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Northwest Asian Weekly | Artist and father James Leong dies of heart complications at the age of 81 | 

May 3, 2011

In 1955, he earned his second master’s degree in art education at San Francisco State College. Leong remained in the city until the mid-1950s.

In 1956, Leong was awarded a Fulbright grant and relocated to Norway. After two years in Norway, Leong was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation grant to teach and paint in Rome.

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