Ying Chen was born and raised within a family lineage of Zisha teapot artisans and was immersed in the artistry of this craft from a young age. Ying’s love for ceramics remains unwavering. From the tranquil villages of China to the renowned kilns of Hangzhou and Jingdezhen, and far-flung places such as the island of Korpo in Finland and the bustling city of London, she has roamed, her hands ever eager to shape clay. Now, Where will her mystical journey take her next?
BA: Nanjing University of Arts, Ceramic and Glass, CHINA
MA: Royal College of Art, Ceramic and Glass, UK.
2023 “Fermenting”, Preston Fitzgerald House, London
2022 “Preface”, Pump House Gallery, London
2022 “AARK Archipelago Art Residency”, Korpo, Finland
2022 <Emerging Potters Magazine>, UK
2021 “Royal College of Art WIP show”, online, London
2021 “Ancient-style Tea Set”, Gold Award, The 10th “Earth Award” Chinese Ceramic Innovation Design Competiton, China
2020 “Hidden Bamboo in Four Sides”, Gold Award, 9th “Earth Award” Chinese Ceramic Innovation Design Competition, China
2020 “Scar”, The Third Prize, Design Innovation Category in the 3rd Jiangsu Ceramic Art Exhibition, Jiangsu province, China
2020 “Integrated Tea Set”, Gold Award, The 8th Chinese Ceramic Masterpieces Exhibition, China
2020 “Junduan”, Excellent Award, “Shiwan Cup” Youth Ceramics Competition, China
2019 “Junduan”, Bronze Award, The 6th “Art Expo Cup” Jiangsu Arts and Crafts, China