The Zenith Grade of Purple Sand (ZiSha) Masters is the NATIONAL GRAND MASTERS OF THE ARTS.
There are currently only TWELVE of them.
Ji Yi Shun is one of them.
He is our dear friend.
How this highest echelon works: should a new National Grand Master is elected, that will only be When one of the 12 passes away.
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Ji Yi Shun
Born 1960 in YiXing
National Grand Master of The Arts
National Grand Master of Ceramic Arts
National Grand Master of Arts and crafts industry
Official Senior Master Artist （Research Level Master Artist）
Vice President of Ceramic Art Committee of China Ceramic Industry Association
Vice President of Jiangsu Applied Arts Industry Association
Vice President of Jiangsu Ceramic Art Committee
Deputy to the People's Congress of Jiangsu province
The standing committee of the Yixing People's Congress
Vice-chairman of the Yixing Cultural Federation
He inherits the cultural tradition of Yixing purple sand clay (zisha) Art, but he does not stick to the rules, dares to explore, and is better at innovation.
He expands the development direction of Yixing purple sand clay(zisha) art by organically combining the elegant purple sand clay (zisha) art with "daily use" functionality.
He perfectly integrates the art of teapot shaping with Chinese calligraphy, painting, and sculpture, creating a unique style where "painting is on the teapot, and the teapot is in the painting".He has pioneered and formed the "Ji Yishun Yixing purple clay school of art" with a characteristic of "poetic and picturesque".
His works influence the younger generation in the purple sand clay art world and play a role in the comprehensive, sustainable, and better development of purple sand clay art.
Talent and diligence, basic skills and artistic theoretical cultivation are the formula for an artist's success.
Ji Yishun values the inheritance of tradition and pays more attention to artistic innovation.
He deeply understands that tradition is the root of Yixing purple sand clay art, and innovation is its life.
Culture is the soul of Yixing purple clay. His works have unique shapes, exquisite charm, and beauty in both form and spirit, creating the contemporary Yixing purple sand clay art style of "Yishun", and forming a new school in today's purple sand clay (zisha) art.
1978: enrolled in JiangSu YiXing purple sand clay (ZiSha) Craft Factory to learn Yixing purple sand clay (zisha) Ceramic Craft.
1986:<jian shen> won Grade 1 Award for China's national ceramic design evaluation
1996:<Rat （硕鼠）> won Grade 1 Award for the Jingdezhen Cup ceramic art exhibition of China and Japan
1997：<idyllic scenery（田园风光）> sets won Grade 1 Award for the New Ceramic Art Exhibition of Jiangsu Province
2000:<hua xiang zhu yun（花香竹韵）> won Grade 1 Award for The first exhibition of Chinese applied arts masters
2001：< shou xing zhu ti liang>&<zhu fu zhu shou>won Gold Awards for The 3rd and 4th Chinese Applied Arts Masters Fine Art Expo
2003：<zi qi dong lai>won Gold Award for the The 37th National Tourist Arts and Crafts Fair
2015:Won Special Honorable Mention for the JingZhou Cup Grand Competition
2017:The Beijing Poly Art Museum has held an exhibition entitled “Purple Sand Clay Art: Ji Yi Shun's four decades of purple sand clay art”
2019:The National Art Museum of China (one of the top museums in China) held the “Purple charm of Peking -- art of purple sand clay by JiYiShun” exhibition
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