Wanxing Samson Wang
Samson Wang, a furniture designer/maker, is very passionate about woodworking. He is a perfectionist, putting full attention on details, this attitude came from the need for precision results in high quality products after years of working experiences in the aviation industry. His ability to create balanced designs and well-crafted furniture came from his talent, background and his functionalist perspective.
His inspirations for design mostly come from his love for nature and culture, with the appreciation to traditional designs, handcrafting techniques, and combining with contemporary influences became the essences of his work. He improves himself constantly by implementing thinking through making process throughout his practices. Currently, Samson is a 4th year student in the Bachelor of Craft and Design Furniture at Sheridan College.
2018 Sheridan College Stephen Harris Award
2017 Craft Ontario Volunteer Committee Undergraduate Award
2017 Sheridan College Sheridan High Cost Bursary
2017 Sheridan College Brian Dines Memorial Award
2017 Sheridan College Furniture Studio Faculty Award
2016 Sheridan College Brian Dines Memorial Award
2019 Jan. IDS 2019 Studio North and Prototype, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada
2017 Oct. Union: In Memory of Vivian Duong, Sheridan College, Oakville, Canada
2015 - 2019 Sheridan College Bachelor’s Degree of Furniture Crafts and Design
2010 - 2011 Canadore College Aircraft Structural Repair
2009 - 2010 Canadore College Avionics Maintenance