Yeung Yung Kan
Yeung Yuk Kan studied Fine Arts and Chinese Literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong between 1977-1981, later picked up pottery at Hong Kong Pottery Workshop. In 1986 Yuk Kan took on further studies on ceramics at Goldsmiths College, University of London where she met her artist-husband Antonius Nijssen, thereafter she moved to the Netherlands where she continued to create ceramic objects in porcelain.
She chose porcelain because when rolled out into a plaque or a cylinder, it is a perfect three-dimensional base for her poetic expression where contemporary western aesthetics seamlessly blend with a delicate touch of her Chinese sensibility.
Her porcelain works were extensively exhibited in the Netherlands, and occasionally through group and solo exhibitions in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, UK, Australia, Korea, and others. Yuk Kan’s works are well recognised and has won numerous awards and nominations in various international ceramic biennales and fairs.