Dr. Hong-Ling Wee is a scientist-turned-ceramicist whose work straddles the worlds of sculptural objects and functional art. Since completing her doctoral degree in 2005, she has been exhibiting her ceramics internationally. Her work focuses on looking homeward to find extraordinariness in the ordinary. With past installations ranging from 200 to 2000 sq. feet, Hong-Ling has successfully brought many ideas of various scale to completion. She has exhibited in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Korea, China and Singapore.
Among her accolades are the First Prize at Ceramics Biennial at The New Hampshire Institute of Art (New Hampshire, USA), an Award of Excellence at the 3rd China-ASEAN Youth Creativity Competition at the Guangxi National Art Center (Nanning, China), an Honorable Mention at the Cheongju International Craft Biennale (Cheongju-si, Korea), and an award of Outstanding Achievement from the Society of Foreign Consuls in New York City.
Hong-Ling’s works has been featured in numerous international publications and her ceramics are in the permanent collections of the National Gallery (Singapore), the Ministries of Law and Foreign Affairs (Singapore), the Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park (Japan), the Fule International Ceramic Art Museum (China) and the Guangxi National Art Center (China).