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Sheng Zhang


Sheng Zhang is an award-winning contemporary jewellery and silversmithing designer maker whose designs are usually influenced and inspired by minimalist art, contemporary architecture and geometrical form.

Associating with boundary, volume, silhouette, capacity, shadow and subtle detail, his practice concentrates on exploring the connection of internal and external, positive and negative space in his vessels and containers.

Sheng's work demonstrates an aesthetics of minimal style, purity of visual language and ethos of moderate. Questioning the relationship between the work and its surroundings as well as the role of function in a conceptual and aesthetic work of art. Each piece of his work is a result of a carefully controlled and purposely structured making process by using a blend of traditional metal skills with intermittent aid of digital technologies. A significant attention to details and precision is also urgently pursued in the process of designing and making.
Sheng Zhang is a UK based contemporary jewellery and silversmithing designer maker. He graduated from an MFA Jewellery course at the Edinburgh College of Art, having previously studied at the School of Jewellery Birmingham City University and China University of Geosciences. Sheng has won multiple prestigious awards for his work, including Young Professional Award given by Netherlands Silver Museum, Silver Award from The Goldsmiths' Crafts and Design Council and New Designers Silversmithing Award from The Goldsmiths' Company. His work is exhibited internationally and is included in the permanent collections of Victoria and Albert Museum and The Goldsmiths' Company. Sheng has worked on commissions for both individual clients and establishments including Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance.

Sheng Zhang

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