Hoi Yi Lai
Hoi Yi Lai is Toronto-based Jeweller originally from Hong Kong. She received her BDes from the Material Art and Design Program at OCAD University majored in jewellery and a minor in photography. She is interested in translating abstract ideas into physical representations through wearable jewellery. She is passionate about creating jewellery that tells a story to empower and establish an emotional connection with the wearer. She enjoys creating new intricate forms and shapes while exploring the potential of different materials and transformations. She is also the first place winner of the 2018 Saul Bell Emerging Artist Award.
Hoi Yi was accepted as an Artist-in-Residence (Metal) at Harbourfront Centre in 2018.