Previous Events and Programs from Fall 2012 to Spring 2013

Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University 2013, Summer in China

 

 

 

 

 

Dean Daryl Moore and Professor Zhiyuan Cong’s visit to Shanghai

June 17– 21, 2013  William Paterson University College of the Arts and Communication: Dean Daryl Moore and the Center for Chinese Art Director Zhiyuan Cong have visited Shanghai Liu Haisu Art Museum in China. They met with the museum Director Zhang, Jian, Secretary Wang, Xinhua, and Vice-director to discuss and evaluate the collaboration of several projects over the past two years. Both parties were satisfied with the cooperation and hope to establish a long- term, stable and consistent partnership. During the visit, they saw the new museum site under construction, and later on secretary Wang, Xinhua accompanied them to Zhenjiang. They also visited the famous Shanghai artist Chen, Jia Ling, a famous Chinese painter Wang, Meng Qi and a famous printmaker Lu, Zhiping.

June 22, 2013  Dean Moore and Director Cong have been invited by Nantong Bencha town government to attend the inaugural meeting of the Bencha Advisory Committee development in Shanghai. Dean Moore made a congratulatory speech, and Director Cong was especially invited to be the adviser.

Dean Daryl Moore and Professor Zhiyuan Cong’s visit to Beijing

June 22-23, 2013 William Paterson University -College of the Arts and Communication: Dean Daryl Moore and Center for the Chinese Art Director Zhiyuan Cong have visited Beijing and made a special visit to William Paterson University in Beijing Advisory Committees Yang, Xiaoyang, Chen, Lusheng, Liu, Yong and Li, Ping in appreciation of their help and support.

Dean Moore and Director Cong visited the National Museum of China in the morning on the 23rd. Chen, Lusheng, the Vice-Director of the National Museum of China and Center for Chinese Art advisory committees invited them to attend Sheng, Meibing’s exhibition opening and later was invited to have lunch together. Dean Moore appreciates Vice- Director Chen Lusheng’s care and support for the Center for Chinese Art, and hope by both joint efforts to promote Chinese arts.

On the afternoon of the 23rd, accompanied by Center for Chinese Art Honorary Director Liu, Yong and advisory committees Li, Ping, Dean Moore and Director Cong visited Yang, Xiaoyang, President of China National Academy of Painting. They have reviewed the past two years’ activities since 2011; they were satisfied with the results of the exchange activities, achievements and good memories. They are hopeful that the future will be carried out consistently with more enhanced education of American culture and art activities.

Zhiyuan Cong, Director of Center for Chinese Art’s lecture in China

On May 30th Director Cong was invited to visit the University of Nantong, and gave a lecture entitled, “ Art of life: an ordinary person’s struggle”. During his stay in Nantong, he also visited the Nantong Institute of Chinese Calligraphy and Painting.

On June 6th, Director Cong visited Nanjing, and was invited by Nanjing Ninhai Middle School to make a speech on his art life journey. President Huang, Wenwu awarded Professor Cong with a commendation as the school’s special instructor. During his stay in Nanjing, he visited the Nanjing Arts Institute, Feng Jianqin, a famous oil painter and director of China Lacquer panting Committee, a famous printmaker Cheng, Mian, the Jiangsu Department of culture Deputy Director Gao, Yun, art director Chen Jianhua, and Nanjing Municipal Bureau of culture, deputy director Xu, Kaili, a famous printmaker Chen, Chao.

On June 14th, Director Cong visited Guizhou National University and Guizhou Artists Association, and was invited to Guizhou National University to held a lecture, "The United States of America Prints: twenty-first Century printmaking’s world vane". Vice President Yang, Changru awarded Professor Cong as honorary professor for the University. At Guizhou National University Professor Cong Zhiyuan met with Foreign Affairs Office’s director, Lu, Yinghong, deputy director Zeng, Li, and the Academy of Fine Arts Dean Wang, Jianshan. They discussed and exchanged the education in art; they all hope that in the University printmaking, especially for a graduate course, they can have substantial cooperation in the future.

