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ngWendy 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


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


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Brenda takes us through many hours of painting a just picked apple in 55 seconds! See the results Friday Live at 5 pm on HorseSpirit Arts Gallery during Brenda’s FB Live Artist Talk. Friday, 7/10 at 5 pm, Nature’s Gift at HorseSpirit.
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Art – as far as the eye can see!
In this photo I spy work by Bonnie Zuckerman, Ed Kidera, Becky Moy Behre, Molly Sims, George French, Brenda Kidera, Tim McFadden, Rana Geralis, April M Rimpo, Jim Oliver, Allen Alexopulos, Chris Guercio, Allison Pasarew, Nancy Lee Davis, Deborah Maklowski, Kay Sandler, Iris Grundler Pottery, Joyce J Ritter, Linda Trope, Nancy McIntosh, Alison Leigh Menke, Tara Will… who else?
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Historic Savage Mill
8600 Foundry Street, Suite 2063
Savage, MD 20763
located in the Cotton Shed (or Barn) building

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