EDUCATION

2013 -2016                         School of Art & Visual Studies

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, United States

M.F.A. in Painting and Installation practice           

Relevant course:           

Problems in Painting, Problems in sculpture, Advance Drawing, Contemporary Art And Visual Studies, Museum Studies II: Internship, History of photography, Visual Culture Of Politics

2008-2012                                Fine Art College

Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

B.F.A.   Chinese painting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014-2016                                 Instructor of record

A-S 130 Drawing, Core course of Arts & Creativity of University of Kentucky

  • Developing craftsmanship and concept of major students in drawing
  • Engaging non–major students to draw as well as introducing common themes of contemporary art
  • Mentored one drawing student’s class project to participate a art jury and won a prize

2016                                           Camp director

Co-director of SA/VS(School of Art & Visual Studies) summer camp

  • Design and promote camp events
  • Sever as a leader as well as translator for the visiting group from Shanghai University.

2015                                            Promoting artist event                     

  • Personally selected and promoted an artist talk for a Chinese sculptor, and translated during the talk.
  • Designed the map of the SA/VS (School of Art & Visual Studies) building for Open Studio                                           

2015- present                            Gallery service                                                                                                                                                 

Serve in Bolivar Art Gallery, University of Kentucky

  • Assisted in curating and installing several shows
  • Making Gallery floor plan
  • Sat on application selection committee

2013-2014                                  Teaching assistant                                                                                                                                 

Shadowing in A-S 130 Drawing, A-S 102 Two Dimensional Surface

  • Assisted one student from A-S 102 to win the first prize of The Foundation Show

2012-2013                                  Hotel Interior Decorator                                                                                                                    

Led the design team at Shanghai Ruishen Culture & Art Co, Ltd.

  • Business projects include entire interior decoration of Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, and lobby of (Fairmont) Pace Hotel.

EXHIBITIONS

2016                                          "Rote Shadows", Mill&Max gallery, lexington, KY, United State (Solo)

2015                                          “Carey Ellis”, Bolivar art gallery, Lexington, KY, United State

2012                                          “Wu Xing”, Main Gallery of Shanghai University, Shanghai University, China                                            

AWARDS

2015                                           Art Jury First Prize                                                                                                                                           

First prize Winner, 2015 Carey Ellis Juried Exhibition, University of Kentucky School of Art & Visual Studies

2015                                           Glass installation commission                                                                                                                       

Large glass design that covers the majority of one of the main walls in the Atrium space of Gatton building, Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky

2015                                            Public talk                                                                                                                                                          

Being graduate student representative on ABC 36 NEWS (TV station) for art event “open studio” of School of Art & Visual Studies, University of Kentucky

2015                                            Invited Artist talk

Giving artist talk on the course of Contemporary Art And Visual Studies                                             

Giving artist talk on Graduate Studio Seminar                                                                                           

2015                                            Campus Interview                                                                                                                                           

Being interviewed by the representative of the College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Kentucky

COLLECTIONS/ COMISSIONS

2015                                            Gatton College of Business and Economics, Public Art Commission

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, United States                                                                          

2011                                             Shanshai Club                                                                                                                                                

Dong Fen Hotel, Shanghai, China                                                                                    

2010                                            Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund

Jin Jiang International (Group) Company Limited, Shanghai, China

2010                                            (Fairmont) Peace Hotel

Jin Jiang International (Group) Company Limited, Shanghai, China