JEWELER

HUA-XIAOWEI

​华晓苇

Hua-Xiaowei was born in Nanjing, China and educated in Vancouver, Canada. Then she moved to New York to study Jewelry Design in Pratt Institute. Her style is inspired by minimalism and contemporary fine jewelry, paintings and illustrations. She seeks to explore the relationship between wearers and artist by creating jewelry with interactions with consumers. Jewelry serves as a media for her to express and convey her thoughts, stories, and aesthetics. 

Education

     2016 - 2020                                          

       B.F.A Major in Jewelry Design, Pratt Institute, New York, USA                  

 

Awards

     04/2019 

         First prize of the 2019 Pratt Junior Jewelry Awards                     

 

Exhibition                             

     11/2019                      

         “Anonymous Brooklyn” at Brooklyn Metal Works during NYC Jewelry Week     

     11/2019

         The Oculus Art Show at New York City World Trade Center

     04/2019                                               

         Pratt Institute Junior Jewelry Show at Steuben Gallery  

     10/2017

         Pratt Institute Cuff Show  

Employment

     09/2019 – 03/2020

         Mentor for Jewelry program at Pratt Institute, New York, USA                                     

       *Responsible for assisting students with fabrication; supervising students in studio environment,         and keeping jewelry tools and studios clean and organized.

     06/2018 - 07/2018

         Served an internship at Ever-Glory International Group Apparel Inc,, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

           *Responsible for assisting major designer with market research and costumer service.

Technical Skills

       Soldering    

       Wax Carving

       Casting (water, broom, cuttlefish)

       Enameling

       Stone setting (prong, bazel, tube, channel, basket, gypsy)

       Kum-boo

       Welding

       Chasing and Repousse

 

Other Skills

       Photoshop

       Illustration

       Premiere

       Rhino

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