Education
2012
MFA Painting and Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Thesis: The Benefit of Working from Close Observation

2007
MFA Photography, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, USA
2006
San Francisco Studio School of Drawing, Painting, Photography and Mixed Media, CA, USA
1998
MA Philosophy, National Chung-Cheng University, Chiayi, Taiwan

Thesis: Individual Freedom and Patriotism – From a Hegelian Point of View

Exhibitions
2017
Onfoto Studio Annual Faculty Show, Taipei, Taiwan
2016
Onfoto Studio Annual Faculty Show, Taipei, Taiwan
Young Art Taipei (YAT)– 2016 Taipei Contemporary Art Fair, Taipei, Taiwan
2014
Lilies, Figs and Folly – Contemporary Still Life Paintings & Works on Paper, curated by Bill Scott, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2012
Pushing Paint – A Two-person Exhibition, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, USA
A Drawing Show of Artists in Philadelphia Selected by Alex Kanevsky and Bill Scott, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Works on Paper NYC – An International Juried Exhibition, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, Long Island, NY, USA
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2011
SOHO PHOTO 40th Anniversary Exhibition, SOHO PHOTO Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2010
Glimpses in Time, International Juried Photography Exhibition, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA. Juror: Linda Connor, Associate Professor of Photography, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
24th International Juried Show, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, NJ, USA. Juror: Susan Kismaric, Curator of Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2009
Invitational Photography Exhibition, Center Gallery, Wichita, KS, USA
SOHO Photo National Competition, SOHO Photo Gallery, New York, NY. Juror: Susan Kismaric, Curator of Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Halpert Biennial, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC. Juror: Jeffrey Grove, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA
4th National Photography Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, USA. Juror: Linda Connor, Associate Professor of Photography, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, USA
2008
2nd International Juried Exhibition, Plates to Pixels – A Pacific Northwest Center for Photography Project.
National Juried Photography Exhibition, 1212 Gallery, Richmond, VA, USA. Juror: Carol McCusker, PhD., Curator of Photography, San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA), CA, USA
Juried Photography Invitational Exhibition, The Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ, USA. Jurors: Stephen Perloff, editor of The Photo Review.
Glimpses in Time, International Juried Photography Exhibition, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA. Juror: Stephen Wirtz, owner of Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
National Juried Exhibition, Sylvia White Gallery, Ventura, CA, USA
Soho Photo National Competition, SOHO Photo Gallery, New York, NY, USA. Juror: Charles H. Traub, chairperson of the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Program, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA
2007
Photography in Taiwan: New Perspective, Taiwan Photographic Art Society Web Exhibition
The Photo Review Annual International Photography Competition – Special Web Exhibition, Langhorne, PA, USA
2006
Academy of Art University Spring Show, Graduate School of Photography, San Francisco, CA, USA
2005
Academy of Art University Spring Show, Graduate School of Photography, San Francisco, CA, USA
Awards/Honors
2016
Finalist, 36th Annual Spring Photography ContestPhotographer’s Forum Magazine, Serbin Communications, Inc., CA, USA
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards (IPA) Annual Competition, Non-professional, Still Life Series, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards (IPA) Annual Competition, Non-professional, Landscape Series, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards (IPA) Annual Competition, Non-professional, Fine Art Series, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2012
Finalist, 32nd Annual Spring Photography Contest, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Serbin Communications, Inc., CA, USA
2011
Merit Scholarship, MFA in Painting and Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2010
Merit Scholarship, MFA in Painting and Drawing, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2008
3 Honorable Mentions, International Photography Awards (IPA) Annual Competition, Los Angeles, CA, USA
1st Prize Winner, Soho Photo National Competition, SOHO Photo Gallery, New York, NY, USA. Juror: Charles H. Traub, chairperson of the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Program, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA
2007
Finalist and Special Web Exhibition, The Photo Review Annual International Photography Competition, PA, USA
Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards (IPA) Annual Competition, Non-professional Fine Art Category: Still Life, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2006
2nd Place, Academy of Art University Spring Show, Graduate School of Photography: Fine Art Category, San Francisco, CA, USA
2005
President’s Honor List, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, USA
1st Place, Academy of Art University Spring Show, Graduate School of Photography: Fine Art Category, San Francisco, CA, USA
Director Honorable Mention, Academy of Art University Spring Show, School of Photography: Fine Art Category, San Francisco, CA, USA
Bibliography
2016
Best of Photography 2016, published by Photographer’s Forum, Serbin Communications, Inc., December: 2016, USA
2012
Best of Photography 2012, published by Photographer’s Forum, Serbin Communications, Inc., December: 2012, USA
2010
Exhibition Catalog – International Juried Photography – Glimpses in Time, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA
“Seeing Things in Joyce Gordon Gallery-Thirty-six photographs define the state of the art,” DeWitt Cheng, East Bay Express: July 14, Oakland, CA, USA
2009
Diffusion Photo Magazine, Issue 1, Portland, OR, USA
2008
Exhibition Catalog of International Juried Photography – Glimpses in Time, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA
2006
Student Work Promotion Ad – Academy of Art University, American PHOTO, Jan-Feb Issue, USA
Lectures/Workshop
2017–present Portfolio Development Lecture Series, Onfoto Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2017 May Visual Arts Workshop, Shiuh-Li Cultural And Educational Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan
2016 Dec. Art and The Language of Feeling Lecture Series, Shiuh-Li Cultural And Educational Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan
2015–present The Language of Photography Lecture Series, Onfoto Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2012 Dec. “The Visual Language of Photography” – Visiting Artist Lecture, Tamkang Visual Art Workshop, Department of Mass Communication, Taipei, Taiwan
Publications
2005
Concept and Critical Process, Online Course Module 9-15, Lon Clark, Graduate School of Photography, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, USA
The Savage God: A Study of Suicide by Al Alvarez, Chinese Edition Co-translator, PsyGarden Publishing Co., Taiwan
Collection
National Information Infrastructure Enterprise Association, Taipei, Taiwan