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education
 
2006-2007   MA in Glass with distinction, University of Sunderland, UK  
2003-2004   Certificate from the National Open College Network (NOCN) -
Glass Technique and Technology - International Glass Centre, Dudley College, UK
 
1994-1997   BA(hons) in Graphic Design - Hong Kong Polytechnic University  
1993-1994   Diploma in Design - Hong Kong Polytechnic University  
       
workshop training
 
2007   Bullseye Glass Forum for Emerging Kiln-glass Artists, North Lands Creative Glass, Scotland  
2007   Masterclass by Emma Woffenden, North Lands Creative Glass, Scotland  
2001   Beginning Glass Blowing Workshop - Tittot Glass Art Museum, Taiwan  
       
professional and teaching experience
 
2010   Part-time Glass Blowing Tutor, Academy of Visual Arts , Hong Kong Baptist University  
2009   Asian Art Therapy Symposium Glass Printing Workshop, The HK Society for Rehabilitation, HK
2008   Teaching Assistant for Jennifer Elek -Tools of the Trade, Pilchuck Glass School, USA
2007   Hotshop Teaching Assistant, University of Sunderland, UK, Sep/2007 - Jan/2008  
2007   Artist-in-Residence, University of Sunderland, UK, Sep/2007 - Jan/2008  
2007   Studio Assistant, Research Councils UK Academic Fellow, Jeffrey Sarmiento 'Encyclopaedia' Exhibition', UrbanGlass, USA  
2007   Fabricator, Screenprinting, 'Memorial to woodgraver Thomas Bewick' art installation for St Michael's Church, Byker, Newcastle by USA artist Mark Dion  
2005   Installation Assistant, Sculpture at Four Seas Hotel Hong Kong by Australian artist Phil Stokes  
2004   Hotshop Assistant, Blowzone Glass Studio, Stourbridge, UK, Oct/2004 - May/2005  
       
selected exhibitions
 
2010   好琉璃 So Glass Exhibition, Hong Kong Glass Arts Development Society
Member Exhibition, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, HK
 
2009   "Cross Vision, New Mission by Hong Kong New Design Force 2009”- Fashion Show and
Lifestyle Exhibition by HKTDC, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, HK
2008   The Old Factory, Emerging Arts Exhibition, Hong Kong Racing Museum, Hong Kong
2008   Grand Opening Exhibition, Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Hong Kong  
2008   e-merge 2008 Awards, Bullseye Glass Resource Centre, Portland OR, USA  
2008   The Bombay Sapphire Prize Exhibition, Milan, Italy  
2007   The Glass Sellers Prize Exhibition, London, UK  
2007   Vetrospective 07, MA Glass Graduation Show, The Biscuit Factory Gallery, Newcastle, UK  
2005   A Group Show, Flea + Cents, Wanchai, Hong Kong  
2004   New Designer Exhibition, Business Design Centre, London, UK  
2004   Himley Hall Graduation Exhibition, West Midlands, UK  
2004   International Glass Centre Graduation Show, West Midlands, UK  
       
awards, honors and grants
 
2009   Corning Museum of Glass Summer Class Scholarship,
"An In-Depth Introduction To Venetian Glassblowing Techniques" and
"Lost Wax Kiln Casting"
 
2009   Jutta Cuny-Franz Talent Award 2009, The Jutta Cuny-Franz Foundation,
museum-kunst-palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
2008   The New Glass Review 29, Neues Glas by The Corning Museum of Glass, USA.  
2008   e-merge 2008 Awards, Bullseye Glass, Portland OR, USA - finalist  
2008   The Bombay Sapphire Glass Prize 2008, UK - finalist  
2008   Warm Glass Prize, UK - highly recommended  
2007   Bohle Student of the Year Award, UK - finalist  
2007   The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers Prize,UK - finalist  
2007   Futures Fund Opportunity Scholarship by the University of Sunderland Development Trust, UK  
2007   Friends of North Lands Scholarship to attend Masterclass of North Lands Creative Glass, Scotland  
2005   New Reading Space of Wanchai - Public Art Design Competition by Hong Kong Art Centre - Award of Excellence  
2003 - 2004   The Hong Kong British Council Chevening Scholarship  
       
bibliography    
     
2008   The New Glass Review 29, Neues Glas    
     
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