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Born in Beijing, China, Ying Li graduated from Anhui Teachers University (1974-77) where she taught 1977-83. She immigrated to the United States in 1983. She received an M.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, NY in 1987. She is Professor of Fine Arts and Department Chair, Haverford College.

Selected One Person Exhibitions

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture (concurrent exhibition with Eve Aschheim); Lohin Geduld Gallery, NY; Elizabeth Harris Gallery, NY; Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Dartmouth College, NH; List Gallery, Swarthmore College, PA; The Painter Center, NY; Bowery Gallery, NY; Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, PA; Marie Salant Neuberger Campus Center Gallery, Bryn Mawr College, PA; Tompkins College Center Gallery, Cedar Crest College, PA; Enterprise House, County Mayo, Ireland and ISA Gallery, Umbria, Italy.

Selected Two Person and Group Exhibitions
American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY; The National Academy Museum, NY; Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NY; Lori Bookstein Fine Arts, NY; Chris Neptune Fine Arts, NY; Kouros Gallery, NY; Denise Bibro Gallery, NY; James Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA; Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Lancaster Museum, Lancaster, PA; Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA; Hermitage Foundation Museum, Norfolk, VA; Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum, Cullowhee, NC; Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO; Logan Gallery, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY; Gross McCLeaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine; Valley House Gallery, Dallas, TX;, and the Museum of Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France.

Selected Awards
Henry Ward Ranger Fund Purchase Award, Edwin Palmer Memorial Prize for Painting and Certificate of Merit, all from the National Academy Museum, New York; Donald Jay Gordon Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Swarthmore College; Artist-in-Residence, Dartmouth College; other Residential Fellowships: Centro Incontri Umani Ascona, Switzerland; Valparaiso Foundation, Spain; Kahn-Mason Foundation Grant; Heliker–LaHotan Foundation; Vermont Studio Center; St. Mary’s College; Enterprise House Art Colony, Ireland; Chateau Rochefort-en-Terre, France; Aspen Institute Scholarship; Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Grant.

Selected Publications
Li’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Art Forum, Art in America, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New York Sun, New York Press, Cover, Artcricital.com, Abstract Art on Line, Painter’s Table, Hyperallergic.com and Morbihan France.



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YING LI
American, Born Beijing, China
Professor of Fine Arts, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 19041

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017         Ying Li: Expanded Geographies,Sellars Gallery, Brenau University, Gainesvelle, GA
                        Ying Li, Gross McCleaf gallery, Philadelphia PA
                       
2016         Ying Li: Geographies, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA;
                        Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA  
                 Ying Li: Geographies, traveling exhibition, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA;
                        Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA                    

2015         Ying Li: Landcape Paintings, Greenfield GalleryArmory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
                 Ascona Revisited, exhibition and intermedia presentation with composer/pianist Curt Cacioppo,
                        Centro Incontri Umani, Monte Verità, Ascona (Ticino), Switzerland
                 Wanderlust, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia PA         
                 Ying Li: Landscape Paintings, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY

2014         Michael's Window, The Painting Center, NY
                 Foreign Terrain: Paintings and Works on Paper, College of Staten Island,
                       City University of New York, New York, NY (view catalog)

2013         Ying Li recent Paintings (concurrent exhibition: Eva Aschheim), New York Studio School of
                      Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY

2012:       Ying Li: Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, (catalog) Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
                Ying Li: No Middle Way, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                       (Curated by Franklin Einspruch)

2011:       Recent Paintings, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY

2010:       Ying Li: A Survey, List Gallery, Swartmore College, Swarthmore, PA


2009:       Ying Li: A Survey, (catalog) Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York

2008:       Coastal Paintings, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York, NY
                Figure Drawings, 2004-2007, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2007:       Sacred Land, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Tiber Valley Revisited, ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy

2006:       Landscape Paintings from Italy, Vermont & Maine (catalog) The Painting Center, New York, NY
                Valley & Beyond, ISA Gallery, Montecastello  di Vibio, Umbria, Italy

2005:       ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy

2004:       The Painting Center, New York, NY
                ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy

2003:       ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy

2002:       Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2001:       The Painting Center, New York, NY
                ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy

2000:       ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy
                Rike Center, University of Dayton, OH
                Tompkins College Center Gallery, Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA

1999:       ISA Gallery, Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy
                Marie Salant Neuberger Gallery, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

1998:       Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Enterprise House, Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Ireland

1996:       Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
                Sussex County Community College, Newton, NJ
                Chubb Insurance Co., New York, NY

1994:       Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1992:       Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

1990:       Bowery Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED TWO-PERSON AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017         Yong Li and Ken Kewley, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA
                 On the Shouders of Giants, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
                 Invitational: A Group Show, Lancaster Galleries, Lancster, PA
                 Zeuxis: Flowers as Metaphor, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

2016         The Unstilllife, organized by Zeuxis, Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE |
                 Flower as Metaphor, organized by Zeuxis, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

