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EDUCATION

2018 – 2020 University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

MFA Candidate in Fine Arts

2013 – 2017 Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD

BFA in General Fine Arts • Concentrations in Graphic Design and Book Arts • Magna Cum Laude • GPA 3.758

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2019-2020 Brush with Art, Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2019 Fresh Paint / New Construction 15th Edition, Art Mûr, Montréal, QC

2019 Tao Hua Tan Residency Artist Exhibition, Hui Yuan, Hefei, Anhui Province, China

2018 Le Petit Déjeuner, The Artery, East Campus Hall, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2018 26 Days, Project Space, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB

2017 Plus/And, MICA Commencement Exhibition, Main Building #330, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2016 Preview, Lazarus IV Center, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2016 Star Project, presented by Arttree Museum, in association with China National Art Funds, Florida International University, Miami, FL

2015 Junior Independent Show, Fox Building, MICA, Baltimore, MD

AWARDS & GRANTS

2019-2020 President’s Graduate Scholarship (PGS), University of Waterloo

2019-2020 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Joseph-Armand Bombardier Graduate Scholarship (CGS-M), University of Waterloo

2019 Keith and Win Shantz International Research Scholarship, University of Waterloo

2019 Untapped Emerging Artist Award, The Artist Project

2018 Louis Muhlstock Endowment, Banff Centre

2013–2017 Dean's List, MICA

2013–2017 Presidential Scholarship, MICA

2013–2017 Starr Foundation Scholarship, MICA

2013–2017 Dean's Grant, MICA

2014–2015 Foundation Departmental Recognition Award, MICA

RESIDENCIES

2019 Tao Hua Tan: 4th International Artist Retreat and Residency, Tao Hua Tan, Anhui Province, China

2018 Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Emerging 2018, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019 Sessional Instructor, Fine 150 Appreciation and Expression, Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2019 Fundamentals of University Teaching Certificate, Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2019 Teaching Assistant, Professor Cora Cluett, Fine 202 Painting, Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2018 Teaching Assistant, Professor Douglas Kirton, Fine 100 Studio Fundamentals, Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2017–present Teacher, Visual Art Academy, Vancouver, BC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016–present Freelance Graphic Designer for variety of projects including GY Stone Arts, Nora Yolanda, Visual Art Academy, Fine Arts Department at University of Waterloo and etc.

2019 Studio Assistant, Agnes Barley, New York City, NY

2016 – 2017 Resource Assistant, Office of International Education, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2016 Graphic Design Intern, Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts (BOPA), Baltimore, MD

2016 Graphic Design Intern, Exit10 Advertising, Baltimore, MD

ART FAIRS

2019 The Artist Project, Better Living Centre, Toronto, ON

2015 & 2016 MICA Art Market, MICA, Baltimore, MD

PRESS

2019 Peinture Fraîche et Nouvelle Construction Invitation, Vol. 14 No.6, Art Mûr, Montréal, QC. Print.

VOLUNTEER

2019 Translator, Tao Hua Tan 4th International Artist Residency, Tao Hua Tan, Anhui Province, China

2015 Library Assistant, Surrey Art Centre, Surrey, BC

LEADERSHIP

2018–2019 4th-year Students Graduate Mentor, Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON

2016 Student Panelist Multicultural MICA: "An International Student Perspective", Lazarus Auditorium, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2015–2016 Mentor, Office of Diversity & Intercultural Development, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2015 & 2016 International Orientation Leader, Office of International Education, MICA, Baltimore, MD

SKILLS

Graphic Design: Publication Design, Branding, Print / Web Design, Infographics, Typography

Computer: MacOS, Windows, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat, Basic HTML/CSS, Social Medias

Fine Art: Handlettering, Book Binding, Papermaking, Drawing, Painting

Language: Advanced English, Advanced Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien Communication (Taiwanese)