Jia Xi Li 「镓汐」 

Textile Artist

Born in 1997, Taizhou, China

Based in London & Shanghai & Vancouver

Jiaxi Li [镓汐] is a textile artist who focuses on innovative knit practice with multi cultural background. Before her master’s studies at the Royal College of Art, Jia Xi majored in fashion design at Parsons School of Design in New York. She has built a multidisciplinary and interactive art practice in material exploration, art digitalisation, craftsmanship, and cross-subject collaboration. As a textile artist, she values the emotion, history, and humanity in each creation. 

Upcoming Exhibitions/ Residency

Sarabande Foundation, Artist in Residence, Nov 2022-Nov 2023, London, UK︎︎︎

Arte Laguna Prize 16, Finalist, 2022, Venice, Italy

More Exhibitions coming up in 2023...

Artist Residency

Solo artist residency, Unit 1 Gallery Workshop, Aug-Nov 2021, London, UK

COLOR, MATERIAL AND SURFACE DESIGN, CraftHub Residency, April 2022, Kolding, Denmark 

Contextile 2022 artist residency, Jul-Sept 2022, Guimarães, Portugal 

Solo Exhibitions

Knot by Not, Solo Exhibition, Unit 1 Gallery, November 2021, London︎︎︎

Group Exhibitions

Contextile Contemporary Textile Art Biennial, 2022, Guimarães

No Place Like Home, 2022, Fitzrovia Gallery, London

Karen Tronel Antumn Exhibition 2022, London

BBA Artist Prize 2022 exhibition, 2022, Kühlhaus Berlin

Soft Dialogue, London Craft Week, The Department Store, 2022, London

Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, 2022,  Edinburgh

Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, 2022, London

TsingHua ICADE 2021, Beijing︎︎︎

The Knitting and Stitching Shows, Tour Exhibition, 2021, London, Harrogate

RCA Textile Happening, 2021, London

Festival of Quilt, The NEC, 2021, Birmingham

UTOPIA VR Exhibition, Holy Art, 2021, London

RCA Wip Show, 2021, London︎︎︎

Ars Electronica Garden London (collaboration), 2020, London︎︎︎

Creating In Crisis Online Exhibition, 2020, London

Luxury & Neiman Marcus Hudson Yard Exhibition, 2019, New York

Parsons Fashion Graduation Runway Show, 2019, New York

Honours & Experience

Arte Laguna Prize 16, Finalist, 2022, Italy
BBA Artist Price, Shortlisted, 2022, Berlin

Solo Artist-in-Residence, Unit 1 Gallery, Aug-Nov 2021, London

Global Design Graduate Show 2021 in collaboration with Gucci, Shortlisted, 2021

Janome Fine Art Textile Award, Shortlisted, 2021

Bradford Textile Society Design Competition, Commendation, 2021

RCA Textile Department Representative, Critique with Peter Clarke Director at Apple, 2021, London

Graduate with Honour, Parsons School of Design, 2019

Parsons Dean’s Scholarship, 2015-2019

Parsons Dean’s List, 2015-2019

JcPenny Sponsorship, 2018-2019

Polytechnical Shoe Contest, Winner, 2019


Vast Magazine, Issue N.03, 2021︎︎︎

View Magazine, AW 22-23, 2021


Moisture Shaping Knitted Fabric - 202110868592.9

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