Colette Fu         • •


Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, ...
Colette Fu        • •

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, “Making it Big,” Omaha, NE...
Colette Fu        • •

Sacatar Foundation 2007
Robert M. MacNamara Foundation 2006
Colette Fu         • •

Production/Research Assistant to producer and writer with dev...
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  1. 1. Colette Fu • • EDUCATION Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, 2003 Master of Fine Arts, Fine Art Photography Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1999 Bachelor of Arts, Photography University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1992 Bachelor of Arts, French Language and Literature EXHIBITIONS 2010 Center for Book Arts, I will cut thrU: Pochoirs, Carvings, and Other Cuttings, NYC University of the Arts, “Between the Covers,” Philadelphia, PA The Gallery at City Hall Inaugural Exhibit, "On the Rise," Philadelphia, PA City Hall, "Currency,” Philadelphia, PA Da Gallery “Open Kitchen,” NYC The Icebox, “Medium Resistance,” Philadelphia, PA Mainline Art Center, “In Depth: Printmaking and Photography”, Philadelphia Taubman Museum, “We are Tiger-Dragon People,” Roanoke, VA (solo) 2009 Asian Arts Initiative, “We are Tiger-Dragon People,” Philadelphia, PA (solo) City Hall, "In Your Dreams,” Philadelphia, PA 2008 Sovereign Asian Art Prize, 30 Finalists Exhibition, Landmark Atrium, Hong Kong 2007 Atlantic Art Center, “Now Ap-piering,” Best in Show, Philadelphia Sculpture Society Fleisher Art Memorial, Challenge Award Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA 2006 Metro Art, Los Angeles Transportation Systems, Photographic Lightboxes Public Art Project (solo) Hudson D. Walker Gallery, “Haunted Philadelphia,” Provincetown, MA (solo) Provincetown Art Museum, Visual Fellows Group Show, Provincetown, MA 2005 Highwire Gallery/Philadelphia City Hall, “A Case for Art” Philadelphia Sculpture Society
  2. 2. Colette Fu • • Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, “Making it Big,” Omaha, NE 2004 University of Virginia Art Gallery, “Photo Binge,” Charlottesville, VA (solo) Woman Made Gallery, 8th International Open, Chicago Beecher Center for Art and Technology, Butler institute of Art, Youngstown, Ohio Skylight Gallery, En Foco “New Works" Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, “Painting with Pixels,” Piscataway, NJ Museum of Computer Art at Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, NYC 2003 Artisan Works, RIT Thesis Show, Rochester, NY (solo) TIXE Gallery, NYC Rochester Institute of Technology Honors Show, Rochester, NY AWARDS Independence Foundation Artist Fellowship 2010 New Courtland Community Artist Fellowship 2010 Smack Mellon Hot Picks 2010 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Project Stream Fund 2009 Sovereign Foundation Asian Art Prize, Finalist 2008 Fulbright Scholarship to China 2008 Virginia Commission for the Arts, Artist Fellowship 2007 Beyond the Great Wall, Most Intriguing People (photo) Prize, Rose Group 2005 Santa Fe Prize for Photography Nominee 2005 Women in Photography, Honorable Mention 2004 Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Grant 2004 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Artist Fellowship 2004 Beecher Center Annual Digital Art Competition, Honorable Mention 2004 Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester, Special Opportunity Stipend 2004 En Foco "New Works," Emerging Photographer's Award 2004 "Publish Your Passion," Grand Prize Winner in Portraiture 2003 Puffin Foundation, Artist's Grant 2003 Society for Photographic Education Achievement Scholarship 2002 Outstanding Student Achievement Award, Virginia Commonwealth University 1999 Virginia Western Community College Grant for assistance in China education exchange 1998 RESIDENCIES
  3. 3. Colette Fu • • Sacatar Foundation 2007 Robert M. MacNamara Foundation 2006 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center 2005 Kimmel Harding Arts Center 2004 Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts 2004 Visual Studies Workshop 2004 The Millay Colony, Robert W. Simpson Fellow 2004 Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity 2003 PUBLICATIONS Movable Stationary, Movable Book Society 2010 Handmade Paper in Motion, 9th Portfolio, Hand Papermaking Magazine 2010 Papercraft, Design and Art with Paper, Gestalten Press 2009 Photographer's Forum, Best of Photography Annual 2008 Alarm Magazine, #34, Featured Artist 2007 En Foco Nueva Luz, Volume 9, Featured Artist 2004 Birmingham Arts Journal, Featured Artist and Writer 2004 Photographer's Forum, Best of College Annual 2003 WORK EXPERIENCE Duck Studios, Ojai, CA, 2010 Pop-up Paper Engineering Fabricator and Consultant for stop animation commercials. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA, 2010 Photographic Pop-up Paper Engineering and Digital Collage Instructor. Fairmount Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2009/10 Digital Photography Instructor. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 2000–02 Teaching Assistant for undergraduate course in History and Aesthetics of Photography. The Community Darkroom, Rochester, NY, 2001 Head Teacher for summer black/white photography program for girls from low-income families. Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 2000 Head Photography Technician in charge of maintenance of all equipment. Silver Screen Pictures, New York, NY, 2000
  4. 4. Colette Fu • • Production/Research Assistant to producer and writer with development of Project Management eCourseware and Knowledge Management compendium for NASA. Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, 1999 Editorial Work-Scholar to all editors, production and design staff. Main concentration on picture/text research and editing for publications, while also assisting with website and gallery, reviewing portfolios and manuscripts, fundraising, photographing installations and special events. The Bowyer Studio, Richmond, VA, 1999 Studio Photography Assistant for commercial food photographer. Richmond City Jail, Richmond, VA, 1998 Counseling Intern for Offender Aid Restoration Center. Duties included illiteracy tutoring and GED tutoring. Yunnan Nationalities University, Kunming, Yunnan, China, 1993–94 English Teacher to university students in comprehension, writing, and business writing.