Shiyuan Xu was born in Hangzhou, P.R China. She received her BA from China Academy of Art in 2012, and an MFA from Arizona State University in 2016.
Shiyuan is a 2017 Ceramics Monthly Emerging Artist. Currently, she is the yearlong ceramics resident at the Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago.
Shiyuan has great interest in nature, and extremely curious about the micro world.