Employment and Volunteer

2018-Present Instructor of NSCAD Univeristy, jewellery Dept. Halifax, NS, Canada
  Instructor of Intro to Jewellery, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
  Instructor of Enamelling Workshop, Shanghai LvPin Studio, China
2016 Instructor of Flatware Making, Nova Scotia Center for Craft and Design, Halifax, Canada
2015 Teaching Assistant for Myra Mimlitsch-Gray Metal Forming Course, State University of New York at New Paltz, NY, US
2014 Teaching Intro Metal,State University of New York, New Paltz, NY, USA
2013 Teaching Assistant, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada
2008 Volunteer for Red Cross about Chinese earthquake, Halifax, Canada


2013-2015 MFA, State University of New York at New Paltz, New York, USA, major in Metal
2012-2008 BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, Canada. major in Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing.
2008-2006 Zi Cheng Art Studio, Beijing, China. Major in oil painting.
2006 Zhihuixingkong Art Studio, Beijing, China.
2006-2003 The high school of Nanjing Academy of Art, Nanjing, China. Major in fine art.

Award and Prizes

2017 Finalist of Talente, Schmuck, Munich, Germany
2016 Finalist Niche Award Category: Enameled Metal
  Finalist Niche Award Category: Cast or Hollowware Metal
2015 Finalist of Niche Student Award, Sculptural object
  Finalist of Niche Student Award, Teapot
2014 SUNY New Paltz Residency Award
2013 Creative Project Award, SUNY
2012 Winner of Niche Student Award
  Winner of Imperial Smetling Award
  Finalist of Saul Bell Design Award Exhibition
2011 Winner of the Enamelist Society Juror's Choice Award
2003 First Prize for 'door', Nanjing Academy of Art High School
1999 Second Prize for 'air', The 4th Elementary&Secondary Art Competition of China


2017 SOFA Chicago, presented by Studio 21 Gallery
  Talente Exhibition, Munich, Germany
2016 Niche Award Finalist exhibition
  SOFA Chicago, presented by Studio 21 Gallery
2015 Beijing International Contemporary Metal & Jewelry Art Exhibition, Beijing World Art Museum, China
  Momentum, SNAG Student Exhibition, Boston, MA, USA

Emergence, Guild of Emerging Metalsmiths, Rock Hill, USA

  Brookline Arts Center, Brookline, MA
  Lasting Effect, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 EMAUX AT THIS MOMENT, Curated by Jamie Bennett, Galerie Noel Guyomarch, Montreal, ON, Canada
  ConVERSE, Group Exhibition, Mary E. Black Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
  Materialization, Craft Ontario, Toronto, ON, Canada
  Absurd Fact & Real Superstion, Scholar Solo Show, Mary E Black Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
  Staring, Schmuck Show, Munich, Germany
  SNAG annual juried student exhibition, Open Field Running, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2013 Fire and Fusion, Rainbow Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada
  Design Sans Frontieres, Design Exchange, MAGC, Toronto, ON, Canada
  Of the Female Persu'asian, Ontario Craft Council, Toronto, ON, Canada
2012 Hot Under the Collar, SNAG conference,Scottsdale Center, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  Fusion, SNAG Conference show, Phoenix, AZ, USA
  NSCAD Graduation Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada.
  Four Word World, solo show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
  NSCAD 125th year exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax,NS,Canada
  Fused Play, Mary E Black Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
  SNAG Cu|29 exhibition, Mesa Contemporary Arts, USA
  Crafts National Exhibition, Mulvane Art Museum, USA
  Niche Award exhibition, Philadelphia, USA
  Refined VII: Inspiration 2012, SFA Galleries, USA
2011 You Wish, group exhibition, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada
2012-2011 The International Juried Student Enamel Exhibition
-the Metals Museum, Memphis, TN, USA
-the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, USA
-the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, USA
2010 Flux, Group exhibition, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada.
  Fuse, Group exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada.
2009 Group exhibition, Seeds Gallery, Halifax, Canada.
  Print & Prosper, Group exhibition, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS, Canada.
2003 The friendship exhibition Chinese and Japanese high schools, Tokyo, Japan

& Press Release

2014 Reported By The Chronicle Herald Newspaper, Halifax, NS, Canada
  Under the Radar, Fall Issue, Studio Magazine, Canada
  1000 Beads, Lark Books Publishing
2013 Showcase: 500 Art Necklaces, Lark Books Publishing
2012 Ontario Craft Council featured artist online
2011 MAGC Magazine 2011:Three, Exhibition in Print-Larger Than Life
  Humor in Craft book Edited by Brigitte Martin
2004 Sceneries in Pencil-Landscape of City

Professional Associations

Member of Craft Ontario
Member of Society of Northamerica Goldsmith
Member of the Enamelist Society of United States
Member of Nova Scotia Design and Craft Council
Member of Metal Art Guild of Canada


2014 Enamel Guild North East Conference Scholarship
2013 Barbara McFadyen Scholarship from SUNY New Paltz MFA program
2012 Haystack Work and Study Scholarship
  Imperial Scholarship
2011 SNAG Annual Conference Scholarship
2008 Foundation Scholarship, NSCAD University

Study, residency and Experience

2018 Invited Presentation, GuangZhou Craft Gallery, China
2014 NSDCC Ceramics Residency
2013 Artsit Talk, Haystack Symposium, Deer Isle, ME, USA
  NSCAD Invited Summer Residency
2012 NSDCC Metals Residency
2011 Exhibition Organizer of You Wish, Seeds Gallery
  Driving cross United States and Canada, landscape and museum study
  Interview by CTV
  Interview by
2009 Research of folk custom and architecture in Fujian province.
2008 Research of traditional Chinese dyeing, knitting and silver smith in Yunnan province, China

Conference Attendance

2014 Enamel Guild North East Conference, NY, USA
2013 SNAG Annual Conference,Toronto, ON, Canada
2012 Niche Award Ceremony
, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2011 SNAG Annual Conference
, Seattle, WA, USA