The Department of Craft/Material Studies presents a visiting artist lecture by Ling Chun on Thursday, September 8 from 12:30 – 2:00pm at the Bowe Street Parking Deck, Room 535, 609 Bowe St., Richmond, VA.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Ling Chun is a multimedia artist from Hong Kong. Her work represents the coexistence of multicultural identities within a single society. Chun’s practice focuses on creating artifacts which speak about history with a contemporary sensibility. In her execution and conceptualization of creative projects, Chun brings together her knowledge of Chinese culture and her contemporary artistic vision. Chun aspires to create public artifacts to bring relevance to historical storytelling in her future artistic pursuits. Chun is the recipient of numerous awards including the ArtBridge Fellowship 2020 sponsored by Chihuly Garden and Glass and the national ceramic award such as NCECA emerging artist 2020. In 2019, Chun was shortlisted for the Young Master Art Prize in London and recently she was shortlisted for the 2021 Korea International Ceramics Biennale.
Chun is currently based in Seattle. She works as a ceramic educator at North Seattle College and also as an education guide for the Wing Luke Museum.