On top of a mountain, 15 km southeast of the Yintai District of Tongchuan City stands a small town named “Chenlu.” It is called "Town," but actually it is an ancient ceramic village in the mountainous area of Shaanxi Province, between the GuanZhong Flatlands and the North Shaan'xi Plateau. The town was named such because of its importance in the history of porcelain. Chenlu, the only well preserved Yao porcelain base, can be called a living fossil of an oriental porcelain town.
Xi'an has an art district called Textile town. The district is not an actual town but derives its name from the many textile factories built there since the 1950s. Xi’an Textile City Arts District is situated at Textile City in east Xi’an, which used to be a huge industrial complex in the construction period of new China.
The Lao Chang was comprised of numerous studios and workshops in an old feeling neighborhood. It is next to the ceramics glaze suppliers market. Entering in a narrow street, you will see many local crafters/artists working at the opened studio. If you are lucky, that you would likely see them working on human height pots. There are also few ceramics suppliers you might find that sell brushes, blending wheels, glazing tools...etc. After 10-15 minutes walk, a train track split the area in half. At the hill, there are filled with home size slip casting factories.
The JCCAC resident artists and art groups engage in a wide range of art disciplines covering both visual and performing arts in media old and new. They range from painting and sculpture, tradition, folk, and contemporary arts and crafts including glass and pottery, to installations, photography, digital and performance arts, dance, drama, music and even musical instrument making. JCCAC is undoubtedly the first studio centre in Hong Kong where you can have close encounters with renowned masters as well as experienced and budding artists.
The Jingdezhen Porcelain Sculpture Factory was found by a group of folk artisans about 40 years ago. Porcelain sculpture is one of the most popular products in Jingdezhen that has a long history and exquisite craftsmanship. The place now became large sculpture studios and workshops for individual artists and group.