Blue Vein #5, Colored Porcelain, paperclay, glaze, 15.5″ x 8″ x 12.5″
Shiyuan Xu was born in Hangzhou, P.R China. Shiyuan received her BA in Ceramics from China Academy of Art in 2012, and an MFA from Arizona State University in 2016. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and her pieces are in the permanent collection of Archie Bray Foundation, Korea Ceramic Foundation, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Slovenia. Shiyuan is the recipient of 2017 Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist, and she has been awarded multiple prestigious artist residencies, such as Archie Bray Foundation, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and Lawrence Arts Center.