Hung Liu

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HUNG LIU

Born in Changchun, China, 1948

EDUCATION

1986   University of California, San Diego, M.F.A. in Visual Arts
1981   Graduate Student (M.F.A. equivalent) Mural Painting, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
1975   Beijing Teachers College, Beijing, China, B.F.A. in Education


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   “American Exodus,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “Drifters,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
    “Hung Liu: Daughter of China, Resident Alien,” Katzen Arts Center at American University Washington, D.C.
    The Long Museum, Shanghai
2015   “Dandelions,” Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles  
    “Migratory Seeds: New Work by Hung Liu,” Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2014-15   “Tom Boy,” Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, California
2014   Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
    “Once Upon a Time,” Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    “Prints and Tapestries,” La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia
    “The Rat Years,” Huntington Museum of Art, West Virginia
    “Tilling the Soil,” Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
    “Walter Gropius Master: Hung Liu,” Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, West Virginia
2013-15   “Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu,” Retrospective, Oakland Museum of California; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri; Palm Springs Art Museum 2013   “Dandelion,” Walter Maiel Gallery, Los Angeles
    “Full Circle,” Paulson Bott Press, Richmond, California
    “Hung Liu: Offerings,” Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California
    “Hung Liu: Portrait of a Chinese Self,” Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    “Mid Autumn Moon,” 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Central, Hong Kong, China
    “Questions from the Sky: New Work by Hung Liu,” San Jose Museum of Art, California
    “Qian Shan: Grandfather’s Mountain,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012-13   “Happy and Gay,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
2012   “Cycle: New Works by Hung Liu,” di Rosa Gatehouse Gallery, Napa, Californi      
    “Mothers and Daughters,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
2011   “Bastard Paintings,” Diehl Gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
    “Concession,” Elizabeth DeBrabant Gallery, Shanghai
    “Dawn Blossoms Plucked at Dusk,” Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles
    “First Spring Thunder,” Alexander Ochs Gallery, Beijing
    “New Work,” Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, Mew Mexico
    “(re)Pressed Memories,” Tamarind Gallery, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    “Resin Paintings,” 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
    “Selected Works,” Stay Zaza Art House & Social Gallery, Dallas, Texas
    “ZZs at ZaZa!,” Turner Carroll Gallery @ Hotel ZaZa, Dallas, Texas
2010   “China Story: Hung Liu,” Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago
    “The Layers,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
    “Drawing from Life and Death,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
    “New Works,” Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
    “Richter Scale,”  Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida
    “Za Zhong,” 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong
2009-10   “Apsaras,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York; traveling to Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Colorado
    “Prodigal Daughters,” 10 Chancery Lane Gallery Annex, Hong Kong
    “Sundown of the Last Dynasty: Tapestries and New Prints by Hung Liu,” Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2009   “Migration/Immigration,” University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California
    “Prints and Paintings,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
    “Remote Portraits,” Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    “Trade Winds: New Work,” Galeria Omar Alonso, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
    Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2008-10   “Prodigal Daughters,” 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong; F-2 Gallery, Beijing, China
2008-09   “Cycles”, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida
2008   “Music of the Great Earth,” New Beijing Gallery, China
    “New Work,” Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    “Now and Then,” Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman
    “Rat Years,” Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles
    “Tai Cang (Great Granary),” Xin Beijing Art Gallery (XBAG), China
2007-08   “Memorial Grounds 1988-2006,” Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia
2007   “Daughters of China, 1938,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
    ”New Work,” Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    “Old Road, West Wind,” iPreciation Gallery, Singapore
    “Za Zhong: Bastard Paintings,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “Za Zhong: Bastard Paintings,” Byron Cohen Gallery and Trillium Press, Kansas City, Missouri
2006-07   “Matriarchs,” Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida
2006   “Full Circle: Revolutions in the Paintings of Hung Liu,” Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
    “New Work,” Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, California
    “Intersections: Shifting Identity in Contemporary Art,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    “Matriarchy: Hung Liu’s New Work,” ArtScene China Warehouse, Shanghai, China
2005-06   “Za Zhong—Bastard Paintings,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2005   A Decade of Paintings,” Guilford College Art Gallery, Hege Library, Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina; Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow “Female Radical Nu Zi Pang,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “An Exhibition of New Work at Trillium Press,” Brisbane, California
