 1961, his fishing villages and coastal community scenes had become a sensation in art circles, and the leading art gallery of Hong Kong started to represent his art.
H. Leung began travel for exhibition of his oils all over the world, and he received numerous honors and distinctions in many countries. He became a resident of the United States in 1978, and a citizen in 1988. He makes his home in the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
Today H. Leung exhibits his artwork at prestigious art galleries not only in the United States but throughout the world. His first images were published in 1961, and since then demand for his limited editions has steadily increased in the United States as well as in Europe and Asia.
H. Leung is one of the most sensitive and expressive artists of today; he is a master of the enchanted landscape, of dreamy moods, and of magic reflections of light and color. His brush becomes a magic wand that transforms the everyday world into a land of fantasy and beauty.