Shiyuan Xu was born in Hangzhou, P.R China.Shiyuan received her BA from China Academy of Art in 2012, and an MFA from Arizona State University in 2016.
I draw my inspirations from nature, which has created an inexhaustible wealth of wondrous forms, particularly at the microscopic level. Viewing through the lens fascinates me. It is an unusual experience to observe the diversity of the spectacular hidden world.
These microorganisms are too small to be seen by the naked eye, but they have their distinctive existence and beauty. The more closely we look at the world around us, the more we can understand our own place in the complex web of life, and the more we appreciate the whole universe.