    “Female Radical Nu Zi Pang,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, California
    “Polly Portrait of a Pioneer,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
2004-06   “The Vanishing: Re-presenting the Chinese in the American West,” Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Idaho.  Traveling to Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow; Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah; University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie; Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland
2004-05   “Relic: New Paintings,” Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami
2004   Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
    “Lament,” ArtScene China Gallery, Shanghai, China
2003   “Geography of Memory,” Monterey Museum of Art, California
    “New Paintings,” Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
    “New Prints by Hung Liu,” Paulson Press, Berkeley, California
    “Revolutionary Daughter,” Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Towards Peng-Lai (Paradise),” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Works on Paper,” b. sakata garo, Sacramento, California
2002-03   “Complex Puzzles,” Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida
    “Strange Fruit,” Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe; Boise Art Museum, Idaho; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
2002   “Painterly Proofs,” de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, California
    “The Narrative Paintings of Hung Liu,” Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
    University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie
2001   “Between History and Me,” Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe; Boise Art Museum, Idaho
    “Beyond the Frame: Hung Liu,” Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee
    “Hiu Yin (Echoes),” Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    “A Retrospective of Contemporary Paintings by Hung Liu,” Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas
    “Studio Sessions,” Craft and Cultural Arts Department, City of Oakland and State of California Gallery, Oakland, California
2000   Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
    LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    “New Paintings,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Where is Mao? 2000,” The Art Center, Center of Academic Resources, Chulalongkom University, Bangkok, Thailand
1999   The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    Miami University Hiestand Galleries, Oxford, Ohio
    Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
1998   “Chinese Types,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Recent Works,” Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University, Ashland
    “WashingTown Blues,” College of Charleston, South Carolina
1998-99   “A Ten-Year Survey, 1988-1998,” The Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Bowdin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine; University of California, San Diego, La Jolla; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri; Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia; The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, Ohio
1997   Crealde School, Winter Park, Florida
    Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California
    Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, South Carolina
    “Hung Liu’s New Work,” Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
    “Unfolding Memory-Picturing History,” Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
1996   “Feudal Remnants,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California
    “New Work,” Horwitch LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    “You Can’t Go Home Again,” University of Nevada, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
1995-96   “Parameters: Hung Liu,” The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
1995   “Branches,” Joy Pratt Markham Gallery, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    “Can-ton: The Baltimore Series,” The Contemporary at the Canton National Bank, Baltimore, Maryland
    “Focus: Hung Liu,” Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana
    “The Last Dynasty,” Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
    “Tradewind,” Ohlone College, Fremont, California
1994     “Identity Fragments,” Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, Porter College, University of California at Santa Cruz
    “Jiu Jin Shan,” M.H. deYong de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California
    “Paintings and Installation, Fine Arts Gallery, University of California at Irvine
    “Tales of Chinese Women,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    “Year of the Dog,” Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
1993     Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Two Small Bodies,” Churchill County Library, Churchill County Arts Council, Fallon, Nevada
1992     “Sittings,” Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York
1991   “Bad Women,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
1990   “Trauma, 1989,” Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
1989   “Chinese Pieta,” The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles, California
    “Goddess of Love and Liberty”, Nahan Contemporary Gallery, New York
    “Trauma”, Sushi Gallery, San Diego
1988   “Figures,” Brazos Gallery, Richard College, Dallas, Texas
    “Reading Room”, Community Room of Chinese for Affirmative Action, Kuo Building, San Francisco, California
    “Resident Alien,” Capp Street Project, Monadnock Building, San Francisco, California
1988-89   “Where is Mao?” Brown-Lupton Gallery, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas; Southwestern College Art Gallery, Chula Vista, California
1987   “Combinations,” Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas
