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Sculpture / Objects
SCULPTURE / OBJECTS
A SPOONFUL OF NOURISHMENT
Ceramic Spoon Making Workshop
Summer of 2020, A Chinese Diaspora Sharing Circle Event (Edmonton, AB)
Is it a project? Probably not. Was it a fun time? Yes!I spend the afternoon with some lovely folks learning and sharing stories about traditional Chinese ceramics spoons. Then I led the group in making their own spoons from clay.
BUBBLE TEA SISTERS
Colonial Imports Vol. 1 - Tender Pearl Zone
2020, Art + Interview collaboration between Mia Riley and Sara Ly
Featured in the first issue of Colonial Imports created and published by Yolkless Press. Piece is a record of the transcript and sketches created during a conversation between the artists over bubble tea. Topics discuss relate to sisterhood, culture, Chinatowns and bubble tea.
MANY THINGS AT ONCE
2019, Exhibition curated by Mia Riley
Alberta Craft Council Edmonton
Featuring six emerging Canadian ceramic artists Mabel Tan, Logan Kenler, Shaun Mallonga, Queenie (Xun) Xu, Lux Habrich and Mia Riley
How to Be Original When Our Ancestors Had All The Good Ideas?
2020, Check out the recently published article on this project:
2018, project under Kathy King at the Harvard Ceramics Program
Included research & creation of educational replicas of ancient animal shaped drinking vessels and creation of two contemporary artworks for exhibition (Raise a Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World) coinciding with the Harvard Art Museum's Exhibition: Animal-shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings
2016, residency at the Banff Centre
Residency with facilitators Dan Murphy and Robin Dupont with 14 artists. Built and fired train kiln on Banff Centre kiln site as well as coordinated pop-up exhibition in the Project Space titled "Coffee 'til Dusk, Whisky 'til Dawn"
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