New Tastes
Twelve New Graduates

10th Nov - 29th Jan 2017

Sheng Zhang

Sheng Zhang

 


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Sheng Zhang

Education Background

- September 2016 - May 2018 MFA, Jewellery, Edinburgh College of Art, The University of Edinburgh, UK.

- September 2014 - June 2016 BA(Hons), Jewellery Design and Related Products, School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK.

- September 2012 - June 2014 BA, Jewelry Design, Gemmological Institute, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China.

Work Experience

- Kath Libbert Jewellery Gallery, Assistant. April 2015.
- Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Assistant. February 2015.
- The Public Relations and Propaganda Department, Department Leader. Student Union, Gemmological Institute, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). June 2013 to June 2014.
- The volunteers association of China university of Geosciences (Wuhan). September 2012 to June 2013.

Exhibitions
- Talenti 2016. Craft Central, London, UK. September 2016.
- Marzee International Graduate Show 2016. Galarie Marzee, Nijmmegan, Netherland. August-October 2016.
- New Designers, Business Design Centre, London, UK. June 2016.
- Jewellery Futures, School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK. June 2016.
- Metamorphosis, School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK. March 2016.
- Chrysalis, School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK. November 2015.
- Cocoon, School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK. October 2015.
- I AM, Rainbow Warehouse, Birmingham, UK. December 2014.
- Titanium Jewellery, China University of Geosciences, China. June 2014.
- Basic Metals Crafts, China University of Geosciences, China. May 2013.

Awards

- New Designers Goldsmiths’ Company Silversmithing Award, The Goldsmiths‘ Company, UK. June 2016.
- Regent Silversmiths’ Award, School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK. June 2016.
- Betts/Sutton Tools Award, School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK. June 2016.

Skills and other information

-A strong passion for contemporary jewellery designing and making.
-A wide and growing range of metal smithing skills.
-Competent skills in stone setting, wax modelling, enamelling, chasing and carving.
-An ability to manage and organize, good team cooperation ability.
-Knowledge of Rhinoceros, Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.

New Tastes introduces twelve new jewellery graduates: Wanshu Li, Edinburgh College of Art; Hayley Brooks, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee; Chen Cheng, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Rob Anderson, Sheffield Hallam University; Sheng Zhang, Birmingham School of Jewellery; Darcey Skelly, National College of Art and Design, Dublin; Francesca Lobb, Manchester School of Art; Felicity Lynden, University of Edinburgh; Freya Alder, Glasgow School of Art; Stephanie O Leary, Middlesex University, London; Michaela Murrain, De Montfort University, Leicester; Amanda Denison, Winchester School of Art.