Eva Kwong, a talented and creative teacher and artist, received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI, and her MFA from from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, PA.
She has taught at the University of Akron, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, OxBow, University of Miami, Cleveland Institute of Art, Penland School of Crafts, Arrowmont School of Arts, Appalachian Center, Rhode Island School of Design, Ohio Univiversity, Slippery Rock University, and the Oregon College of Art & Craft in addition to her current full-time position at Kent State University in Ohio.
Eva has been the recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the NCECA International Exchange Program Award, and five Ohio Arts Council Fellowship awards.
Fascinated with microscopic biology, Eva creates sculptures and custom installations that resemble bacteria, diatoms, and cells. She uses simplified ceramic forms and patterns to illustrate the beauty that is all around us—albeit too small to see with the naked eye.