Brendan Tang was born in Dublin, Ireland of Trinidadian parents, and is a naturalized citizen of Canada. He earned the Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, and a Diploma in the Visual Fine Arts from Malaspina University-College. He has exhibited in juried and invitational shows in Vancouver (BC), Calgary (AB), Fort Wayne (IN), and Philadelphia (PA), among others, and his work has been featured in Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated and Clay Times. His work engages with popular/contemporary culture and post-modern philosophy, employing humour, decorative opulence and craftsmanship as modes of communication. In addition to his studio practice, Brendan teaches and lectures on ceramics, art and design. He currently resides in Kamloops, British Columbia.
Designed Toy Releases
Toy Series Participation
Customs & Show Pieces
- Custom for Bitters and Sweets, 2007