Previous Events and Programs from Fall 2014 to Spring 2015
Shanghai William Chinese Art Foundation Distinguished Visiting Artist SeriesZhiping Lu, A Master Printmaker from Shanghai, China
The Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University in collaboration with the University Gallery, and Shanghai Liu Haisu Art Museum invites Mr. Zhiping Lu for an Artists Residency Program, an International Printmaking Exhibition, Art Demonstration, and Lectures from January 18-26, 2015. Zhiping Lu, a Researcher of Printmaking College of China National Art Institute is the First-Class of the National Artist and President of Shanghai Printmaking Association. His work has been exhibited in 6th -10th China National Art Exhibition, Tokyo Fine Art College, Japan, University of South Carolina, US, and China etc.
Zhiping Lu: Aesthetics of PrintmakingExhibition Date: January 20 - March 27, 2015William Paterson University South Gallery
Exhibition Opening ReceptionTuesday, January 20, 2015, 12:30pm - 2:00pmBen Shahn Center LobbyWilliam Paterson University300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
Demonstration & Presentation:Zhiping Lu and His PrintmakingTuesday, January 20, 2015, 2:30pm - 4:30pmP143 Power Art CenterWilliam Paterson University25 Power Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470
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Sculpture Demonstration: Life DrawingThursday, November 6, 2014, 2:30pm-04:30pm
Location: P145 Power Art Center 25 Power Ave, Wayne, NJ, 07470
Professor Wang Xinggang was invited as a visiting artist by CCART from November 6 to December 12, 2014. Since 1995, his work has been selected and received awards in both China and overseas, published in Chinese and American art catalogs and newspapers, and collected by many galleries, universities, cultural institutions and private collections. He is a member of both the Chinese Sculptors Association and Shaanxi Artists Association.
November 4-12, 2014
For promotion the cultural and art exchanges between China and America, the Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University cooperates with China International Culture Association to create and develop the distinguished visiting artists program base on America.
Gongkai Pan, a master of Chinese painting, Vice President of The National Artists Association of China, former president of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, and former president of the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou. Son of the renowned painter Pan Tianshou.
Lusheng Chen, Deputy Director of the National Museum of China, Vice Chairman of the Beijing Artists Association, is a famous art critic, scholar and a painter in China. He considers himself a "contemporary literati painter".
Laurel Reuter, the founding director and chief curator of the North Dakota Museum of Art, has curated countless exhibitions. She was invited to be a Jury for Smithsonian Institute /Washington DC (2010) and received a grant from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in NYC (2011).
Qinghe Liu, a Researcher of China National Art Institute and Professor and Associate Dean of Chinese Painting College, the Central Academy of Fine Arts of China is the First-Class of the National Artist in Contemporary Ink Painting Artist in China.
Crossing the Pacific: Conversations With the Master Gongkai Pan Chinese Painting Demonstration and Discussion November 6, Thursday, 4:00pm-05:30pm Location: P144 Power Art Center, William Paterson University
Collision and Confluence: An Exhibition of Chinese-American Art Faculty Panel Discussion November 7, Friday, 2:00pm -3:00pm Lusheng Cheng, Laurel Reuter, Qinghe Liu Location: Asian Cultural Center New York Manhattan Gallery, 15 E 40th Street 12/FL New York, N.Y 10016
Collision and Confluence: Chinese-American Art Faculty Symposium Contemporary Art in a Cross-Cultural Context between the East and the West Symposium Presentations: November 8, Saturday, 2:00pm -4:30pm Pan Gongkai: Practice in border-crossing exploration Lusheng Cheng: My view on Contemporary Chinese Art Laurel Reuter: Echoes from the Past Location: Hobart Hall Martini Conference Room, William Paterson University
Crossing the Pacific: Conversations With the Master Qinghe Liu and Lusherng Chen November 10, Monday 2:30-4:30pm Location: P144 Power Art Center, William Paterson University
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Organized by Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University; Asian Cultural Center; Chinese-American Art Faculty Association; China International Cultural Association
This is A Comparative Dialogue of American and Chinese Visual Arts during November 6 to 8, 2014. The exhibition and the symposium will include panel discussions, academic research exchanges, demonstrations, slide presentations, and other special activities. The presenters are primarily US-based Art professors of Chinese origin, who have considerable teaching and art creative experiences in both China and the United States. Their art works and symposium topics will reflect their cross culture life experiences, creative vision and confluence of culture and artistic solutions.
Message from President Waldron
"The Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University is honored to be part of this collaborative exhibition with the Asian Cultural Center, the Chinese-American Art Faculty Association and the China International Culture Association, Collision and Confluence: An Exhibition of Chinese-American Faculty.
