︎CV



Suyu Chen 

a Chinese girl living and studying in the US


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email: sc5153(at)rit.edu


EDUCATION

2017- Present     
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA
Master of Fine Arts, Metals and Jewelry

2018                   
Penland School of Crafts, NC, USA
Metal, Texture, Enamel Workshop


2015-2016
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, USA
Post-Baccalaureate, Jewelry+Metalsmithing


2014
Kunstuniversität Linz, Linz, Austria
Exchange Student Program, Sculptural Conceptions/Ceramics

2011-2015
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, P.R China
Bachelor of Arts, Decorative Arts and Design


EXPERIENCES

Albert Paley Project, Rochester, NY

Artist Assistant, Jan 2019-Present

Penland Winter Residency, Penland, NC
Artist Residency, Jan 2019

City Art Space, Rochester, NY
Gallery Assistant, Dec 2018-Present

Form and Fabrication Elective, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Teaching Assistant, Jan 2018-Present

Rochester Fashion Week, Rochester, NY

Jewelry Designer/Artist, Oct 2018

Tuleste,  New York, NY

Jewelry Designer Internship, Jun-Aug 2018

Rochester Fashion Week, Rochester, NY

Student Assistant, Oct 2017

Studio Monitor 
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2015-2016



EXHIBITION

Materials Hard+Soft, Great Denton Art Council, Denton, TX, 2019

Project Runway, Dyer Arts Center, Rochester, NY, 2018

So Fresh+So Clean 2018, USA, 2018

Ephemeral Entities, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY, 2018

6x6, Rochester Contemporary Art Center Rochester, NY, 2018

Jewelry+Metalsithing Triennial,Wood Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, 2015


SKILLS

DESIGN
One-of-a-kind, Limited Editions, Fashion/Fine Jewelry
Rapid Visualization, Computer Skill (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, AutoCAD)

JEWELRY
Model Making, Jewelry Bench Skills(Soldering, Welding, Stone setting, Forging, Enamel, Scoring, Wax-carving, Mold-making)

LANGUAGE
Mandarin & Cantonese(native speaker), English(fluent)


GRANTS & FELLOWSHIP

SCHOLARSHIP

Tiffany & Co. Foundation Scholarship, USA, 2018


Graduate Grants

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 2017-2018

Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, P.R China, 2013-2014
School of Architecture 1st Prize Scholarship, 2013
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts 1st Prize Scholarship, 2014

FELLOWSHIP
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2015-2016