CV

Cheng-Yung Kuo   ???                                                

Born in Taiwan, lives and works in Chicago                                                                            Download PDF of CV

Education

Master of Fine Arts       2009          The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
                                                  
Bachelor of Fine Arts    2007          The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. IL
                                                 
Associate of Fine Arts   2005          South Suburban College, South Holland, IL,
                                                 
Study Abroad              2004          University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
                                                  Demystifying Chinese Culture and Society

Exhibition History

Solo Exhibition 

2009    unsuspected revelations, Pacific Cultural Foundation Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

           Reflection? Reflection, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall - Tswei-heng Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2007    Reflections on Reality..., Photo-Four Gallery, South Holland, Illinois

Group Exhibition

2011    Video Installation, Experience is Never Unattached, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, Illinois (Collaboration with Ei Jane Janet Lin)

            Photographs, SEXY, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, Illinois, (Collaboration with Ei Jane Janet Lin)

            Video Installation, ALL THE BEST, Text Off the Page, Sullivan Galleries, (Collaboration with Annette Elliot and Nazafarin Lotfi)

2010    Photographs, Installation, The Immediate Mark, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

            Video Installation, 33 Chicago, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Photographs, YES Taiwan-Young Emerging Stars, AKI Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

            Ceramics, Photograph, Layers and Latitudes, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Installation, Photographs, The Alumni Show, Lee E. Dulgar Galler, South Holland, Illinois 

            Photographs, Exploring the Surface, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois    

2009    Installation, InterACTION, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois,

            Photograph, Arttogether . rebuild our homes, Impressions Art Gallery – Impressions Contemporary, Taipei, Taiwan

            Photograph, Insight: A Survey of 33 Collective Gallery Artists, Christopher Art Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois          

            Photograph, Crossing, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


            Photograph,
5th Annual National Self-Portrait Exhibition, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Photograph/Ceramics Installation, MFA Thesis Exhibition-The School of
                               the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, Illinois

           Photograph, Nippon Steel U.S.A./ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presidential Awards
                                Competition (Nippon 16), Nippon U.S.A., Inc., Chicago Illinois (Catalog)

            Photograph,
Encounter with Distance, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, Illinois

            Photograph, Ceramics, Installation
, Bling, Crown Center Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Photograph/Installation
, Collective Resonance, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, Illinois (Catalog)

            Photograph
, Bridge Art Fair 2009, New York City, New York
     
2008     Photograph, Collective Substance, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Ceramics/Photography Installation
, 2008 The Ceramics Forum, Calder Art Center, Allendale, Michigan (Catalog)

            Photograph
, Lollapalooza's Outdoor Art Gallery Who Art Thou?, Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois

            Photographs
, Hello Bye Bye, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Ceramics/Photography Installation
, LUCKY 13, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, Illinois

            Photograph, Continuum, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Photograph, Off-Campus Exhibition, The office of U.S. Senator at Capitol Hill for Illinois, Barack Obama, Washington, D.C.

            Photographs
, Creativity in the Workplace, Slayton Search Partners, Chicago, Illinois

2007    Photograph, Art School Confidential, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
                        
           Video Screening, Generation A and Interview, Hometown Hero-12th Asian American
                                 Showcase, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, Illinois

           Ceramics Installation and Photograph, 2007 The Ceramics Forum, Calder Art Center, Allendale, Michigan (Catalog)

           Photograph, The 10th Annual Chicago Art Open, Iron Studios, Chicago, Illinois

           Photograph, Nippon Steel U.S.A./ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presidential Awards Competition
                                (Nippon 14) SHOW 2- May 4-November 27, Nippon U.S.A., Inc., Chicago Illinois (Catalog)
                                
           Ceramics Installation and Photographs, MADE IN TAIWAN, EXP Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

           Ceramics Installation and Photographs, Global-Light, Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition-
                                  The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois

           Photographs, College Art Invitational, Beverly Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

           Photographs, Around the Coyote 2007 Winter Arts Festival (Feb. 8-11), Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (Catalog)

           Photographs and Ceramics, Second Year Anniversary Exhibition, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
                                  
           Photograph, Nippon Steel U.S.A./ The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presidential Awards Competition
                                (Nippon 14) SHOW 1- Dec. 28-April 19, Nippon U.S.A., Inc., Chicago Illinois (Catalog)
                               
2006    Photographs and Ceramic works, Contemporary Accumulation, EXP Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
                   
           Photographs, Breaking Boundaries: 100 Images from U.S. Colleges and Universities,     
                                 2006 6th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

