Sadie Wang
Jewelry & Hollowware

The Artist

Resume : Sadie Shu Ping Wang


Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills. MI. U.S.A.
Master of Fine Arts. May 1997

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. U.S.A.
Bachelor of Arts. May 1994
Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design

Chinese Culture University, Taipei Taiwan
Print Communication

Position Held

Studio Artist
Sadie Wang Handmade Design Jewelry, Silver Point TN USA
Aug 2000--Present

Tennessee Technological University, TN. USA Appalachian Center for Craft, Department of Metalsmithing
Aug 15, 1999 - Aug 15, 2000

Visiting Artist
Tennessee Technological University, TN. USA Appalachian Center for Craft Metalsmithing
March 1999 – July 1999

Part-time Lecturer
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts 3D Metalsmithing
July 1998 – December 1998


First Place Best of TN Craft Exhibition Aug-Dec 2016 Reece Museum, Johnson City TN

Merrit Award TN Craft Spring fair 2016

Niche Award Winner 2014 Jewelry 

Niche Award Finalist  Jewelry:Alternative Material, professional 2013

Niche Award Finalist  Jewelry: Fine, Professional category 2013

Best 3d wearable  Artclectic Oct 2011 Nashville, TN

Honorable Mention TACA Biennial The Best of TN Craft Sep-Oct 2010

Best Display TACA Spring Fair, Nashville, TN May 2010

Niche Award Winner Jewelry Gold with Stone 2011  

Niche Award finalist Jewelry Fine category 2010 (awaiting result Feb 2010)

Niche award finalist Jewelry Sculpture to Wear category 2010

Niche Award finalist Jewelry Silver category 2010

Best in Show TACA Craft Fair, Nashville, TN May 2009

Second Place St Louis Art Fair, St Louis Mo Sep 2008

Merit Award TACA Craft Fair, Nashville, TN may 2008

Award of Merit Magic City Art Connection, Birmingham, AL, April 2008

Honorable Mention Broad Ripple Art Fair Indianapolis, IN 2007

Black and White paper Award  Magic City Art Connection Birmingham, AL 2007

First Place St Louis Art Fair St Louis, MO Sep 2006

Excellence Award Art Splash, Siuox City, IA Sep 2006

Merit Award Smoky Hill River Festival, June 2006

Merit Award TACA Spring Fair, Nashville, TN May 2006

Joe Pier Award Magic City Art Connection, Birmingham, AL 2006

Merit Award TACA Spring Fair, Nashville, TN May2005

Niche Award Winner Metal Hollowware, 2005

Black & White Paper Award Magic City Art Connection, Birmingham, AL 2005

Award of Achievement American Craft Council Shows Atlanta, GA 2003

Niche Award Metal Hollowware, 2003

Niche Award Metal Hollowware, 2000

Selected for the International Competition Exhibition of All Japan Handicraft Handiwork Art Society, Dec 2000, Tokyo, Japan

Dream, Life and Craft National Functional Art Competition Award, National Craft Research Institute, 2000, Taiwan

GFWC Woman’s Club Award, National Competition of Two and Three Dimensional Art Lafayette Art Association, LA, 2000, USA

Outstanding Design Award, National Taiwan Craft Research Institute New Product Design Development Competition, 2000, Taipei, Taiwan


Master Craft Artist/Apprenticeship Grant, TN Arts Commissions / Tennessee Association of Craft Artist, Jewelry Master, 2011

Individual fellowship grant, TN Arts Commission, State of TN, 2005


Showcase 500 Rings, Lark Books Sterling Publishing P. 57, 193 4/2012

Heat, Color, Set & Fire, Lark Books Sterling Publishing, P 22 2012

Art Jewelry Today 3: Book Cover, Schiffer publishing, Sep. 2011

American Style "Defining Excellence" P. 65 Fall 2011

Chains Chains Chains Lark Books Sterling Publishing Aug 2011  

Art Jewelry magazine May 2011

Art Jewelry magazine Jan 2011

Nashville Arts magazine Jan 2011 

Art Jewelry Magazine March 2010 

500 Plastic Jewelry Designs: Lark Books Sterling publishing 2009 

Art Jewelry Today 2: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd 2008

The Art Jewelry of Plastic & Resin: Lark Books 2008

500 Metal vessels Lark Books sterling publishing 2007 

Art Jewelry magazine  Jan 2007

Modern Jewelry from Modular Parts: Lark Books 2007

Individual Artist Fellowship Commemorative catalog:

      Tennessee Arts Commission 2007

The Art & Craft of making Jewelry : Lark Book 2006 

American Style Article: Metal Master Dec 2006

Niche magazine: Jewelry 2006 Spring 2006 

Niche magazine: Teapots Spring 2005

500 Brooches Lark Books sterling publishing 2005

Niche: Niche Award Winner annoucment 2005, 2003, 2000



TACA  Biennial The best of Tennessee Craft Tennessee State Museum gallery Sep-Oct 2012


TACA  Biennial The best of Tennessee Craft Middle Tennessee State University gallery at Andrew Todd Hall Sep-Oct 2010


Annual Holiday Festival exhibition Appalachian Center for the Craft Nov 2009 - Jan 2010


Critical Mass: Metalsmithing under Gary Griffin at Cranbrook  Bloomfield Hills, MI June-Nov 2006


Solo Exhibition, Gallery one, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Oct 2002 Smithville TN USA 2001


Craft Forms 2001, Wayne Art Center, PA, Wayne PA, USA Nov2001- Jan 2002

37th Mid-States Craft Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Art and Science, Evansville IN, Nov25th 2001-Jan 13 2002

Holiday festival annual exhibition, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, TN, USA, Nov-Dec 2001

Metal Departures, Exhibition Center, The Society for Midwest Metalsmiths, Saint Louis MI, USA, Oct-Dec 2001

Contemporary Interpretations of Tradition, Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, Madison, NJ, USA, July 01-Feb 02

Telling Tales, 9th Annual Invitational Teapot Show, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO. USA Sep. 2001

Fresh Metals, Gallery Invitational Exhibition, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville TN USA Aug-Sep 2001


The 25th Japanese Craft Association International Art Exhibition, Dec 10th-16th, Tokyo, Japan

Craft Forms 2000, Dec 1, 2000 – Jan 22, 2001, Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA, USA

SOFA Chicago, Nov3-6 2000, Chicago IL, USA2000

TACA Biennial Exhibition--The Best of Tennessee Crafts, Carroll Reese Museum, June 8th- August 6th, Jason City, TN, August 24- October 20, Christian Brothers University Gallery, Memphis TN, November 1 - December 31, Mcminn County Living Heritage Museum, Athens, TN, USA

Celestial Seasoning Tea Cup Competition Exhibition, June 23 – Sep 9, 2000, Ferrin Gallery, Croton, NY USA
SOFA (Sculptural Object Functional Arts) New York, May 31st - June 4th 2000, New York NY, USA

Solo Exhibition, The Yaw Gallery, May 2000, Birmingham MI, USA

The Annual Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Appalachian Center for Craft Gallery Two, April 2000, Smithville, TN, USA

National Taiwan Craft Research Institute Jewelry Competition Exhibition, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Dept. Store, August 2000, Taipei, Taiwan

Material: Hard and Soft, Jan 29-March 10, 2000. Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton TX USA

National Juried Competition of Two & Three Dimensional Art, Lafayette Art Association March 9-April 25, 2000 Lafayette LA. USA 


Permanent Collection at National Taiwan Craft Research Institute: Birmingham Memories


Slide lecture, Tainan Art Academy, Jan. 6, 2000, Tainan, Taiwan

Group Slide Lecture, Tennessee Technological University, Appalachian Center for Craft, Nov. 5, 1999

“Artist Talk”—Slide Lecture, Handmade: Shifting Paradigm, Oct 2, 1999, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Slide Lecture, Tennessee Technological University, Appalachian Center for Craft, March 1999

Group Slide Lecture “Conversation”, Conference State University of New York, New Paltz, Sunny New Paltz, Fall 1996