    “Once there were Ten Suns…,” D-Art Visual Art Center, South Dallas Cultural Center, Texas
1986   “Art and the Tao,” Media Center and Communications Building, University of San Diego, California
    “Canto,” Annex Gallery, University of California San Diego
1985   “Grotto Variations,” Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
    “Up and Tao,” Media Center and Communications Building, University of California, San Diego
1981   “The Music of the Great Earth,” Foreign Students Dining Hall, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016-17   “Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out,” Denver Art Museum, Colorado
2016   “bird in the hand,” Palo Alto Art Center, California
    “More Than Your Selfie,” New Museum Los Gatos, California
    “These American Lives,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
2015-16   “Marks Made: Prints by American Women Artists from the 1960s to the Present,” Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida
    “Tahoe: A Visual History,” Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
2015   Art in Embassies Program, United States Department of State, Ambassador to Canada official residence, Ottawa
    “First Look: Collecting Contemporary at the Asian,” Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
    “The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection,” Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
    “The Other Side: Mexican and Chinese Immigration to America,” Asia Society, Texas Center, Houston
    “(Re)discovering S(h)elves: Selections from the Permanenet Collection,” Christian Petersen Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames
2014-15   “Under Pressure,” Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation,” Wichita Art Museum, Kansas.  Traveling to: Bellevue Art Museum, Washington; Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Missoula Art Museum, Montana; Utah Museum of Art, Salt Lake City, Utah
2014   “Beautiful Disintegrating Obstinate Horror Drawing and Other Recent Acquisitions and Selections from the UNM Art Museum’s Permanent Collection,” University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
    “Building Forward/Looking Back,” de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, California
    “The Female Gaze: Selfhood and Community from the Linda Le Alter Collection of Art by Women,” Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, University of Denver School of Art and Art History, Colorado
    “I’ll Show You Mine: Contemporary Artists Explore Family Portraiture,” Palo Alto Art Center, California
    “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “The Institutionists,” The Drawing Center, New York
    “The Other Side: Mexican and Chinese Immigration to America,” Pacific Asia Museum, University of Southern California, Pasadena
    “Radica Repetition: Albers to Warhol, from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation,” Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington
    “Shark’s Ink: Collaborations,” Pattern Shop Studio, Denver    
2013-14   “To Be a Lady,” Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
    ”Winter Blues,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2013   “Artist in Residence Collection,” Fullerton College Art Gallery, California
    “Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Women Artists,” Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
    “Collaborative Printmaking,” Hong Kong Graphic Art Fiesta 2013, Hong Kong Open Printshop, Hong Kong
    “Color: The Splendor Of,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “Experiments in the Fault Zone,” Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California
    “Hung Liu: Layers,” Diehl Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
    “I, You, We,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
    “Squeak Carnwath, Hung Liu, Katherine Sherwood,” b. sakata garo, Sacramento, California
    “Then Is Now,” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, California
2013-15   “Under Pressure,” Contemporary Prints from the Collection of D. Schnitzler and His Family Foundation, Wichita Art Museum, Kansas. Traveling to: Bellevue Art Museum, Washington; Jordan Schnitzler Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; Missoula Art Museum, Montana; Utah Museum of Art, Salt Lake City
2012-13   “The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World,” Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
    “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012   “Women: By, Of, About,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2011   “Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2010-11   “All That Glitters,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “2010 Collector’s Show,” Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas
2010   “Painting with Paint,” Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    “REAL(ist),” Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
    “Story Painters,” Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, California
2009   Summer Group Exhibition, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2008   “Half-Life of a Dream: Chinese Contemporary Art from the Logan Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
2007   “Contemporary Combustion: Chinese Artists in America,” New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
    “Figure It! The Human Factor in Contemporary Art”, Clay Center, Charleston, West Virginia
    “Flying the Coop,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “High Fiber,” American University Museum at the Katzen, Washington, D.C.
    “Home Sweet Home,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, California
2006   “Circles,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “Intersections: Shifting Identity in Contemporary Art,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
    “Visage,” Project Space, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “Visual Politics: The Art of Engagement,” American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.
