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Angel Island Profile: Tyrus Wong

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Published on Aug 25, 2011

Tyrus Wong, a 100 year-old retired artist, shares his journey to the United States to discover the truths about "Gold Mountain".

At a young age Tyrus learned to paint and draw, when he arrived to America he studied hard to build a career out of something he loved to do.

Currently, Tyrus is retired, but continues his passion by creating cards and flying homemade kites out on Santa Monica Beach.

For more information about Angel Island Immigration Station please visit AIISF.org

This film was Produced by Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation.

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