Wong May Lee 黃美莉
Wong May Lee studied ceramic art in the UK, Taiwan, Japan and Australia, among others. In 1984, she founded the Tao Tao Fong Ceramic Studio, promoting ceramic education in Hong Kong. As an educator, she taught ceramic art at The HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education, the School of Continuing and Professional Education of the then Hong Kong Institute of Education (now The Education University of Hong Kong), and The Hong Kong Museum of Art. She was also employed as a guest instructor by The China Academy of Art and The Hubei Institute of Fine Arts .
For several times, Wong’s artworks were selected for The Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards. In 1989, she was the second runner-up of The Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters Competition. In 2001, she respectively received the Excellence Award at The 1st China Ceramic Exhibition and a Special Honorable Award at The China Yixing International Ceramic Exhibition. The next year, bestowed upon her was the Excellence Award of The 9th China Ceramic Exhibition. The Secretary for Home Affairs of the HKSAR awarded her through the Commendation Scheme in September 2013.
Wong has held numerous solo exhibitions and participated in dozens of group exhibitions at home and abroad. Her works have been collected by The Hong Kong Museum of Art, The Hong Kong Heritage Museum, The Macau Museum of Art, The Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, The China Central Academy of Fine Arts, The China Academy of Art, the then National Museum of Chinese History (now The National Museum of China), The China Art Academe, The Guangdong Museum of Art and private collectors from China and overseas. The founder and chairman of The Society of Hong Kong Ceramic Arts.