cm 14x25, 2019
Cai Yu, born in 1993 in Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province, China, is a printmaker, illustrator and painter. She studied at the Oil Painting Department of the China Academy of Fine Arts. During her undergraduate studies, she became interested in the ancient and delicate technique of etching, therefore after that, she came to Italy to study etching techniques at the Venice Academy of Fine Arts, and graduated in 2018 with the highest score. Currently she works and lives in Venice. From 2017, Her works have been exhibited in various national and international exhibitions in the United Kingdom, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Romania, Lithuania, Serbia, China, Japan and in 2018, she was invited by the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation to Moscow. In 2019 she was invited to join the Italian National Association of Contemporary Engravers as the first and only Asian member of the Association. Then in 2019 as well, she held her personal exhibitions three times with the name "Mechanical Jungle".
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