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About The Founder

Priscilla Kong
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Priscilla Kong

The think tank and soul of Pistachio Kernel.​  Priscilla is a seasoned arts strategist with over 17 years of industry experience.  After starting her career as a Specialist Trainee with Sotheby's, Hong Kong, she furthered her career with K11 Art Foundation managing international museum collaborations and K11 site-planning between 2015 and 2018.


Notable international art institutions she previously worked with included the Serpentine Galleries (London), Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), MoMA PS1 (New York), New Museum (New York), Palais de Tokyo (Paris) and Centre Pompidou (Paris).  She focused on arts-focused grant-making between 2018 and 2020 at The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Her major projects included the Trust's flagship art project - the revitalisation of Tai Kwun, one of the highlights was "Murakami VS Murakami" in 2018. The other grant-making projects she also worked on included Asia Art Archive, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Mei Ho House, etc.  

Priscilla previously served as the Board of Director of K11 Art Foundation, K11 Art Kollection, and K11 Craft & Guild Foundation.  In addition, she was involved in Tai Kwun Art Working Group, and Tai Kwun Heritage Working Group.


She is currently a Trustee of Sovereign Art Foundation ("SAF"), a registered charitable organisation in Hong Kong.  SAF focuses on incubating emerging artists through their Sovereign Art Prize, and empowering vulnerable children with special learning needs in Hong Kong through expressive art programmes.

Priscilla is an Economics graduate from University of Warwick, she obtained her Master degree from Central Saints Martin in Arts and Cultural Enterprise with distinction. She is cheerful, creative, responsible, and patient.  She loves yoga, tennis, cooking, painting, and travelling.

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