Artist CV   


2021        MFA, Ceramic Art, Alfred University, NY, USA

2019        Bachelor of Craft and Design: Ceramics, with Honours Sheridan College, Canada


2024        7th International Artist Retreat and Residency, Anhui, China

2022-25    Artist-in-Residence: Ceramics, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto



2025        Upcoming - Solo Show, Claire Oliver Gallery, NYC

               Upcoming - EXPO Chicago Art Fair, USA

2024        Upcoming - Two-person exhibition, AYE Gallery, Beijing, China

               Upcoming - Two-person exhibition, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto

2023        Solo Exhibition, Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN

               A Good Hard Look, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, ON
               Sami Tsang, ClayAKAR, Iowa City, USA

2022        Disgraceful Me, Project Booth, Art Toronto Fair, Canada
                Know Your Place, Solo Exhibition, Art Gallery of Burlington, Toronto, ON

                Sami Tsang, ClayAKAR, Iowa City, USA

2021         Sami Tsang, Charlie Cumming Gallery, Gainesville, FL

                Mooncake Party, Gardiner Museum Award Winner, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

                Mooncake Party, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY


2024       Emergence, The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo
              Those Heavy Hours, Retail Exhibition, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

               Teetering On The Brink: Femininity, Inheritance and Disaster, Group exhibition, Claire Oliver Gallery, NYC

                Significant Forms, Group exhibition, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, BC

2023      Art Toronto Fair, Canada

              NADA Miami Art Fair, Miami

              In Parallel - Group exhibition, The Power Plant, Toronto
              Other Tigers, The Lost & Found, Toronto

             Annual Artstream Spring Tour and Exhibition, Fort Collins, CO

2022      Every Answer is Correct, Ernst & Young, organized by the Powerplant

             Award Exhibition, Craft Ontario, Toronto

              Plenty, Black and Smith Gallery, Jerseyville, ON
              What a Cup Knows, Artstream Nomadic Gallery, Fort Collins, CO

              Material Mugs VII, Companion Gallery, Humboldt, TN

              Off-site Exhibition, organized by The Power Plant, Toronto
               SMASH, Gardiner’s annual art party, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

               Two-Person (Sami Tsang & Sasha Barrett), Tandem Gallery, Bakersville, NC
               Breakthrough PLUS 2022, FUSION Clay & Glass Ontario, Toronto

               Above Board Tableware exhibition, Above Board Ceramics, virtual

                Earth Oracles, Mayten’s Project, Toronto

                Separate/Together, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto

2021         Award Exhibition, Craft Ontario, Toronto

                Alfred MFA 2021 Group Exhibition, Sculpture Space, Long Island City, NY

                Above Board Tableware exhibition, Above Board Ceramics, virtual

                Canadian Exhibition, curated by Carole App, The Ceramic School, USA

                15th Yunomi Show, ClayAKAR, Iowa City, IA, USA

2020        Crafts in the Art: International Virtual Exhibition, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

                Americano 2020, ClayAKAR, Iowa City, IA, USA

                14th Yunomi Show, ClayAKAR, Iowa City, IA, USA

                Confluence, Robert C.Turner Gallery, Alfred, NY, USA

2019        The Intimate Object XV, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, USA

                The Functional Canvas IV, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, USA

                NCECA Juried Student Exhibition, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

                Bonspiel Mug Show, Hennepin Made, Minneapolis, Minnesota

                Sheridan Ceramics Graduate Exhibition, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

                All Year Ceramics Exhibition, Craft and Design, Sheridan Gallery, Canada

2018         Liquids Cream and Gels, Online Exhibition, The Gynocratic Art Gallery, Canada

                Breakthrough Exhibition, Fusion, Toronto

2017         Made in Canada, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

                Year End Exhibition, Craft and Design, Sheridan Gallery, Oakville, ON, Canada


2024         Finalist for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, The Canadian Clay & Glass

                Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant

2023         OAC, Exhibition Assistance Grant

2022         OAC, Skills and Career Development Grant

                Pottery Supply House Grant, Craft Ontario, Toronto

                Emerging Clay and Glass Artists, FUSION Clay & Glass Ontario, Toronto

2021         Tucker’s Pottery Supplies - Clay Supply Grant, Craft Ontario, Toronto

2019         Clifford Scholarship, for Exceptional Personal Achievement, Sheridan College

                Gardiner Museum Award Winner, You Know What I Mean, Toronto

                Mudtools Merit Award, NCECA Juried Student Exhibition, Minneapolis

                FUSION Scholarship Award, Fusion, Toronto

2018         Joan Bennet Award, for Outstanding Achievement, Sheridan College

2017         Best In Show Award, Made In Canada, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Related Work, Presentations)

2023         Canadian Clay Symposium, Demonstrating Artist, Burnaby, BC

                Visiting Artist, Demonstration and Artist Talk, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON

2022          Guest Artist Presentation, Mississauga Potters' Guild, Canada

                  New Clay Conference, Demonstrating Artist, Ottawa, Canada

                  Earth Oracles, Panel Discussion, Mayten’s Project, hosted by Gardiner Museum

2021            Craft Ontario, Artist talk, Award Exhibition, Toronto

                    Renaissance Venice, exhibition installation, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

2020            Make and Do Ceramics, From the Personal to the Universal, Artist talk/Demo, virtual

2017-2019    Studio Assistant (summer) Timothy Smith, Gleason Brook Pottery, Wiarton, ON


2021          Introduction to Hand-building (TA), Brooke Cashion, Alfred University, NY

2020         Sophomore Intro to Hand-building (TA), Meghan Smythe, Alfred University, NY

2020         Ceramic Pottery II (TA), John Gill, Alfred University, NY

2019         Observational Drawing (TA), Alfred University, NY


North Dakota Museum of Art
Private collections
Collection Majudia
Gardiner Museum


Metal Magazine April 1st 2024

NUVO Magazine Sept 1st 2023

CBC ARTS October 24th, 2022

NOW PLAYING TORONTO - Shaping Personal and Universal Narrative

Globe & Mail February 27, 2022

ARTE FUSE February 2022


GARDINER MUSEUM - 15 Canadian women ceramic artists to follow




ART VIEWER February 16, 2022

Art Toronto 2021

Contemporary Art Daily

Demo and Conversation with Sami Tsang - From the Personal to the Universal (YouTube)

LIQUIDS, CREAMS & GELS | Curated by Mariko Paterson (Exhibition)


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