1959

Born in Hong Kong

1977 – ’81

Studied Fine Arts and Chinese literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Graduated with BA honour at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

1986 – ’87

Postgraduate diploma in ceramics, Goldsmiths’ College, University of London

1987

Moved to the Netherlands

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2021

Solo exhibition – Poetry in Porcelain, The Bookshop at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong

 

2019

Solo exhibition – Gentle Collision, Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Toucy, France
Rocket Start – New visual art from Breda, Stedelijk Museum Breda, Netherlands
Porcelain, Galerie Loes & Reinier, Deventer, Netherlands

 

2018

Porcelain, Galerie Del Campo, Wijster, Netherlands
Porcelain, AD gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Lines in Motion, CBK Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

2017

Eastern Echo Solo
Exhibition, Galerie Terra Delft, Delft, Netherlands
Project 365+1 Beeldbad, De
Blikken, Oosterhout, Netherlands

 

2016

Kunstmaand Ameland, Galerie Atelier 31, Hollum, Netherlands
Terra 30! Multiple, Galerie Terra Delft, Delft, Netherlands

 

2015

Gallery Loes & Reinier International Ceramics, Deventer, Netherlands
Ceramic Event 7, Galerie Lô, Brussel, Belgium
2nd International Ceramic Biennial, Haacht, Belgium
NVK Triënnale CODA 2015, museum CODA, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Hoogtepunten van Nederlandse Keramiek, Galerie Bibliotheek Zelhem, Netherlands
Crossing galleries, Galerie Terra Delft, Delft, Netherlands

 

2014

Solo exhibition, Galerie Vermeulen, Etten-Leur, Netherlands
Sanbao CN & Terra NL; crossing galleries
Sanbao International Ceramic Village Museum, Jingdezhen, China
‘Roots’ exhibition and lecture, Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, China
‘10 jaar Galerie Vermeulen’ Galerie Vermeulen, Etten-Leur, Netherlands

 

2013

‘Vessel/Sculpture 2’ GRASSI Museum for Applied Art Leipzig, Germany
‘XI International Biennial of Ceramics Manises 2013’ Manises, Spain
‘Unica Breda’ beurs voor ambachtelijk design, Breda, Netherlands

 

2012

’10th Anniversary Exhibition’, The Jointure Studios, Ditchling, United Kingdom
‘International Porcelain’, Gallery Loes & Reinier International Ceramics, Deventer, Netherlands

 

2011

Duo-solo exhibition, Galerie 106 De Gecroonde Bel SBK, Oosterhout, Netherlands
‘Bodemschatten vinden bodem’, Museum Schokland, Schokland, Netherlands
‘Meesterstuk in Museum Het Prinsenhof / Brandpunt Terra’, Delft, Netherlands

 

2010

Solo exhibition, Galerie Terra Delft, Delft, Netherlands
‘Porcelain across borders’, AD Gallery & Consultancy, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Terra in Pécs’, Janus Pannonius Múzeum, Pécs, Hungary
‘Modern Masters’, International Trade Fair 2010, München, Germany
‘Schilderen op Klei’, Keramiekcentrum Tiendschuur, Tegelen, Netherlands
‘The London Art Fair’,
Gallery Shirley Crowther Contemporary Art, United Kingdom

 

2009

Solo exhibition, Galerie im Rosenthal studio-haus, Hamburg, Germany
‘Journal’ Galerie Loes & Reinier international ceramics, Deventer, Netherlands
‘9th International Biennial of Ceramics Manises 2009’, Manises, Spain
‘Zomer expositie’ Dehullu Beelden in Gees, Drenthe, Netherlands
‘Keramik’, Galerie Rosenhauer, Göttingen, Germany
‘Malerei auf Keramik’ Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany

 

2008

Solo exhibition, Landes Museum Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
‘Collect’ Art Fair, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
‘Top stukken’ Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Gorinchem, Netherlands
‘Petra Verberne Collectie’ Keramiekmuseum Princessehof, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
‘Grafische keramiek’ St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, Netherlands

 

2007

Solo exhibition, Galerie Terra Delft, Delft, Netherlands
4th World Ceramic Biennale 2007 Korea,International Competition, Ichoen, Korea

 

2006

‘Voyage’, Galerie Loes & Reinier international ceramics, Deventer, Netherlands
CERCO 06, international ceramics exhibition, Aragon, Spain
‘Ceramics from the Netherlands’ 10th Ceramic Biennial of Andenne, Belgium

 

2005

Solo exhibition, Carlin Gallery, Paris, France
Ceramic Art London 2005, Royal College of Arts, London, United Kingdom
3rd World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea, Icheon, Korea (Honourable mention)

 

2004

Solo exhibition, Über Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Solo exhibition, Tongerlohuys, Roosendaal, Netherlands
‘Coloured Porcelain’ St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
24 Concurs Internacional de Ceramica L’Alcora 2004, Spain (Honourable mention)

 

2003

Solo exhibition, St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Solo exhibition, Galerie Loes & Reinier international ceramics, Deventer, Netherlands
23 Concurs Internacional de Ceramica L’Alcora 2003, Spain (Honourable mention)
City of Carouge prize 2003, Musee de Carouge, Switzerland

