Zhang,Quan (KAT)

张全

Telephone: 585-747-7378

E-mail: katjewelry861@gmail.com

Instagram:kat_jewelry

Profolio:  kat-metal.com

Weibo: 全酱小工匠

Education Background

  • MFA:
  • 2014.8-2016.7: Rochester institute of Technology
  • Major: Metal and jewelry
  • GPA:3.91/4.00
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  • BFA:
  • 2010.9-2014.7: College of Art and Design, Beijing University of Technology 北京工业大学
  • Major: Metal and jewelry design 金属工艺与首饰设计
  • GPA:3.87/4.00

Technic skills

  • Chasing 锻造錾刻
  • Filligree 花丝工艺
  • Enameling 珐琅
  • Wax carving 雕蜡
  • Stone setting [tube, bezel, flush, prong setting] 镶嵌
  • Soldering 焊接
  • Casting 铸造
  • Kum-boo 
  • Welding 电焊

Other skills

  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Word/Excel/PPT
  • Photography and editing 摄影/后期
  • Glass-frame shop 灯工玻璃

Exhibition

  • Project Runway Ft. Rochester Fashion Week, The Geisel Gallery, Rochester,NY
  • Wearable Expressions 2017, Palos Verdes Art Center, CA, 2017
  • Small works, Main Street Arts, Clifton, NY,2016
  • Ring It On : Sculpture/ Fashion/ Function. Lillstreet Gallery, Sofa Chicago, 2016
  • Body of work online exhibition, Baltimore Jewelry Center , 2016
  • Rochester fashion week 2016
  • AdornForm|FormAdorn, Baltimore Jewelry Center , 2016
  • SNAG Student exhibition :Into View 2016
  • Art awake 2015, Rochester,NY
  • Metal Interpretations,ROCO, Rochester,NY,2015
  • Lasting Impressions,ROCO,Rochester,NY,2015
  • Fine craft show & sale, MAG, Rochester,NY,2015
  • Rochester fashion week 2015,Rochester, NY,2015

Honors and Awards

  • Finalist of 2017 NICHE Awards 
  • Outstanding Graduate Awards of R.I.T Metal Department by Barbara Heinrich Studio.
  • Alumni Award by School of American Crafts, R.I.T.
  • Finalist of 2015 NICHI Awards
  • 2015 Wallace Library Purchase Prize Award, piece [ Hide diamond in the rough(stone with flower/pearl)] collected by Wallace Library, RIT
  • Finalist of 2014 CHOW TAI FOOK student jewelry design competition
  • The third prize in Art and Design Competition of Beijing University of Technology.

Social Practice

  • 2017.4-now Tiffany & Co. ——Jeweler
  • 2016.7-2017.4 Bench assistant intern in Liaung-Chung Yen studio
  • 2014-2015 Graduate assistant of jewelry and metal department,  Rochester institute ofTechnology.
  • 12/12-12/16/2012: served an internship in 2012 China International Jewelry Fair as sales assistant
  • 10/29-11/4/2013:served an internship in 2013 China International Jewelry Fair as the assistant in organizing committee, responsible for service for the exhibitors and customers.