Education


2019-2021 MFA in Photographic and Electronic Media, Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore, MD
2016-2019 BFA in Fine Arts, Minor in Photography, Columbus College of Art & Design Columbus, OH
2014-2016 BFA in Fine Arts, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts Xi’an, China


Professional Experience

11/2021-Present United Federation of Teachers Member, UFT

09/2021-Present M.S.131 Middle School 孙逸仙中学, Manhattan, NY, USA 

Full-Time Digital Art Instructor

● Teach 82 (6th, 7th, and 8th-grade) students in 5 classes Digital Art including Adobe Creative Suites, Wordclouds, and Art Softwares Monday to Friday.

● Manage 5 Ultimaker 3D printers and teach students 3D modeling and collaborative 3D printing projects

● Lesson Planning and Curriculum Development for 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students.

● Curate 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade students' artwork exhibitions on campus including classrooms, hallway, and auditorium.

● Giving feedback and communicating with parents weekly about students' daily class performance through text massages, phone calls, and emails. 

● Promote and exhibit M.S.131 Middle School Values: safety, fun, personal growth, and community.

● Keep 32 IMac computers up to date.

● Evaluate students' in-class assignments, homework, main projects, and bonus projects by grading students in IO Classroom/Skedula.com.

● Follow New York City Department of Education Public School policies, rules, procedures, and health and safety guidelines. 

10/2021-Present Fusion Education, Brooklyn, NY, USA 

Part-time Bilingual (English & Mandarin) Drawing & Painting Instructor

● Teach 9-17 years old students realistic Drawing with pencils on weekends.

● Teach 9-17 years old students Acrylic Painting, Color Theory, Painting Techniques on weekends.
● Design Tailored Fine Art Curriculums Maps & Slideshows for students with different skill levels.

06/2021-08/2021 Appel Farm Art & Music Center, Elmer, NJ, USA 

Head of Art & Technology

● Maintain an active presence around lessons, follow up on weekly check-ins, and provide accurate helpful guidance and coaching opportunities to teachers & campers.

● Act as a liaison between Instructors and the Leadership Team including the Bunk Heads and the Camp Directors.

● Uphold camp policies, rules, procedures, and health and safety guidelines. 

● Continuously promote and exhibit Appel Farm’s Core Values: safety, fun, personal growth, and community.

● Evaluate how the department is running and making necessary adjustments.

● Keep the department’s supplies and materials up to date while following your budget.

● Coordinate department workshops to ensure a diverse selection of relevant workshops are available 

● Organize the set-up and breakdown of department spaces at the beginning and the end of camp. 

● Keep an inventory of supplies/equipment, organizing equipment to be repaired, and reporting to the Camp Directors.

 

10/2020-Present Harvard University Chinese Media Lab, Online
Sound Design Intern

• Research instrument and music style of Northern Wei within Luoyang, the capital city of Henan, China.
• Collaborate with programmers, sound designers, and game designers on the sound design for the Digital Luoyang,
H5 website, and educational game of West Chamber.


09/2020-Present Independent Research with Professor Sonja Kelley, Ph.D. Maryland Institute College of Art
Researcher

• Research and write a 30-page paper on Composer Tan Dun’s Sonic Painting and Chinese Landscape Painter Fan
Kuan’s Travelers Among Mountains and Streams.


09/2020-Present Graduate Teaching Internship “History of Film”, Maryland Institute College of Art
Teaching Assistant

• Organize zoom Meetings and upload weekly class recordings for 15 weeks.
• Answer questions and share relevant resources in online class chat.
• Take attendance and track students’ academic progress.


07/2020-09/2020 National Aquarium Visual Production Summer Internship, Archivist, Baltimore, MD, USA
Intern Archivist and Researcher

• Researched archived videotapes history and background information.
• Preserved half-century-old aquarium’s historical documents by digitizing and cataloging BETACAM videotapes
that is about to deteriorate into the Aquarium’s inner systems.
• Managed metadata by sing CatDV, Black Magic, Java, and Adobe Creative Suites.


01/2020-05/2020 Graduate Teaching Internship “Keystroke/Brushstroke”, Maryland Institute College of Art
Teaching Assistant

• Assisted a 15-student undergraduate class “Keystroke/Brushstroke” for 15 weeks by co-teaching Adobe
Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, and laser cutting by giving students in-class projects
and on-site software troubleshooting support.
• Assigned homework that requires software design, painting, sculpture, and photography, offered feedback
individually, and held group discussions of interdisciplinary art every two weeks.


09/2019-05/2020 Graduate Program Assistant of Exhibition Department, Maryland Institute College of Art
Gallery and Exhibition Technician

• Supervised technology-intensive installations that required projections, microphones, and sound.
• Directed and advised in the installation of 2D, 3D, and digital artwork in all galleries across campus.

