Curriculum Vitae

Name (Surname/Forenames/Title):

Zhao. Jinya, Ms.,

 

 

Date Of Birth & Origin:

1994. People's Republic of China.

 

Website:

www.jinyazhao.com

 

 

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. M.A. Ceramics & Glass. Royal College of Art. London. UK.

2013-17. B.A. 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. Seattle. USA.

 

 

Work:

2023. Artist-in-Residency. Pilchuck Glass School. Seattle. USA. (upcoming)

2022. Artist-in-Residency. Taoxichuan International 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-Residency. Southern Illinois University. Carbondale. USA.

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

2018. Crystal Designer. Cumbria Crystal. Ulverston. UK.

2018. Ceramics Designer. Waddesdon Manor. Aylesbury. UK.

 

 

Award:

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. Visual Art Open. 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. Honorable Mention. 2019 Glass Art Society Exhibition. Morean Arts Center. 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:

 

2020.

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

2019.

Jinya Zhao Solo Exhibition. Carbondale. USA.

2016.

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

 

Group Exhibition:

 

2022.

  • Future Heritage. Olympia London. London. UK.

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

  • Design Spring. China International Furniture Fair. Guangzhou. PRC.

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

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

  • 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 Center. 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 Center. 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.

 

2019.

  • M.A., M.Phil. & Ph.D. Student Exhibition. Woo Building, Battersea Campus, Royal College of Art. London. UK.

  • Rising Stars 2019. New Ashgate Gallery. Farnham. UK.

  • Glass Art Society Exhibition 2019. Morean Arts Center. Saint Petersburg. USA.

  • Material Statements. Dyson Gallery. London. UK.

  • Miscellany. Preston Fitzgerald. London. UK.

  • Cluster Craft. Ugly Duck. London. UK.

  • VeniceLands ArtPrize. VeniceLands. IT.

  • Creekside Open 2019. A·P·T Gallery. London. UK.

  • Contemporary Young Artist Award 2019. The Biscuit Factory. Newcastle. UK.

  • Inspired. London Glassblowing Gallery. London. UK.

  • Beijing Art Fair. The Peninsula Hotel. Beijing. PRC.

  • Royal College of Art Degree Show. Royal College of Art. London. UK.

  • British Glass Biennale 2019. Glasshouse. Stourbridge. UK.

  • Imagine Museum. Saint Petersburg. USA.

  • Travers Smith CSR. London. UK.

  • SL Award. Stanislav Libenský Award Competition Exhibition 2019. Dox Centre for Contemporary Art. Prague. CZ.

  • Ireland Glass Biennale. Dublin Castle. Dublin. IE.

  • The 6th Chengdu Creativity & Design Week. Chengdu. PRC.

 

2018.

  • Ceramics & Glass: Work in Progress Show. M.A., M.Phil. & Ph.D. Student Exhibition. Woo Building, Battersea Campus, Royal College of Art. London. UK.

  • Milano Vetro -35, international glass and design artistic contest. Milan. IT.

  • Fusion & Crossover - The Contemporary Glass Art Triennale. Tsinghua University. Beijing. PRC.

  • Winter. Pyramid Gallery. York. UK.

 

2017.

  • Linglong- China Academy of Art Young Artists Exhibition. Hangzhou Linglong Art Gallery. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • China Academy of Art Degree Show. CAA Art Museum. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • China Glass Art Exhibition. Qinhuangdao Glass Museum. Qinhuangdao. PRC.

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

  • 2017 China Hejian Glass Art Innovative Design Competition. Mingshangde Glass Museum. Hejian. PRC.

  • the 3rd NEW CRAFTS International Emerging Artists Group Exhibition. Shanghai Art & Design Academy. Shanghai. PRC.

 

2016.

  • Chinese Traditional Handicraft Glass Lampwork Exhibition. Beijing 798 ArtDist. Beijing. PRC.

  • China Yiwu Cultural Products Trade Fair. Mixed Media Event.Yiwu International Expo Centre. Yiwu. PRC.

  • 4th Transparent Philosophy Glass Exhibition: Hangzhou Art Expo. World Trade Centre Hangzhou. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • China Glass Art Exhibition. Qinhuangdao Glass Museum. Qinhuangdao. PRC.

  • Creative Qiandao Lake Crafts Art Design Competition. Qiandao Lake Exhibition Centre. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Tianyuan IGAF 2016 Glass & Ice| Collision & Fission- Exhibition of Contemporary Glass Art. Tianyuan Glass Centre. Beijing. PRC.

  • China Hejian Glass Art Innovative Design Competition. Mingshangde Glass Museum. Hejian. PRC.

  • Infused 10th Anniversary Exhibition of College of Crafts Art. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Infused. Shanghai Museum of Glass. Shanghai. PRC.

 

2015.

  • Wenzhou Yueqing Art Show. Jingshu Art Center. Wenzhou. PRC.

  • 10 cm³. Sanshang Art Gallery. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Hangzhou Art Exhibition. Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Hangzhou Glass Exhibition. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Shanghai Art Exhibition. Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre. Shanghai. PRC.

  • China Glass Art Exhibition. Qinhuangdao Glass Museum. Qinhuangdao. PRC.

  • Best Design 2015. Baimahu International Exhibition Centre. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • Hangzhou Cultural & Creative Industry Expo. China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

  • 2015 China Arts & Crafts Fair. Hangzhou International Exhibition Centre. Hangzhou. PRC.

 

 

Public Collections:

  • Ulster Museum. Belfast. UK.

  • B.J.C. Guangzhou. PRC.

  • Southern Illinois University. Carbondale. USA.

  • Prague Gallery of Czech Glass. Prague. CZ.

  • Zhejiang Changli Auction Co., Ltd. Hangzhou. PRC.

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

  • China Academy of Art. Hangzhou. PRC.

 

Membership:

  • Craft Council. London. UK.

  • Glass Art Society. Seattle. USA.

  • Contemporary Glass Society. Norfolk. UK.

  • Corning Museum of Glass. Corning. USA.

  • North Lands Creative. Lybster Caithness. UK.

  • China Arts and Crafts Association. Beijing. PRC.

 

Gallery Representation:

Ting-Ying Gallery. London. UK. & Hong Kong. S.A.R.

 

Literature (Books/Magazines):

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

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

  • 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