Yu-Fang, CHI completed her Bachelor and Master degree in Taiwan. She is a current PhD candidate within the School of Art at RMIT. Her research project investigates the concept of femininity in jewellery and objects and its cultural connotations. Yu-Fang introspects the processes of creation and the position of female body. Her practice involves repetitive fibre-related techniques which can be connected to traditional domestic art processes.
Yu Fang regularly exhibits her work in Australia and internationally in Poland, Germany, Korea, Japan and Estonia. She has been awarded various grants and her work is held in both public and private collections.
Jiun-You Ou: Extremely body experiences and interrelated life history made Jiun-You, Ou transfer from a social science field to art and craft. Fragile and broken states of the materials often reflect resources she possessed and therefore led to a working method related to primitive life and thinking. Her current practices and ongoing projects focus on the effective/ineffective state of functional objects and similar situations of individuals as well as space.
Yung-huei Chao is interested in architecture of the housing environment, and how the surface and structure changes in relation to people living within the space over time. She sees the constructional elements added onto housings as behaviour in comparison to jewellery pieces on a human body. Yung-huei has been exhibiting internationally in Asia, Europe, and Australia since completed studies in 2011. She now works and lives in Taiwan.
Ying-Hsiu, CHEN completed her Bachelor and Master degree in Taiwan. She was born in Penghu, a small island Southwest of Taiwan. In the process of growing up, the beach is her most frequently visited spot as she was raised in an environment surrounded by the sea. She imagination came from Mother Nature. She was deeply fascinated by the forms and colors of marine animals as well as their bodily patterns and the way they grow. Through observing familiar natural phenomenon and summarizing their essence, she have conveyed characteristics observed into her works. By utilizing unusual materials, vivid, lifelike works such as “Wearable Sculpture” and “Miniature Sculpture” are representations of what nature looks like in her heart.
Cai-Xuan Wu is a Taiwanese contemporary jewelry artist. During her MA at the BCU, BIAD, School of Jewelry, Cai-Xuan has created a series of acrylic jewelry which are bold using color. The sculpture structural presenting the vibrancy in its organic form. Through the material use with organic form. It creates a surreal atmosphere between organic and the synthetic which shows the modern phenomenon between natural environment and urban city.
As an innovative thinking, she applies textile technique such as knitting on Acrylic sheet to transit the traditional craft technique into contemporary art work which change the stereotype of transitional making technique.
Shu-Lin, WU completed her Bachelor in Taiwan, after that she continued her study for contemporary jewellery in France. As a Taiwanese female jewellery artist with European background, her jewellery underlines the orient/occident crossing cultural perception. In recent years, Shu-Lin have conducted ceramics in her jewellery projects. she consider the combination of ceramics and jewellery somehow symbolizes the relationship between orient and occident.
Shu-Lin regularly exhibits her work internationally in Europe, Canada, the U.S. Her works has been collected by the Museum of Art and Design in New York, Musée des Arts Décoratifs et de la Mode in Marseille and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in Canada.
Wen-Miao YEH's work is inspired by the relationship of daily space and personal memories. She attempts to keep the unforgettable times and interprets these stories into her jewellery by silk-screen printing. Wen Miao obtained her MA degree from Birmingham School of Jewellery in 2012 and is presently developing her career as an independent contemporary jewellery designer.
Zita Ying-Hsun, Hsu 1984 born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2011~2012 MA, Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products, School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK
2010~2011 ED, Extended Diploma in Art & Design (Jewellery Design Crafts), School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK
2015 LET YOUR HAIR DOWN | Gaffa gallery, Sydney, Australia
2014 SOFA Chicago | Charon Kransen Arts gallery, New York, USA.
2014 Poly autumn auction_art jewelry | Beijing Poly International Auction, Beijing, China
2014 DUST INCLUDED | Ubi gallery, Beijing, China