Artist Beverley Tang-Kong dies at 62

Beverley Tang-Kong

Trinidad-born artist Beverley Tang-Kong, manager of the Mississauga community art gallery, Imagemaker Art Prints, died on March 20 last in Mississauga after a lengthy illness. She was 62.

Tang-Kong who taught art in Mississauga for several years, studied graphic design at George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto after graduating from the Arts and Art History program at the University of Toronto.

She  is the author of three books featuring art and upcoming artists.

Tang-Kong was well known in the Caribbean community in the Greater Toronto Area as a calypso, steelpan and carnival enthusiast.

She leaves her husband, Jerry, and her sons, Andrew and Geoffrey.