About Isabella Liu(刘蔓)
Isabella Liu is a leading jewellery designer and artist. She was born in Wuhan, China, and
currently based in London. Isabella commenced the BA in Jewellery Design and Related Products at
Birmingham City University's School of Jewellery, and MA in Arts and Cultural Management at
King's College London. She has worked for arts and jewellery industry since 2010, with various
international renowned art galleries and jewellery companies, including Debut Contemporary,
Babette Wasserman, Fei Liu Fine Jewellery.
In 2012, her jewellery artwork won out and was exhibited at the Birmingham Museum and Arts
Gallery, the top museum of the city. In 2014 she won the first place of the finalists at
Barcelona ENJOIA'T Award. In March 2015, she was honoured three gold and two silver awards at
the Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards 2015, which is regarded as the 'Jewellery
Oscar'. She also won two gold awards at the 2015 Milan World Expo China-Italy International
Jewellery Design Competition, for best product and best new designer.
In 2014, Isabella founded her design studio in London. 2016 she establishes jewellery
consultancy business with Chairman of British Silver Festival Gordon Hamme. As 'The Jeweller'
Magazine from National Association of Jewellers reported, 'Isabella Liu' bringing China and
Selected by 'WOMEN OF CHINA' magazine, Isabella honoured as one of ten 'Impressing the world,
Chinese Women Yield Brilliant Results in 2015'. Isabella is honoured as Exceptional Talent in
Craftsmanship and Design by Arts Council England in 2015, which encourages her to contribute to
jewellery and crafts industry from business, academic and cultural level.
MA Arts & Cultural Management, Kings College London, London, UK
BA (Hons), Jewellery and silversmithing, the school of jewellery, Birmingham, UK
Jewellery and Silversmithing, Academy of International Visual Arts, Shanghai, China
Gold Medal of Best New Designer, 2015 Milan World Expo China-Italy International Jewellery Design
Competition, Venice, Italy
Fashion Gold Medal of Best Product, 2015 Milan World Expo China-Italy International Jewellery Design
Competition, Venice, Italy
Special Council Award Winner, The Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards 2015, UK
3D Fashion Led Conceptual Jewellery Gold Award Winner, The Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards
2D Fashion Jewellery Gold & Silver Award Winner, The Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards 2015,
2D Smallworkers Silver Award, The Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards 2015, UK
The Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards 2015, UK
ENJOIA'T, Contemporary Jewellery Award 1st place of Finalist, Spain
ENJOIA'T, Contemporary Jewellery Award Finalist, Spain
A'Design Award & Competition Silver Award Bronze Award Winner in Arts, Crafts and Ready Made Design
Prize Exhibition Finalist, The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, UK
A'Design Award & Competition Silver Award Winner in Jewellery, Eyewear and Design Category,
Third place in 'Collection 2012', Watch This Space, UK
Highly commended in Brandauer 150 Anniversary competition, UK
British Designer Pavilion, Inhorgenta, Munich, Germany
Beijing International Jewellery Exhibition, Beijing, China
"Ocean Flame", Isabella Liu's solo exhibition at Shanghai Sanarts Gallery, Shanghai, China
International Jewellery London, UK
British Council Cultural and Education Department, San Li Tun, Beijing. China.
Jewellery designer exhibition, Venetian Macau, Macau, China.
Henley Arts Festival , UK
The Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards Winners Exhibition 2015, UK
Shanghai International Mentalsmith&Jewellery Art Exhibition, China
2014 New Designers Exhibition, London, UK
September 2013 – October 2013
2013 Beijing International Jewellery Art Exhibition, Beijing, China
JOYA, Barcelona Contemporary Jewellery Fair, Barcelona, Spain
Prize Exhibition, The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham, UK
A’Design Award & Competition 2012-2013 Winners’ exhibition, Como, Italy
‘Brand: New Design’ –The Vaults, Birmingham, UK
October 2012 - January 2013
‘Birmingham It’s People, It’s History’, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, UK
‘Deconstruct & Reconstruct’, The School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK
‘Expect the Unexpected’, The School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK
October 2011 - December 2011
Academy of International Visual Arts exhibition, Hangzhou, China
June 2011 - October 2011
Academy of International Visual Arts exhibition, Shanghai, China
Press / Event:
Golbal Media GBtimes headquater inFinland, features Isabella Liu, and put her on cover page.
The China Weekly Magazine London, features Isabella Liu and her work.
Goldsmiths Crafts and Design Council video shows Isabella Liu Jewelleries and Objects.
凤凰卫视欧洲台 Phoenix CNE TV reports about Isabella Liu Jewellery at The Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design
China Live American 直播中国北美版reports Isabella Liu 'Jewellery Oscar' night.
Benchpeg reports Isabella Liu winning five awards at 'Jewellery Oscar'.
易网 reports Isabella Liu winning five awards at 'Jewellery Oscar'.
China Jewellery 中国珠宝行业网 reports Isabella Liu winning five awards at 'Jewellery Oscar'
Isabella Liu 'Mending - Shoulder Brooch In Long Ceramic Pottery' exhibited at ENJOIA'T Contemporary
Jewellery Award, Barcelona, 2014.
Isabella Liu 'Mending' Collection exhibited at Shanghai International Mentalsmith & Jewellery Art
Isabella Liu works and portfolio exhibits at Klimt02, Barcelona, Spain
Klimit02 Barcelona, interviews Isabella Liu about her jewellery.
Isabella Liu's 'When I Got Lost...' Collection won the Bronze A'Design Award in Arts, Crafts and Ready
Made Design Category at A'Design Award and Competition in Italy.
Invited Talks / lectures:
Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hang Zhou, China
Invited to give a talk at Zhejiang University of Media and Communications，Hang Zhou, China
Design Peak talk at Beijing International Jewellery Exhibition, Beijing, China
Jewellery design workshop at 3W Gallery & Studio, Shanghai, China
Invited to give talk at The Golden Pin Design Awards in Wuhan as an industry leader, Wuhan, China
Invited to give talk at The Golden Pin Design Awards in Beijing as an industry leader, Beijing, China
Jul 2010 As top student in university, been invited to delivery fine arts workshop at Hu Bei Institution of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China