Ken Jan Woo Art (Biography)

Ken Jan Woo Art

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KEN JAN WOO Biography

Academic history:

Professional history :
Selected Group shows:
Selected Solo Shows:
Selected Public Collections:

Academic history


2002-2004 MFA, Central Academy of Art  Beijing, China
2002- Artist in Residence, Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford University
2001-2003 MFA, New York Academy of Art.
1999-Angel Studios in Toronto, Canada.
1997 Artist in Residence in AKI institute, Enchede, Holland
1996-1999 Florence Academy of art.    
1998-1999 Angel Studios, Florence, Italy.
1995-1996 Lorenzo De'Medici institute of art. Florence, Italy.
1991-1995 BA University of San Diego

Professional history:


  • 2008-present: Trustee, Vermont Studio Center
    2004-present: professor  Berkeley College , NJ
    2007professor Crotona Center, South Bronx Educational Foundation, NY
    2007-Lecturer, legatus, Union League club, New York
    2007-Lecturer, Pauline Books and Media
    2006 Aug.- Curator, China Now, Pablos Birthday Gallery, New York
    1995-1999  professor, Syracuse University in Florence, Italy
    1995-1999 professor, Art Institute of Florence, Italy
    1997-1999 Assisted  Mario Fallani Florence, Italy

    Selected group shows:

  • 2009 Nov- Hudson County arts 4th Annual exhibition, Brennan Court House , New Jersey
    2008 June- Vermont Studio Center
    2006 Oct- Hudson County arts 3rd Annual exhibition, Brennan Court House , New Jersey
    2006 Aug.-China Now, Pablos Birthday Gallery, New York
    2005 Oct—Philips de Pury & Co. Auction house, New York
    2004 Dec.-Small Works, Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles
    2004 Feb.-Still life still, Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles
    2003 Nov.-Shanghai Art Expo., Shanghai, China
    2003Oct.-Beijing Biennial, Beijing China
    2003 Sept.-Shanghai Autumn Salon, China
    2003 June-National Art Museum of China, Beijing
    2003 May-Take Home a nude. Sotheby's auction house, New York
    2003 April-100 contemporary Chinese artist, Beijing, China
    2002Dec.- Small Works , Sarah Bain gallery, Los Angeles
    2002July-Group show, Ruskin School of Drawing, Oxford, England
    2002 June- Interiors show, Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles
    2002 May-Take Home a Nude. Sotheby's auction house, New York
    2001 May-SanFrancisco Academy of Art.
    2000 June-Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York
    1997 Aug- Florence Academy of Art, Florence Italy
    1997 May.-Aki institute of art, Enschede, Netherlands

  • Selected personal shows:

  • 2004 March, Yang Wan Art Museum, Beijing ,China
    2004 Jan, Grand Blvd. gallery, Beijing, China
    2003 July, Napa Valley Wine Train Gallery, Napa, California.
    2003 June, landscapes, Grand Blvd gallery, Beijing, china
    2002 Sept. Sarah Bain Gallery, Los Angeles
    2002 January, Napa Valley Wine Train Gallery, Napa, California.
    2001 July Napa Valley Wine Train Gallery, Napa, California.
    2001 January Napa Valley Wine Train Gallery, Napa, California.
    2000 June Napa Valley Wine Train Gallery, Napa, California.

  • Selected Private Collections:

    Eileen Guggenheim
    Maria Hearst
    Paul Otellini

Selected Public Collections:

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  • Our Saviours Church, Park Ave., New York
    Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Manhattan, New York
    IBM building, Manhattan, New York
    St. Patricks Cathedral,, Manhattan, New York
    St. Malachy’s  Church, Manhattan ,New York
    Saint Gabriels Church, Charlotte, North Carolina
    Saint Bridget Hospis, Kildare, Ireland
    St.Mary School , Paducah, Kentucky
    Murray Hill Place, New York
    Overlook Center, New Rochelle, New York
    Blessed Sacrament Church, Stowe, VT

Selected Awards:



2008-Dodge Foundation Fellowship.  Vermont Studio Center.
2006- Award from the city of New York for Church of Our Saviour,.
2005-Pride of place award, annual artist and gilder, Sepp Leaf Products
2001-Academy of Art San Francisco, won 3 best of show awards

Selected Publications:

 

NC Register, Oct 2009
Woo, Art of  Ken Jan Woo, Yang Huang Museum of Art Publications. Sept., 2007
Traditional Building, Dec., 2005
New York Times, Oct. 31, 2004
Catholic New York, Nov. 1, 2004
Hudson Reporter, Dec. 17, 2004
Broad Junction, Central Academy of Art Publications, Beijing, China, June, 2004

 

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