Chang Bao is an independent contemporary jewelry maker based in the San Francisco Bay area.
She was born in Beijing. She studied education in Hong Kong before coming to the U.S. to pursue her dream of becoming an artist. She graduated from the metals program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her work utilizes both digital technologies and traditional fabrication craftsmanship. She uses her artworks as a metaphor to shed light on social relations and encourage people to think about themselves and the world around them.
Her works have been featured in books and magazines, such as the "Jewelry and Metal Survey" published by the Society of North American Goldsmiths and the book "Chinese Contemporary Jewelry". Her works have been exhibited in multiple cities in the U.S. and in China.