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Wendy Ng

pinkred_smallWendy Ng is an Artist, an Educator and Owner the Bowstring Art Studio. In her younger days, art was an avocation, science a vocation. As she matures, her artistic pursuits begin to assume a more even footing with science and education; one informs the other.

Wendy’s varied life experiences all influence her work. Her eye for color and multicultural designs has been honed by her early fine arts training in Chinese water colors, calligraphy, stone seal carving, various western arts media and her later efforts in graphic design. She is currently fascinated by wax-resist geometric egg designs that need a steady hand and precision.

equilibrium_smallShe loves the challenge of converting two-dimensional designs to three-dimensional ones. She often incorporates traditional Ukrainian symbols, as well as elements from Islamic mosaics, Japanese woodblocks, Matisse paper cuts, nature and Fibonacci patterns, and Escher-like geometric optical illusions into her designs.
traditional_smallHer Bowstring Art Studio name was conferred by her Chinese art teacher who wanted it as a reminder that a bowstring is useless until it is taut. Wendy would like to heed his admonition and stay actively learning and steadily practicing. Her creative work will evolve with experiences gained along her many life paths.  The creative process is meditative to Wendy, and the product is a reflection of her interests in both the arts and sciences, and a confluence of eastern and western cultures.  Wendy is a Hong Kong-born resident of Elkridge, MD. She is married and has two grown sons.

sunburst_smallScience Training & Experience • BS, biology/chemistry, Pace University • MS & PhD, pharmacology, University of Rochester • Post-doctoral research fellow, University of Rochester • Research Scientist, Food and Drug Research Laboratory • Senior Scientist, Warner Lambert/Parke-Davis

Educational Endeavors • Elementary school teacher, Cobblestone School, Rochester, NY • Home education advisor, The Learning Community International, Columbia, MD • Community college adjunct faculty for homeschool students, Community College of Baltimore County and Howard Community College • small group pysanky classes

blueswirl_smallArtistic Training & Applications • Drawing in oil, water color, pastel, pencil, and charcoal • Chinese brush art and calligraphy • Chinese seal carving; Fabric arts (resist, stenciling and silk painting) • Graphic design, marketing and technical writing at Telog Instruments • Artist and Owner of Bowstring Arts Studio

Exhibits, Engagements, Honors & Awards • First place in oil painting, Annual Hong Kong High School Arts Competitions (city-wide) • Society for Technical Communication [STC], Rochester chapter Distinguished Technical Communication award for Telog product brochure (1998) • STC, Rochester chapter, Merit award for Enetics product brochure (1998) • Private commissioned building drawings • Elkridge Assembly Rooms building drawing, notecard and bookmark designs • Howard County Conservancy (HCC) Program Committee member • HCC calendar design • Classes on pysanky taught to school and student groups • Demonstrations and exhibits at the Calico Cat, Baltimore, MD

website


Historic Savage Mill
8600 Foundry Street
Suite 2063

Savage, MD 20763
located in the Cotton Shed (or Barn) building

 

Gallery Hours

Thurs-Sun 11am-6pm
Other days/times by appointment

 

Deborah Maklowski allowed me to video her colored pencil demo; she began drawing at 12:30 & stopped at 4:30. Besides checking out a students progress (18 seconds) and a lunch break she worked steadily. Imagine if the world paid artists by the hour… Please watch the videos carefully, Deborah lost her kneaded eraser, & we can’t find it, if you see it roll off the table let us know. ☺️ #innerworkingsouterjourneys #horsespiritartist See MoreSee Less

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Have you seen the show ‘Inner Workings, Outer Journeys’ with artwork by Deborah Maklowski & Allison Pasarew yet? Well even if you have – stop by tomorrow to meet artist Deborah Maklowski between 1 & 4 pm, 9/26. She’ll be doing a colored pencil demo, and answering questions about her work.
NEXT Sat, 10/3 Meet Allison Pasarew when she does the same! #InnerWorkingsOuterJourneys
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Recently Robin Holliday talked with glassblower Tim McFadden about how he got his start & how far he’s come, let’s listen in… See MoreSee Less

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Support local artists by giving the gift of tranquility this holiday season! Shop uplifting art & more at horsespiritartsgallery.com/shop-online/ See MoreSee Less

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Allison Pasarew wraps, weaves & "sews" her sculptures using impossibly thin wire repurposed from today’s broken & replaced technology. Here Allison stands with her, very impressed, Dad.
Inner Workings, Outer Journeys with Allison Pasarew & Deborah Maklowski runs though Sun, Oct 4th.
#InnerWorkingsOuterJourneys at #HorseSpiritArtsGallery, the gateway to Historic Savage Mill.
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We’re located at:

Historic Savage Mill
8600 Foundry Street, Suite 2063
Savage, MD 20763
located in the Cotton Shed (or Barn) building

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