For centuries, societies have looked to artists and scholars to be enlightened and entertained, challenged and questioned, taught and revealed. Artists who follow the path to the teaching profession have the unique opportunity to educate their students in a most personal way, through artworks created from their own hands. Our faculty inspire students to fully actualize their creative minds, to produce works that will engage and fascinate future generations of art enthusiasts.
The beauty of art needs few words and transcends cultural and political boundaries. We celebrate the artists represented in this exhibition and the unique perspectives they bring to our world. We hope this exhibition will be just one of many more collaborations with the Asian Cultural Center, the Chinese-American Art Faculty Association and the China International Culture Association."
Kathleen Waldron, President William Paterson University
I. Demonstration and PresentationWednesday, November 5, 2014 Chinese ink Painting Demonstration: 2:30-4:30pm William Paterson University Power Art Center 144 Visiting Professor: Josh Z. Yu, Professor and Director of Special Projects, Savannah College of Art and Design
Thursday, November 6, 2014 Painting, Drawing Demonstration: 10:00pm-12:00pm William Paterson University Ben Shahn for Visual Arts B216 Visiting Professor: Yifei Gan, Professor Hoverd Committee College
Graphic Design: 2:00pm-04:30pm William Paterson University Ben Shahn for Visual Arts B201 Visiting Professor: Fang Chen, Professor of Graphic Design at the Pennsylvania State University
Ceremic Sculpture: 2:30pm-04:30pm William Paterson University Power Art Center 145 Visiting Professor: Xingang Wang, Professor of the Art Institute of Capital Normal University
Computer Animation: 2:30pm-04:30pm William Paterson University Ben Shahn for Visual Arts B204 Visiting Professor: Ying Tan, Professor of Art at University of Oregon Course Professor: Steven Rittler
II. Exhibition Collision and Confluence: An Exhibition of Chinese-American Art Faculty Asian Cultural Center Manhattan Art Gallery, New York November 7th – 16th, 2014? Asian Cultural Center, Manhattan Art Gallery, 15 E 40th Street, New York
Exhibition Judges: Lusheng Chen, Deputy Director at the National Museum of ChinaLaurel Reuters, Founding Director and Chief Curator of the North Dakota Museum of ArtZezong Mao, Curator at the Asian Cultural Center New York, Manhattan Art Gallery
Friday, November 7, 2014 Collision and Confluence: An Exhibition of Chinese-American Art Faculty Opening Reception November 7, 2014, 1:00pm-5:00pm Asian Cultural Center Art Gallery, 12Fl, 15 E 40th Street, New York
Panel Discussion 1:30-2:30pm Moderator: Daryl Joseph Moore, Dean of the College of the Arts and Communication, WPUNJ Panelists: Lusheng Chen, Deputy Director at the National Museum of China Laurel Reuters, Director of the North Dakota Museum of Art Qinghe Liu,Professor and Associate Dean of the College of Chinese Painting, the Central Academy of Fine Arts, China Zhiming Guan, Professor of Art, Minnesota State University, Director of Exhibition Committee, Chinese American Art Faculty Association Zhijian Qian, Professor of Art History, City University of New York
Exhibition Opening Ceremony 2:30-3:00pmMC: Ms. Yannan Geng, Director of the Asian Cultural Center Speaker: Mr. Chen Lei, Deputy Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in New York Dr. Kathleen Waldron, President of William Paterson University Gongkai Pan, Professor and Former President of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China Lusheng Chen, Deputy Director at the National Museum of China Madame Margaret Lam and Mr. David Yen, Honorary Directors of CCART Zhiyuan Cong, Professor of WPUNJ, Chair of the Chinese–American Art Faculty Association
III. Symposium Saturday, November 8, 2014 Contemporary Art in a Cross-Cultural Context between the East and the West 9:00am-11:30 Group Meetings Fine arts group I, Location: Power Art Building #143 Moderator; Peter Xiao Fine arts group II, Location: Power Art Building, Dean Conference Room #113 Moderator - Yida Wang Digital and computer design group, Location: Ben Shahn Visual Art Center #100 Moderator Jing Zhou Art history group, Location: Ben Shahn Visual Art Center #129 Moderator- Zhijian Qian, Professor of City University of New York
2:00pm - 4:30pm Symposium: Contemporary Art in a Cross-Cultural Context between the East and the West Hobart Hall Martini Conference Room, William Paterson University
