Visiting Artists

Visiting artists will be invited to participate in exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations, and workshops. Such programs highlighting Chinese art and culture may lead to reciprocal agreement with other universities and venues that promote not only individual artists but future intellectual and artistic exchanges as well.


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Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University Distinguished Visiting Artist Series: Xiaofu Yu, a Master Painter from Shanghai, China

 
Xiaofu Yu: Dean of Fine Arts College of Shanghai Normal University, As a well as the vice president of Shanghai Oil Painting & Sculpture Institute. 


Mingsheng Liu and Yong Liu Distinguished Visiting Artist Series: Huangsheng Wang, a famous Contemporary Chinese Artist visits William Paterson University

 
Huangsheng Wang: Director of Art Museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing China and Deputy Director of the Art Museum Committee of China. In 2004 he obtained the “Knight medal of Art and Literature” awarded by the French government. In 2006 he obtained the “Knight medal” awarded by the President of Italy. etc


Visiting Artists at William Paterson University in 2012

Mingsheng Liu and Yong Liu Distinguished Visiting Artist Series: From the Printmaking College of China National Art Institute.

 
Guang Jun: a 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.


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

 
Weishan Wu: a distinguished sculptor, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors (FRBS) and the Society of Portrait Sculptors in the UK. He 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.


Mingsheng Liu and Yong Liu Distinguished Visiting Artist Series: Demonstration and Lecture of Chinese Modern Lacquer Painting.


 
Shinguang Qiao: The Professor of Tsinghua University is a renowned Chinese artist and one of the pioneers in Chinese modern lacquer painting. He is also an active board member of the Chinese National Artist Association and serves as the President of the Lacquer Painting Committee at the Beijing Arts And Crafts Institute.



Mingsheng Liu and Yong Liu Distinguished Visiting Artist Series: Demonstration of Mono-silkscreen.


 
Dawn Chen-Ping:  former provost and currently the professor and director of the printmaking department at Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan, China. Professor Dawn Chen-ping is also an internationally known contemporary artist.



Visiting Artists at William Paterson from 2011

Visiting Artists from China Central Academy of Fine Arts

October 21-30, 2011

Symposium: The Importance of Drawing in Foundation and Contemporary Art, Printmaking Workshop and Life Drawing Demonstration.


 
Sun, Jingbo: Profesor and Vice President of Academic Board of China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Chair of the Mural Painting Department, has had his work shown in many national art museums across the globe, and is a very renowned painter in China.


 
Zhou Zhiyu: Professor and Chair of Department of Foundation of the College of Design at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, a very renowned Printmaker, Poet, and Artist throughout China, and his work is collected and shown in many museums across the globe.


 
Wang Yuping: Associate Professor, Painting Department and graduate from the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, has had much work in group and solo exhibitions internationally and nationally, and is published in "Wang Yuping Work Collection."


 Wang Chunchen
Wang Chunchen:  Associacte Professor and Curator of Central Academy of Fine Arts' Art Museum, where he earned his PHD in Art History, has published more than 300 articles, and in 2009 won the "China Modern Art Prize."


2011 Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Rabbit
Spring 2011


 
Liu Yong:  A famous Chinese artist, he is Director, Chief Editor, and Fine Arts Editor for a prominent magazine in Beijing.


Chinese Painting and Seal Carving Workshop and Exhibition
Fall 2010


 
Kang Rong:  Director of the Chinese Art Institute of Nantong, China, Director of the Nantong Geyi Art Museum, is a first-class national birds and flower painter in China.


 
Hou Dejian: Chairman of the Nantong Association of Fine Artists, is a first-class national figurative artist in China.


 
Dong Chenwei:  Research Fellow at the Chinese Art Institute of Nantong, Vice Chairman of the Wang Geyi Art Research Society, is well known for his vivid paintings of birds and flowers in east China.


 
Zhu Jianzhong:  Research Fellow at the Chinese Art Institute of Nantong, Vice Chairman of the Nantong Association of Fine Artists, is a first-class national landscape artist in China.


 

Visiting Artists at William Paterson University in 2010

International Student Exchange Program
Fall, 2010 

As 2010 Taiwan Merit Fellowship receivers from Taipei National University of Arts, Ms. Tzou, Shin-Huei; Mr. Guo, Wen-Cheng; Ms. Zhong, Pei Wen and Ms. Lee, Hsuan-pei, will be invited to William Paterson University for a graduate student exchange program from September 14 through October 28, 2010. They will take printmaking courses, give printmaking demonstrations, exhibit their works and visit art museums during their visit.


 
Tzou Shin-Huei 


 
Guo Wen-Cheng 


 
Zhong Pei Wen 


 
Lee Hsuan-Pei


 

The Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University Anniversary Celebration
Demonstration and Lecture

Fall 2010


 

 
Lu Liping: One of the top ten Chinese film actresses, she has earned the Gold Rooster, Beihua, Gold Eagle, and Best Actress awards in China. 


 
Sun Haiyan:  One of the top ten Chinese film actors, he has won the Plum award and the Czech Repulic International Film award. 


Symposium: The Unity and Opposition to Tradition in Today’s Chinese Art
Spring 2010


 
Chen Lusheng:  Assistant Director of the National Art Museum of China, Vice Chairman of the Beijing Artists Association, is an art critic, scholar, and painter.


 
Fang Chuxiong:  Professor and Associate Dean of the School of Chinese Painting at Guangdong Art Institute, is a renowned artist of Flower-and-Bird Painting.


 
Lin Shuran:  Director of the Lingnan Painting Art Museum, Guangzhou, is a renowned artist of Flower-and-Bird Painting.


 
Wang Huansheng:  Professor and Director of the Art Museum of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, is an artist of Chinese ink and wash painting, scholar, and planner of art exhibitions.