Qiang (Helen) Li
Qiang (Helen) Li’s work is exploring the connections between art and design, form and function. Her jewellery work is a means of communicating new concepts relating to body and decoration. While industrial, mechanical and textile design influence her works, she breaks with traditional silversmith and goldsmith work and experiments with forms and materials. Her technical practice explores interactions between jewellery and desire leading to “fun jewellery” and inventive creations.
Qiang is a highly motivated award-winning jewellery & product designer and artist based in London.
MA in Jewellery & Metal from Royal College of Art, London UK 2018-2020.
EXHIBITIONS2020, Shanghai, China, The Futurelab Exhibition 2020, Sydney, Australia, Show Us Your Rona Exhibition 2020, Budapest, Hungary, Art Jewelry Night of Budapest International Exhibition 2020 Graduate Exhibition, Royal College of Art https://2020.rca.ac.uk/students/qiang-li (Online) 2020, The 10th International Triennial of Paper Musée de Charmey, Switzerland Vernissage MASK Exhibition, 2020, Gallery Alice Floriano, Brazil. (Online) 2020, The Magnet Show, www.themagnetshow.com (Online) “Quintessence of Consciousness” 2020, Contemporary Art Exhibition London (Online) 2020, Growth & Evolution International Jewellery Exhibition, Kunming, China London×Tokyo×Beijing Jewellery Culture Exhibition 2020, London, UK & Beijing, China 2019, Venice, Italy, Jewellery Venice Design Week Selection 2019 Beijing International Jewellery Art Exhibition, Beijing, China 2019 Rising Stars Exhibition, Farnham, UK Matter- Morphosis Jewellery Show 2019, London, UK
Awards2020 Dec. Finalist of China International Fashion Accessories Design Competition, Xiamen, China 2020 Winner of Graham Hughes RCA Graduate Award 2020, London, UK 丨 July. 2020 Finalist of IP of China Jewellery Design Award, China丨 July. 2020 Winner of Annoushka Charm of Hope Competition, London, UK丨May. 2019 Selection Award in 2019 Jewellery Venice Design Week, Venice, Italy丨Oct. 2019 Bronze Award in 2019 International Creative & Jewelry Design Competition, China丨Aug. 2019 Winner of Platinum Jewellery Design Competition, China 丨June. 2018 Outstanding graduate representative, Southeast University, China丨June. 2016 Special Prize in the Fifth Unified Communication Contest丨Jan. 2016 National Scholarship 丨Oct.
Crafts Magazine, Issue 284: The Change Makers, UK Crafts Council, Sep/ Oct 2020
Growth & Evolution International Jewellery Exhibition, ISBN 978-988-74785-5-3/Y. 0034, Sep 2020