    “Who’s Afraid of San Francisco?” Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco
2005   “Eve,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “A Motion Picture,” The M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California
2004   “Collection Highlights,” San Jose Museum of Art, California
    “Summertime,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
    “Tamarind: 40 Years,” Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, California
2003   “Across the Divide,” Gatov and Werby Art Galleries, California State University, Long Beach
    “At Work: the Art of California Labor,” Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, California
    “Family Ties: A Contemporary Perspective,” Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
    “From Stone & Plate: Contemporary Prints from Tamarind Institute,” Phoebe Conley Art Gallery, California State University, Fresno
    “Global Elegies: Art and Ofrendas for the Dead,” Oakland Museum, California
    “Inaugural Anniversary Exhibition,” Oakland Art Gallery, California
    “Manifest Destiny: Contemporary API Activist Artists,” Association of Asian American Studies Conference, Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco
    “The Other Side,” B. Sakata Garo Gallery, Sacramento, California
    “Road Trip,” Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ohai, California
    “Scenery,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
    “Seizing the Myths: Arts of Rebellion,” Resource Center for Activism and Arts, Gaea Foundation, Washington, D.C.
    “Trillium Press:  Prints from ’00, ’01,’02, ‘’03,” Michael Martin Galleries, San Francisco
    “Vertigo,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
2002   “Art/Woman/California: Parallels and Intersections, 1950-2000,” San Jose Museum of Art, California
    “Box Art/Art Box,” Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California
    “Contemporary Printmakers,” J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, Florida
    “First Impressions: The Paulson Press,” San Jose Museum of Art, California
    “Oakland Portraits: Then and Now, 1852-2002,” Oakland Art Gallery, California
    “Printworks 2002,” Key Tower Gallery, Seattle Arts Commission, Washington
    “Summer Show,” Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho
2001   “About Face: Considering Portraits,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Collecting Our Thoughts: The Community Responds to Art in the Permanent Collection,” San Jose Museum of Art, California
    “Digital Printmaking Now,” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
    “The 43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting,” The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
    “New Prints 2001—Summer,” International Print Center, New York
    “Show Time,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Winter Work,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California
2000-01       “Text & Subtext: Contemporary Art and Asian Women,” Earl Lu Gallery, LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore; Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, Republic of China
2000   “The Big Picture,” Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland
    “Critical Masses,” Denver Art Museum, Colorado
    “Expanded Visions: Four Women Artists Print the American West,” Women of the West Museum, Denver, Colorado
    “For Pete’s Sake,” The University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson
    “Heart of the Future Part 2,” Encino Art Gallery, Sacramento, California
    “Millennium Message-Time Capsules,” Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
    “New Work: Painting Today, Recent Acquisitions,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
    “Paper Cuts,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Six Degrees of Inspiration,” Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach; Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia
    “There but for the grace of…Temporary Shelters,” Here Here Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
    “30+ East Bay Painters & Graphic Artists,” The Oakland Museum, California
    “The View from Here,” Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2000-03   “Text and Subtext-Contemporary Art and Asian Women,” Artspace, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Ivan Dougherty Gallery, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Earl Lu Gallery, La Salle-Sia College of the Arts, Singapore; Ostasiatiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan, X-Ray Art Centre, Beijing, China
1999   “California Blend: Tradition and Change,” Millard Sheets Gallery, Los Angeles County Fair, Pomona, California
    “Into the 21st Century: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” San Jose Museum of Art, California
    “Outward Bound—American Art at the Brink of the Twenty-first Century,” Meridian’s White-Meyer Galleries, Washington, D.C.; traveling to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Beijing and Shanghai, China; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Singapore
    “West Looks East,” LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1998   “Bicultural Identities: Three Emigres from Bosnia, China and Vietnam,” Dunedin Fine Art Center, Florida
    “Concerning the Figure,” University Art Gallery, California State University, Hayward
    “East Meets East in the West,” LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Prints from Paulson Press,” Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, California
    “Rights of Spring,” P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York
    “Selections from SoHo,” Fort Lewis College Art Gallery, Durango, Colorado
    “Unthinkable Tenderness: The Art of Human Rights,” San Francisco State University, California
