Shanghai-born Yichen (Jack) Ji produces astonishing work that lives at the crossroads of digital, installation and sculptural work. As such, this remarkable young artistic savant, represents the brilliant future of the art world. He has spent the past several years meticulously refining his skills in both sculpture and painting. His journey into sculpture-making marks a significant expansion in his artistic repertoire, introducing a new dimension to his already diverse skill set.
Ji is now studying at the Parsons School of Design, and graduated with honors from Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Massachusetts. At Cushing, he received numerous awards including three Silver Keys in the annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, as well as the school’s “Excellence in Art Award.” As a young artist, he regularly placed first in local art competitions in Shanghai and nationally throughout China. Ji’s works were also selected multiple times to take part in charity auctions held by China Life Insurance, a member of the Fortune Top 100 Global companies. Ji's Centennial Symphony won First Prize in the Chinese Art Education Award and was exhibited at both the Shanghai Greenland Bund Art Gallery and the Shanghai New Art Museum. In 2018, he was awarded the Bronze Award at the Shanghai Student Art and Design Exhibition and the work was shown in the West Bund Museum. Ji's creations are also part of the Leo Gallery Collection in Shanghai.