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Bamboo Weaver | Li Jung-lieh

  • Publish Date:2016-05-25
Bamboo Weaver | Li Jung-lieh

Did You Know That ... ?

  • Li Jung-lieh's affair with bamboo weaving began at the age of 18. He became known for his unique application of lacquer upon his woven creations, giving rise to a school of 'Basket Lacquerware.'

  • Li was deployed as a bamboo craft technician to the Malagasy Republic (today's Madagascar) in 1971.

  • As one of the few Taiwanese artisans who excel at bamboo weaving, carpentry and lacquer arts, Li was selected to be the recipient of the top craft honor in Taiwan - the National Crafts Achievement Award - for the year 2013.

Read more about the veteran craftsman here or scroll down for pictures.