Born and raised in Taiwan, Hsiao-Wei Chen is a versatile and innovative costume, set, and production designer with a keen eye for detail. Her diverse design style is rooted in her meticulous observation, allowing her to bring unique visual narratives to life. With extensive experience in designing for film, theatre, opera, and dance, Hsiao-Wei has established herself as a dedicated storyteller, seamlessly blending her passion for design with her love for storytelling.
Possessing strong skills in collaboration, communication, and creative thinking, Hsiao-Wei is a valuable asset to any production team. Her ability to work closely with directors, actors, and other creative professionals enables her to create unforgettable visual experiences that captivate audiences and elevate the storytelling process.
Drawing on her rich cultural background, Hsiao-Wei infuses her designs with a unique perspective that sets her apart in her field. As a proud Taiwanese artist, she continues to inspire and break boundaries in the world of design.
2022 OPERA America, The Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Prize, Salome, costume design
2020 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, Silver Remi of Music Video-Student, USA, Lose Myself, production design
2019 National Film Festival for Talented Youth, Audience Award & New Talent Jury, USA, Lucky Girl, production design
2019 Kaohsiung Film Festival, Special Mention, TAIWAN, Chi: The Method of Breathing, costume design
2017 Taipei Fringe Festival, Jury Award, TAIWAN, A-Bei, costume design
2015 Prague Quadrennial Taiwanese Student Selection, Nomination, TAIWAN, Woyzeck, costume design
Voyage Austin, Interview, "Check Out Hsiao-Wei Chen’s Story"