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Jinya Zhao

Jinya Zhao


London, Greater London


colour, form, sublime


£500 — £3500


Born and raised in China, Jinya Zhao discovered a passion for glass whilst studying BA at the China Academy of Art(2013-17) and MA at the Royal College of Art(2017-19). She sees glass as an ideal medium to explore the themes of environment, emotions and personal experiences.
Jinya’s work spans sculpture, installation and design. In her current collection she is using different glass qualities in order to explore the subtle relationships and tensions between colour, form and structure.


Graduate Directory 2020: Design

16 Dec 2019
Graduate Directory 2020: Design

5 Breakout Ceramics and Glass Artists From This Year’s RCA Showcase

07 Sep 2019
Chinese-born designer Jinya Zhao has created two collections of glassware, both explore the subtle relationship between color, form, and structure, and how different glass treatments can influence a viewer’s perception and emotional response.

Jinya Zhao Gorgeous Glassware Collection

25 May 2020
Chinese-born designer Jinya Zhao has been working with glass for about six years using it as a medium to explore themes of environment, emotion and personal experiences. She is always seeking to explore how art affects people.

Available for commissions


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Non-existent Existence 1

Disciplines Glass, Metal work, Design
Materials Glass, Metal

Non-existent Existence 2

Disciplines Glass, Design
Materials Glass


Disciplines Glass
Materials Glass