about

Dorothy (doryeek, abbreviation of the full name Kok Yee Dorothy Chan) practices her adaptability and explores multiplicity from paper to glass and metal in terms of tactile materiality, invisible spirituality and inner vitality. Her works/ objects/ beings project everyday encounters in repetitive abstraction of detailed lines and forms, dimensions in monochrome and the ever-changing tendency between/ cycle of destructive fragments/ nothingness and/or reconstructive wholeness/ oneness.


Inspired by architects, designers and artists like Omer Arbel, Xavier Corbero, Wassily Kandinsky, Agnes Martin and Chris Liljenberg Halstrøm.


adjectives:

abstract, balance, detail, enchantment, existence, fragment, freedom, handcraft, investigator/martyr, monochrome, nothingness, oneness, projection, repetition, small things, stillness, translucency, versatility, vitality

Dorothy Chan

born 1997 and raised in Hong Kong

based in United Kingdom

looking for art and craft opportunities in glass sector in United Kingdom


contact email

daily instagram

video youtube

skills:

glass making - stained glass (line work painting, shading, cutting, grozing, lead-working, soldering, cementing, wooden frame fabrication), kiln forming (lost wax moulding, open casting), enamel screen printing, machine cutting & drilling, acid etching, braiding & sand blasting

beginner in metal - tempering, sawing, welding

sketch (fine liner, calligraphy nip pen, procreate)

digital marketing (instagram, facebook, linkedIn, pinterest)

copywriting, e-commerce and website development (shopify, format)

photo (lightroom), video (premiere pro, final cut pro)


language:

cantonese (native), english (fluent), mandarin (moderate), korean (basic)


exhibition/ show:

15/12/2023 - 01/12/2023 "Arrival" MA Contemporary Dialogues degree exhibition, Swansea College of Art UWTSD, Swansea

26/06 - 28/07/2023 Pop Up Wales, The Quadrant Shopping Centre, Swansea

17/05 - 16/06/2023 "Summer Show" Work In Progress of MA Contemporary Dialogues, Swansea College of Art UWTSD, Swansea


feature:

16/01/2024 Phonebook In The Attic (link)

member of:

CGS

work experience:

2019 - 2022 Marketing Executive in designer furniture sector, Hong Kong


education:

2022 - 2024 Master of Arts Glass (Contemporary Dialogues) (Distinction), Swansea College of Art, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom

2019 International Exchange in School of Management, University of Bath, Bath, England, United Kingdom

2019 Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing (Upper Second Class Honours), City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

2017 Associate of Business Administration in General Management (Credit), Community College of City University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

2016 CCCU for Global Business, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America 

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