Shu-Chen Cheng

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Shu-Chen (AZELIA) is a full-time ceramic artist originally from Taiwan. She lives and works from her home and studio in Hamilton, Ontario. Her award winning Raku vessels have been exhibited in galleries and juried shows, including the Toronto outdoor art exhibition. Her work has been collected by collectors in Canada and abroad.

Shu-Chen also teaches workshops, and has been featured in articles by the Hamilton Spectator and Dundas Star News. Her timeless ceramic work is also in the permanent collection of the Burlington Art Centre, Burlington Potters Guild and the Waterloo Potters’ workshop.

In 2008, her Raku work was purchased by Hamilton Airport and is on display at the International Arrival Hall.

“Working with clay has brought me much joy in life. What I value most is the challenge of self-realization through the creative process. While others may write a daily journal, my diary is written with clay. Each one of us has our own contribution on this Earth, and as an artist, it is my goal to pursue excellence through my Art.”