Art | May 4, 2024 |

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Featured Artist
Xiaodong Ma

Chicago-based Industrial designer and visual artist Xiaodong Ma was born in Nanjing, China, in 1991. After receiving his MFA from the California College of the Arts in 2019, he has been exploring the intersection between art and design for years with an unwavering obsession with the simplicity and intricacy of nature and man-made. Xiaodong’s work revolves around transforming everyday objects, mediums, and processes into resonant works of art by exploring 2D/3D forms and textures.

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By reimagining the familiar and inviting audiences to reconsider the ordinary with fresh eyes, Xiaodong is committed to pushing the boundaries of visual art through his works. Xiaodong Ma is not only a Senior Designer at SRAM, Road team but also a visual artist who dares to explore. His story is a journey of cross-cultural understanding, innovative exploration, and self-discovery.

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In the interplay between dimensions, Xiaodong Ma found his canvas for exploration. The art practice of translation between 2D and 3D is fertile ground for experimenting with unknown outcomes, challenging viewers to see and experience familiar forms in unexpected ways. Through his work, Xiaodong Ma endeavors to bridge (or break) the perceived gap between 2d and 3d of everyday objects, mediums, and processes. This dynamic experiment between dimensions serves as the cornerstone of his artistic expression, igniting a continuous dialogue between the tangible and the abstract.

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Image courtesy of Xiaodong Ma

Xiaodong Ma has made significant contributions to both industrial design and visual art. His design and artworks have won numerous international awards, including the MUSE Design Award Platinum, IF Product Design Award, A’Design Award, IDA Design Award, and Red Dot Design Award. Additionally, his visual artworks have been widely exhibited and recognized internationally, with exhibitions in countries like the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, South Korea, and Germany.

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