Resumé 

Resumé 

YANG CHEN 

Rhode Island School of Design
2 College Street, Providence, RI 02903 75 Brook Street, Apt 3
(401)339-9087
ychen07@risd.edu 

EDUCATION

MFA 2015-2017: Ceramics art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA 

BFA, 2010-2014: Ceramics Art and Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018: 

31st annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition, Denton Arts Council, Denton, Texas

23rd Arts in Harmony 2018 Annual International Show, Main Show: Hopkins Center for the Arts, MN February 15 – March 16, 2018. Traveling Show Location and Dates, MN March 30 – May 6, 2018.
Hand in Hand: Craft and New Technologies Juried Exhibition, January 20, to March 24, 2018, at Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey, MI, and from April 14 to April 21, 2018,  at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Traverse City, MI, USA.
The third “Xinjiyi” International Craft Juried Exhibition, January 15-Feb 15, 2018, Xujiahui gallery, Shanghai, China
2017
Starworks Annual gathering exhibition, Star, 25th October, 2017 NC, US
State of The Art/The Art of The State Cameron, Art Museum, NC, US
Tsinghua university alumni art exhibition, Headquarters of the United Nations, New York, NY, US Tsinghua university alumni art exhibition, Artosino Gallery, New York, NY, US
RISD Graduate student Thesis Exhibition, Convention Center, RI, US 

“Mutual Encounters” Gelman gallery,RISD Museum, Providence, RI, US 

“FLUX”, Rhode Island School of Design Ceramics Triennial, Providence, RI, US 

2016

Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Ceramics Art, Beijing, China
“Vitrify” ——Rhode Island School of Design 2016 Ceramics Biennial,Providence, RI, US Twelfth National Exhibition and globe traveling exhibition, Xian,Beijing, Nanjing, China 2015
Jiangsu Design and Art Competition, Nanjing, China
2014 Tsinghua 2014 Art Exhibition,Beijing, China
2014 NANTONG International Contemporary Biennial 

ZIJIN Award Cultural Creative Design Competition, Nantong, China Jingdezhen Shangxiabei Ceramic exhibition, Jingdezhen, China

AWARDS

2018“Xinjiyi” craft exhibition “the most popular artwork online.” 

2017 TOP 100 artists Award, Circle Foundation for the Arts. Lyon, France

2017 RISD Graduate Fellowship

2015 RISD Graduate Fellowship
2014 Twelfth National Exhibition Beijing exhibition award. 

 RECIDENCIES
STARworks Clay Studio, 6/20 - 10/31, 2017 

Hambidge art Center Residency 9/5-9/17, 2017 

MASS MoCA's residency program 11/03 - 11/31, 2017 

Membership

National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA).

Circle Foundation for the Arts. Lyon, France

WORK EXPERIENCE

Jan. 2017-Feb. 2017
Teaching “Surface and Form: Discovering the ceramic surface” winter session, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA
September. 2016-December. 201 

Graduate Teaching Assistantship in ‘Object as an idea in clay’, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA
Jan. 2016-Feb. 201
Teaching’ Surface and Form ’class in wintersession, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA 

March. 2016-May. 201
Graduate Teaching Assistantship in ‘Figure modeling’, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA
Oct. 2015
Volunteer of Alliance Of Artist Communities 2015 Annual Conference
Mar, 2015-July. 2015
Teaching Ceramic Pottery Class in Guangminghui Art School 

PUBLICATION

2017 November/December Pinehurst Living

 2014 February China Ceramics Artist
2014 Chinese Ceramics Artist Research 

ACTIVITIES

2018 Volunteer for National Council on the Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA).

2015 RISD BOWL-O-Rama, Providence, RI, USA 2014 Tsinghua Art Sale, Beijing, China 2013 Tsinghua Art Sale, Beijing, China
2013 Jingdezhen Ceramic project, China 2012 Ceramic Travel in Japan
2012 Wood firing project in Guangdong, China 2011 Yixing teapot Project, China 

SKILLS

Computer: Photoshop, Illustrator, Audition, Pure Data, Premiere, Arduino, After Effects, Indesign, Ability to learn programs quickly and adapt them to studio needs. 

3D: Ceramics hand building skills, coiling skills, wheel throwing, mold making, rubber making, slip casting, glaze making, slip and clay making, sculpting, concrete casting, kiln firing(electric kilns, gas kiln, raku kiln, wood kiln firing) glazing, weaving blanket, wax casting, jewelry making, welding, performance, installation, 3D printing. 

2D: Drawing: Utilize sketching and detailed drawings to work out sculptural and installation ideas; oil painting, watercolor painting, Chinese painting, silk screen printing, decal printing, overglaze painting, underglaze painting, Photography: Extensive work with 35mm and digital cameras, printing black and white film and working with digital images using Photoshop.