Kristie Lui is a curator and Asian art specialist. She received her master’s degree in the history of art and archaeology at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, where she studied the ceramics of China and Japan from the 9th – 12th centuries. She received her bachelor’s from University College London (UCL) in the history of art and material sciences. At UCL, she practiced paper conservation and researched decorative material exchanges between England and East Asia. Her background in material art history and archaeology informs her current interests, which lie in modern and contemporary ceramics, with a particular interest in the work of women artists in contemporary craft. She is currently a specialist at Dai Ichi Arts, Ltd., an art gallery specializing in Japanese ceramics in New York City.