Ruqian wang (b.1999) was born in China. Ruqian graduated from the University of the Arts London with a first class degree in textiles.
Ruqian's work as a knitting artist crosses textiles and painting. She has a fascination for handicraft and painting, the tactile experience of making and the physicality of the act of painting give her a powerful intuitive creativity and emotional expression, and she is constantly exploring ways to combine knitting and painting, the intention is to create a unique emotional connection between personal thoughts, feelings and works.
In her work, she always emphasizes the creativity of the hand and the touch and perception of the world, believing that the human experience is always the most important, regardless of technological advances.
Award/ Article report
- 2022/Xinao Knitting Emerging Designer Competition/Excellence Award
- 2022/knitting industry creative/Knitwear&Knitted Textiles GraduateReview 2022:7 New talents to watch