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Suyu Chen 

a Chinese girl living and studying in the US

suyu.jewelry(at)gmail.com


EDUCATION

2017- 2020     
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA
Master of Fine Arts, Metals and Jewelry


2018                   
Penland School of Crafts, NC, USA
Metal, Texture, Enamel Workshop


2015-2016
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA
Post-Baccalaureate, Jewelry+Metalsmithing


2014
Kunstuniversität Linz, Linz, Austria
Exchange Student Program, Sculptural Conceptions/Ceramics


2011-2015
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, P.R China
Bachelor of Arts, Decorative Arts and Design



EXPERIENCES

Form and Fabrication Elective, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Instructor, Aug 2020-present

 

STAR Topic: Metals/Glass, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Instructor, Jan 2020-May 2020

Form and Fabrication Elective, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Instructor, Aug 2019-Dec 2019

City Art Space, Rochester, NY
Gallery Assistant, Dec 2018-Dec 2020


Albert Paley Project, Rochester, NY
Master of Prints/Internship, Jan 2019-May 2019

Form and Fabrication Elective, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Teaching Assistant, Jan 2018- May 2019 

Rochester Fashion Week, Rochester, NY
Jewelry Designer/Artist, Oct 2018

Tuleste,  New York, NY
Jewelry Designer Internship, Jun-Aug 2018



SELECTED EXHIBITION

2021

Internal Expression, Splop Design, USA(virtual)

Spotlight, Seattle Metals Symposium 2021, Seattle, WA, USA(virtual)

Elephant Mass, Wanlie Project, USA (virtual)

American Craft Council Atalanta/Southwest Craft Week, USA(virtual)

Voltage-the Power of Contemporary Jewelry, Society of North American Goldsmiths, USA(virtual)

Meditating Through Jewelry, NYC Jewelry Week 2021, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Dream Machine 2021, NYC Jewelry Week 2021, New York, NY, USA

Enjoia’t Award (Student Catalog), Design Hub, Barcelona, Spain

Tincal Lab Challenge 2021, Tincal Lab, Porto, Portugal

Arte y Joya Contemporary Jewellery Yearbook 2021 - Finalists Works at Studio Squina, Barcelona, Spain

Arte y Joya Contemporary Jewellery Yearbook 2021, Barcelona, Spain (virtual)

Precious Collective Jewellery Week, UK (virtual)

Double Yellow Lines Winzavod Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia and Krasnoyarsk Book Culture Fair, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Beijing International Art Jewellery Exhibition 2021-Li Xing, Beijing, China

Art in Craft Media 2021, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY, USA

We Are SNAG: Anthology, Society of North American Goldsmiths, USA (virtual)

Gioielli in Fermento 20|21 (student section 2), Milano, Italy

AdornAxis International Curated Jewelry Exhibition

NYC x Design Week, New York, NY, USA (virtual)

2020

JOYA 2020, Barcelona Art Jewelry & Objects, Barcelona, Spain

The Earring Show 2020, Craft Council of BC, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Mad for Hoops!, Gallery 2052, Chicago, IL, USA

Permanence Object, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD, USA

2019

MULAN-New Age Chinese Art Jewelry Exhibition, NYC Jewelry Week 2019, New York, NY, USA

Beijing International Art Jewellery Exhibition 2019-Guan Tong, Beijing, China

So Fresh + So Clean 2019, Ethical Metalsmiths, OH, USA (virtual)

SNAG Student Juried Exhibition, 50th Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference, Chicago, IL, USA

Material Hard + Soft, Great Denton Art Council, Denton, TX, USA

Project Runway 2018, Dyer Arts Center, Rochester, NY, USA

 

2018

So Fresh + So Clean 2018, Ethical Metalsmiths, OH, USA (virtual)

Ephemeral Entities, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY, USA

6x6, ROCO, Rochester, NY, USA

 

 

GRANT & RESIDENCY

2021

Contemporary Craft LEAP Award, Finalist, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Enjoia’t Award (Student Catalog), Shortlist, Barcelona, Spain

Arte y Joya Contemporary Jewellery Yearbook 2021, Finalist, Barcelona, Spain

2020 Jun

Studio Artist Residency, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2019 Jan

Winter Artist Residency, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

2018

Tiffany & Co. Foundation Metals and Jewelry Design Endowed Scholarship, Tiffany & Co. Foundation, USA

PUBLICATIONS

Current Obsession Paper for Munich Jewellery Week 2021

Vast Magazine Issue 3

Aesthetica, August/September 2021 Issue, Artist Dictionary

AdornAxis International Curated Jewelry Exhibition Book (ISBN: 978-1-03-489685-2)

Metalsmith Magazine, Vol. 41 No.4

Booooooom: https://www.booooooom.com/submissions/artificial-orbit/

Interview by MUYA: https://muyaart.com/suyu-html/index.html

Interview by Klimt02: https://klimt02.net/forum/interviews/interview-suyu-chen-klimt02

Interview by Vast Magazine: https://vast.art/blogs/interviews/suyu-chen-study-of-snow

Interview by Donghe Collection: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/ikG_pMbHTgbhGXiPa65wIg

Online Q&A by Aesthetica Magazine: https://aestheticamagazine.com/wearable-artwork/