Chinese Clay Art, USA

Previous Events

October 2006
Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange. Started from Beijing, we have visited Xi'an, Jingdezhen, Yellow Mountain, Shanghai and Yixing. An American Delegation of fourteen visited China and participated the events of Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair and the 8th National Ceramic Competition in Yixing.

June 2006
Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange. From Beijing, Xi'an Chenlu, Jingdezhen, Yixing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, an American Delegation of twelve visited China and packed with both historic & current ceramic sites.

April 2006
Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange. From Beijing, Jingdezhen, Yixing, and Shanghai, an American Delegation visited China and packed with both historic & current ceramic sites.

October 2005
Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange. The American Delegation visited both Jingdezhen and Foshan International Ceramic Fair.

June 2-4, 2005
International Ceramic Art Conference, Yixing China 2005. The conference will be including exhibitions, lectures, clay workshops, tours to the masters' studios, ceramics factories, museums, teapot markets, plus the pre and post conference China trips. For details, please visit www.Yixing2005.org

March 8-27, 2005
The Yixing Ceramic Art Delegation of twelve visited in the US. The Activities included: Yixing Ceramic Art Exhibition at the Clayground, San Jose, CA, slides presentation and Yixing Teapot workshop at San Jose State University, California, participated in conference of NCECA Baltimore, Maryland and San Francisco Asian Art Museum.

July 30- November 27, 2004
Purple Sand, Fragrant Tea, Contemporary Yixing Masterworks, Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, Holiday Inn, 3rd floor. San Francisco, CA 94108. Tel. 415-986-1822, www.c-c-c.org. It is the part of Yixing Ceramic Art Traveling Exhibition 2003-2008 sponsored by Chinese Ceramic Art Council, USA.

June 2-19, 2004
Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange. From Beijing, Xi'an Chenlu, Jingdezhen, Yixing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, an American Delegation of twelve visited China and packed with both historic & current ceramic sites.

March 8-28, 2004
The Yixing Ceramic Art Delegation of twelve visited in the US. The Activities included: Yixing Ceramic Art Exhibition at the Clayground, San Jose, CA, slides presentation and Yixing Teapot workshop at Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, California, participated in conference of NCECA Indianapolis, Indiana and San Francisco Asian Art Museum.

May 13 - July 11, 2003
Yixing Ceramic Art Traveling Exhibition, USA at d. p. Fong Gallery, San Jose, California.

May 2-4, 2003
14th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art (CCACA), Davis, CA. Guangzhen Zhou was one of the presenters.

April 25-27, 2003
Yixing Ceramics, Traditional Teapot Workshop presented by Meiqun Gu and Guangzhen Zhou, The New London Art Center, Minnesota.

March 6-22, 2003
Yixing Artists Delegation visited in the US. The Activities included: Yixing Ceramic Art Exhibition at the Clayground, San Jose, CA, slides presentation and Yixing Teapot workshop at San Jose State University and San Francisco Asian Art Museum.

October 16 - 30, 2002      photo    photo    photo    photo
2002 Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange From Foshan Ceramics Expo to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Yixing, Xi'an and Beijing, packed with both historic & current ceramic sites.

October, 2002
Organized "Yixing Style - Gu Mei-qun Ceramic Art Exhibition and Clay Workshop", at the Clayground, ceramic studio at San Jose, CA.

March 2002
Invited and arranged Pinchang, professor of The Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China, visited the United States.

May 24 - June 13, 2001      photo    photo
2001 Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange Including the "International Clay Art Exhibition" in Yixing, China.

May 2001
Worked with Richard Notkin, organized International Ceramic - Teapot Symposium, Yixing, China, 2001. The whole trip were including Shanghai, Jingdezhen, Xi'an, Chenlu, and Beijing.

March 2001
Organized "East Meets West - International Clay Art Invitational Exhibition", at the Clayground, ceramic studio at San Jose, CA - Studio Location

March 30th, 2001 from 3:30 to 5:00 PM
NCECA Conference at Charlotte, North Carolina Organized the 2nd Delegation of Chinese Ceramic Artists to participate NCECA conference. Organized the groups discussion of "Ceramic Cultural Exchanges Between Chinese and Western Artists"

Nov. 2000
Organized "the American clay art works in Shanghai Art Fair 2000". Shipped over twenty American clay works to China. The artists include Sally Brogden, Cameron Covert, Barbara Brown, Bill Geisinger, Chris Gustin, Richard Hirsch, Amanda Jaffe, Marilyn Levine, Robert Milnes, Dennis Parks, Elaine Parks, Richard Shaw, Rimas VisGirda, Laura Zindel, Guangzhen Zhou.

May 2000      photo
Organized a program of 25 days: "2000 Chinese Ceramic Cultural Travel and Exchange, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan."

April 2000
Organized "San Francisco Bay Area Chinese American Children's Clay Art Competition" at the Clayground, ceramic school, studio and gallery.

March 2000
Organized over forty clay works from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan for "Chinese Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition - Denver 2000", Indigos Gallery, Denver HYPERLINK http://www.indigos.com www.indigos.com , that is conjunction with 34th NCECA conference.

August 1999
"CLAYART CHINA Email Newsletter Monthly" was established. Name was changed to "CHINESE CLAYART" in January 2001

May 1999      photo
Introduced and went with a group of American clay artists for 21 days China trip.

May 1999
Donated 200 copies of the book American Ceramic Artists Today to the libraries of major cities and universities in China through the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the States Council, People's Republic of China. Delegates meet in Ohio

March 1999
Organized the First Delegation of Chinese Ceramic Artists and participated NCECA conference in Columbus, Ohio.

May 1998
A Chinese version book American Ceramic Artists Today was published by People's Fine Art Publishing House in China. See detail at: Chinese Clayart Book Shop.