The artist Ruya Qian was born (1987) in Suzhou (China) and developed her research in San Francisco (USA). Now based in Shanghai (China). Graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University of BA and San Francisco Art Institute of MFA, she uses different media: photography, video, installation and ceramic. Shorlist of the Three Shadows Photography Award (2016), Lensculture “power” (2017). She exhibited her artworks in Fotofilmic (2017-2018), Arte Laguna Venice (2020), Cheap Art Festival in Bologna, Italy (2020), Sydney HEADON Photography Festival (2020). Residency programs: Qinglianlong Temple Art Residence (2019), Swatch Art Peace Hotel Art Residence (2020). The works have been published and also shown in many cities in China, Japan and North America.