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"Ambition is a dead sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking."
  - Edward Dahlberg




About Myself


About Myself


I was born in Inner Mongolia mainland China. My family moved back to Beijing when I was 12, and have been living there since.


I have a Master of Fine Arts from Washington State University, with a focus in ceramics and sculpture; a Bachelor of Visual Arts in ceramics from Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia; and a Bachelor of Science from Jilin University, China, with a focus in packaging engineering and design.


I worked as a graphic designer for 6 years in Beijing before moving to Australia in 1998. After completing my MFA degree in the US, I served as an adjunct professor (sabbatical replacement) and taught both undergraduate and graduate level ceramics courses at Washington State University. In July 2004, I was offered an opportunity to establish the new ceramics program at Brandon University in Manitoba, Canada. I am currently an Associate Professor in Visual and Aboriginal Arts department and the sole faculty memeber responsible in ceramics area.


I was granted Canadian Citizenship in 2007.











Recent News


March 25-28, 2015


Potters Council Juried Show Exhibition

In conjunction with NCECA

Resource Hall
Rhode Island Convention Center

Providence, Rhode Island


February-June, 2015


Canada: Day 1

A juried nationally toured exhibition by Canadian Museum of Immigration.

(Photo credit: Toni Hafkenscheid)

Markham Museum

ON, Canada


June-September, 2014


Canada: Day 1

Nanaimo Museum

BC, Canada


June, 2014


Commissioned work installed

South Cove Community Health Centre

Quincy, MA, USA


May-June, 2013


Small Favors VIII

An invitational and juried international exhibition.

The Clay Studio

Philadelphia, PA, USA


January-Feburary, 2013


Boxed In!

A national juried show featuring Canadian artists working in all media.

The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and

the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador

St. John's, NL, Canada

Gallerie Represntation and Shops

Artful Home: Art for Life. For Home. For Ever.


L.A.Pai Gallery

13 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario