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Yang Zhao

Yang Zhao, male, born in July, 1986, on-the-job PhD, lecturer, Deputy Secretary General of Metal Art Committee, China Arts and Crafts Institute, mainly engaged in teaching and research of jewelry design and metal technology, national patentee.

Undertaking courses for undergraduate: Basic Jewelry Craft(1), Basic Jewelry Craft(2), Traditional Jewelry Craft(1), Titanium Jewelry, History of Western Arts and Crafts, Project Creation of Jewelry (1), Professional Practice, Graduation Thesis (Design) and so on.

 Courses for Postgraduate: Traditional Jewelry Craft Research and Artistic Creation , Practice of Traditional Craft;

Education background

Aug. 2005July, 2009, Academy of Fine Arts, Tsinghua University, Arts and Design (arts and crafts), bachelor;

Sep. 2009June, 2012, Academy of Fine Arts, Tsinghua University, Design (metal art and jewelry design), master;

Sep. 2016to now, Academy of Fine Arts, Tsinghua University, Design Working experience

July, 2012, Jewelry Department, Jewelry Institute, China University of Geosciences(Wuhan)

Research Project

1.Inheritance and innovation of metal technology in Tibetan areas –take the northwest area of Yunnan province as example,  Scientific research foundation for young faculties in Central Universities, 2012;

2.Study on techniques of handling of electrochemical coloration and surface micro fluctuation treatment of titanium and niobium, project of Gem Institute, 2012;

3.Inheritance and innovation of forms of gold plating technology in jewelry design -- traditional gold plating techniques and its forms, project of Hubei humanities and social science base, 2014;

3. Discussion on the practice of the comprehensive reform of Higher Education under the guidance of "student oriented" thought, teaching research project at school level;

4. Research and practice of "project-based" teaching methodology for jewelry technology courses, teaching research project at school level,

Exhibition participation

1.Best design award in Interaction·Innovation 2011 International Metal Art Exhibition, 2011, Beijing;

2. The first “Wuhan international design week", 2012, Wuhan;

3. Outstanding Work award in 1895 contemporary Chinese arts and crafts series of exhibitions-- Contemporary Chinese metal art exhibition, 2013, Nantong;

4.Jewelry · Identity 2013 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition, 2013, Beijing;

5.Award for outstanding work in Experiment·Transboundary 2013 International Metal Art Exhibition, 2013, Beijing;

6. Outstanding works from 1895 contemporary Chinese arts and crafts series of exhibitions, 2014, Beijing;

7.2014 Shanghai International Metal Technology & Jewelry Art Exhibition, 2014, Shanghai;

8."Gorgeous women-- fashion art performance" 2014 Autumn Art Works Auction, 2014, Shanghai;

9.Exhibition of ten contemporary Chinese young jewelry artists, 2015, Shanghai;

10. EXPO Milano, 2015 China and Italy International Jewelry Exhibition and Sino-Italy Jewelry Design Competition, 2015, Italy.

11. The first "Salary Craft" International Youth Art and Crafts Exhibition, 2015, Beijing/Shanghai;

12.Jewelry·Boundless 2015 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition, 2015, Beijing;

13. Outstanding works of faculty from Jewelry Institute, China University of Geosciences(Wuhan), 2012-2015 Wuhan

Publications

1.Probing Kashgars jewelry craft  [J]   China Gems Magazine, CN11-2990/TD 2012, 5th issue.

2.Technology culture of Bai ethnic group silversmith village, [J] China National Art Magazine, CN10-1266/J, 2015;

3.Interaction·Innovation 2011 International Metal Art Exhibition Collection Peoples Daily press, Nov. 2011, ISBN 9787511504586;

4.Changing traditions: a collection of contemporary arts and crafts works    China Building Industry Press, Aug. 2012,  ISBN 9787112145508;

5.Contemporary Chinese Metal Art Exhibition,   China Building Industry Press, ISBN 9787112155316;

6. Collection of Experiment ·Transboundary 2013 International Metal Art Exhibition, China Bookstore Press, Oct. 2013, ISBN 9787514909982;

7.2013 Beijing International Jewelry Art Exhibition, China Textile Press, ISBN 9787518000500;

8.Salary Crafts·Burning ,  Posts & Telecom Press, Jan. 2016, ISBN 9787115412195;

Other awards

1. Excellent Class Teacher of class 142121/142122, China University of Geosciences(Wuhan)

2. 2014, Distinguished person concerning administration of Jewelry Institute, China University of Geosciences(Wuhan)

3. 2015, Distinguished person of scientific research / artistic creation of Jewelry Institute, China University of Geosciences(Wuhan)

4."Golden cup" Tenth National Gold Jewelry Design Competition, students under his supervision won one first prize, one third prize and six outstanding work;

5. Fourth Zhou Dafu Design-Future”college jewelry creative design competition, students under his supervision got two bronze medals;

6. Student under his supervision got the first prize in Scientific Research Paper Report of China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)