Artist bio: Dongyi Wu is a contemporary jewelry artist based in San Antonio, TX, USA. Dongyi received her Master’s Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in the United States, and her Bachelor’s Degree from Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology in China. Dongyi has her work exhibited nationally and internationally, such as Schmuck 2018 in Munich, and five solo shows including the recent show at A-Galerii in Tallinn, Estonia. She also received several awards, such as the winner of the Preziosa Young 2020 in Italy, the finalist for the LEAP award in the United States, and the finalist for the ENJOIA’T 2017 Contemporary Jewellery Award in Spain.
Collecting ideas from literature books, her own experiences, and researches of psychology, Dongyi lets free imagination and inspiration guide her in designing objects to wear. She likens herself as a storyteller, who narrates stories that seem to be trivial and common but can express strong and genuine emotions.