EDUCATION

2007     MFA Ceramics, Kent State University, OH

2004     Ceramics, The University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA    

1997     BA Education, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • High Trash, Gallery 456, New York, NY 2018

  • Other Forms of Life, Samford University, Birmingham, AL 2016

  • Coke-a-Doodle-Doo, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR 2015

  • Cola Culture in Tea Time, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL 2014

  • All About Cola Bottles, University of Arkansas, Monticello, AR 2013

  • Republic of Hens and Hares, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2013

  • Transformation: From Dumpster to Dinning Room, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2010

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • Regional Professors Exhibition, Gallery One Eleven, Leesville, LA 2018

  • Beautiful & Powerful Statements, Nails in the Wall Gallery, Metuchen, NJ 2017

  • Art Crawl, Art Council of Central Louisiana, Alexandria, LA 2016

  • The Poetry of Tea Sets, RealArt DeRidder Gallery, DeRidder, LA 2016

  • MoMA Invitation Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA 2016

  • Dirty South Mug Competition, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2015, Tom Coleman, Juror

  • Regional Ceramics Competition, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX 2015, Eva Kwong, Juror

  • Round Table, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2015

  • Transforming Viewpoint, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS 2014, Steven Liggett, Juror

  • 4th Biennial Central Time Ceramics, Bradley University, Peoria, IL 2014, Don Pilcher, Juror

  • The 7th International Texas Teapot Tournament, C.A.M.E.O. & 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX 2014, Linnis Blanton, Juror

  • Transcendental, Studio 550 Art Center, Manchester, NH 2013

  • First Annual Cup Exhibition, Studio 550 Art Center, Manchester, NH 2013, Molly Hatch, Juror

  • Hard Ware 2013 National Ceramics Exhibition, Hill Country Art Foundation, Ingram, TX 2013, Juan Granados, Juror

  • 12th Annual National Juried Cup Show, Kent Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH 2013, Kirk Mangus, Juror

  • Coffee, Tea, or…#2, Terra Incognito Studio and Gallery, Oak Park, IL, 2013, David Toan, Juror

  • ACGA National Clay & Glass Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA 2013, Carol Sauvion, Juror

  • Regional Ceramic Competition, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX 2013, Les Manning, Juror

  • Pour...2012, Terra Incognito Studio and Gallery, Oak Park, IL 2012, David Toan, Juror

  • Touch, Anoint, Heal: God with Us, CIVA Traveling Exhibition, United States 2012-15, Richard Cummings, Juror

  • Mug Extravaganza, Walnut Gallery, Gadsden, AL 2012

  • Cups of Fire-National Cup Competition, Clay Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI 2012, Susan Beiner, Juror

  • ACGA Clay and Glass National Juried Competition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA 2011

  • 45th Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival, FUMCA, Alexandria, LA 2011, Lynn P. Castle, Juror

  • Annual Miniature Exhibition, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2011

  • Centennial Alumni Exhibition, Kent State University, Kent, OH 2011, Dan Tranberg, Juror  

  • 23rd September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA 2010, Kelli Scott Kelley, Juror

  • Art Melt 2010, Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge, LA 2010, Paul Dean, Denny Mecham, and Andrea Pollan, Jurors

  • 47th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA 2010, David Houston, Juror

  • Summer Craft Gallery Juried Exhibition, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, Loveladies, NJ 2010

  • Art Melt Juried Exhibition, Bruner Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA 2009, Dan Cameron, Brian Young, and Ann Connelly, Jurors

  • 46th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA 2009, Miranda Lash, Juror

  • 9th Annual National Cup Show, Kent Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH 2009

  • 43rd Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Juried Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX 2009

  • SITE Unseen 5, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM 2008

  • Artist’s Fruitcake, Alternative Art Space, Santa Fe, NM 2007

  • Annual Juried Exhibition, Kent State University, Kent, OH 2007

  • Fifth Small Works Juried Exhibition, Kent Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH 2006

  • Ice House Sculpture Exhibition, Ice House, Akron, OH 2006

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Holder, Eugenia Dawson Endowment Professorship in Art, 2014- present

  • 2016-17 Co-Chair, 51st Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival, Alexandria, LA, 2016 - 2017

  • First Place, Dirty South Mug, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA 2015

  • Award of Distinction, Regional Ceramics Competition, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX 2015

  • Runner-Up Award, 12th Annual National Juried Cup Show, KSU, Kent, OH 2013

  • Excellence Winner Award, Pour…2012, Terra Incognito Gallery, Oak Park, IL 2012

  • Merit Award, 45th Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival, FUMCA, Alexandria, LA 2011

  • Outstanding International Scholar, Phi Beta Delta 2007

  • Summa Cum Laude, Kent State University, Kent, OH 2007   

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • NCECA Journal, “Goat Ceramics,” Volume 41, Page 234-237, 2021

  • SinoVision English, “Chou WangLing Makes Art from Trash” by Michel’le Jackson, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeWbNImeQHI), 2018

  • World Journal, “結合環保與藝術 周王玲用廢物創作陶瓷” by Carolyn Chang, (https://www.worldjournal.com/5664274/article-結合環保與藝術-周王玲用廢物創作陶瓷/), 2018

  • SinoVisionNet, “纽约456画廊迎来周王玲个展“高级垃圾” by 陳菲菲  (http://video.sinovision.net/?id=45535&cid=125&sts=1533125681306), 2018

