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Mulan Exhibition Panel Discussion: New Age Chinese Art Jewelry

Lectures  /  NYCJW2019  /  22 Nov 2019
Published: 04.11.2019
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Exhibition Mulan: The New Age Chinese Art Jewelry, a new generation of artists each with different styles and creative visions. With special support from China Institute, invites you to a panel discussion about concept and craft, contemporary and tradition, art and commercial. Hosted by Meiyi Yang, this panel presents four Chinese artists from different backgrounds and expertise. They will also bring their artworks for participants’ close examination.
Host:

Meiyi Yang
Born and raised in Shenzhen, China, Meiyi embarked on an adventure to New York to complete her MFA in Metal and Jewelry Design at Rochester Institute of Technology. She is a Jewelry artist, currently based in Brooklyn.


The panelists are:

Herman Sun
Designer-maker-jewellery-traveller. Herman is keen on exploring minority subcultures hidden in every corner of the world. He makes sculptural style jewellery to express his minority aesthetic and style. He is a nomad.

Yilin Wang
Yilin completed her BA degree in Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, she began her MA in Metal & Jewelry at the Royal College of Art from 2017 to 2019. As a female artist, Yilin seeks to explore the relationship of crafts and their fragility within concepts of female restraint & preconceptions of the east-Asian environment.

Cui Xu
Cui Xu is a New York based designer accessories, runway accessories label founded in New York City in 2016 by Chinese-born designer Xu Cui graduated from Polimoda International Institute of Fashion Design and Marketing.

Carmen Li
Co-founder and CEO of Cassie & Carmen Jewelry Studio. Carmen is passionate about art, culture and music. She is an experienced traveler and curator. Received an MBA from Harvard Business School, Carmen is also a board member of Harvard Business School Women Association.

Leonard Urso​
Leonard began his professional career as a designer and silversmith for Oneida Limited Silversmiths. Currently he holds an endowed chair as the Ann Mowris Mulligan Distinguished Professor in the College Of Imaging Arts & Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology.


Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm on Friday, November 22, 2019.
Location: China Institute, Second Floor, 100 Washington Street, New York, NY.
Please bring ID for building check-in.
Register via eventbrite site.
 
From left to right: earring by Olivia Lee, pendant by Herman Sun, earring by Yuzhuo Fu, neckpiece by Herman Sun..
From left to right: earring by Olivia Lee, pendant by Herman Sun, earring by Yuzhuo Fu, neckpiece by Herman Sun.

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