1997-98   “American Stories—Amidst Displacement and Transformation,” Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo; Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba; Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui; Kurashiki City Museum of Art, Kurashiki; Atorion, Akita Prefectural Cultural Hall, Akita, Japan
1997   “American Kaleidoscope: Themes and Perspectives in Recent Art,” National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
    “On the Rim,” TransAmerica Building, San Francisco, California
    “Regionalism/Identity,” Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
    “Traditions/Innovations: Four Northern California Arts,” Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
1996-99   “Objects of Personal Significance,” Exhibits USA and Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, national tour
1996   “Excavating Culture,” Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Vermont
    “Family in Focus: Cultural Diversity and the Family,” The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, New Jersey
    “Gender Beyond Memory: The Works of Contemporary Women Artists,” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan
    “Microsoft ArtWalk 12,” Microsoft Corporate Campus, Redmond, Washington
    “Setting the Stage: A contemporary View of the West,” Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana
1995   “About Faces,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
    “Asia/America: Identities in Contemporary Asian American Art,” Asia Society Galleries, New York; Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, California; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii; List Art Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    “Dis-Oriented: Shifting Identities of Asian Women in America,” Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York; The Henry Street Settlement, New York
    “Garden Variety,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Making Faces: American Portraits,” The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
    “The Public Art of Re-Collection,” San Jose Cultural Affairs, California
    “Reinventing the Emblem,” Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
    “10 x 10,” Berkeley Art Center, California
1995-96   “Setting the Stage: A Contemporary View of the West,” Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
1994   “Asia/America: Identities in Contemporary Asian American Art,” Asia Society Galleries, New York
    “Evolution of the Print, Fourteen Years of Collaboration at Pyramid Atlantic,” Addison Ripley Gallery, Washington, D.C.
    “Identities in Contemporary Asian American Art,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
    “New Voices 1994,” Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
    “Painting: An Asian American Perception,” Marjorie Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
    “Picasso to Christo: the Evolution of a Collection,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
    “Plural America Singular Journey,” The Art Guild, Farmington, Connecticut
    Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
    “Twelve Bay Area Painters: The Eureka Fellowship Winners,” San Jose Museum of Art, California
    “Women’s Spirit,” Bomani Gallery, San Francisco, California
1993-94   “43rd Corcoran Biennial of Contemporary American Painting,” Washington, D.C.
1993   “Backtalk,” Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, California
    “In Transit,” The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
1992   “Counter Weight: Alienation, Assimilation, Resistance,” Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, California
    “Decoding Gender,” School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland
    “Floored Art,” Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
    “In Plural America: Contemporary Journeys, Voices and Identities,” Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
    “In Visible Past,” John Wayne Airport, Costa Mesa, California
    “Multicultural Americana,” Florida Community College at Jacksonville; Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
    “Narratives of Loss: The Displaced Body,” University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    “Picasso to Christo: The Evolution of a Collection,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
    “Redefining Self: 6 Asian Americans,” San Jose State University, California
    “S.E.C.A. Award Exhibition,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
    “Self-Portrait: The Changing Self,” The New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey
    “Social Figuration,” San Diego State University Art Gallery, California
    Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
    “Virgin Territories,” Long Beach Museum of Art, California   “Why Painting—Part 1,” Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, California
    “Voices,” Shea & Bornstein, Santa Monica, California
    “Women’s Art, Women’s Lives, Women’s Issues,” Tweed Gallery, New York
1991   “Counter Colonialismo,” Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego, California
    “Disparate: Seven Workers,” Upaya Gallery, San Francisco, California
    “Diverse Directions”, Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, California
    “Mito y Magia en America: Los Ochenta,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Monterrey, Mexico
    “Selected Bay Area Drawings,” The Drawing Center, New York; Pro Arts, Oakland, California
    “Viewpoints: Eight Installations,” Richmond Art Center, California
1990   “Contemporary Art by Women of Color,” Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Texas
    “Implosion,” San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, California
