Maker

WU Weiping

WU Weiping is a ceramic maker who experiments to bring a clean and modern aesthetic to the traditional Longquan Celadon Firing technique.

Born in Zhejiang Province, WU Weiping graduated from the Department of Ceramics (now the School of Crafts) of China Academy of Art in 2005. He has participated in exhibitions across China and internationally - including South Korea and Italy - and has been presented with many awards, such as the Silver Award of China Ceramic Art Exhibition, considered as the “Olympics” in the Chinese ceramic industry, and the Gold Award of China (Hangzhou) Arts and Crafts Fair.

His pieces, such as Tranquility, Yuanshang Teacup Set, have been collected by the Zhejiang Provincial Museum and the Zhejiang Museum of Natural History. In 2019, he was selected as one of the young artists sponsored by the China National Arts Fund.