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Installation of ceramics vessels with a large blue curtain

3 Works: Gailan Ngan on Materiality

Thu May 27, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

FREE with Registration

In this live online event hosted by Chief Curator Sequoia Miller, Vancouver-based artist Gailan Ngan will discuss three of her artworks in connection to the theme “Materiality.” Ngan’s ceramic sculptures accumulate layers of fused surfaces into compositions of texture and colour.

About the Artist

Gailan Ngan (b. 1971, Cumberland, B.C.) works and lives in Vancouver and occasionally works from Hornby Island, British Columbia. Her practice involves pottery, sculpture, and co-managing the estate of her late father, the renowned ceramist Wayne Ngan. Ngan collects material from many sources, including commercial and gathered from nature. Her ceramic sculptureā€™s accumulate layers of fused surfaces into compositions of texture and colour. She graduated with a BFA from Emily Carr University in 2002 and has shown her work at Cooper Cole, The Apartment, San Diego Art Institute, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Art Gallery at Evergreen, Kamloops Art Gallery, and The Vancouver Art Gallery. In 2015, she received the North West Ceramic Foundation Award. Her art is represented by Monte Clark Gallery.

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