On July 3rd Professor Cong visited Beijing Normal University, which was invited to give Princeton University in Beijing’s students a special art lecture series entitled "the Endless life of Chinese art: Conflict and balance". The topic carried on with Princeton University’s teachers during the Dinner section. While in Beijing professor Cong also paid a special visit to the Chinese Artists Association Executive Chairman Wu, Changjiang, China Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum Curator Wang, Huangsheng, Tsinghua University Professor and Vice President of China Printmaking Committee Dai, Daquan, and China Academy of Chinese Painting Institute Vice President Fan, Yang, to communicate and discuss the possibility of further mutual cooperation and exchanges.

On July 1st, Professor Cong was invited to visit Ningxia Yinchuan. While in Ningxia the Professor made a special visit to a famous printmaker and Ningxia Artists Association Chairman Luo, Guirong and his studio, and also observed his students' artwork. Professor Cong also met with Northwest National University International office Director and Academy of Fine Arts Director, to have conversation about both University’s art education curriculum. During his visit of the Western Xia imperial tombs, he received a special interview with the Ningxia TV station and the Ningxia evening news program.

Special Interviews

Professor Cong, as an artist and Director of William Paterson University Center for Chinese Art, has accepted some special interviews and media news reports during the visit in China.


Mingsheng Liu and Yong Liu Distinguished Visiting Artist Series
Organize International Exhibition and invite Distinguished Visiting Artists from China

 

 

 

 

 



 

The Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University in collaboration with SGC International Wisconsin 2013 and College of Printmaking, China National Art Institute to invite a group artists for an artists residency program, an international printmaking exhibition and an international panel presentation from March 9th – March 25, 2013.

Golden Prize Winners of China National Printmaking Exhibition, Guirong Luo, Chao Chen visit William Paterson University

Guirong Lou, a Researcher of Printmaking College of China National Art Institute is the First-Class of the National Artist and Vice-president of Yingchuang Artist Association. He has totally won 15 medals such as the gold, silver and bronze medal of the National Arts and Printmaking Exhibition, the Guanlan International Printmaking Award, Chinese Arts Goldcolor Prize, The Luxun Printmaking Prize and so on since 1990.

Chao Chen, a Researcher at the China Jiangsu Printmaking Academy, Jiangsu Art Museum is a first level Chinese artist at the national level. Frequently exhibited in national and international art exhibitions, Chen’s works have won various awards such as Gold Medal of the 16th China National Printmaking Exhibition, 2011; Bronze Award of the 10th and the 11th China National Printmaking Exhibition, and the highest honors The Luxun Printmaking Prize by China Printmaking Society.

Master Printmaking Demonstration: Lithograph, and Woodcut I

Location: Printmaking Studio Room 143
Power Art Center

March 11, 2013
11:00am – 12:30pm
Printmaking demonstration: Reduction Woodcut
By Guirong Lou
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Printmaking demonstration: Lithograph
By Eileen Foti

Open only to art students and faculty. For outside
visitors, please call 973 720 2799 for register.

Master Printmaking Demonstration: Woodcut II, Chao Chen

Location: Printmaking Studio Room 143
Power Art Center

March 13, 2013
11:00am – 12:30pm

Open only to art students and faculty. For outside
visitors, please call 973 720 2799 for register.

Panel Presentations: Printmaking in Today’s China

Location: Ben Shahn Room 146
2:30am- 4:30pm, Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Moderator: Zhiyuan Cong
Panelists: Chao Chen, Guirong Lou

Open to Public

Demonstration: Printmaking

Location: Printmaking Studio Room 143
Power Art Center
2:30am- 4:30pm, Monday, March 18, 2013

Open to art students and faculty only.
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INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION

Makers in Print: International Exhibition
January 18 – March 23, 2013
Hosted by the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
and Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Wisconsin.

Coordinated by Center for Chinese Art at William
Paterson University and the Printmaking College of National Art Institute

China Exhibition Curator: Daquan Dai,
Zhiyuan Cong

Makers in Print explores the vitality of printmaking around the world through the work of artists from South Korea, China, South Africa, Poland, Mexico, and Argentina. Curators were invited to select artists from their countries whose work exemplifies the foremost techniques and concepts in the medium. This presentation is a central component to the national conference of Southern Graphic Council International (SGCI).

