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EDUCATIONS

2019 ~ 2024    B.Sc. (Biological Science) Brandon University, MB, Canada

2001 ~ 2003    M.F.A (Ceramics) Washington State University, WA, USA

1998 ~ 2000    B.V.A (Bachelor of Visual Arts in Ceramics) The University of Sydney, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia

1992 ~ 1993    Certificate in Art History China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

1988 ~ 1992    B.Sc. (Engineering) Jilin University, Jilin, China

 

EMPLOYMENTS

2004~ Current  Associate Professor Department of Visual Art, Brandon University, MB, Canada

2003~ 2004    Adjunct Professor (Sabbatical Replacement) Fine Arts Department, Washington State University, WA, USA

2002 ~ 2003   Instructor (Ceramics and Drawing), Teaching and Research Assistant (Ceramics, 3-D Design, and Art History)  

                        Fine Arts Department, Washington State University, WA, USA

1997~ 1998    Artistic Director  Vision & Value Advertising, Beijing, China

1996~ 1997    Graphic Designer  J. Walter Thompson Marketing and Advertising, Beijing, China

1992~ 1995    Engineer and Designer   Legend Beauty Products Ltd., Beijing, China

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2017  Canada Council for the Arts – Art Abroad (Residencies)

2014/15  Manitoba Arts Council Grant- Travel and Professional Development Grant

2010/11 Canada Council for the Arts – Assistance to Visual Artists / Project Grant

Manitoba Arts Council Grant- Creation/Production Grants in the Visual Arts (A)

2009    Merit Award, Feats of Clay XXII 2009, Lincoln, CA USA

The Brandon University Research Committee Grant– Brandon University, MB, 

Honourable Mention Award, Art Needs Exhibition, Scarborough, ON

2008    The Order of Felis Rufus Award – Brandon University, Brandon, MB, Canada

2006    Manitoba Arts Council Grant- Creation/Production Grants in the Visual Arts (B)

2006    First Place Award, What Is A Cup (an international juried exhibition), Oakland, CA

2003    Outstanding Woman in Graduate Studies at the Master’s Level 

Association for Faculty Women, Washington State University, USA

The International Merit Scholarship 2000, The University of Sydney, Australia

 

RESIDENCIES

2017    The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Koka City Shiga Pref., Japan

2010     A.I.R Vallauris, France 

2006    The Medalta International Artists in Residence Program, Medicine Hat, AB

 

COMMISSIONS

2014    L'Attitude Gallery  & South Cove Community Health Centre, Quincy, MA, USA 

 

COLLECTIONS

2024    Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library, Winnipeg, MB Canada

2014/2017    The Department of Foreign Affairs, London Embassy (Canada House)

2009    Canada Art Council – Canada Art Bank

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