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Yanze Jiang
Chinese ceramist

'Everlasting'Yanze Jiang is a Chinese ceramist and teacher. She was born in Jiang Su Province in 1975. In 1997 she earned a BFA from the Nanjing Arts Institute and in 2002 she received an MFA from Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute. She now teaches at the Nanjing Arts Institute. In 2003 she was visiting artist at the Jam Factory Ceramic Workshop in Adelaide, Australia, and at the Australian National University in Canberra.


Yanze JiangYanze works solely in porcelain. Most of her works are slab-built sculptures finished with celadon glazes. While Yanze draws on traditional Chinese materials and glazes, she transcends tradition to make modern, abstract or conceptual works. More recently she has also been investigating smoke firing.

'Teapots on parade' (pictured, left) is a recent work, which won a Merit Award at the Taiwan First International Ceramics Competition.

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