  • American Press “Gallery Feature Ceramics Works” by Pamela Sleezer, Page B4, April 14, 2016

  • Beauregard Daily News, “WangLing Chou-Exhibition at the DeRidder Gallery,” photo by Jim Butlery, Page 8A, April 3, 2016

  • The Samford Crimson, “Art Gallery Artist Uses Trash to Mold Ceramics,” Volume 101, Issue 16, March 2, 2016

  • Belltower, “Ceramics on Display,” by Jimmy Lichtenwalter, March 2, 2016

  • HandBuilding Techniques, “Recycled Plastic Molds,” Chapter 5, page 92-94, published by The American Ceramic Society, 2015

  • Louisiana Life, "From Dumpster to Dining Room - The Art of WangLing Chou," by John R. Kemp, page 28-30, July/August Issue, 2015

  • The Town Talk, Humor, Craftsmanship Set Apart Show Winner, Newspaper 5B, 8B, May 19th, 2015

  • Pottery Making Illustrated, “Used Once and Once Again,” March/April Issue, P. 40-42, 2014

  • Ceramic Arts Daily, “Turning an Everyday Throw-Away Item into a Great Pot,” Daily Features, Making Ceramic Molds, 2014

  • The Town Talk, Hens, Hares, and Great White, Newspaper D1, January 10th, 2013

  • Touch, Anoint, Heal: God With Us, page 6 and 11, 2012

  • SEEN Journal, East/West Interaction: Four Artists Respond by Rachel Hostetter Smith, front cover and page 2-7, 2010

  • The Town Talk, Human Experience by David Dinsmore, Newspaper D1 and D6, February 26th, 2010

TEACHING POSITION 

2020 - Present    Professor of Art, Tenure, Louisiana Christian University, Pineville, LA 

2014 - 2020   Associate Professor of Art, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA 

2014 – 2017      Coordinator of Visual Arts Department, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA 

2014 – 2017      Director of Weathersby School Gallery, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA 

2008 - 2013       Assistant Professor of Art, Louisiana College, Pineville, LA 

2016 May          Foreign Expert, College of Material Science and Art Design, Inner Mongolia Agriculture U., Inner Mongolia,China 

2018 Summer    Instructor, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, NM 

2006 – 2007      Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kent State University, Kent, OH 

 

SELECT PROFESSIONAL LECTURES/JUROR/WORKSHOPS

2020   Lecture Presenter, “Goat Ceramics,” First Virtual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)

2019   Presenter, “Goat Ceramics,” National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA), Richmond, Virginia

2018   Juror, 9th Annual National Competition Exhibition, Gallery One Eleven, Leesville, LA

2018   Juror, ACEL Fine Art Festival, Pineville, LA

2017   Juror, Youth Art Council of America Louisiana Convention, Woodworth, LA

2017   Artist Talk, Nails on the Wall, Nails in the Wall Gallery, Metuchen, NJ

2017   Workshop Instructor, River Oaks Square Arts Center, Alexandria, LA

2017   Workshop Instructor, Youth Art Council of America Louisiana Convention, Woodworth, LA

2017   Co-Chair, 51st Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival, Alexandria, LA

2016   Lecture, Inner Mongolia Agriculture University, College of Material Science and Art Design, Inner Mongolia, China

2016   Juror, ACEL Fine Art Festival, Pineville, LA

2015   Visiting Artist, Karamay Art District, Karamay, China

2015   Juror for Student Exhibition, Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR

2015   Artist Talk, Contemporary Artists’ Guild, Alexandria, LA

2013   Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Arkansas, Monticello, AR

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Studio Courses:         

Introduction to Ceramics, Intermediate Wheel-Throwing, Intermediate Hand-Building, Advanced Ceramics Techniques, Advanced Ceramics Workshop I and II, Product Modeling Design, 2D Design, 3D Design, Professional Practices

 

Lecture Courses:

Art Appreciation, Art History Survey I and II, Contemporary Art History, K-12 Art Education

 

CURATING EXPERIENCE

  • “Transparence” by Chao-Yin Kuo and Yu-Pei Lian, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA, 2019

  • Workshop at LC by Sam Chung, Associate Professor of Ceramics at Arizona State University in Tempe, 2018

  • “Aural Vision: Art Inspired by Sound” by Larry Thompson, 2017

  • “Through Mud and Grass” by Mack Jingles, 2017

  • “The Poetry of Tea Sets”, RealArt DeRidder Gallery, DeRidder, LA 2016

  • “Home” An Open-Ended Group Work Make for Homecoming, 2016

  • “Purified Pathways” by JJ Savage, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2016

  • “The Automatons and The Dreamers” by David Warren, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2016

  • “Excellence in the Arts Juried Exhibition” WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2016

  • “Ab OVO” by Eva Kwong, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2015

  • “Danger, Danger” by Tom Richard, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2015

  • “Chinography” by Jonathon Clayton, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2015

  • “Smile of Wonder” by Fang-Ju Shen, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2015

  • “Involuntary” by Kamila Szczesna, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2015

  • “Borderline” by David Hooker, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2014

  • “In My Mind’s Eye” by Lindsay Moore, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2014

  • “Journey to His Presence” by Christina Cox, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2014

  • “Inner Conversation” by Lindsey Dunn, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2014

  • “Recent Work” by Ai Yamamoto, WFAB Gallery, Pineville, LA 2013