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Education

Master of Fine Arts- School of the Art Institute of Chicago | 2018-2020

Bachelor of Fine Arts- China Academy of Art Shanghai Institute of Design | 2013-2017

 

Festivals & Exhibitions

2021

Anibar International Animation Festival, official selection, Peja, Kosovo | July 23 to 30, 2021

Supertoon International Animation and Comics Festival, official selection, Šibenik, Croatia | July 19 to 23, 2021

AniFilm Festival Liberec, official selection, Czech Republic | June 22 to 27, 2021

Austin Lift-Off Film Festival, Lift-Off Global Network, UK | May 4th to June 1st, 2021

"Ground Floor"- Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, USA | February 22 to April 3, 2021

4th Midwest Open – Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA | January 22 to February 13, 2021  

Lift-Off New Year Extravaganza 2021 Official Selection, UK | January 4 to February 1, 2021

“Perspectives 2021”- CICA Museum, South Korea | January 2021

2020

2020 Interactive Online Exhibition, King House Fine Art | December 24, 2020

‘Obition’ exhibition, online, Seoul, South Korea | November 3, 2020

Shanghai Young Art Fair 2020, Shanghai, China | November 12 to 15, 2020 

Launch - Alumni Work from the SAIC Graduate Class of 2020 | October 19 - November 24, 2020

International Underground Music Video Festival, Paris, France | October 31, 2020

“My home is an island” – Arthousehaus, Vauxhall, London | September 24- October 3, 2020

The future of our plan: SAIC Graduate Class of 2020, online | August 5, 2020

‘Uncanny Reconstructions’- Abstract Lunch, online | April 2020

“Perspectives 2020”- CICA Museum, South Korea | January 2020

2019

ExTv channel in School of the Art Institute of Chicago | September 2019

‘2059 Regeneration ‘- Zhijiang International Youth Art Festival, Hangzhou, China | May 2019

2019 Music Short Film Festival | April 2019

2018-

NEOSFEST Encuentro Interbacional De Experimentacion Audiovisual— Puebla, Mexico | November 2018

“Spatial Flexibility” — China Academy of Art | May 2017

“Return to the Nest” - the Affiliated Art High School of China Academy of Art | April 2014

 

Features/Publication

Voyage LA- Shout out series | June 2021

Bazzar时尚芭莎 | May 2021

Booooooom tv | May 5, 2021

Aesthetica Magazine, April/May issue | April 2021

'2020 GAMMA Young Artist Competition', Access Cultural Platform, Special Issue 2020 | April 2021

Al-Tiba9 Magazine - issue 7 | February 2021

Art China 艺术中国 | January 15, 2021

APERO - Fine Art Publication | January 2021

芝加哥时报 | January 11, 2021 

Art China Uk | November 30, 2020

King House Art Magazine – issue 1, “The Year 2020” | December 2020

House Letters, issue 3  | November 25, 2020

Girlsclub Asia | September 2020

Art Hole Magazine | August 10, 2020

Side Street Studio Arts- CAYA Gallery | August 2020

 

Collection

Shanghai Young Art Fair 2020, ‘7 days in Taobao’, digital drawing

Artist talk

4th Midwest: In Conversation, panel discussion, Woman Made Gallery | February 11, 2020

Artist talk at Arthousehaus, online | October 10th, 2020

FVNMA Grad talk- ‘Textile Landscape’, School of the Art Institute of. Chicago | February 17, 2020

 

Work & Volunteer

Self employed | July 2020 till now 

Art instructor - InArt.Inc | September 2020 till now

Teaching Assistant- Early College Program at School of the Art Institute of Chicago | June 2020-August 2020

Art advisor - Cornerstone Education | January 2020- September 2020

Teaching Assistant- School of the Art Institute of Chicago | January 2019- May 2020

Directed and animated music video ‘LCR’ | December 2019- January 2020

Online videos producer - Adults Continue Studies- School of the Art Institute of Chicago | June 2019- September 2019

Volunteer- Conversation on The Edge in Gene Siskel Film Center | October 2018- November 2018 

Graphic Designer- Zhangtai Group | February 2018- August 2018

Volunteer- The “Not Treasure, Not Trash” Exhibition | November 2016

 

Awards

Semi-finalists, 2020 Art Competition, King House Art Competition,  Stradford-Upon-Avon, UK, 2020

First Prize, Best Young Artist of the Year, 2020 GAMMA Young Artist Competition, Seoul, South Korea, 2020

Best Animated Music Video, International Underground Music Video Festival, Paris, France, 2020

Winter Merit Scholarship for OX-Bow, 2019 

Scholarship for excellence in social practices, 2015-2016 

Scholarship for excellence in academic performance, 2015 

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