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Our Goal and Our Mission

Art Pioneer Studio works with outstanding artists, designers and architects at home and abroad to plan, design and produce unique custom artwork for urban and rural indoor and outdoor spaces. APS is committed to bringing the touch of artistic power to the architectural and urban environments, creating an extraordinary public art space with outstanding creativity.

APS is always exploring the artistic possibilities of urban and rural public spaces. Establishing a connection between art projects and the environment is an important topic for APS. We plan the overall art plan according to the different nature and characteristics of the project, and provide the artist with full creative and exploration space. We seek dialogue between art and different fields to organize and promote international interdisciplinary cooperation.

Our Resources

Art Pioneer Studio has cooperated with artists from dozens of countries and regions around the world, and was commissioned by the government to implement the 2019 Shanghai Urban Space Art Season (SUSAS 2019). At the same time, APS is the art planning and supervision consultant for various domestic and overseas real estate projects of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Guangming Group, Lujiazui Group and the government.

Our Team

Ms. Robin Wong

Robin Wong
Founder and Managing Director of Art Pioneer Studio
Vice President of Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association
Member of UCCA International Circle
Member of the Real Estate Architect Branch of Shanghai Architecture Society

Art Pioneer Studio was founded by Chinese Canadian Ms. Robin Wong. The parent company is Art Pioneer Studio Limited, established in Hongkong. Its overseas entities include Cedar Investment & Development Limited and Joyful Zone Development Limited. Its domestic entities in mainland China include Art Pioneer Studio Limited, APSMUSEUM (Shanghai) Limited and Cedar Property Management Consulting (Shanghai) Limited, which provides supporting services for the production and installation of works of art. APSMUSEUM is a non-profit art space affiliated with APSMUSEUM (Shanghai) Limited.

Ms. Robin Wong graduated from the Department of Architecture of Tongji University in Shanghai with a degree in Urban Planning. With over 20 years of experience working in high-ranking real estate development projects in international first-tier cities, Ms. Robin Wong has collaborated with five-star hotels, Grade A office buildings, large-scale shopping malls, luxury residences and high-end clubs. Ms. Robin Wong is also committed to the development and revitalization of public art and urban construction in first-tier cities and villages in China and overseas. She is apt at integrating indoor and outdoor public art planning into the whole project development, in order to maximize values and commercial advantages to achieve a modern artistic temperament and high public participation.

International Commnunication
Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai
From the left: Ms. Zhang Huiying Heidi, Deputy Head of Cultural Section; Mr. Olivier Zehnder's spouse Mrs. Frederique Zehnder Merot; Mr. Olivier Zehnder, Consul General of Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai and Ms. Robin Wong, the Founder of Art Pioneer Studio
Ms. Robin Wong toured the guests from Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai about the Huangpu Hold by Richard Wilson
Consulate General of France in Shanghai
Ms. Robin Wong toured the guests from Consulate General of France in Shanghai about the video installation A World by artist Keisuke Takahashi played inside Ash Bucket Art Space
Guests from Consulate General of France in Shanghai visited the 2019 Shanghai Urban Space Art Season’s permanent public artworks executed by Art Pioneer Studio

Our Advantages

International Team

Art Pioneer Studio consists of a top international expert consulting and project management team that can meet the interdisciplinary needs for public art curation in architectural space. APS integrates resources from London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai who possess excellent educational and working experience.

Global Artist Community

Art Pioneer Studio has established great connections with artists from around the world, including Shinji Ohmaki, Liu Jianhua, Esther Stocker, Yusuke Asai, XU ZHEN®, José de Guimarães, Song Dong, Richard Wilson, Felice Varini, Yoshiyuki Kawazoe, [mé], Keisuke Takahashi, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Miao Tong, Lai Dequan, Chok Yue Zan and etc. Each their creations is unique in its own way and can meet the specific requirements of different types of projects.

Extensive Public Art Experience

Art Pioneer Studio has since its inception successively planned various large urban public art exhibitions, and curated the art planning for top-level business office buildings, five-star hotels and high-end shopping malls, resulting in a rich experience in public art planning and project execution. APS is skilled to provide owners the full range of service from professional consulting solutions to art production and installation.

Our Partners
Planning and Natural Resources Bureau of Shanghai Municipality
People’s Government of Yangpu District of Shanghai
Harmoni Perkasa SDN. BHD (Malaysia)
Hongkong Land
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group International Limited (MOHG)
Lujiazui Group
Greenland Group
Shanghai Forte Land (Group)
Shanghai Pearl Villa
Shanghai Yangpu Binjiang Investment Development Co., Ltd.
Shanghai New Bund International Business District Investment (Co.) Ltd.
Bright Properties (Group) Co., LTD.
Cultural Organizations & Art Media Parteners
Shanghai International Culture Association
Phoenix Art
The Art Newspaper
Art Shard
Hi Art
Public Art
The Paper
Architectural Practice
Art Rabbit
ArtReview Aisa