Jiachen Liu

Education

2018 MFA School of Art Institute of Chicago, Fiber and Material Studies

2016 Post-bacc Maryland Institute College of Art, Studio Art

2015 BFA Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Painting

Scholarship and Awards

2018

Outstanding Students Award
(for accomplishments in the field of textile surface design)Awarded by Surface Design Association
2016

Maryland Institute College of Art Merit Scholarship

Awarded by MICA, Baltimore, MD

2015

BFA Merit Scholarship

Awarded at graduation by HIFA with a national exhibition, Wuhan, China

2013

Scholarship

Awarded by HIFA, Wuhan, China

Selected Exhibition

2018

2018 Visual Arts Exhibition, Luminarts Cultural Foundation

Chicago Monument quilt, SAIC Neiman Center, Chicago

SAIC MFA thesis show, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago

Textile as technology, HAVN Gallery, Ontario, Canada (catalog)

Between the Seams, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2017

Online Exhibition, Filed Projects Gallery, New York

2016

Moving Image Screening, MICA Lazarus center, Baltimore, MD

Spring Show, Grad thesis MICA, Space Camp Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2015

Fall show, MICA grad open studio, Lazarus Center, Baltimore, MD

QianLiZhiXing exhibition, nationally selected BFA thesis from all Chinese art institutes, Sichuan Art Institute of Fine Art, Chongqing, China

Burning exhibition for HIFA, Oil Painting department thesis show,
Wuhan, China

2014

368 Salon Exhibition for Young Artists, DaChuWenHua, Wuhan, China Selected

Publication/interview

2018

Exit Seminar, Experimental writing, SAIC sculpture seminar collaboration, Chicago

Rowan Lynch, Textile as technology, Exhibition review & studio interview, Ontario

ZaoFang (Studio visiting program), Interview with Gallery NoOne, Chicago

Artist talk

2017

Rough Translation, SAIC grad talk, Chicago

EUPHEMISM, SAIC grad talk, Chicago

Image & Materials, Artist talk, Samantha Bittman’s weaving workshop, Chicago

Fellowship and members

2018

Surface Design Association, Chicago
Luminarts cultural foundation, 2018 visual art fellowship