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Curriculum Vitae

Name (Surname/Forenames/Title):

Zhao. Jinya, Ms.,

 

 

 

Date of Birth:

1994

Website:

www.jinyazhao.com

Instagram:

jinyaglass

 

Representative Gallery:

 

Education:

2021-Present. PhD. Arts & Humanities. Royal College of Art. London. UK.

2020-21. MRes. Arts & Humanities. Royal College of Art. London. UK.

2017-19. MA. Ceramics & Glass. Royal College of Art. London. UK.

2013-17. BA. Product Design (Glass Art & Design). China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

2018. Training: An In-Depth Introduction to Venetian Glass Techniques. Corning Museum of Glass. Corning. USA.

2018. Training: Frit de Verre & Hot Printing on Glass. Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood. USA.

 

Public Collections:

  • Eton College. Windsor, UK.

  • Ting-Ying Foundation. London. UK.

  • Victoria and Albert Museum. London. UK.

  • Qingdao Art Museum. Qingdao. UK.

  • Ulster Museum. Belfast. UK.

  • B.J.C. Guangzhou. PRC.

  • Southern Illinois University. Carbondale. USA.

  • Prague Gallery of Czech Glass. Prague. CZ.

  • China Vanke Co., Ltd. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

 

Work:

2024. Visiting tutor. Winchester School of Art. Winchester, UK.

2023. Artist-in-Residence. Pilchuck Glass School. Stanwood. USA.

2022 - Present. Co-founder. J Atelier. Jingdezhen. PRC.

2022. Artist-in-Residence. Taoxichuan Glass Studio. Jingdezhen. PRC.

2021 - Present. Co-founder. Zung Gaan Group. Guangzhou. PRC.

2020. Lecturer. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

2020. Visiting tutor. Almaden Country Day School. San Jose. USA.

2019. Artist-in-Residence. Southern Illinois University. Carbondale. USA.

2019. Curator. Material Statements. Dyson Gallery. London. UK.

2018. Design Cooperation. Cumbria Crystal. Ulverston. UK.

2018. Design Cooperation. Waddesdon Manor. Aylesbury. UK.

 

Award:

2024. Jury’s Prize. Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2024. Toyama Glass Art Museum. Toyama. JP.

2022. Shortlist. Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2022. The European Museum of Modern Glass. Veste Coburg. DE.

2020. Excellence Award. The 7th Chengdu Creativity & Design Week - Golden Panda Tianfu Creative Design Award. Chengdu. PRC.

2019. Wallpaper* Graduate Directory 2020 featured design. London. UK.

2019. Commended. New Graduate Review 2019. Contemporary Glass Society. Norfolk. UK.

2019. Shortlist. The Signature Art Prize. London. UK.

2019. Finalist. SL Award. Stanislav Libenský Award Competition Exhibition 2019. The New Town Hall. Prague. CZ.

2019. Travers Smith CSR. London. UK.

2019. Honourable Mention. 2019 Glass Art Society Exhibition. Morean Arts Centre. Saint Petersburg. USA.

2019. Scholarship. Glass Art Society. Saint Petersburg. USA.

2018. Scholarship. Corning Museum of Glass. Corning. USA.

2018. Scholarship. Pilchuck Glass School. Seattle. USA.

2017. Winner. Special Prize. SL Award. Stanislav Libenský Award Competition Exhibition. Dox Centre for Contemporary Art. Prague. CZ.

2017. Finalist. SL Award. Stanislav Libenský Award Competition Exhibition 2017. Dox Centre for Contemporary Art. Prague. CZ.

2017. Winner. Gold Award. China Academy of Art Degree Show. Hangzhou. PRC.

2016. China National Scholarship. Chinese Government. Hangzhou. PRC.

2016. The First Prize Scholarship. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

2016. Merit Student. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

2015. Winner. Bronze Award. 2015 Craft Exhibition of China. Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre. Hangzhou. PRC.

2015. Winner Most Excellent Student Award. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

2015. The First Prize Scholarship. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

2015. Merit Student. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

 

Exhibitions (Museums/Galleries):

 

Solo Exhibition:

 

2023.

