Jing Huang
The Pottery Supply House Clay or Glass Supply Grant for $500

Jing Huang is a ceramic artist and sculptor currently based in Toronto, Ontario. She was born and raised in China, and received her BFA from Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in 2012, and her Advanced Diploma in ceramics from Sheridan College in 2015. Jing is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Harbourfront Centre.
Jing’s explorations are guided by new experiences that come from living in an unfamiliar landscape, meeting different people and experiencing new cultures. In her practice, Jing is currently exploring the concepts of nature, loss, and dislocation.

Jing asks, “If the distance between China and Canada is 7723 km, then what is the distance between the previous me, and the current me? If there are 12 hours between home and here, what time is it for me now?” Jing’s practice attempts to work with these questions, at the intersection of her old life meeting her new one, the moment intimately close. Working with old and new simultaneously, Jing works with the experience of distance between the present and future.

Jing’s works are the voice and imagination of her life outside her country. They record the feelings and changes in her life. Reassembling these observations are her key to making sculpture, her way to Shi Wai Tao Yuan, her Shangri-la.

www.jinghuangceramics.com

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