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The Deer of Nine Colors

The Deer of Nine Colors, installation view

Ceramic artist Jing Huang based her sculptural work on the Buddhist Jataka tale of The Deer of Nine Colours, which were discovered as cave paintings from the Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China.

The Deer on the Side, glazed earthenware, 62 cm x 42 cm x 20 cm

Born in China, her work is guided by experiences living in an unfamiliar landscape, meeting new people and experiencing new cultures. Her work records the changes in her life outside her country of origin.

The artist in front of The Deer of Nine Colors

Jing Huang received her BFA from Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in 2012 and her Advanced Diploma in ceramics from Sheridan College in 2015. Her works have been exhibited in Canada, China and the U.S. since 2010.

Detail, The Deer of Nine Colors

Currently, she is a 2020 MFA candidate at New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, NY.  See more of her work on the college website, here.

Jing Huang’s website, here.

Her Instagram, here.

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