           Photographs and Ceramics, WhoToo Art Show, Culture Center of Taipei  
                                 Economic And Cultural Office in Chicago, Chicago,Illinois

           Photographs, Elements, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

           Photographs, A New Direction The Art of Reflection Photography, EXP Gallery, Illinois
                                (Two-Person Exhibition)

           Sculpture, 2nd ANNUAL NATIONAL SELF-PORTRAIT EXHIBITION, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
                             
           Photographs, Four, Photo-Four Gallery of South Suburban College, South Holland, Illinois 
                              
           Photographs, Inagural Group Exhibition, EXP Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

           Photographs, Kuo+Harrigan+Moore - Contemporary Photograph, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
                      
           Photographs, 6th Annual Juried Photography Exhibit, Gretchen Charlton Gallery, Kankakee, Illinois
                       
2005    Photographs, Photographic Visions, Village Artist, Flossmoor, Illinois

            Ceramic, Gallery 2005, Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery, Robbins, Illinois

            Photographs, Regional Juried Exhibition 2005, Lubeznik Center for The Arts, Michigan City, Indiana
                       
2004    Computer Image, 4th Annual Juried College Student Art Exhibit, Gretchen Charlton Gallery, Kankakee, Illinois
                        
2002    Photographs, Chinese Fine Art Society Photo Contest and Exhibit 2002, Westmont, Illinois
                        

Honors and Awards


2009    Student Leadership Award, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

            Scholarship
, Photograph, Nippon Steel U.S.A./ The School of the Art
                                 Institute of Chicago Presidential Awards Competition

2008    Honorable Mentions, Photograph, Chicago Skyway Photo Contest, Chicago, IL

2007    Merit/Steketee Scholarship, Ox-Bow, school of art and artists’ residency, Saugatuck, MI

           Presidential Purchase Award, Scholarship, Photograph, Nippon Steel U.S.A./
                            The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presidential Awards Competition

           Enrichment Scholarship and Grant for Master of Fine Arts Program,
                            The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2007-2009

           Finalist, Photograph, The 2007 Illinois Board of Higher Education Annual Collegiate
                            Artists’ Competition, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL (Catalog)

2006    Scholarship, Photograph, Nippon Steel U.S.A./ The School of the Art
                             Institute of Chicago Presidential Awards Competition

           Finalist, Photograph, The 2006 Illinois Board of Higher Education Annual Collegiate
                             Artists’ Competition, Robert Morris College, Chicago, IL (Catalog)
         
           2006 Phi Theta Kappa All-State Academic Teams Member (Illinois)
         
           Enrichment Scholarship and Grant for Bachelor of Fine Arts Program,
                            The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2006-2007
  
           2006 Phi Theta Kappa All-USA Academic Teams Nominee

2005    National Dean’s List and Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Member   
         
           Dean List and Honors Program member, South Suburban College, South Holland, IL, 2004-2005
                           
           Finalist, Photograph, The 2005 Illinois Board of Higher Education Annual Collegiate
                           Artists’ Competition, Southwestern Illinois College, IL
   
2004   3rd Place, Computer image, Gretchen Charlton Gallery 4th Annual
                             Juried College Student Art Exhibit, Kankakee, IL

          Study Abroad Scholarship, South Suburban College Foundation
                            China Scholarship, South Holland, IL

          Ceramics Winner, The 2004 Illinois Board of Higher Education Annual Collegiate Awards Competition
                            Artists’ Competition, Illinois State University, Ceramic work  collected by Kenneth R. Neher.                            

2003    Finalist, Photography, Photographer’s Forum magazine’s 23rd Annual College Photography

                             Contest, Published in Best of College Photography Annual 2003

2002    2nd Place and Honorable Mention, Photograph, Chinese Fine Art Society Photo
                            Contest and Exhibit 2002, Westmont, IL

1997    1st Place, Photograph, Graduated Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan


Publications


• Best of College Photography Annual 2003, by Photographer’s Forum magazine’s 23rd Annual College Photography Contest

Press

• Interview, WHPK’s The Art Museum of Chicago with Nathaniel McLin, 2009

Curatorial Projects

2011        SEXIER, Zhou B. Art Center. Chicago, Illinois

               Displacement, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 

2010        Outside Life Inside Taiwan, SAIC Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois 

2009        Crossing, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2008        Hello Bye Bye, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2007        Made in Taiwan, EXP Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

GALLERY AFFILIATIONS


33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

Collections

Harris Bank, Chicago, Illionis
Nippon Steel U.S.A, Chicago, Illinois
Private collections in Taiwan, China, Ireland, and United States.





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