Born in 1973 in Taipei, Taiwan. Studied art at the National Taiwan College of the Arts and Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts, Japan.
［Residence Program］ Jan 23, 2009〜Mar 25, 2009
Collaborative artwork with members of the public
Hsia created images of her experience in Fukuoka, with numerous references to water and to Japanese manga. From these she created her large artwork Between Dreams, comprising eight panels of lacquer art.
Making Postcards of Lacquer! February 14, February 28 (sponsored by Fukuoka City Foundation for Arts and Cultural Promotion )
Participants made lacquer works on postcard-sized wooden boards, learning to carve their designs into the wood and applying gold leaf to make lacquer postcards.
Participants: 20 general admissions (venue: Ozasa Community Center)
Making Postcards of Lacquer! (five sessions between February 16 – 20)
Participants made lacquer works on postcard-sized wooden boards, learning to carve their designs into the wood and apply gold leaf and colorful pigments for their lacquer postcards.
Participants: 15 general admissions (venue: Art Information Corner)
The Art of Lacquer (March 7 and 8)
In this open-studio workshop, participants learned about the materials used in lacquer art and were then invited to try the techniques.
Participants: 52 general admission (venue: Artists’ Studio)
The artist discussed her work to date and ideas for the Fukuoka residency piece.
Participants: 63 general admissions (venue: Ajibi Hall)
Hsia discussed her work at an event related to the 9th Winds of Artist in Residence Part II exhibition.
Participants: 57 (venue: Sculpture Lounge)
9th Winds of Artist in Residence Part II (March 20 – April 14)
Hsia displayed her large-scale artwork Between Dreams in the Sculpture Lounge, together with lacquer postcards made by participants during her workshops.