Weichan Li is a Chinese jewellery designer and painter who obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from DePauw University, Indiana, United States, in 2017. She will complete her Master’s degree in Jewellery and Metal at the Royal College of Art in 2021. While at DePauw she assisted artist Jason Yi with his exhibition ‘Terraform’, on campus and exhibited her oil paintings on the intramural Senior Exhibitions twice. After graduation, she went back to Beijing China, and began to design and craft jewellery.
Her work encompasses a broad range of industrial and traditional technologies, including enamelling, hand-engraving, laser welding, and electroplating. For Weichan, linear drawing is crucial to her design process. It is the crucial language which she uses to express social phenomena.
Master of Arts in Jewelry & Metal, Royal College of Art, London, UK, 2021
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and Art History Department, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, USA, 2017