Nebulosity Walk in Thy Memory. Jinya Zhao Glass Art Exhibition. Liuli China Museum. Shanghai. PRC.

2020.

Jinya Zhao Solo Exhibition - Almaden Country Day School. San Jose. USA.

2019.

Jinya Zhao Solo Exhibition. Vergette Gallery, Carbondale. USA.

2016.

See, but cannot see through - Jinya Zhao Solo Show. China Vanke Co., Ltd. Hangzhou. PRC.

 

Selected Group Exhibition:

 

2025.

  • Chinese Contemporary Studio Craft. Victoria and Albert Museum. London. UK.

  • Artgenève. Represented by Taste Contemporary. Palexpo. Geneva. CH.

2024.

  • West Bund Art & Design Fair. Represented by 1979 Gallery. West Bund Artistic Centre. Shanghai. PRC.

  • Toyama International Glass Exhibition 2024. Toyama Glass Art Museum. Toyama. JP.

  • Colour Made Manifest. Material Engagements Research Cluster (MERC) exhibition. Pumphouse Gallery. London. UK.

  • Objects of Contemplation. Make - Hauser & Wirth. London. UK.

  • ARPER Booth. Milan Salone del Mobile 2024, Milan, IT.

  • Cabinet of Curiosities - NATURA – MATERIA. ANEST COLLECTIVE, Milan, IT.

  • The Wind From The East. Tower Gallery, Eton College, Windsor, UK.

  • Chasma, Royal College of Art School of Arts & Humanities PhD group exhibition. Beaconsfield Gallery, London, UK.

  • Artgenève. Represented by Taste Contemporary. Palexpo. Geneva. CH.

2023.

  • Soplo, the Link and Generation between Artists and Glass Materials. Taoxichuan Glass Studio. Jingdezhen. PRC.

  • Sattvic Beings, Chen Lizhu & Zhao Jinya Duo Exhibition. 1979 Gallery. Sea World Culture and Arts Center. Shenzhen. PRC.

  • West Bund Art & Design Fair. Represented by 1979 Gallery. West Bund Artistic Centre. Shanghai. PRC.

  • New Perception of Technology. Exhibition of Contemporary Experimental Crafts. Crafts Museum of CAA. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Strange Friends. Make - Hauser & Wirth. London. UK.

  • Oh! You Pretty Things, Contemporary Arts & Crafts Exhibition. Qiushui Villa. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Hopscotch: The RCA PHD Biennale 2023. Copeland Gallery. London. UK.

  • In Residence III. Cromwell Place. London. UK.

  • Design Miami. Shanghai. PRC.

  • The Value in Things. Cromwell Place. London. UK.

2022.

  • Song Art Museum. Beijing. PRC.

  • Zhao Jinya – Glass Art. Connolly. London. UK.

  • Contemporary Chinese and Japanese Art. Cromwell Place. UK.

  • 2022 Glass Language - International Contemporary Glass Art Exhibition. Beijing World Art Museum & Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. Beijing & Guangzhou. PRC.

  • Only Informing the Arrival of Spring. Ceramic Art Avenue Art Gallery of Fansha. Jingdezhen. PRC.

  • Listen to the Light in the World of Glass. Shanghai Tower. Shanghai. PRC.

  • Expanding Horizons. International Festival of Glass. Stourbridge. UK.

  • Qingdao International Glass Medium Art Exhibition. Qingdao Art Museum. Qingdao. PRC.

  • Gone With the Wind. Landblink Art Space. Shanghai. PRC.

  • Three Paths. Academic Nomination Exhibition of China’s Contemporary Crafts. Crafts Museum of CAA. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Coburg Prize for Contemporary Glass 2022. The European Museum of Modern Glass. Veste Coburg. DE.

  • WOW!house. Design Centre Chelsea Harbour. London. UK.

2021.

  • Nature Inside Art State. MAHÁ. Beijing. PRC.

  • West Bund Art & Design Fair. Represented by Ting-Ying Gallery. West Bund Artistic Centre. Shanghai. PRC.

  • Towards a New Land: Tales of the Ancient Pavilion. 2021 Suzhou Garden Art Festival Contemporary Exhibition. Suzhou. PRC.

