Xiaojing Yan is a Chinese-Canadian artist working both in Canada and China. She is known for intricate sculptural installations that explore the intersection between the natural and cultural worlds. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums internationally, including Suzhou Museum, China; Royal Ontario Museum, Canada; and many more. She was commissioned by Hermès to design the 2019 summer window for Maison Hermès in Shanghai accompanied by her solo exhibition in the Maison.
Yan’s work has been included in many collections and she has completed many public art projects. Yan is also a recipient of numerous awards and grants, including the 2014 Outstanding Young Alumni Award from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, project Grants from the Canadian Council for the Arts, the Chalmers Arts Fellowship, mid-career Grants from Ontario Arts Council, and a 2018 OAAG Exhibition Installation and Design Award.
She received an M.F.A in Sculpture from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2007, and a B.F.A from Nanjing Arts Institution, China in 2000.