Juan Juan Li was born in Jiangsu, China in 1986. Now, she has traveled to San Francisco to continue her education at Academy of Art University in pursuit of an MFA. Li’s abstract feminine figurative clay sculptures are self-referential and explore the personal resolutions of her feminine emotions. She also uses different media combined with clay figures, sharing personal stories with viewer. Colorful painterly brush mark and layered glazes on the clay surfaces, along with various textures done by hand or tools are the visual language that brings the viewer’s attention her personal stories expressed in the forms.