Distinguished visiting artists:

Guang Jun, Professor at China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Honorary President of the China National Printmaking Association and Executive Dean of Printmaking College of China National Art Institute.

Daquan Dai, Professor of Tsinghua University, is a Vice-president of the Chinese Printmaking Association, and Associate Dean of the Printmaking College of China National Art Institute.

Qi Chen, Professor And Provost of China Central Academy of Fine Arts, is a Secretary-General of the China National Printmaking Association.

Long Chen, Research fellow of China National Art Institute.

Dongxia Li, Research fellow of China National Art Institute.

Guirong Lou, Research fellow of China National Art Institute, Vice-President of Yingchuang Artist Association.

Yue Yang, Professor and Associate Dean of the Art School of Qingdao University, President of the Qingdao Artist Association.

Yuanfan Zhang, Professor of China Academy of Art, Vice-President of Zhejiang Province Artist Association.

Panel Presentations: Printmaking in today’s China

Location: The 41st SGC International
Printmaking Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

10:45am- 11:45pm, March 22, 2013

Panel Chair: Zhiyuan Cong
Panelists: Guirong Luo, Chen Chao

For more information about this event, or about the Center for Chinese Art, please call the Center at 973.720.2799 or email ccart@wpunj.edu.


 Ding's Brother Visit CCART

 

 

March 5th - 15th, Mr. Zhipeng Ding, CEO of Shanghai East Xinjing Shipping Technique Co., Ltd., and his brother Mr. Shengzhan Ding, Manager in General of Nantong Weipeng Shipping Project Co., Ltd., visited CCART at William Paterson University. They met with University President Waldron, Vice President Sandman, and Vice President Ferguson to discuss and evaluate the possibility of donating and collaborating with CCART. Both parties were satisfied with the meeting and hope to establish a long- term, stable and consistent partnership.

For more information about this event, or about the Center for Chinese Art, please call the Center at 973.720.2799 or email ccart@wpunj.edu. You also can call 01186 21 62701018 or Check web www.lhs-arts.org.


The World of Chinese Ink Painting
By Yung Liu, Shan Li, Hengyi Aisin-Gioro, Zhiyuan Cong and Diana Hsu Kung

Host by: Sino Literature Award Fund
Sponsor by: Middletown Arts Center
Presented at The Middletown Arts Center

Chinese Ink Painting Demonstration by artists

September 4th - 28th, 2012
Monday - Saturday 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Located at 36 Church St., Middletown, NJ 07748.

Saturday, September 15th, 2012
3:00 - 5:00 PM - Reception

To the Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church St., Middletown, NJ 07748
Take NJ Transit (Bay Head – Penn Station), off at Middletown Station

For more information about this event, or about the Center for Chinese Art, please call the Center at 973.720.2799 or email ccart@wpunj.edu.

 

 

 

 

 


Mingsheng Liu and Yong Liu Distinguished Visiting Artist Series
Professor Weishan Wu, Academy of Chinese Sculpture, a Lecture and Presentation: Soul of Sculptural Art of Weishan Wu

September 10th, 2012, 2:30 - 4:30 PM (Monday)
144C Power Art Center, 25 Power Ave, Wayne, NJ, 07470

Professor Weishan Wu, a distinguished sculptor, was invited to this trip to have his special solo art exhibition at UN, NYC. He is the Dean, Academy of Chinese Sculpture and also a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (FRBS) and the Society of Portrait Sculptors in the UK. Weishan Wu won the Pangolin Award of the British Society of Portrait Sculptors in 2003. He won the Chinese Urban Sculpture Achievement Award, the highest award in urban sculpture in China in 2009, and the China Arts Award, a special honor in Chinese literary and art circles in 2011. The Nanjing Museum of China hosts a permanent gallery, called “The Cultural Celebrity Sculptures of Weishan Wu,” and INJE University of South Korea hosts the “Weishan Wu Sculpture Park.”

For more information about this event, or about the Center for Chinese Art, please call the Center at 973.720.2799 or email ccart@wpunj.edu.

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