Zoey Minzhu Perse
Born 1995 China
Studies in Upstate New York, USA
Designer Zoey Perse holds a BA in Urban Geography and is completing an MFA in design at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Zoey is deeply inspired by traditional Japanese design and craft which values the quiet innate quality of materials and the quiet balance in good design. She creates sensitive minimal works addressing different forms of space. Space being a psychological, physical, visual and emotional fluid element that can create barriers and bonds between us all.
Zoey works in a variety of materials, following the central concept and listening to the need of each piece when deciding how to materialize it.
Shows and Awards
Untitled Show Milton H and Ray B Ohringer Gallery, Rochester NY | November 2018
RFW Runway Show Rochester Fashion Week, The Center For Youth Services, Rochester NY | October 2018
Haystack Conference Haystack Mountain School of Crafts invitational conference | September 2018
Object Matter Show William Harris Gallery, RIT Campus, Rochester NY | November 2017
Golden Key National Visual Portfolio Award | 2012