Ying-Yueh Chuang's Bio

Ying-Yueh Chuang was born in Taiwan and came to Canada in the early 1990’s. She received a diploma of Fine Arts from Langara College, Vancouver, a BFA from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, and a MFA in Ceramics from NSCAD University, Halifax. Following graduation she was a resident artist at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto for three years.

Chuang’s work has been featured in Art in America and numerous ceramic publications.She was the 2006 recipient of the Winifred Shantz National Emerging Artist Award for Ceramists and was an invited speaker at the 2009 Australian Ceramics Triennale Conference in Sydney, Australia.

Her work is found in many public and private collections such as the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, the Canada Council Art Bank, the Government of Ontario Art Collection, Burlington Art Centre, MacKenzie Art Gallery and the WOCEK Icheon World Ceramic Centre in Korea.

She has taught ceramics at NSCAD University, Ontario College of Art and Design University, University of Regina, Sheridan College and Capilano University. Chuang currently teaches at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Greater Vancouver, BC, Canada.