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Northwest Missouri State University


Kwok-Pong (Bobby) Tso

Kwok-Pong (Bobby) Tso

Email

Office

117 Fire Arts

Phone

660.562.1324
660.562.1346 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2013

Assistant Professor


Education

  • M.F.A.; University of Iowa
  • B.F.A.; Northwest Missouri State University

Courses Taught

  • Beginning Ceramics
  • Wheel Throwing and form
  • Adv. Ceramics
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Drawing

Academic Interests

  • Contemporary Ceramics
  • Technology applications on Ceramics

Scholarly Activity

2016         “2016 NCECA Emerging Artist Exhibition”

                National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts

                First Friday -Leedy-Voulkos Arts Center Kansas City, MO

 

                “2016 NCECA Emerging Artist Exhibition”

                National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts

                Kansas City, MO

               

                “NCECA Pop up Gallery”

                Cerbera Gallery, Kansas City, MO

       

                “North on 71”

                Art Statuary Building, Kansas City, MO

 

 

2015         “Beyond the Brickyard 5th Annual”, international                      juried exhibition

                Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT                   (Juror: Peter Beasecker)

 

                “Empty Bowls 2015-Ceramics show”

                Wichita Falls Museum of Art (WFMA) at Midwestern State                   University

                Wichita Falls, TX

                (Juror: Dan Hammett)

 

“UN-WEDGED”

                Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA(Juror: Richard Notkin)

 

Merit Awards “River 2 River Juried Show”, juried      exhibition

The Ceramics Center,   Cedar Rapids, IA (Jurors: Bede      Clarke)

 

“Belly of the Archie Bray”

Akar Gallery

Iowa City, IA (Invited)

 

“From Here to There”

VML Building, Kansas City, MO (Curator )

 

“Archie Bray at NCECA”

Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramics Art

Belger Art Center, Crane Yard Clay, Kansas City, MO (Invited)

       

“Archie Bray at the Kolva-Sullivan Gallery”

Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramics Art

Spokane, WA (Invited)

 

“Summer Residents Exhibition”

                Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramics Art, Helena,                               Montana, USA

 

“Recent Acquisitions to the Archie Bray Permanent   Collection”

                Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramics Art, Helena,                               Montana, USA

 

“Red Lodge Clay National 3”

Curator’s Choice Award(by: Wesley Harvey)

                (Juror: Gail Kendall)

                Red Lodge Clay Center, Red Lodge, MT

 

“The Slipcast Object Revisited”

                (Juror: Heather Mae Erickson)

                Plinth Gallery, Denver CO

               

America’s Clay Fest III”

                (Juror: Tip Toland and Peter Held)

                Art League of Lincoln, Lincoln, CA

 

Mug Shots VII”

                (Juror: Brian Harper)

                LUX Center for the Arts, Lincoln, NE

 

Graphic Clay: A Survey of Illustrated, Printed and    Innovative Surfaces”

                (Juror: Jason Bige Burnett)

                Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

 

Twin cups: National Ceramics Exhibition 2015”

(Juror: Steven Hill)

                Missouri Western State University Clay Guild

                Potter Fine Arts Gallery, St. Joseph, MO.

                59 sets were selected over 196 entries.

Student Group Advisement

  • Clay Club

Other Professional Experiences

 

Publications

2015         “The Daily Palette” at the University of Iowa

                The Daily Palette

School of Art and Art History

Studio Arts

The University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa 52242

319/335-3907

 

Ceramics Week,

Moment of "Re"inventing--"Distillation," will be published on December 15, 2015

 http://dp.uiowa.edu/index.php?artwork=3929

 

 

The Daily Palette” at the University of Iowa

                The Daily Palette

School of Art and Art History

Studio Arts

The University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa 52242

319/335-3907

 

Ceramics Week,

Moment of "Re"inventing--"Ideally Speaking," will be published on October 20, 2015

                http://dp.uiowa.edu/index.php?artwork=3928

 

2014         “Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook”, Volume III

HT Art Magazine Publishing, Publication and Promotion

London, United Kingdom.

               

“UN-WEDGED” – NO.4

Page 26-27

Pottery Northwest, Seattle, WA(Juror: Sam Chung)

 

                “Fiction Science”

                2/10/2014, https://cfileonline.org/art-bobby-tsos-fiction                  science/

Garth Clark, Cfileonline.org

223 North Guadalupe St. #274
Santa Fe, NM 87501 USA

 

2015 Potters Council Sculpture Wall Calendar”

                Potters Council, Westerville, OH

 

“Ceramics Art 2015 yearbook”

                Short-term resident artist

                Page.47

                Ceramics Monthly, Westerville, OH

 

“Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist 2014”-May Issues

Page.47

                Ceramics Monthly, Westerville, OH

 

                “2014 Potters Council Juried Show Poster”

                Potters Council, Westerville, OH