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Qinghua University, College of Art, Ceramic Art Department, Beijing, China

1995 – M.F.A. in Ceramic Art and Design

1989 – B.F.A. in Ceramic Art and Design


Xian Second Light Industry School, Graphic Design Department, Xian, China

1981 – Associates Degree





Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland

2005 – Present Adjunct Faculty

Beginning to Advanced Wheel throwing


Hood College, Frederick, Maryland

2005 – 2009 Adjunct Faculty

Undergraduate and Graduate Handbuilding, Wheelthrowing, Porcelain Decoration, Chinese Brushwork for Ceramics


Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois

Fall 2000- Spring 2004 Guest Lecturer in Ceramics


Qinghua University, College of Art, Ceramic Art Department, Beijing, China

1995 – 1997 Senior Lecturer (Tenure Track) in Ceramic Art and Design

1989 – 1994 Lecturer (Tenure Track) in Ceramic Art and Design

Handbuilding, Wheelthrowing, Ceramic Technology, Senior Seminar.





Chinese American Museum: Special Exhibit, Washington DC , 2022

(July 16-October 22, 2022) “Words Re-Examined: Contemporary Calligraphy”


Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, 2017

Xiaosheng Bi, Ceramic Sculpture


MK Gallery, McLean, Virginia, 2015

Conversation: New work of Xiaosheng Bi and his students

VisArts Center: Common Ground Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, 2014

Xiaosheng Bi, Garden of My Mind


VisArts Center: Kaplan Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, 2012

East-West Confluence


MK Gallery, McLean, Virginia, 2011

Xiaosheng Bi, Passing Knowledge: East to West 


Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, 2006

Xiaosheng Bi, Fine Porcelain Vessels


George Peabody Library Exhibition Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, 2005

Maryland Clay


Terra Incognito Gallery, Oak Park, Illinois, 2002

The Porcelain of Xiaosheng Bi


Lill Street Art Center Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2002

Xiaosheng Bi:  Fine Porcelain Vessels


Higher Fire Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, 2001

Porcelain Serenity:  Xiaosheng Bi and Rick McKinney


Beijing Art Museum, 2000

Beijing International Ceramic Art Exhibition


The Eastern Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2000

Xiaosheng Bi – Porcelain Vessels:  The Pathway to Serenity


Xinhua She Art Gallery, Hong Kong, 1997

Chinese Porcelain and Pottery Masterpieces


Sybil Gallery, Beijing, China, 1996

Ceramic Artist Xiaosheng Bi


Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1994

Contemporary Chinese Ceramics


Tokyo University of Art, Japan, 1993

Modern Chinese Design





San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas


Waterloo Fine Arts Museum, Waterloo, Iowa


Private Collections in the U.S., China, Taiwan and Hong Kong





“Create the Ceramic Garden in the Mind: Xiaosheng Bi” World Journal April 1 2014


“Xiaosheng Bi, Painted Porcelain”  HOME&DESIGN, Fall 2008


“Xiaosheng Bi:  Chinese Potter,” Ceramics Art and Perception, No. 56, 2004


“Artist Builds New Life on Clay,” Pioneer Press, April 3, 2003


“Luminous Porcelains Capture Viewers:  Xiaosheng Bi – Ceramic Artist,” Chicago Tribune, January 30, 2000.


“The Young Ceramic Artist Bi Xiaosheng,” Arts (China), May, 1997

Ceramic Art (Taiwan), September, 1994


The Art of Earth and Fire (Asian Art Publishing Co. Hong Kong), 1993.



Resident Artist   VisArts Center   Rockville Maryland









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