Mengya Zhao is a multidisciplinary artist focusing mainly on ceramic sculptures, illustration and printmaking. She also participates in several public art projects including Suzhou Alley Women's Mural and Still Moon Festival.
Zhao’s unique and exciting approach to ceramics pushes the boundaries of the medium. Hints of lobster, urchins, scales and fins are implied but never explicit. The organic forms suggest that the objects were grown rather than manufactured.
Her primary interest is to create an imagined world that explores new possibilities of reality. She states, “I am interested in using abstract forms to create daily subjects. First, I start with mugs.