    “Memory/Reality,” Ceres Gallery, New York
    “Narrative Constructs—Contemporary Trends by Women Artists of Color,” Women and Their Work Gallery, Austin, Texas
    “No Trends,” Nathan Contemporary, New York
    “Official Language,” Walter McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, California
    “Pieta,” A collaborative installation with Diana Cardenas, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas
    “Precarious Links: Emily Jennings, Hung Liu, Celia Munoz,” San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas; Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston, Texas
    “The Vessel,” Dallas, Texas
1988   “Artists for Amnesty,” Dallas Public Library, Texas
    “Fifteen in the Air,” Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
    “Four Corners,” in “Coast to Coast,” Diverseworks, Houston; The Kitchen, New York
1987   “Art in the Metroplex,” Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
    “Texas Sculpture Symposium,” I Am Not A Cubist (Foot in Mouth),” San Antonio, Texas
    “UTA Faculty: New Work”, UTA Center for Research in Contemporary Art, University of Texas at Arlington
1980   “National Fine Arts Colleges Exhibition”, traveling in China”
1978   “Portraiture Exhibition,” Winter Palace Gallery, Beijing, China


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California
AT&T Corporation
Baruch College, William & Anita Newman Library, City University of New York
Boise Art Museum, Idaho
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
City & County of San Francisco, Moscone Convention Center, California
City of San Jose, California
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, California
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Kansas City, Missouri
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California
Mills College, Oakland, California
Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
The Oakland Museum of Art, California
Rutgers Archives, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, New Jersey
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
San Jose Museum of Art, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence
The St. Paul Companies, St. Paul, Minnesota
University of Arizona, Museum of Art, Tucson
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2008   Distinguished Artist in Residence, Jerome M. and Wanda Otey Westheimer Chair, University of Oklahoma, Norman
2000   Outstanding Alumna Award, University of California, San Diego
1999   Joan and Robert Danforth Distinguished Professorship in the Arts Endowed Chair, Mills College, Oakland, California
    National Endowment for the Arts, Painting Fellowship
1998   The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Inc. Painters Sculptors Grant, New York, New York
1996   “Hometown Heroes, Oakland Artists Who Have Made a Difference,” proclaimed by Elihu M. Harris, Mayor of the City of Oakland, California
    San Francisco Women’s Center Humanities Award, California
1995   Art in America, “Art World Awards,” Vol. 83, No. 5, p. 134
    Eureka Fellowship, The Fleishhacher Foundation, San Francisco, California
1993-94   International Association of Art Critics (US Section), Best Exhibition by an Emerging Artist
1992   Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA) Award, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
1991   Faculty Research Grant, Mills College, Oakland, California
1991   National Endowment for the Arts, Painting Fellowship
1990   Contemporary Art by Women of Color Artists’ Award, Guadalupe Cultural Center, San Antonio, Texas
1989   National Endowment for the Arts, Painting Fellowship
1988   Capp Street Project Stipend, San Francisco, California
1986-87   Friends of the International Center, University of California, San Diego
1986   Graduate Student Research Grant, University of California, San Diego
1984-86   Research Assistantship Tuition Scholarship, University of California, San Diego
1984-86   Russell Foundation Grant, University of California, San Diego


PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2006   “Going Away, Coming Home,” Oakland International Airport Terminal 2 Window Project, 10’x160’, Oakland, California
2004   “Hearts in San Francisco,” Civic Center, Exterior Entrance of the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, California
2001-02   “Above the Clouds,” Cerritos Library, commissioned by the City of Cerritos, California
1996   “The Long Wharf,” #1 Embarcadero Center, SkyDeck, 41st floor, San Francisco, California
1995   “Fortune Cookie,” a public art work, San Jose Museum of Art and the City of San Jose Collection, California
1992   “Map No. 33,” Esplanade Ballroom Lobby, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, California
1988   “Reading Room,” a permanent, public, off-site mural installation of the Capp Street Project, at the Community Room of “Chinese for Affirmative Action,” Kuo Building, Chinatown, San Francisco, California
1986   “Up and Tao,” permanent mural installation, interior stairwell, Media Center and Communications Building, University of California, San Diego
1981   “The Music of the Great Earth,” permanent mural, Foreign Students Dining Hall, Center Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China


ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2001-Present   Professor of Art, Mills College, Oakland, California
1995-2001   Associate Professor of Art, Mills College, Oakland, California
1990-95   Assistant Professor of Art, Mills College, Oakland, California
1989-90   Assistant Professor of Art, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
1987   Adjunct Professor, Chinese Art History, University of Texas, Arlington
1981-84   Professor of Art, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China