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“As a a first-generation Chinese immigrant raised in Canada, my thesis work "Kindred" is a jewellery collection based on the personal experience of finding peace and belonging by revisiting and reminiscing traditional stories from my childhood upbringing.”

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Jia Yi (Jenny) Su is an aspiring jewellery artist and designer currently based in Toronto. Graduating in the spring of 2023 from OCAD University’s Material Art and Design program specializing in Jewellery and Metalsmithing, her work is inspired by nostalgia from old memories and reflections from her personal experiences. With a passion for storytelling, she enjoys experimenting with new techniques to create multifaceted narrative works exploring the intersections between wearability, art, and sculptural form.
OCAD U - Faculty of Design
Material Art & Design
Major Completed, 2023

Jewellery Fabrication and Metalsmithing Jewellery Design Gem Setting Lost Wax Casting Rhino 3D Modeling Drawing and Rendering Silversmithing Sculpture Wearable Arts

2023, GradEx 108
OCAD University - MCA 264
2023, 62nd Toronto Outdoor Art Fair Career Launcher Recipient
OCAD University Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers
2020, Jewellery Studio Scholarship
OCAD University