09/2019-12/2019 Graduate Teaching Internship “Black and White Photography I”, Maryland Institute College of Art
Teaching Assistant

• Taught 15 students darkroom black and white photo processing by using film developer, enlarger, and safelights.
• Critiqued students’ photographs every two weeks and give an artist presentation.
• Prepared class documents and handouts before the weekly class session.


01/2017-05/2019 Dimensional Studies Studio Monitor, Columbus College of Art & Design
Sculpture and Jewelry Lab Monitor

• Organized and managed woodshop and jewelry shop tools.
• Offered demos of woodcutting, frame-making, and welding three days a week for two years.
• Assisted CCAD annual bronze casting being one of the six core bronze pouring team members guiding the heated
crucible with melted bronze while wearing thermal protective clothing.
• Reported emergencies including injuries, power outages, gas leaks, and broken facilities.


Selected Exhibitions

2022            TRIERENBERG SUPER CIRCUIT

2022            Art is Life: The Future is inclusive, NYC Employee Artist Showcase, Manhattan, NY

2022            Lost & Found, Art Gallery 118, https://www.artgallery118.com/exhibitions

2022            Captured: Photography, Las Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2022            WUJIANWANG SOLO FINE ART Exhibition, WWJ Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2021            Winter Art Exhibition, M.S.131 Dr.Sun Yat Sen Middle School, Manhattan, NY

2021              ICADE 2021 TSINGHUA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ART & DESIGN EDUCATION 清华国际艺术与教育                         大会, ASK: OUR DIVERSE WORLD 想多样的世界提问, TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 清华大学, GRADUATION                                     EXHIBITION OF INTERNATIONAL ART & DESIGN INSTITUTES 国际艺术与设计院校优秀毕业作品展览, BEIJING,                         CHINA 中国北京

2021              The Global Design Graduate Show 2021 in collaboration with Gucci,ARTS THREAD  

2021              Remote Landing Global Graduation Show 异地登陆全球艺术院校毕业作品展,Beijing, China 

2021              Remedy拾遗, 1862 Theater, Shanghai, China

2021            Sound Design for the online immersive project "Digital Luoyang", Harvard University CAMLab, Cambridge, MA 

2021            Group Exhibition Issue-Vacation, F Stop Magazine, USA
2021              MICA GRADSHOW2021, MD
2021              JHU-MICA Virtual Student Film Festival, Baltimore, MD

2020            LED Baltimore Billboard (52 feet), Baltimore Pennsylvania Station, Baltimore, MD
2020            Asia North 2020 Exhibition, Towson University, Baltimore, MD
2019            Young Artist 8 group show, Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus. OH

2019            Breaking Barriers, Byers Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2019            Ohio Asian Festival 2019, Columbus, OH

2018            Best of CCAD Students Chroma Group Show, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2017            Best of CCAD Students Chroma Group Show, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2017            Young Artist 7 group show, Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus. OH
2017            In Need of Audience, Beaton Gallery, Columbus, OH
2016            Winter Sketching Exhibition, Hongmei Gallery, Xi’an, China


Exhibition Curated

 

2022            WUJIANWANG SOLO FINE ART Exhibition, WWJ Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017            In Need of Audience, Beaton Gallery, Columbus, OH
2016            Best of XAFA Students Group Chroma Exhibition, Hongmei Gallery, Xi’an, China


Selected Awards

2022              Artist of the Month February 2022, ARTJOBS.COM

2021              ARTS THREAD Short List, The Global Design Graduate Show 2021 in collaboration with Gucci
2020            MICA Internship Fellowship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2020            Maryland Retailers Association Scholarship, Baltimore, MD
2019            Merit International Student Scholarship Grant, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2016-2018   President’s List, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2016-2018   Merit International Student Scholarship Grant, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH
2016            National Best College Student Merit Scholarship, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi’an, China

Media Reviews and Features

2022              Artist of the Month February 2022, ARTJOBS.COM

2021            "Digital Arts is off and running", M.S.131 Dr. Sun Yat Sen Middle School, Manhattan, NY, USA

2021            "Digital Luoyang", Harvard University Chinese Media Lab, Cambridge, MA, USA

2021            Group Exhibition Issue-Vacation, F Stop Magazine, USA

2020            "Art for Social Change", Towson University, Baltimore, MD, USA

2020            Solo Photography Exhibition, Baltimore LED ART BOARD, Baltimore, MD, USA

2019.           Solo Exhibition, BREAKING BARRIERS, Byers Gallery, Columbus, OH, USA

2019            Young Hearts 8: The Color of LoveSean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, OH, USA

Writing Samples

2021             Overseas Chinese Porcelain:A Case Study of the Walters Art Museum’s Qing Vase in the Shape of a Bronze Gu

                    海外中国瓷器研究以沃尔特艺术博物馆孔雀蓝蕉叶纹觚为例

2020            Tan Dun’s Sonic Painting and Cultural Codes

中文往期作品 2020-2014

​​中文简历PDF