Hongtao Zhou is a designer, artist and researcher working in the interdisciplinary areas of furniture design, sculptural installation and performance. Hongtao started his career in Harbin of China as a designer and sculptor. He came to the U.S. in 2005, and received his Ph.D. in Furniture Design & Manufacturing from Purdue University and MFA in Sculpture/Furniture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His practice crosses the boundaries of art, design, engineering and science. Currently he is an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii-Manoa working on design and art matters regarding sustainability, climate and culture.
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