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Education

2017-2019 Post Doctoral Researcher, Ceramics, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan

2017       Ph.D in Fine Arts, Ceramics, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan

2013      MFA Ceramic Design, Tsinghua University Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

2007      Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA


Exhibitions

2018.9 Geidai Annual Toyoukai Exhibition, Mitsukoshi Depart. Store, Tokyo

2018.3    “Drawing in Flame” Solo Exihibition, Heguang Gallery, Nanjing, China

2017.12    Spirit: The Firewood Crafts International Exhibition, Shanghai, China

2016.12   Doctoral Candidate Graduate Exhibition, Tokyo University of the Arts

2016.8    Spark: The Firewood Crafts International Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

2016.8    Geidai Annual Toyoukai Exhibition, Mitsukoshi Depart. Store, Tokyo

2016.5    Space, Two person show, Art for Thought Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo

2015.12   Flaming: The Firewood Crafts International Exhibition, Beijing + Shanghai, China

Panelist: “The Tradition and The Modern: Can Traditional Craft Techniques be Integrated into Modern Production?”

2015.11   International Tea Culture Exchange Exhibition, Beijing, China

2015.11   Taiwan Geidai International Exchange Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan

2015.10  ISCAEE Biannual Symposium Exhibition, Yixing, China  

Presenter: “Contextualizing Chinese Ceramic Culture and its Implications for Modern American Ceramic Culture”

2015.9    Geidai Annual Toyoukai Exhibition, Mitsukoshi Depart. Store, Tokyo

2015.6   “Systems” Solo Exhibition, Art for Thought Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo

2015.1    Geidai Doctoral Student Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

2014.10  International Tea Culture Exchange Exhibition, Chongqing, China

2014.9   Geidai Annual Toyoukai Exhibition, Mitsukoshi Depart. Store, Tokyo

2014.2   Geidai Foreign Student Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

2014.1    Geidai Annual Ceramic Department Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

2013.5   Annual Graduate Exhibition, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China


Awards, Grants and Honors

2016  Nomura Art Prize, Tokyo, Japan $8,000

2013-2017 Monbukagakusho, Japanese Government Scholarship, $1400 per month

2010-2013 Chinese Government Scholarship, $10,000


Permanent Collections

Tokyo University of the Fine Arts’ University Museum


Residencies

2019-2020 Arrowmont Craft School, Gatlinburg, TN, Artist in Residence, funded