©Wanshu Li Jewellery 2019

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Education

2018-         Research to PhD (Art and Design), Birmingham City University, United Kingdom

2014-2016 MFA (Distinction) Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom

2009-2013 BA (Hons.) Beijing University of Technology, China

 

Selected Exhibitions

2019 New York Jewellery Week (Represented by Charon Kransen Arts).

2019 SOFA Chicago, USA (Represented by Charon Kransen Arts).

2019 Handmade by Machines Symposium Exhibition, Vittoria Street Gallery, SoJ, Birmingham.

2019 Group Exhibition, Edinburgh College of Art, 2019 Elements.

 2019 "East Asia", Galerie Biró Schmuck, Munich.

2019 "Précieux!?" Exhibition at Alliages Art Gallery, Lille, France.

2019 Group Exhibition, Oeno Gallery, Ontario, in Canada.

2019 "Précieux!?" Collective Launch Exhibition, Plymouth, UK

2019 LOOT, The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York.

2019 Shortlist of BKV Prize for Young Applied Arts, Internationale Handwerksmesse IHM, Munich.

2018 Group Exhibition, Cyprus Art Gallery, Girona, Spain.

2018 New York Jewellery Week (Represented by Charon Kransen Arts).

2018 SOFA Chicago, USA (Represented by Pistachio Contemporary Art Jewellery )

2018 Nexus: Meetings at the Edge, Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire, United Kingdom.

2018 JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair, Guest Artist, Spain.

2018 Artistar Jewels Touring Exhibition, Eleni Marneri Gallery, Athens, Greece.

2018 Artistar Jewels Touring Exhibition, ICKX Contemporary Jewellery Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.

2018 Blue. Sign from the Sea, Group Exhibition, ESH Gallery, Milan, Italy.

2018 JOYA Effect V Exhibition, Athens, Greece.

2018 AUTOR Contemporary and Art Jewellery International Fair, Bucharest.

2018 Nexus: Meetings at the Edge,  Fife Contemporary & Ruthin Craft Centre, United Kingdom.

2018 Bijoux! Contemporary Art Jewellery Fair, Norton Museum of Art, Florida, USA.

2018 Artistar Jewels, Palazzo Giureconsulti, Milan, Italy.

2017 Elements 3, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

2017 FORM Miami Art Fair, USA  (Represented by Charon Kransen Arts).

2017 SOFA Chicago, USA (Represented by Pistachio Contemporary Art Jewellery )

2017 JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair, Spain.

2017 Parallel Practices,  AIR Jewellery Residence, The Light House, Glasgow.

2017 Tendence, International Frankfurt Fair, Germany.

2017 Future Makers Exhibition, Manchester Craft and Design Centre, United Kingdom.

2017 Fresh Exhibition, Fusion Jewellery Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

2016 Visual Art Scotland FLY 2016 Graduate Showcase, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

2016 Gill Wing Jewellery Exhibition, London, United Kingdom.

2016 Dazzle Exhibition, Oxo London, United Kingdom.

2016 Kath Libbert “New Taste” Jewellery Exhibition, United Kingdom.

2016 Great Northern Graduates Exhibition, Manchester, United Kingdom.

2016 Craft Design House Exhibition Competition, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

2016 New Designers, London, United Kingdom.

2016 Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show, United Kingdom.

2013 Chinese Contemporary Metal Art Exhibition & Seminar.

2013 Beijing International Contemporary Metal & Jewellery Art Exhibition, China.

Solo Exhibition

2019 Go with the Glow Solo Exhibition, 30 Mar-14 April, Bini Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

Popeye Loves Olive Art Space, Solo Exhibition, Athens, Greece (date is not confirmed).