 

2002

‘Winter tentoonstelling’ St. Joseph Galerie, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
The Stour Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
‘Ceramica-Nostalgia’ Falmouth Arts Centre, Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom

 

2001

‘Pure as Porcelain’ Laburnum Ceramics Gallery, Yanwath, Cumbria, England
6e Triennale Internationale Porcelaine Contemporaine, Nyon, Switzerland

 

1999

‘Keramuze 1999’ Bilthoven, Netherlands
‘Europaische Keramik 1999 Westerwaldpreis’ Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany

 

1998

Kunstuitleen West-Friesland, Hoorn, Netherlands
‘On Clay I Draw’ Solo, The Pottery Workshop, Hong Kong

 

1996

International Orton Cone Box Show, Baker University, Kansas, U.S.A

 

1995

Solo exhibition, Galerie ‘Grafiker’, Haarlem, Netherlands

 

1994

International Orton Cone Box Show, Baker University, Kansas, U.S.A

 

1989

‘A Touch of Home’ Solo,The Pottery Workshop, Hong Kong

 

1988

‘Tee-Keramik und Schalen’, Galerie Art East Art West, Hamburg, Germany

 

1987

‘Clay IV’ Ceramics Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

1986

‘Clay in Bloom’ Solo, The Pottery Workshop, Hong Kong
‘Tea wares by Hong Kong potters’ Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
‘Clay III’ Ceramics Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 

1985

‘Hong Kong Pottery Today’ Fung Ping Shan Museum, Hong Kong

 

1984

‘Clay II’ Ceramics Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

 NOMINATIONS

2013

XI International Biennial of Ceramics Manises 2013, Manises, Spain

 

2009

9th International Biennial of Ceramics Manises 2009, Manises, Spain

 

2007

4th World Ceramic Biennale 2007 Korea, Ichoen, Korea (Honourable mention)

 

2005

3rd World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea, Icheon, Korea (Honourable mention)

 

2003

23 Concurs Internacional de Ceramica L’Alcora 2003, Spain (Honourable mention)
City of Carouge prize 2003, International ceramics competition, Musee de Carouge

 

2001

6e Triennale Internationale Porcelaine Contemporaine competitie, Nyon, Switzerland

 

1999

1999 Westerwaldpreis competitie, Hohr-Grenzhausen, Germany

 

1996

International Orton Cone Box Show, Baker University, Kansas, U.S.A.

 

1994

International Orton Cone Box Show, Baker University, Kansas, U.S.A.

 AWARDS

2007

1st prize,Theme competition “Obenauf”, International ceramic fair, Oldenburg, Germany
4th World Ceramic Biennale 2007 Korea, Icheon, Korea (Honourable mention)

2005

3rd World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea, Icheon, Korea (Honourable mention)

2004

24 Concurs International de Ceramica L’Alcora 2004, Spain (Honourable mention)

2003

23 Concurs Internacional de Ceramica L’Alcora 2003, Spain (Honourable mention)

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2014

Artist in Residence, Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute with Terra Delft, Jingdezhen, China

2002

International Workshop, Falmouth College of Arts, Falmouth, England

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Petra Verberne Collection, Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany
The Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
Falmouth College of Arts, Falmouth University, England
Mug Collection,
Crafts Council, London
World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Icheon, Korea

PUBLICATIONS

“Vessel Sculpture” by Olaf Thormann, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, ISBN 9783897903913
“Contemporary Ceramics” by Emmanuel Cooper, Thames and Hudson, ISBN 9780500514870
“Pattern, colour & Form” by Carolyn Genders, A & C Black Publishers Ltd., ISBN : 9780713678093
“Porcelain” by Jack Doherty, A & C Black Publishers Ltd., ISBN 0713650850
“Hedendaagse Keramiek in Nederland” by Piet Augustin, NVK, ISBN 9789080381049
“The Art of Ceramic Decoration” by Mels Boom, KLEI, ISBN 9789081354325

MEDIA

“Yuk-kan Yeung: mix van oosterse en westerse cultuur” by Piet Augustijn, Keramiek NVK (okt 2012)
“Die Schonheit des Erinnerns” by Piet Augustijn, Keramik Magazin Europa (nov/dec 2009)
“Porseleinen objecten van Yuk Kan Yeung” by Piet Augustijn, Keramiek NVK (feb 2008)
“Altijd terug naar het begin…” by Yna van der Meulen, Klei Keramisch Magazine (may 2007)
“The coarse and the fine”, Neue Keramik (april 2007)
“An imaginary Door” by Teresa Georgi, Ceramics Art and Perception 57 (sep 2004)
“Away from Home” by Alison Britton, Ceramic Review 199 (feb 2003)
“Decoratietechnieken 5: Yeung Yuk Kan” by Mels Boom, Klei Keramisch Magazine (nov 2003)
“Poëzie in Porselein” by Tanneke Barendregt, Keramiek NVK (feb 2002)

GALLERIES

Gallery Terra Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
‘Loes & Reinier’ International Ceramics, Deventer, The Netherlands
Galerie de l’Ancienne Poste, Toucy, France
The Bookshop at the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
AD Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Shirley Crowther Contemporary Art, Sussex, United Kingdom