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When things don't go as planned, you may get to do new stuff like NASA research or ceramics..."It Changed My Life" column feature. A additional video interview for this feature is on YouTube (Turning Point: Choosing art over science).

从911领悟无常,决心追逐陶艺梦。全球获奖无数,为国纽约办展。选艺术,无悔。《联合晚报》人物特写,邓华贵报道。 Lian He Wan Bao feature

The exhibition features the installations of the clay artist who meditates on Dr Wee's place in the world between different societies, homes, and conceptual influences.

Dr. Hong-Ling Wee is a Singaporean ceramicist who is based in New York City. Her solo show "In Flux" at The Private Museum, Singapore, from 16 March to 6 May, 2018 presents three series of ceramic works, Brooklyn, Moxie, and My Family Portrait, and showcases the first-ever blacksmithing works by a Singaporean female artist. Dr Wee kindly gave SP Blog an interview about her show and practice.

(Podcast) Dr Wee came in to have coffee with Claressa to discuss the incredible story of how she went from being a NASA scientist to giving it all up to become a Ceramicist and a bit more about her solo exhibition 'In Flux' at The Private Museum.

Singapore NASA scientist-turned-ceramicist Wee Hong Ling hopes to shatter gender stereotypes with her work...

黄方玲博士陶艺个展《联合早报》特写  - 黄向京报道 Lian He Zao Bao feature

March 06, 2018


February 09, 2017

Singapore International Foundation 2016 DiverseCity Book - Artist Profile for Cultural Connections Project, Something To Write Home About: Singapore Arts Festival in New York.

August 18, 2016

Absence makes the heart grow fonder. It's no wonder a yearning for home features considerably in the works of artists based away from their homelands...

July 19, 2016

Wee Hong Ling's solo exhibition in Nanjing, China at HeGuang Gallery from August 27 through September 10, 2016.

March 07, 2016

From space science to ceramics, Dr. Wee Hong Ling's journey involved a wee bit of luck and a whole lot of guts....

January 06, 2016

Something To Write Home About, a grassroots arts and cultural initiative by New York-based Singaporeans to commemorate SG50, has given rise to new friendships and collaborations between Singaporeans and the international community...

November 11, 2015

In a generation that strongly emphasizes academics over the arts, Hong-Ling leaves emerging artists with this message: “Success is your tolerance for failure…if you have a low tolerance then you may never reach success”...

September 11, 2015

A wholly citizen-initiated Singapore arts festival in New York? Producing artistic director, Dr. Wee Hong Ling shares more...

September 02, 2015

Producing Artistic Director, Hong-Ling Wee, saw the need for something more substantial to impress New York’s extremely discerning and experienced audience. With her understanding of the local art scene, Hong-Ling has carefully programmed the festival to showcase Singapore without being too idiosyncratic, telling Singaporean stories in a manner that is universally relatable...

August 19, 2015

This September, Dr. Hong-Ling Wee endeavors to bring the real Singapore to downtown Manhattan...

July 12, 2015

The image of bankers, lawyers and accountants working in multinationals is what normally comes to mind when most people think about the Singaporean community in the United States. Yet, of late, more Singaporeans are taking the path less travelled. From selling ayam goreng and writing plays to crafting pots, Singaporeans are finding novel ways to make it in America...

陶艺代表我的爱 - 品 PIN Prestige 《爱 LOVE 》

June 08, 2015


Travelling Tales. Harpers Bazaar Interview By Zarelda Marie Goh.

August 01, 2013

Three local artists, who are making their marks overseas, open up about what fuels their creative process. Wee Hong Ling, the self-professed "accidental artist" wasn't formally trained at any art school...

August 08, 2013

完美,其实深藏于不完美处。当一些东西呈现出它不完美的一 面,反而会拉近你跟它的距离;因为完美的东西,让你觉得不可被触 及。

Ceramic Art & Perception: An Exhibition Review of Soft Lines Hard Edges By Clay Cunningham.

June 01, 2013

This work demonstrates Wee's fluency in the language of the surface... These details prompt the viewer to take a more intimate inspection of each piece... The installation offers both macro and micro visual stimuli at once...

April 01, 2013

Wee Hong Ling was among nine female expatriates honoured early last month by The Society of Foreign Consuls for the difference they made in the New York community...

August 07, 2012

As the nation celebrates its 47th birthday, this story highlights individuals who have made an impact this year...

March 03, 2012

A cat hides behind the china cabinet, and a dog sleeps under the studio bench where the artist works. The presence of these two pets in Wee Hong Ling’s “No Place Like Home,” albeit in the form of two-dimensional vinyl cutouts, may seem like a playful gesture; but they are essential to the décor that frames and contextualizes the ceramic works of this Singapore-born and New York-based artist...

October 03, 2011

I get inspired by travelling off the beaten path. It is in learning about history and seeing and experiencing different cultures, peoples and places that I have found the vault

of inspiration...

September 10, 2011

I have rated the opportunity cost – the sacrifice for me to not do art is far greater than doing it...

September 05, 2011

We've been taught to be safe with our life choices - but my advice is to step out of your comfort zone and take risks to find what is important to you...

September 02, 2011


July 22, 2011

Many people asked her, "Why ceramics? It's such a thing of the past!" But to her, to be hip and trendy was never the point. Ceramics will stand the test of time.

June 30, 2011


June 01, 2011

There are many sacrifices one has to make to pursue a dream, but the alternative of not doing it is no an option for me...

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