 

Awards&Contest

2019 Shortlist of BKV Prize for Young Applied Arts, Internationale Handwerksmesse IHM, Munich.

2018 Public Award, After JOYA Effect V Exhibition, Athens, Greece.

2017 Winner, JOYA Award, Barcelona, Spain.

2016 Selected Artist, Craft Design House Exhibition Competition, Edinburgh, UK.

2015 Special Selection, Korea Jewellery Design Association 14th International Jewellery Design Contest.

Lectures

2019 Lecture at Melbourne Polytechnic

2018 Emerging Artist, Lecture Series at SOFA Chicago

 

Working Experience

2016-2017 Artist in Residence at Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom.

 

Press Release

Findings (2018), Article by Lynne Speake, ‘Precious Collective’ on online community forming relationships and challenging perceptions. issue 67, page 27.

JOYA Barcelona (2018) Catalogue.

Artistar Jewels (2018), page 474-475.

Palm Beach Florida Weekly (2018), ‘All that glitters may be BIJOUX! at the Norton’, 22nd February.

Crafts Magazine (2017), Crafts Christmas Gift Guide, Issue No. 269 November/December, page 73.

Design&Kunst (2017), ‘Viva Espana’ GZ, November 2017, page 102.

JOYA Barcelona (2017) Catalogue.

The Guardian (2016), ‘Tentacular spectacular’, 27th May 2016, page 7.

Yorkshire Post (2016), ‘Jellyfish Jewels’, 27th May 2016, page 12.

The Courier (2016), ‘Picture of the Day’, 27th May 2016, page 35.

The Herald (2016), ‘A Fish Called Wonder’, 27th May 2016, page 8.

Western Morning News (2016), 27th May 2016, page 18.

Skinny Magazine (2016), Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show, May Edition, Cover page.

 

Interviews & Featured Articles

 

JOYA 2018- The Interview: Wanshu Li

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yD0-GznRgo 

Interviewed by Helen Chen, '漂洋過海從歐洲來:Wanshu Li 的夢幻珠寶展'. SBS Australian public broadcasting. 5th April 2019.

https://www.sbs.com.au/language/mandarin/zh-hant/audio/piao-yang-guo-hai-cong-ou-zhou-lai-wanshu-li-de-meng-huan-zhu-bao-zhan?fbclid=IwAR3AKIOmoEB6xrCdO-i1eLz1sJxEcmIxxWtrMw_rAIHuazfuqv1OspF1OmM&language=zh-hant

Walking around the Fair you could see many already well-known jewellery artists. A Review of JOYA, Barcelona Art Jewellery & Objects Fair 2018.

https://klimt02.net/forum/articles/review-joya-barcelona-art-jewellery-objects-fair-2018-carolin-denter

Winner of JOYA 2017 Award: Wanshu Li, interviewed by Klimt02, 19th November 2017.

https://klimt02.net/forum/interviews/winner-joya-2017-award-wanshu-li-interviewed-klimt02-yuxi-sun-carolin-denter

Wanshu Li. Edinburgh College of Art. Selected Graduate 2016, Klimit02 Article, 26th July 2016.

https://klimt02.net/forum/articles/wanshu-li-edinburgh-college-art-selected-graduate-2016-edinburgh-college-art

 

Craft Scotland Online Journal, 12th December 2017.

https://www.craftscotland.org/journal/article/the-craft-edit-december

 

Dazzle: Jewellery at OXO, SEEN London Magazine, 13th December 2016.

http://seenlondon.com/2016/12/13/dazzle-jewellery-at-oxo/

 

A Live and Intimate Wearing Experience for the Body. Interviewed by Craft Design House.

https://craftdesignhouse.com/journal/wanshu-lis-jewellery-creations/

 

Wanshu Li is the Winner of JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair 2017. Interviewed by Marietta Kontogianni, JEWELRYbox, 21st November 2017.

https://www.facebook.com/notes/jewelrybox-by-marietta-kontogianni/wanshu-li-interviewed-by-marietta-kontogianni-enggr/815747988550305/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo credits: 2017 JOYA Barcelona Art Jewellery Fair