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On Display at the 4th Annual Asian American Ceramicists Fair

On Display at the 4th Annual Asian American Ceramicists Fair

Photo by Mischelle Moy Wing on Wo & Co.’s Asian American Ceramicists Fair honors Grandmother Nancy’s legacy of over fifty years of beautifully hand-painted porcelain and ceramics hand-picked and sourced from Hong Kong with love, while also seeking to uplift the emerging Asian American ceramicists community. This fair is both a celebration of W.O.W.’s roots and the future of Asian American artists. Now in its fourth iteration, the Ceramicists Fair returns to integrate textiles as a medium. Bringing together exclusively Asian American femme and non-binary artists, the fair represents over 60 works by 6 artists, directed by W.O.W.’s fifth-generation owner, Mei...

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Behind the Scenes: Artist Line and the W.O.W. Creative Team

Behind the Scenes: Artist Line and the W.O.W. Creative Team

Photo by Nate Brown    Wing on Wo & Co. debuts our artist line, which includes thematic collections made in collaboration with Asian American artists, ceramicists, and creatives. Each collection will take on a specific theme using porcelain and W.O.W.’s catalog of traditional porcelain patterns as an expression and medium to answer questions that connect narratives of identity and history to our present: how can we decolonize Chinese porcelain patterns and reinterpret them for our own Asian diasporic community? How can ceramic vessels encourage us to make our daily rituals sacred? How does iconography and symbols we see in our...

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Shop Holiday with Wing on Wo Family Favorites

Shop Holiday with Wing on Wo Family Favorites

The W.O.W. fam has hand-picked some of their favorite pieces to ring in the holiday season. 萬壽無疆 Dinnerware  Gary and Lorraine have always hosted W.O.W. holiday dinners at their Chinatown apartment. It’s been a tradition for them to whip out some of their most special and precious wares to plate their home-cooked thanksgiving feast! These 萬壽無疆 wares are vibrant and hand-painted with so much impeccable detail that when plating your thanksgiving feast, it’ll make the occasion feel extra fancy. White Peony Earrings When sourcing porcelain for the shop, Po has always been drawn to the hand painted details of different...

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A Letter from the Wing on Wo Family

A Letter from the Wing on Wo Family

Today, Wing on Wo's namesake and mantra "forever peace" stands the test of time. 5 years ago our life rhythm came to a fork in the road. Our family took the turn into the 21st century. The call to us for community building was strong, led by our grandpa, 公 Gong. He said "Promise to continue my service to community." Our response to him was "We will."  Here we are at our 5th anniversary of Mei's regeneration of Wing on Wo and the founding of The W.O.W. Project. In 2016, our welcome to the community was an invitation out of...

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