Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

1993 - 94  Wollongong University New South Wales, Australia

                   Creative Arts Program: School of Arts and Design

1990 - 93   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

                   studied under Prof. Marvin Saltzman and Prof. James Gadson

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2016 - Community Impact Grant - Partnership for Democracy, Berlin (awarded with Moving Poets Berlin)

2016 - Arts & Science Council Regional Artist Project Grant, Charlotte, NC

2013 - Artist Grant - Department of Arts and Culture, Berlin Treptow-Köpenick

2012 - Artist Project Grant -  Department of Arts and Culture, Berlin Treptow-Köpenick

1993 - Jonathan E. Sharpe Art Award Scholarship

 

RESIDENCIES

2011- 12    Artist in Residence, MoBe center for arts, Berlin

2000          Little Italy Peninsula Arts Center - Studio Residency (by invitation through the Bechtler Arts Foundation), Mount Holly, NC

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Asian American Women Artists Association (AAWAA)

BBK, Professional Association of Visual Artists Berlin

 

SELECTED PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

ELYSIUM - Art in the context of science & technology, group exhibition, curated by Lynn Battaglia & Bernd Vorjans, Novilla - Center for Arts, Berlin, Germany

 

Fluid, solo exhibition, Durham Arts Council - Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC 

 

We See Heaven Upside Down (Migration 3), Visual Arts headliner for Sensoria 2017, Ross Galleries 1&2, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC 

  

2016

The Archimedes Principle, group exhibition, curated by Ianessa Norris, Zentralstation Schöneweide, Berlin, Germany

 

Public Dialog (temporary installation), project sponsored by the Partnership for Democracy, Kunst am Spreeknie Arts Festival, Berlin, Germany

 

We See Heaven Upside Down, Migration 1 & 2, Novilla - Center for Arts, Berlin, Germany

 

2015  

Generations: 40 Hues Between Black and White, group exhibition, curated by Stephen Anderson & Dinh Q. Le, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, California

 

Zentrale, group exhibition, Kunst am Spreeknie Arts Festival, Berlin

 

2014    

Small Things, group exhibition, VinGallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

        

Zentralstation, Zentrale Ausstellung zu Kunst am Spreeknie – Schöneweide Art Festival, group exhibition, curated by Dr. Peter Funken, Rathenau Hallen, Berlin

 

Nachspiel, group exhibition, video installation, Novilla - Center for Arts, Berlin, Germany

 

Macht Geld, group exhibition, Schalterraum -– Projektgalerie für Kunst, Arbeit und Geld, Berlin, Germany 

 

Against the old spirit and new wars, group exhibition, The Urania - Center for Science and Humanities, Berlin

 

2013    

SHOWDOWN, group exhibition, Hart Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

 

Not a Drop, group exhibition, 47/49 Tanner Street, London, UK

 

biotop chanta, guest artist, Stadtgalerie, Chur, Switzerland

 

humanity, legs, untitled, group exhibition, MoBe- center for arts, Berlin, Germany

 

UmspannZENTRALE,  group exhibition, curated by G11 Galerie Berlin for the Kunst am Spreeknie Arts Festival, Berlin, Germany

 

Beyond the Curve: Celebrating Women’s Vision, group exhibition, Civic & Cultural Arts Center. Pineville, NC

 

2012  Mother's Milk, solo exhibition, MoBe - center for arts, Berlin

 

2011  Delicate, group exhibition, MoBe - center for arts, Berlin

 

1996   Contact, textile and performance art piece, Context Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

 

1994   Kiss My Art, Graduate group exhibition, Long Gallery, Wollongong, Australia

 

1993   Sharpe Art Scholarship Recipients Show, group exhibition, Glass Gallery - Hanes Art Center, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC

 

COLLECTIONS

City of Eskişehir, City Hall, Turkey

Works held in private collections in the United States, Germany, and Switzerland including that of Princess Camilla of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Germany. 

 

 

YOUTH PROJECT

2005  

Project Hometown, ASC McColl Award, Moving Poets multi-disciplinary project and multimedia exhibition, exhibition/project curator and mentoring artist to 25 teen participants from underpriviledged backgrounds, Levine Museum of the New South, Charlotte, NC

 

PROFESSIONAL SELECTED DANCE/THEATRE PROJECTS/STAGE WORKS

2006  

Johannesburg Stories, Moving Poets (world premier), supported by the South African Department of Arts and Culture and the Knight Foundation, Spirit Square Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

  

Seven Deadly Sins, Moving Poets (world premier) in collaboration with M.Z. Ribalow & New River Dramatists, Hart-Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC

 

2004  

Island of Light, Moving Poets (world premier) invited by the Echo Foundation honoring Dr. Bernard Kouchner, founder of Doctors Without Borders, Providence Day, Charlotte, NC

 

2003   

Without Borders, Moving Poets (world premier) & Impact Fund Grant, Queens College, Charlotte, NC

 

2002  

The Echo, Moving Poets (world premier) invited by the Echo Foundation honoring Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, Spirit Square Arts Center, Charlotte, NC 

 

Gateway South, Moving Poets (world premier) for documentary film on Maud Gatewood in conjunction with the Empowerment Project, Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

 

2001   De Profundis, Moving Poets (world premier), Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

 

2000   Faust, Moving Poets (world premier), Carolina Theater, Charlotte, NC