born in 1988, Beijing, China.
August 2012 – May 2014 (anticipated graduation)
Master of Fine Art in Design and Technology, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, USA
Sept 2008 – June 2012
Bachelor of Arts Honours in Studio Art,
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Practices & Internships
September 2013 – present
The Brooklyn New School, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Work involves prep and breakdown for classes, and assisting in imparting lessons. Interns also install student work for exhibitions at the school. Art is integrated into many academic subjects at the school.
March 2012 – July 2012
Bioproducts Discovery and Development Center, Guelph, ON, Canada
Developing graphic images for the purpose of promotional materials for BDDC, such as meeting posters, brochures, exhibit banners and displays. Creating document layout for various ad hoc digital and printed documents
Composition Department, TopWorks Co., Ltd., Beijing, China
Participated in the making of the opening scene for an upcoming television drama ‘the Revolution of 1911’. Responsibilities include doing historical research, brainstorming discussions, sketching the storyboard, and editing opening credits.
Department of Arts, Ministry of Culture of China, Beijing, China
Participated in the Ninth National Vocal Competition. Responsibilities include organizing and coordinating candidate’s applications and digital files.
Pegasus & Taihe Entertainment International Co., Ltd., Beijing, China
Volunteered in the production of the Beijing Olympic Propaganda Film “Introduction to the Large Album Beijing”. Responsibilities include translation and helping foreign actors/actresses better understand scripts when making the film.
Selected Group Shows
2014(coming) Title TBD, Gallery Yang, 798 Art Space, Beijing, China.
2014(coming) Title TBD, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY
2013 Met+Parsons Expo: Museum, Accessibility, and Technology, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2012 Apostrophe, Specialized Studio Graduate Show, Alexander Gallery and
Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2012 Wall Drawing, Alexander Hall, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2012 Art X Change, Artery Gallery, Kitchener, ON
2012 44th Annual Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2012 44th JAS Silent Auction, ebar, Guelph, ON
2012 Four-ward Thinking, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2011 Specialized Studio Show: You were imagining things, Zavitz Gallery and
Alexander Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2011 Extreme Drawing, Zavitz Gallery, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2011 43rd Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2011 Come Together: A Showcase of the Arts, Massey Hall,
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2010 42nd Juried Art Show, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
2013 Graduate Dean Scholarship – Parsons the New School for Design
2012 Graduate Dean Scholarship – Parsons the New School for Design
2012 University of Guelph participant for the BMO Financial Group Invitational Student Art Competition, Toronto, ON
2012 Faculty Award for Painting, University of Guelph the 44th Annual Juried Art Show, Guelph, ON
2012 The Ontarion. Maher, Nadine. “Specialized Studio showcases final works after year of preparation”, April 12th (article/review)
2012 The Ontarion. Beedham, Tom. “Looking and Thinking Forward”, March 1st (article/ review)
2011 The Ontarion. Beedham, Tom. “Imagining Things”, December 8th (article/review)
Mandarin Chinese (native), English (proficient), and Japanese (fundamental)
Microsoft products, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe AfterEffect, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Autodesk Maya, Processing, Arduino