Moderator: Dean Daryl Joseph Moore, WPUNJ Introduction: Professor Liang Duan, Concordia University Speakers: Gongkai Pan, Professor and Former president of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China Lusheng Chen, Deputy Director at the National Museum of China Laurel Reuters, Director and Chief Curator of the North Dakota Museum of Art Chengfeng Gu, Professor of Nanjing Arts Institute, China Peter Xiao, Professor of University of Augustana College Fine arts group I representative Xia Gao, Michigan State University Fine arts group II representative Jing Zhou, Professor of Monmouth University Digital and computer design representative Zhijian Qian, Professor of City University of New York Art history representative
IV. Exhibition Catalog Collision and Confluence: An Exhibition of Chinese-American Art Faculty
This catalogue is published in conjunction with Collision and Confluence: Chinese-American Art Faculty Exhibition and Symposium organized by the Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University, Asian Cultural Center, Chinese-American Art Faculty Association and China International Cultural Association
Curator and Editor in Chief: Zhiyuan Cong Exhibition Curator: Zhimin Guan Executive Chief Editors:Jiawei Gong, Lian Duan
Editorial Board: Chung-Fan Chang, Zhiyuan Cong, Lian Duan, Zhimin Guan, Jiawei Gong, David Li, Ying Tan, Yida Wang, Lawrence T. Yun
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Jianrong Tang, Vice President of the Guizhou Mingzu University, with Professor Jianshan Wang, Dean of the Art College and Professor Li Zeng, Director of the Office of International Exchange and Cooperation visited William Paterson University from October 26 to 28, 2014. They met Provost Warren Sandmann, Dean Daryl Joseph Moore, Chair Lauren Razzore, Graduate Program Director Thomas Uhlein, and Professor Zhiyuan Cong, the Director of the Center for Chinese Art for discussing about the possibility of faculty, graduate, undergraduates exchanges programs and other related matters between two Universities.
Guizhou Minzu University was founded in 1951 under the jurisdiction of the People’s Government of Guizhou Province. As one of the first minorities-oriented universities in China, it is a key provincial higher education institute sponsored jointly by the People’s Government of Guizhou Province and the State Commission for Nationalities.
Demonstration and presentation:
Guizhou Printmaking and Reduction Woodcut Printmaking by Professor Jianshan Wang
Monday, October 27, 20142:00pm – 4:30pm
Location: 143 Power Art Center, William Paterson University, 25 Power Avenue, Wayne, NJ 07470.
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September 6th - September 17th, 2014Location: Riverside Gallery One Riverside Square, Suite 201 Hackensack, NJ 07601 Mon-Fri: 10am-9:30pm, Sat: 10am-9pm
September 19th, October 4th, 2014Location: Consulate General of the P. R. China in New York 5th floor(Special invitation from the Consulate)
Organized by the Center for Chinese Art at William Paterson University, Shanghai Liu Haisu Art Museum of China and Riverside Gallery in New Jersey, this exhibition includes forty watercolors paintings by China's most famous watercolor painters, in the collection of the Liu Haisu Art Museum in Shanghai. The visual language of the collection is diverse, with themes encompassing landscape, as well as figurative and still life. The artistic expression of the exhibition utilizes realism, abstraction, as well as traditional and contemporary modalities with a fresh, colorful and elegant style executed passionately by each artist. Bringing the collection to the New York/New Jersey Metropolitan area promotes the international exchange of arts between China and the United States, and highlights the beauty of watercolor, the first western form of painting (media) used in China.
September 6, 20143:00pm-3:30pm CCART 5 Year Celebration3:40pm-4:40pm Panel DiscussionModerator: Daryl Moore, Dean, College of Arts and Commutation, WPUNJ Panelists: Mark J. S. Lim, Professor of Pratt Institute New York Charles Magistro, Professor of William Paterson University Xin Wang, Deputy Director of Academic Department Liu Haisu MuseumHyun Jung Kim, Professor of Montclair University Yoon Kyung Youl, Artist in New Jersey Zhiyuan Cong, the Exhibition Curator and Professor of William Paterson University 4:30pm-6:00pm Exhibition Opening Reception Location: One Riverside Square, Suite 201, Hackensack, NJ 07601
September 8, 2014, 2:30pm-4:30 pm Watercolor Painting Presentation and Demonstration Professor Zhiyuan Cong and Zhongming Yang, Director of Exhibitions, Shanghai Liu Haisu Art MuseumLocation: 143 William Paterson University Power Art Center, Wayne, NJ 07470
September 19, 2014, 3:00pm -5:00pm Exhibition Opening Reception Location: Consulate General of the P. R. China in New York 5th floor(Special invitation from the Consulate)
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