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  1. 1. Colette Fu • fusansan@gmail.com • 917-622-5047 • www.colettefu.comEDUCATION2003 Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY Master of Fine Arts, Fine Art Photography1999 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Bachelor of Arts, Photography1995 Yunnan Nationalities University, Kunming, Yunnan, China Chinese Language and Ethnic Minority Studies1992 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Bachelor of Arts, French Language and LiteratureEXHIBITIONS2013 Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, FL (solo) BRIC Arts Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn NY Towson University Asian Arts Gallery, "We are Tiger Dragon People," Towson, MD (solo) Muhlenburg College, "Paper Architecture", Allentown, PA2012 Visual Artists Network Residency Exhibition, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA (4 person) West Collects, City Hall Philadelphia Pulp to Pixels: Artists Books in the Digital Age, Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, MA Weird World, Booklyn Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Perkins Center for the Arts, "Artists and Books", Collingswood, NJ (3 person) China Central Academy of Fine Arts, "Diamond Leaves," curated by Marshall Weber and Xu Bing, Beijing, China Esther Klein Gallery, "Without Walls," Works from Mural Lab/Breadboard Residency, Philadelphia, PA (4 person) Philadelphia Airport, Terminal D, “We are Tiger-Dragon People” (solo) Millersville University, Sykes Gallerys "Found in Translation," Millersville, PA. University Arts League, “Photo Binge,” Philadelphia, PA (solo)2011 Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, “Pop-up Homelife”, Wilmington, DE Center for Book Arts, "The Photograph Unframed," NYC New Courtland Education Center, "Art is Ageless," Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Athenaeum, "Haunted Philly," Philadelphia, PA (solo)2010 Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, "The Book: A Contemporary View," Wilmington, DE 23 Sandy Gallery, “Pop Up Now” and “Handmade Paper in Motion,” Portland, OR 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
  2. 2. Colette Fu • fusansan@gmail.com • 917-622-5047 • www.colettefu.com Da Gallery “Open Kitchen,” NYC “Medium Resistance”, The Icebox, Philadelphia, PA “In Depth: Printmaking and Photography”, Mainline Art Center, Philadelphia “We are Tiger-Dragon People,” Taubman Museum, Roanoke, VA (solo)2009 “We are Tiger-Dragon People,” Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA (solo) Art in City Hall, “In Your Dreams,” Philadelphia, PA2008 Sovereign Asian Art Prize, 30 Finalists Exhibition, Landmark Atrium, Hong Kong2007 Atlantic Art Center, “Now Ap-piering,” Best in Show, Philadelphia Sculpture Society Fleisher Art Memorial, Challenge Award Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA2006 Metro Art, Los Angeles Transportation Systems, Public Art Project (solo) Hudson D. Walker Gallery, “Haunted Philadelphia,” Provincetown, MA (solo)2005 Highwire Gallery/Philadelphia City Hall, “A Case for Art”, Philadelphia Sculpture Society Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, “Making it Big,” Omaha, NE2004 University of Virginia Art Gallery, “Photo Binge,” Charlottesville, VA (solo) Woman Made Gallery, 8th International Open, Chicago, IL. Beecher Center for Art and Technology, Butler Institute of Art, Youngstown, Ohio Skylight Gallery, En Foco “New Works “Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY Museum of Computer Art at Cork Gallery, Painting with Pixels,” Lincoln Center, NYCAWARDS2013 Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship2012 West Collects Canadian Council for the Arts Visiting Foreign Artist Grant2011 Mural Arts Porchlight Initiative Selected Artist2010 Independence Foundation Artist Fellowship Puffin Foundation Artist Grant NewCourtland Community Artist Fellowship Smack Mellon Hot Picks2009 Philadelphia Art Alliance, Project Stream Fund2008 Sovereign Foundation Asian Art Prize, Finalist Fulbright Scholarship to China, Project: Photographic Pop-up Book of Yunnan Province’s 25 Ethnic Minorities2006 Virginia Commission for the Arts, Artist Fellowship2005 Beyond the Great Wall, Most Intriguing People Prize, Rose Group for Cross-Cultural Understanding Santa Fe Prize for Photography Nominee2004 Women in Photography, Honorable Mention Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Artists Grant Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Artist Fellowship Beecher Center Annual Digital Art Competition, Honorable Mention Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester, Special Opportunity Stipend En Foco "New Works," Emerging Photographers Award2003 Nikon.net "Publish Your Passion," Grand Prize Winner in Portraiture
