b
orn 1962
lives and works in Chicago, IL


education


1999
                Master of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1991                 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago


one and two person exhibitions
        
201
1                 A
Paler Shade of Yellow, Kirk's Apartment, Chicago, IL
                        The (Un)Timely Death of Multiculturalism, Five Funerals Projects at Charnel House, Chicago, IL
2006
                 Upon daydreaming of left over food for thought, (window display), C33 Space, Columbia College Chicago
200
5                 Semi-gloss (with Laura Kina), mn gallery, Chicago, IL
2004                 Politics of A Moment, Evanston Arts Center, Evanston, IL
2003                 Straight out of right field, Modest Contemporary Art Projects, Chicago, IL
2001                 Goodbye Mr. Lee, Miss Wild Regrets (with Sarah Wild), Joymore, Chicago, IL
                        ...a many splendored thing, SPACELab, Spaces, Cleveland, OH
           


group exhibitions

201
2                 Did You See Heaven: Spectra, Peregrineprogram, Chicago, IL
                        Interaction, Korean Cultural Center of Chicago
2011                 Myself, Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno

                        The toy formerly known as...,
slow, Chicago, IL                
2010                 Bacon and Booze, slow, Chicago, IL
                        A-Game, Kirk's Apartment, Chicago, IL
                        Carrying Across, Asian Arts I
nitiative, Philadelphia, PA       
2009                 Present Tense Biennial: Chinese Character, Chinese Culture Center in collaboration with Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, CA
                        The Grand, Amelie Wallace Gallery, SUNY at Old Westbury
                
2008                 White on
White, Number 35, New York, NY               
200
5                 Experiment 400/5, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
                        Buddy System, Janette Kennedy Gallery at University of Texas at Dallas
2004                 Politics of A Moment, Evanston Arts Center, Evanston, IL
2003                 Mythical Nation, untitled (space) gallery, artSPACE, New Haven, CT
2002                 Analect, Stray Show (project through mn gallery), Chicago, IL
                        Slant, Subspace, Diverseworks, Houston, TX
                        Majority Rules, Free Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
                        Blueblood/blue collar, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001                 First Parking Lot Biennale, Chicago, IL
                        Hot Sheets, The optimistic, Chicago, IL
                        Medium(s), Asian American Arts Collective at Atomic Kitchen, Chicago, IL
2000                 Find, mn gallery, Chicago, IL
                        Print + Mass, Gallery 2, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1999                 Suite 35, Pilsen East Gallery, Chicago, IL
                        Not on Any Map, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1998                 Textuality, Gallery 2, School of the A
rt Institute of Chicago
                        Yellow/Face, Pilsen East Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997                 Dilemma, Gary Marks Gallery, Chicago, IL
1996                 Untitled, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
                        A Sense of Place, Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL
1995                 Unknown Chicago, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
                        Eclectic Sight and Sound, Walt Disney Communications Center, Chicago, IL
1994                 Border/Crossings, Rackham Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
                        Echoes, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL
                        Common Ground, South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
1993                 DestinAsian, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL


curatorial projects

201
2                 Gang of Nine, Research House for Asian Art
                        B. A. D. (Molar Productions), Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL
               
2011                 Sexy, Gene Siskel FIlm Center Gallery in conjunction with the 1
6th Annual Asian American Showcase
                        SEXIER, (Molar Productions in collaboration with Cheng-Yung Kuo and Injung Oh Zhoushi), Zhou B Arts Center, Chicago, IL  
                 
2010                 BamBUDDHAed! I Ching, You Ching, We ALL Ching... For I Ching (Molar Productions), portage ARTspace, Chicago, IL
                       
Laura Kina: A Many-Splendored Thing, Gene Siskel Film Center Gallery in conjunction with 15th Annual Asian American Showcase
                        Memory Into Flesh: A Tribute to the Performance and Activism of Anida Yoeu Ali, Gene Siskel Film Center

200
9                 Paul WHO? (Molar Productions), slow, Chicago, IL
2008                
Lucky 13, Gene Siskel Film Center Gallery in conjunction with the 13th Annual Asian American Showcase
2007                 Remake: The Sequel, Gene Siskel Film Center Gallery in conjunction with the 12th Annual Asian American Showcase

200
6                 Wonder Ugly (in collaboration with Project A), Gene Siskel Film Center Gallery in conjunction with the 11th Annual Asian American Showcase
200
5                 Everybody Paints! (Molar Productions), Parlour Gallery, Chicago, IL
                        Then and Now,
Gene Siskel Film Center Gallery in conjunction with the 10th Annual Asian American Showcase
2004                 100 Cuts (co-curated with Laura Kina), Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
                        Coming Soon..., Gene Siskel Film Center Gallery in conjunction with the 9th Annual Asian American Showcase


grants and awards

20
10                 3Arts Artist Award                 
2004                 Community Arts Assistance Program Grant
1999                 Anna Louise Raymond Fellowship
1993                 City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Stipend