  • Light Up. Taoxichuan Glass Art Centre. Jingdezhen. PRC.

  • Crafting a Difference during London Craft Week. Represented by Ting-Ying Gallery. Argentine Ambassador’s Official Residence. London. UK.

  • The Extraordinary Ordinary. AN+ Art & Design Centre. Shenzhen. PRC.

  • Artefact Fair. Represented by Ting- Ying Gallery. Design Centre Chelsea Harbour. London. UK.

  • Ideal Fringes. Landblink Art Space. Shanghai. PRC.

  • Glass Art Society Exhibition 2021. Seattle. USA.

  • Omaggio. Milan Design Week. Milan. IT.

  • Isolation 2020. San Mei Gallery. London. UK.

  • Research Biennale 2021. Royal College of Art. London. UK.

  • Crafting a Difference. Represented by Ting-Ying Gallery. SoShiro. London. UK.

  • London Art Fair. Represented by Ting-Ying Gallery. London. UK.

  • Collect 2021: International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design. Represented by Ting- Ying Gallery. Somerset House. London. UK.

2020.

  • Collect 2020: International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design. Represented by Ting- Ying Gallery. Somerset House. London. UK.

  • Milan Design Week. Milan. IT. (Cancelled due to Covid-19)

  • Glass Art Society exhibition. Online.

  • Eye Viewing Room. Represented by Ting-Ying Gallery. Online.

  • Design Charity Funding. Delisart.com. Online.

  • The Lost Place. Virtual Reality Exhibition. Online.

  • Between. Genesis Beijing. Beijing. PRC.

  • Young Master. London Glassblowing Gallery. London. UK.

  • London Design Festival: Focus 20. Design Centre Chelsea Harbour. London. UK.

  • Time, Suspended. The Gallery at Catherine Prevost. London. UK.

  • The 7th Chengdu Creativity & Design Week. Chengdu. PRC.

  • New Horizons. Coast Gallery. Zhuhai. PRC.

 

Literature (Books/Magazines):

  • Art Aurea. p. 52-55. Issue 56, Summer 2024. DE.

  • La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre. p. 64-65. November-December 2023. FR.

  • New Glass Review 43. p.11. Corning Museum of Glass. 2023. USA.

  • IDEAT. p. 76-77. September 2023. PRC.

  • The Moment. p. 70-73. June 2023. PRC.

  • In Residence III. P.55. London. UK.

  • China Daily. 2 June 2023. PRC.

  • Jumping. p.112-127. May 2023. PRC.

  • Glass. p.98-103. April 2023. PRC.

  • Crafts. p.56. Issue 296. Spring/Summer 2023. London. UK.

  • Marie Claire China. p.153-157. March 2023. PRC.

  • The Value in Things. P.6-13. London. UK.

  • New Glass Review 42. p.32-33. Corning Museum of Glass. 2022. USA.

  • Elle Decor China. p.68-69. January 2022. Beijing. PRC.

  • Glass Art Society exhibition. p.51. Seattle. USA.

  • Crafting a Difference. P.109-111. London. UK.

  • Elle Decor Italia. p.48. 2020. Milan. IT.

  • New Glass Art and Architecture. p.67. NO.4-2019. Eltville. DE.

  • Fusion & Crossover - The Contemporary Glass Art Triennale. p.127. Beijing. PRC.

  • CGS New Graduate Review 2019. Contemporary Glass Society. p.12. London. UK.

  • Emerging Potters. p.4. London. UK.

  • Inspired: London Glass Blowing. p.23. London. UK.

  • Material Statement. London. UK.

  • Rising Stars 2019. p.61. London. UK.

  • China Academy of Art A Journey of 90 Years. p.21. 2018. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Temperature Curve: Infuse. p.160. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • New Glass Art and Architecture. p.45. NO.1-2018. Eltville. DE.

  • New Glass Review 39. p.6-7. Corning Museum of Glass. 2018. USA.

  • 2017 Yearbook of Chinese Art. p.960-961. Chinese Contemporary Artist Association. Beijing. PRC.

  • Educational Art. No. 8. p.51. 2016. Beijing. PRC

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