38″ W x 72″ L X 16″ H
Part of the Graduate Degree Exhibit ” sobremesa” Table– is a low table where traditional craftsmanship intersects with experimental techniques. Unique oak wood sourced locally in Michigan.
This work is available for pre-order, with anticipated availability July 2023. Buyers will be contacted to complete payment when the work is available for purchase and pick up/shipping.
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Yuyu Chen received a scholarship from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, and moved to the area to earn her Master’s in 3D design with a focus in Ceramics (2023). She also holds a MAS Diplôma in Luxury and Craftsmanship from Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne (Ecal), in Lausanne, Switzerland (2020).
Trained in communication, and graphic arts, as well as working in the fashion industry. With her academic visual arts background, she incorporates her skills in a new context to create hand-crafted tabletop objects and functional sculptures with an underlying childlike playfulness. She is interested in the use of humble materials, such as ceramics, or wood in contemporary context. She has traveled extensively in Europe, Scandinavia, and Asian countries to reflect on her work and life so far since 2015. She is deeply inspired by different cultures and places. These geographical transit and life experiences have influenced her work today.