ABOUT

EDUCATION

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BIOGRAPHY

Joy Xiaojun Cai is a visual artist working in painting and fashion design. She has been involved in art all her life. Joy graduated from China Central Academy of Fine Arts. Her interests propelled her to study abroad in Massachusetts College of Art and Design and got her Master of Fine Art from Academy of Art University, besides, she took advanced studies at Stanford University to explore Modern and Abstract Art. The extensive experience and professional knowledge help her with many projects.  She is currently lives in San Francisco bay area.

HONOR

● Certificate of Honor from Governor of California Gavin Newsom, Sept 2016

● Certificate of Recognition from Assembly Member of California Kansen Chu, June 2016

EXPERIENCE

● Fashion Designer, Nov 2019

Toronto Kids Fashion Week 2019 Opening show

● Product Designer, June 2019 – Now

Arts For The Future x NASA

●Artist,March 2019

“Abstract Visions: Collective Memories, the art of Eloisa Guanlao and Joy Cai”Juanita Salazar Lowe Art Gallery

● Artist, Aug 2018 – Sept 2018

Solo Exhibition “Nostalgic Stretch” in City Hall Gallery Space, El Cerrito

● Publisher, 2017

Co-Publish Book “Art Lights Up the World” (ISBN: 9780998319308) with Peninsula Museum of Art

● Artist & Event Planner, Oct 2017 – Nov 2017

“Art Lights Up the World” at Odd Fellows Building, Downtown San Francisco

● Artist & Event Planner, July 2016 – Oct 2016

“California 2016 Impression International Art Forum & Art Exhibition”at South San Francisco Conference Center

● Artist & Designer,

June 2016 Group Show at Stanford University, Stanford

● Artist & Event Planner,

Oct 2015 – April 2016 “Crossing borders”at Internation Art Center, San Francisco

● Artist, Dec 2014 – June 2015

“ARTIBATOR” Launching Ceremony & SVC Angel Conference, Santa Clara

● Fashion Desiner, 2011

Bobaolon China Fashion Week 2011

● Interview by CCTV NEWS

● Interview by ART AND DESIGN

ART STATEMENT

Art and fashion are intrinsically linked, and more so now than ever. My art activities seek to strengthening the value of arts and culture which preserve our collective memory about history and heritage, and also help to serve as roots that connect our past and work towards the future. My art concepts were delivered by pieces of art works and fashion design. They all related and around my art philosophy, which I defined it as “The Value of Arts and Cultural Heritage”.