residencies

2012                 Visiting Artist Residency, Illinois State University

articles and reviews

200
9                 Cheng, DeWitt. "Present Tense Biennial", Shotgun Review, August 1, 2009
                        Bamberger, Alan. "Present Tense Biennial",
Art Business
2005                 King, Cynthia. "Politics of the Moment", Fresh Paint, February 8, 2005
2003
                Gennocchio, Benjamin. "Art Review; The Asia Within Us: Bicultural Eyes and What They See",
New York Times, July 27
                        Birke, Judy. "Mythical Nation, where cultures overlap", New Haven Register, July 17
2002                 Wang, Dan S. "medium(s), Asian American Artists", ArtAsiaPacific,
January/February/March 2002 Issue 33, page 33-34
2001                 Mikkalo, Erika. "How much is that theorist in the window? Tea at Joymore", Gravy
(on-line magazine) Fall 2001 and Winter 2002, Issue 12
                        Camper, Fred. "Think Pieces, Sarah Wild and Larry Lee at Joymore", Chicago Reader, November 8, page 22
2000                 Bulka, Michael. "5 Shows to See Now", New City Chicago, November 30, page 17
                        Skestos, Stephanie. "find", exhibition essay, November 17


publications

2006                 "
RongRong and inri at Walsh Gallery", ArtAsiaPacific, Winter
2005
                "
Vivan Sunderam, Re-Take of Amrita at Walsh Gallery", ArtAsiaPacific, Fall  
                        "Fiona Tan, Correction at the MCA Chicago", ArtAsiaPacific, Summer
                        "Jitish Kallat, Lie of the Land at Walsh Gallery", ArtAsiaPacific, Spring
2000                 "Plum" and "Margate Park", Lantern, DePaul University Press, Spring
                        "The Food of Art", F News magazine, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, February


teaching experience

200
7-present     Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Art History, Theory and Criticism, Beyond Oriental: 20th Century Asian American Art
2006-
2010         Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, First Year Program, Research Studio 1 and 2
2005-2007         Adjunct Professor, DePaul University, School of Education, Teaching and Learning through the Arts            
                        Adjunct Faculty, DePaul University, Creating Art

2004
                Instructor, Evanston Arts Center, Observational and Conceptual Drawing
2003-present     Adjunct Faculty, Moraine Valley Community College, 2D Design; Drawing; Art Appreciation; Survey
of Art (From Impressionism to Contemporary)
2002-2004         Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, First Year Program, 3D Studio
2001                 Visiting Artist, Multicultural Youth Mural Project, Chinese Mutual Aid Association
2000-2003         Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Early College Program Summer Institute, Sculpture
1999-2003         Instructor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Early College Program, Carving and Casting; Mixed Media


professional experience

2008-present     Faculty Advisor, Taiwanese Student Ass
ociation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2007-2010         Thesis Reader, Master of Arts in Art History Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2003                 Thesis Reader, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Art Education
                        Faculty Panelist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Office of Multicultural Affairs Critiques
                        Faculty Panelist,
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Undergraduate Critiques
2002                 Outside Advisor, Independent Study Project, Chicago Arts Program, Associated Colleges of the Midwest
                        Thesis Advisor,
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Arts Independent Projects


lectures and presentations

2009                 Guest Lecturer, DePaul University, DestinAsian, AAAC
and FAAIM: Chicago Asian American Arts Groups, Asian American Arts and Culture
2008                 Panelist, Association of Asian American Studies Conference, Grassroots in the Backyard: Asian American Art and Activism in Chicago
2007                 Guest Lecturer, Columbia College, Violencing Aesthetics, Aestheticizing Violence, Contemporary Art
2006                 Guest Lecturer, DePaul University, The Artist as Number One Son, Visiting Artist Lecture
2005                 Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Everybody Paints! Core Studio Practice

2004
                Guest Lecturer, Columbia College, Dynamics of Collaboration, Decision Making: Visual Arts Management
2002                 Guest
Lecturer, DePaul University, Romanticism to Abstraction, Introduction to Philosophy
                        Guest Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Critique Strategies
, English Language Fluency: Reading
2001                 Guest Lecturer, DePaul University, Creating Art
2000                 Guest Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Graduate Writing Workshop, Text Off the Page
1999                 Guest Lecturer, DePaul University, Multiculturalism and Democracy


work history

2005-present      Ass
ociate Director of Admissions, Transfer and Prior Degree, School of the Art institute of Chicago
2005-2006          Midwest Correspondent, ArtAsiaPacific magazine
1995-2003          Assistant Director of Enrollment Services, Division of Continuing Studies
and Special Programs, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1993-1995          Programs Director, Asian American Cultural Arts and Educational Association


affiliations

201
1-present      Member, Chinatown Centennial Celebration Committee
2009-present      Member, Diasporic Asian Artists N
etwork
2008-present      Member, Association of Asian American Studies

2002-present      
Curator, Foundation for Asian American Independent Media
2001-
2010          Advisory Board, Center for Asian Arts and Media at Columbia College
2001-2005          Board of Directors, Asian American Artist Collective