Julie Progin
Swiss
Born 1980, Hong Kong

Jesse Mc Lin
USA
Born 1975, CO, USA

Julie Progin & Jesse Mc Lin live and work in Hong Kong

Education

Julie Progin

2005
BFA Product Design
Parsons The Newschool for Design, New York, NY, USA

2003
BFA Textile Design
École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués Duperré, Paris, France

Jesse Mc Lin

2001
MFA Ceramic Sculpture
Alfred State School of Ceramic Arts, New York, NY, USA

1999
BFA Ceramics and Printmaking
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA

Upcoming Exhibitions

2022
A moment in time and place, New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan

Exhibitions

2021
Mixed colours: Rebirth, The Pulse, Hong Kong
Temperature of Time, Shenzhen, China
Play lives, Design Spectrum, Hong Kong

2020
New Materials Design and Application Awards, Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre, Shanghai, China
Critically Homemade, K11 Musea, Hong Kong
2020 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Critically Homemade, Studio House, Hong Kong
Re-edit, PMQ, Hong Kong
Fragment(s), Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark
Matter Matters, Hangzhou Canal Culture & Art Centre, Hangzhou, China
Series 6, COS Coal Drops Yard, London, UK

2019
Co-creating Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention Centre, Hong Kong
Refined touch: crossover between design and craft, Design Spectrum, Hong Kong
Values of design- Living tradition, Design Society, Suzhou, China
Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju, South Korea
International Cluj Ceramics Biennale, Cluj Museum of Art, Cluj, Romania
The 10th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2019, online exhibition, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Co-creating Hong Kong, Chandran gallery x HKDC, San Francisco, USA
Heritage is innovation – part 2, Design Trust, Haw Par Mansion, Hong Kong, China
To Return, Na Space at EAST, Shanghai, China
XXV ème Biennale Internationale de Vallauris, Musée Magnelli, Vallauris, France
New China, Bank of China, Hong Kong
To Return, Na Space, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
Ware & Weather, Sheng Gallery, Qingdao, China
Heritage is innovation – part 1, Design Trust, Haw Par Mansion, Hong Kong, China

2018
艺术·家, Yuan+ Gallery, Shanghai, China
Erosion, COS, Shanghai, China
New Generation, The Sanbao Valley Museum, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
Innovation in Ceramic Vessel’s evolution, Peony Pavilion Museum, Qingdao, China
Craft: the Reset, Design Society / Victoria & Albert Museum, Shenzhen, China
Fragment(s),The Bottle Edition for COS, Basel, Switzerland
Jingdezhen Design, View Gallery, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
Fragment(s), The Bottle Edition for COS, Hong Kong, China

2017
Jing Piao, China Ceramic Museum, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
Confluence.20+, Chicago Design Museum, Chicago, USA
Confluence.20+, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, Korea
Confluence.20+, City Hall, Hong Kong, China
Confluence.20+, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

2016
Craft, Seoul, Korea
Shifting Objectives: Design from the M+ Collection, M+ Museum, Hong Kong, China

2015
Design without boundaries, InnoDesign Expo, Hong Kong, China
Diversity, The gallery at Latitude 22N, Hong Kong, China
Erosion, a recording of time and place, The gallery at Latitude 22N, Hong Kong, China

2014
Partial, Nur, Hong Kong, China

2013
Curio, The gallery at Latitude 22N, Hong Kong, China
Domestic Territories, Ilivetomorrow Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Fragment(s), the poetics of decay, Ilivetomorrow Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2012
Radical Materiality, Ilivetomorrow in Caochangdi, Beijing, China
2by4, a tautology of the North American Forest, Ilivetomorrow Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Talks & Lectures

2021
Royal College of Art, School of Arts and Humanities, London, UK

2020
Critically Homemade, Dezeen x Design Trust, Online

2019
Heritage Design Dialogue, Hong Kong, China
Heritage is Innovation Design Dialogue, Hong Kong, China

2018
Re-invention, COS, Shanghai, China
The Sanbao Valley Museum, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
The Helena May, Hong Kong, China
Sanbaopeng Art Museum, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
Re-invention, panel talk at COS, Hong Kong, China

2017
Queens College – CUNY, New York, USA
School of the Art Institute, Chicago, USA
Confluence.20+, Chicago Design Museum, Chicago, U.S.A.
Crafts & creativity, Design Shanghai AD forum, Shanghai, China
Hong Kong Designers in Dialogue with Global Design Histories, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

2016
Shifting Objectives: Designer Studio Visit, Hong Kong, China
Craft Trend Fair, Seoul, Korea
Ocean Archive, AAA open platform, Art Basel, Hong Kong

2015
Craft Trend Fair, Seoul, Korea
Design without boundaries, InnoDesign Expo, Hong Kong, China
Inspired, Connected, deTour, PMQ, Hong Kong, China
Exploring the territory between Industry and Craft, PolyU Design, Hong Kong, China

Public collections

Raffles Hotel, Shenzhen, China
The Sanbao Valley Museum, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
Qingdao Shinan District People’s Government, Shandong, China
China Ceramic Museum, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China
M+ Museum for Visual Culture, Hong Kong, China
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Hong Kong
New World Development ‘Eight Kwai Fong’, Hong Kong

Residencies

2017
Visiting Artist Residence, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL, USA

Awards

2020
Shortlisted, New Materials Design and Application Awards, Shanghai, China
Special Prize, 2020 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, New Taipei City, Taiwan

2019
Shortlisted, 4th edition of the International Cluj Ceramics Biennale, Cluj, Romania
Finalist, Cheongju Craft Biennale 2019 Competition, South Korea
Shortlisted, 2019 ‘Blanc de Chine’ International Ceramic Art Award, Beijing, China
Shortlisted, XXVème Biennale Internationale de Vallauris – Création contemporaine et céramique, le concours, Vallauris, France
Shortlisted, The 10th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2019, Korea

2017
Winner, New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum Exhibition Application, Taiwan, China

2011
Silver award, Design for Asia Award, HKDC, Hong Kong, China