About Evan Leung

Evan Ting-Kwok Leung is a ceramic sculptor who was born in Hong Kong in 1977 and moved to British Columbia, Canada with his parents since 1994. Growing up with his painter father, Evan has been exposed to the arts for as long as he can remember.  After his passion and interest, he went to Kwantlen University College and Emily Carr institute to study visual arts. Since 1998, he has been participating in certain solo and group exhibitions in Canada and other countries.

Recent years, Evan’s ceramic installation which has multiple slip-casted porcelain IV Bags, human body form and plastic tubing that led him into a couple biennale, and was selected for 2020, 2016 and 2012 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale (recommendation prize, 2016), Latvia international ceramics biennale 2018, 11th International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan (honorable mentions, 2017) and 1st Cluj International Ceramics Biennale, Romania (highest recognition, 2013).

 

Curriculum Vitae

1977

Born in Hong Kong

1994

Immigrated to British Columbia, Canada

1995-98

Practiced at a home based potter’s studio by Ping-Kwong Wong in Richmond

2000

Certificate of Computer 3D Animation, Vancouver Film School, British Columbia, Canada

2004

Diploma of Fine Arts, Kwantlen University College, British Columbia, Canada

2004-2005

Visual Arts, Emily Carr Institution of Art and Design          

2005-Present  

Teaching private lessons of drawing, painting and pottery

2016-Present  

Pottery instructor of Richmond Potters Club

 

Exhibitions

2020

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale Exhibition/New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum / Taiwan

2018

The 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale Martinsons Award / Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre / Daugavpils / Latvia

2017

The 11th International Ceramics Competition / Ceramics Park Mino / Tajimi City / Japan

Generation One Art Exhibition/ Vancouver Lipont Art Centre/ Canada

2016

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale Exhibition/New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum / Taiwan

2014

ARTS 2014 Juried Exhibition / Surrey Art Gallery / British Columbia/Canada

International Triennial of Silicate Arts / Kecskemét Cultural and Conference Centre / Budapest / Hungary

2013

Cluj International Ceramics Biennale 2013/ Cluj-Napoca Museum of Art / Romania http://www.ceramicsbiennale.com/

Generation One Art Exhibition / Irving K. Barber Learning Centre / University of British Columbia / Canada

Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2013 / Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware / Hong Kong / China

2012-13

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale Exhibition/ Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts / Taiwan

2012

Ceramic Sculpture Solo Exhibition / Gallery Chuan / Taipei / Taiwan

ARTS 2012 Juried Exhibition / Surrey Art Gallery/ British Columbia/Canada

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale Exhibition / New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum / Taiwan

2011

ARTS 2011 Juried Exhibition / Surrey Art Gallery / British Columbia / Canada

2010

Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2010 / Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware / Hong Kong / China

 

ARTS 2010 Juried Exhibition/ Surrey Art Gallery/ British Columbia/ Canada

2008

Ceramic Sculpture Solo Exhibition / Gallery Chuan / Taipei / Taiwan

“Hands Across the Pacific 2008” Group Exhibition / Chilliwack City Hall Art Gallery / British Columbia / Canada

“Hands Across the Pacific 2008” Group Exhibition / Tower Hall Funabori Edogawa / Tokyo / Japan

“Hands Across the Pacific 2008” Group Exhibition/ Gimcheon Cultural & Art Center / Gimcheon City / Korea

2007-14

Annual Artshow/ CCM Centre/ Burnaby/ British Columbia/ Canada

2007

Ceramic Sculpture Solo Exhibition / Gallery Chuan / Taipei / Taiwan

2005

Ceramic Sculpture Solo Exhibition / Capital Art Gallery / Taichung / Taiwan

2003

Group Exhibition of International Contemporary Art, Return Nature II: Pastoral / Nanjing Shenghua Arts Center / Nanjing / China

1998

Innovations 98’ / Place des Art / British Columbia / Canada

 

Awards

2020

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale – Finalist

 
2018

The 2nd Latvia International Ceramics Biennale Martinsons Award - Finalist

 

2017

The 11th International Ceramics Competition – Honorable Mention

 

2016

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale – Recommendation Prize

 

2014

ARTS 2014 Juried Exhibition – 3rd Place

International Triennial of Silicate Arts – Finalist

 

2013

Cluj International Ceramics Biennale 2013 – Award of Highest Recognition

Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2013 – Selected Prize

 

2012

ARTS 2012 Juried Exhibition – Honorable Mention

Taiwan Ceramics Biennale – Finalist

 

2011

ARTS 2011 Juried Exhibition – Honorable Mention

 

2010

Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters 2010 – Selected Prize

ARTS 2010 Juried Exhibition – Honorable Mention

 

1998

Innovations 98’ – Finalist

 

 

Collections

2016

New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

2013

Ceramart Foundation and Ceramics Now Association, Romania

2012

New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

 

Publications

2018

Fusion A Magazine For Clay And Glass Volume 41 Number 3, featured artist

2014

Contemporary ceramics of British Columbia, article written by Debra Sloan, Ceramics Now, issue 3, Cluj

http://www.ceramicsnow.org/post/98972026841/contemporary-ceramics-of-british-columbia-by-debra-sloan

http://www.debrasloan.com/articles/

2013

1st Cluj International Ceramics Biennale, article written by Ting-Ju Shao, Ceramic Art (Chinese), issue 81/2013, Taiwan

 

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