about the artist

Betty BoopWen Fan was born and raised in China. She had worked as a newspaper art editor and a freelance illustrator before being admitted to China Academy of Art, where she majored in ceramics. Upon her graduation Fan started teaching design foundation and ceramics in Hangzhou Art and Design School until she moved to the United States in 1998. In 2007, Wen Fan received her MFA degree in Ceramics from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Since then, she has been an active member of the ceramic art society. Her exhibition record to date includes over thirty group and solo exhibitions regionally, nationally and internationally in the U.S. and China. Wen Fan has taught ceramics at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Currently she resides and works in Lubbock, Texas.


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