Sir Nicholas Winton is a humanitarian who organized a rescue operation that saved the lives of 669 Jewish Czechoslovakia children from Nazi death camps, and brought them to the safety of Great Britain between the years 1938-1939.
After the war, his efforts remained unknown. But in 1988, Winton’s wife Grete found the scrapbook from 1939 with the complete list of children’s names and photos. Sir Nicholas Winton is sitting in an audience of Jewish Czechoslovakian people who he saved 50 years before.
Cerarmicist Dai Li was born in Sichauan, China in 1987 and now lives and works in Queensland.
Between the years of 2005 and 2009 she attended the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China and arrived in Australia in late 2009 after graduating from the Institute.
The artist held her first solo exhibition Wonderland in mid 2010 and the same year had her work exhibited alongside other contemporary Queensland artists at the 2010 Melbourne Art Fair with the Heiser Gallery stand.
Dai Li’s work has been curated in the exhibition Gaze: people, relationships and interiors, Redland Art Gallery (Dec 2010/Jan 2011) which featured the work of important and emerging female artists.