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About me

Work Experience

Adjunct Professor    01/2020 - present

Grand Valley State University, Department of Visual & Media Arts

Teach digital creativity, digital painting (Procreate, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.), 2D animation (Animate CC, Krita), 3D
design (Zbrush, 3D max, C4D)

Director of Academy of Art and Design    07/2018 - present

Design art programs that develop children’s creative thinking skills to solve problems through art; teaches digital applications and traditional fine arts courses.

Adjunct Professor    08/2015 - 07/2017

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University

17 Fountain St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Courses taught:    Illustration III ,Science Fiction Painting, Graphic design illustration 

Visiting Scholar     06/2012 - 07/2014  

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University

17 Fountain St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Assistant professor    07/2009 - 06/2012

Beijing Luhe International Academy

NO. 10 Yudaihe Street West, Tongzhou District, Beijing

Courses taught:    Ceramic,Renaissance Art History, Illustration, Figure Drawing, Watercolor Portrait, Oil-painting landscape

Assistant professor   06/2002 - 07/2009  

Culture Dissemination College, Liaoning University of Technology

Courses taught:  Ceramic,Figure Drawing,Oil Painting,Watercolor Portrait,Illustration,Western Art History

Selected Grants and Honors

(2018)The Ward H. and Cora E. Nay Director’s Choice Purchase Prize of 2018 West Michigan Area Show
(2018) South West Michigan Printmakers Excellence
(2018)Honorable Mention of West Michigan Art Competition 2018.
(2018)Excellent Work Award of 2018 Her Vision Contemporary Art Exhibition
(2017) Award of MFA Kendall Graduate Competition. 
(2016)  2016 ArtPrize Special Recognition, Grand Rapids, MI.
(2010)  The Third prize of 2010 National Teacher Competition of Art , Photography, Calligraphy. China.
(2009)  The Third prize of 2010 National Teacher Competition of Art , Photography, Calligraphy. China.

Publication

(2008)    Olympics and Sculpture.Beijing: Civilization Magazine.(Olympics and Sculpturehas already been permanently collected by the National Museum of China and National Library of China.)
(2006)    Street Culture of Modern Change.Art &Design(Core Journals), 156(4), 36.
(2005)    The Media Center of Beijing is Moving to East.Art. (Hong Kong), 4.28-33.
(2005)    Whether Chinese Drama Is to the Big Production Era. Art. (Hong Kong), 4.34-36.
(2005)    Art Appreciation.Shenyang: Higher Education Press.
(2005)  Grand Works Collection of Peace and Prosperity Sculpture Tour Exhibition, Galaxy Publishing (Hong Kong)

Presentations

(2016)    Art symposium,‘No-Boundaries International Youth Art Competition’ at United Nations Headquarters, UN. (Represented International Judge and artist) 
(2014)    Art Education Conference, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, World Congress, at United Nations Headquarters, UN. (Represented Chinese art Educator) 
(2013)    ‘American/Asian Collaborative’ Art Education Conference, Grand Rapids, MI. (Represented an Asian artist and an art educator)

Participate in curating 

(2014)    Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month,in the National Mall,Washington, D.C.
(2013)    15thChinese Festival and Anhui Culture Week, Washington, D.C.
(2009)    China-USA Peace and Friendship Commemorating Sculpture. (Marked the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and U.S.A.).
(2008)    2008 Olympics Sculpture Competition.
(2005)    'Peace and Prosperity Roving Sculpture Exhibition’ Commemoration of 60thanniversary of victory of world anti-fascist war.
(2005)    'Zhangdi Retrospective Exhibition’, National Art Museum of China 2005.

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