  3. 3. Colette Fu • fusansan@gmail.com • 917-622-5047 • www.colettefu.com Puffin Foundation, Artists Grant2002 Society for Photographic Education Achievement Scholarship1999 Outstanding Student Achievement Award, Virginia Commonwealth University1998 Virginia Western Community College Grant for assistance in China education exchangeRESIDENCIES2013 Asian Arts Initiative Social Practice Lab Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts The Institute for Electronic Arts Vermont Studio Center Full Fellowship Towson University, Center for Diversity2012 Visual Artist Network Exhibition Residency Atelier Graff Frans Masereel Centre Albert Einstein Academy2011 Mural Lab and Breadboard Technology and Art Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts2007 Sacatar Foundation2006 Robert M. MacNamara Foundation2005 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center2004 Kimmel Harding Arts Center Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Visual Studies Workshop The Millay Colony, Robert W. Simpson Fellow2003 Alden B. Dow Center for CreativityPUBLICATIONS2013 Nueva Luz 17#22012 Vogue, China LVMH Eyes2010 NY Times Lens Blog Moveable Stationary, Moveable Book Society, Featured Artist Handmade Paper in Motion, 9th Portfolio, Hand Papermaking Magazine2009 Papercraft, Design and Art with Paper, Gestalten Press2008 Photographers Forum, Best of Photography Annual2007 Alarm Magazine, #34, Featured Artist2004 En Foco Nueva Luz, Volume 9, Featured Artist Birmingham Arts Journal, Featured Artist and Writer2003 Photographers Forum, Best of College Annual
  4. 4. Colette Fu • fusansan@gmail.com • 917-622-5047 • www.colettefu.comWORKSHOPSArt New England, Bennington, VermontHampshire College, Amherst, MAPyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Springs, MDJaffe Center for Book Arts, Boca Raton, FLTowson University, MDAtelier Graff, Montreal, QuebecA2Manos, Guadelajara, MexicoFilm Forum Zadar, Zadar, CroatiaPenland School of Craft, Penland, NCDelaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DETaubman Museum, Roanoke, VAArty Projects Studio, Santa Fe, NM3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NYCalifornia Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CAHaystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, MEArrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TNAtlantic City Public Library, NJMainline Art Center, Haverford, PASEI Investments, Oaks, PAAsian Arts Initiative, PhiladelphiaAthenaeum of PhiladelphiaStockton Rush Bartol Foundation, PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Public LibraryFleisher Art Memorial, PhiladelphiaMural Arts Program, PhiladelphiaFairmount Arts Center, PhiladelphiaIkebana International, PhiladelphiaCollege of Physicians, PhiladelphiaVISITING ARTISTTowson University, Towson, MDEinstein Academy, Wilmington, DESwarthmore Elementary, Swarthmore, PAConcordia University, Montreal, CACalifornia Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CAHussian School of Art, PhiladelphiaTyler School of Art, PhiladelphiaHampshire College, Amherst, MASchool of Visual Arts, NYC
  5. 5. Colette Fu • fusansan@gmail.com • 917-622-5047 • www.colettefu.comWORK EXPERIENCEFleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-currentPhotographic Pop-up Paper Engineering and Digital Collage Instructor.Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA 2010-13Photographic Pop-up Paper Engineering Visiting Artist/Instructor.California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA 2011Visiting Faculty for Winter Practicum: Pop-ups for Experimental Animation.Duck Studios, Ojai, CA, 2010Pop-up Paper Engineering Fabricator and Consultant for stop animation commercials.Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 2000–02Teaching Assistant for undergraduate course in History and Aesthetics of Photography.The Community Darkroom, Rochester, NY, 2001Head Teacher for summer black/white photography program for girls from low-income families.Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 2000Head Photography Technician.Silver Screen Pictures, New York, NY, 2000Production/Research Assistant to producer and writer with development of Project ManagementeCourseware and Knowledge Management compendium for NASA.Aperture Foundation, New York, NY, 1999Editorial Work-Scholar for editors, production and design staffYunnan Nationalities University, Kunming, Yunnan, China, 1993–94English Teacher to university students in comprehension, writing, and business writing.PUBLIC COLLECTIONSUniversity of Central FloridaFrans Masereel CentrumPhiladelphia AthenaeumSovereign Art FoundationBemis Center for Contemporary ArtsTemple UniversityLafayette College
  6. 6. Colette Fu • fusansan@gmail.com • 917-622-5047 • www.colettefu.comBucknell CollegeVisual Studies WorkshopUniversity of ColoradoKimmel Harding Nelson Center for the ArtsSacatar FoundationNew England BiolabsWest CollectionUniversity of ConnecticutLibrary of CongressOccidental CollegeEmory UniversityCLIENTSVogue ChinaChildrens Medical Center of TexasGeneral ElectricDennis Lane PhotographyLVMH- Moët Hennessy-Louis VuittonCanon AsiaLong Dock BeaconThe Body KlinicCommunity High School of Arts and AcademicsDelaware Center for Contemporary ArtsEllen Weldon DesignChabaa Thai Bistro