Emily Lai began studying painting under Professor Ng Yuet-Lau at the City University of Hong Kong in 2009. She was a featured artist at Cable TV in Hong Kong. Her works have been exhibited at the University of Shaoguan, Xiamen University, Fudan University, Hong Kong Central Library, Hong Kong City Hall, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and various cross-cultural art exhibitions. Some of her works are part of the collections at Guangzhou Shi Li Xiang Museum and Kaiping Museum of Art. She is currently a visiting lecturer at the University of Shaoguan, president of the Hong Kong Lingnan Art Association, and a member of the Lanting Association and Shenzhen Female Artists Association.
Produced with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.