Wayne Ngan

Hornby Island, British Columbia
Ceramics Artist

Wayne Ngan is a renowned potter whose abstract and contemporary works reflect the traditions of pottery from China, Korea and Japan and the dynamic influence of his natural surroundings by the sea in his studio on Hornby Island. His Japanese-inspired studio continues to be a destination every year for hundreds of visitors from around the world. Regarded as one of Canada’s most influential ceramicists, Wayne received the Saidye Bronfman award in 1983. His work has been exhibited widely for over five decades and is in a number of permanent collections including in the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

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