Dr Wee Hong Ling is a scientist-turned-artist who worked as a NASA research fellow when she discovered her passion for ceramics during her pursuit of a PhD in Geography. Since completing her doctoral degree in 2005, she has been a ceramicist who has been exhibiting her work internationally. Her work is about finding extraordinariness in ordinary objects.
Hong Ling has participated in exhibitions all over the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Korea, China and Singapore. Among her accolades are the First Prize at Ceramics Biennial 2006 at The New Hampshire Institute of Art (New Hampshire, USA) and an Award of Excellence at the 3rd China-ASEAN Youth Creativity Competition at the Guangxi National Art Center (Nanning, China). Her works are in the permanent public collections of the National Gallery, the Ministries of Law and Foreign Affairs, the Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park (Japan), the Fule International Ceramic Art Museum (Fuping, China) and the Guangxi National Art Center (Nanning, China).
Venue: Block B Level 3 #B309, LASALLE Winstedt Campus, 9 Winstedt Road
When: 7 Jan 2016, 3pm - 5pm