Xuxiang TANG

 

Professor, Department of arts and crafts, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Doctoral supervisor.

 

Major:

Metal crafts and Jewelry Design.

 

Teaching and working experience:

1988-2002, Dean, Department of Arts & Design, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, Beijing China.

1993, Founder of the major of Metal crafts and Jewelry design & making at Beijing Institute of

Fashion Crafts for the first time in Chinese university

2002-present, Professor, Department of arts and crafts, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

 

Academic proposition:

Over the years, insisting on extensive and in-depth investigation and research of Chinese traditional Metal crafts, then incorporating these abundant social resources into research projects and bringing the fruit of these research into teaching practice, for exploring a teaching system of Metal crafts and Jewelry design & making with Chinese cultural characteristics, which is different from Japanese or Euramerican.  

 

Teaching Fields & Emphasis:

Metal Crafts,

Jewelry Design

The Research On the Culture of Traditional Metal Crafts

The Design & Making of Modern Jewelry.

 

Social work:

Jury for 11th and 12th National Artworks Exhibition

Jury for Chinese Arts and Crafts Master

Vice director for Arts and Crafts Committee, China Artists Association

Vice director for Jewelry Design Committee, GEMS&JEWELRY TRADE ASSOCIATION OF CHINA

Member of Education Committee, GEMS&JEWELRY TRADE ASSOCIATION OF CHINA

Member of Metal Art Professional Committee, China Arts and Crafts Association (CA&CA)

Vice Secretary-General for Traditional Chinese Arts and Crafts Research Association

Member of the Expert Evaluation Committee for China National Arts Fund

Member of the Expert Evaluation Committee for Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Fund.

Editor for The Art and the Science Journal of Tsinghua University.

 

Research Projects & Awards

1.2015, Publishing Forging Copper and Silver Jewelry Crafts, ELEPHANT PRESS. (The book belongs to the Major Research Programs of CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCE During the 9th Five-Year Plan Period, the Major Books Publishing Programs of The Press and Publication Administration During 9th Five-Year Plan Period, and the National Publishing Fund.

2.2009, Publishing Traditional Chinese Jewelry, CHINA LIGHT INDUSTRY PRESS.

3.2003, Publishing A Complete Collection of Chinese Folk Art——Ornament.(The book has won the highest prize of the 6th National Book Awards, and also the first prize among National Art Books.

4.2005, The work Coffee set has won the silver prize in the 10th National Art Exhibition.

5.2018, Research project ”the Research for the Culture of Traditional Japanese Art Crafts”.(Project source: The Ministry of Culture)

6.2009, Research project ”the Research for the Development of Modern Chinese handicrafts art”.(Project source: The Ministry of Culture)

7.2016, Research project ”the Comparative Study for the Development of Traditional Metal Art ”. (Project source :Tsinghua University)   

6.2009, Research project ”the Research for the Metalworking Crafts of Tibetan in Changdu. (Project source :Major projects of Art & Science Research Center in Tsinghua University )

 

Latest Academic Exhibition

“Meet in Beijing 2015” ——International Exhibition of Metal Crafts and Jewelry,2015

China International Exhibition of International Metal Crafts, Beijing,2015

1895 Selected Works Exhibition of China Contemporary Arts & Crafts Series, NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS,2013.

1895 Selected Works Exhibition of China Contemporary Arts & Crafts Series academic forums——Chinese Contemporary Metal Art Exhibition,Nantong,Jiangsu,2013

China International Culture Fair, Beijing,2012

Changing Tradition——the Exhibition of Chinese Arts and Crafts,Beijing,2012

The First Exhibition of Chinese Arts and Crafts, National Museum of China, Beijing,2012

China International Exhibition of Metal Crafts, Beijing,2012

The First Beijing International design Triennial,2011

The Invitation Exhibition of Korea Industrial Design Association,2011