Xingyi Zhao is a Chinese-born, Chicago-based artist. 

She draws pictures, prints impressions, traces marks, weaves images, winds yarns, ties knots, and takes daily notes. She observes, collects, and rearranges.

She received her BFA (2021) and MFA (2024) from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a 2022 recipient of Chicago Artist Coalition SPARKS Grant. She has attended Winter Residency at Penland School of Craft, The Weaving Mill W.A.R.P Residency (Chicago, IL), and Spudnik Press Cooperative Fellowship (Chicago, IL).

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