Zhihui Xie is a ceramic artist based in Philadelphia who received her BFA degree in the field of ceramic from the University of the Arts.
Xie focuses on experimental ceramic sculptures by using throwing technology and black clay as her main material.
Xie is deeply influenced by the artist Akiyama Yo’s artwork and philosophy.
Xie believes that new formation reborn from destruction.
Tearing and ripping are often shown in her work as the dichotomy between completeness and incompleteness.
The aesthetics of white space left between the fissures is also essential in Xie's works.