2015         Living Threads, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
                 Beyond the Window: Zeuxis Artists, a traveling exhibition, Norton Center Art Gallery, Centre College,
                       Danville, KY; Bowery Gallery, New York, NY                 

2014         City as Object, The Painting Center, NYC, NY 2014
                 Out of Bounds: a Group Exhibition of Contemporary Abstraction, Neptune Fine Arts
                        and Robert Brown Gallery, Washington D.C. 
                 In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College,
                      Hanover, NH
                 Heads, A Retelling, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, NYC, NY
                 Still, Blue: Zeuxis at First Street Gallery, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
                 Paperazzi, An Invitational Show of Work on Paper, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York, NY

2013         Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Form, Rhythm, Song, James Michener Art Museum,
                       Doylestown, PA
                 An Invitational, Artists Invite Artists, Elizabeth Gallery, New York, NY

2012         Thick Paint, Gross MacCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                 Zeuxis: Reflections, Boyle Family Gallery, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO
                       Crisp Museum, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
                 Still Life Paintings, The Painting Center, New York, NY
                 Respect: Artists Invite Artists, Valley House Gallery, Dalas, TX

2011        Pennsylvania Seen: Landscapes, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
                
2010-11   East Meets Midwest, The Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL; Hoffman-LaChance Contemporary, St. Louis, MO;                       Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY; College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
                Common Object, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA; Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA;
                       Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY; Maryland Institute College of Art, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2010        Group Exhibition, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY

2009-10   Transformation, Drawing into Painting, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, PA; Fine Art Museum,                        Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

2009        Ying Li And Joe Nicoletti Greenhut Galleries, Portland, Maine
                Resonance of Place, Gross MacCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA              

2008        Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
                183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,
                      National Academy Museum, New York, NY
                Director’s Choice, Four Contemporary Views, Logan Galleries, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY
                Landscape Paintings from Zeuxis, The Delaware College of Art and Design, Wilmington, DE
                Small Takes: Zeuxis at First Street Gallery, New York, NY
                In / Out, Houghton House Gallery, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, NY

2007        Contemporary Figurations, Survey of New York Artists, Westbeth Gallery, New York,NY
                Drawing 2007, New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, CT
                On Board, Lori Bookstein Fine Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2006        Across the Divide, 18 Chinese Artists Who Teach Art in U.S. Colleges, Reed Whipple
                      Cultural Center Gallery, City of Las Vegas, Department of Leisure Services, Las Vegas, NE

2006:       Zeuxis: Facets of Perception, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA; Snug Harbor Cultural Center,
                      Staten Island, NY; Schwein- furth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY; Hollins University, Roanoke, VA; 
                      University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK
                Conversation in Paint, The Painting Center, New York, NY; College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA;
                      Eastern Connecticut University, Willimantic, CT; Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2005:       New York Studio School Benefit Exhibition, New York, NY
                Drawing Today, 2005, New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, CT
                New Work, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY
                Painter’s Touch, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
                Chinese American Women Artists in the Greater Metropolitan Area, St. Johns University, New York, NY
                Zeuxis: Poetic Dimensions in the Modern Still Life, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY; Hofstra Museum,
                       Hempstead, NY
                On the Road: Landscape Paintings from Far and Near, Marymount College, Tarrytown NY

2004:       179th Annual Invitational Exhibition, National Academy, New York, NY
                Spring Painting Invitational, Neptune Fine Art, New York, NY
                 Zeuxis: Tabletop Arenas, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME; Lori Bookstein Fine Art,
                      New York, NY; University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Artists of Rochefort-en-Terre, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2003:       Zeuxis: A Moveable Feast, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
                Value and Presence: Works on Paper, List Gallery, Swarthmore College, PA
                One Hundred Years of American Artistic Tradition—40 American Painters at Rocheforte-en-Terre,
                       Museum of Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France

2002:       Prospects: 6 Painters and the Landscape, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
                Zeuxis: Uncommon Perspectives, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York , NY
                Embodying Light, Gallery 128, New York, NY

2001:       Salzburg Art Fair, Salzburg, Austria
                Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, WYCA of the City of New York

2000:       Women’s View: Two Generations of Women Artists from New York (Ying Li, curator), Haverford College,
                       Haverford, PA
                Rhythm & Light, The Painting Center, New York, NY
                Zeuxis: The Human Presence, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT

1999:       Private Mythologies, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
                Kinds of Drawings, Western Carolina University, NC

1999:       Gardens of Rochefort-en-Terre, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1995:       Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1994:       American Painters and French Sculptors, Museum of Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France
                169th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
                Works by Women Artists: Selections from The Scott Memorial Study Collection, Bryn Mawr College,
                       Bryn Mawr, PA

1993:       Abstracted Reality, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
                Figuration ‘93 (Susanna Coffey, curator), 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY
                Works on Paper, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1992:       Inaugural Group Show, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY
                167th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1990:       165th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

SELECTED BIOGRAPHY and INTERVIEWS

Featured Interview with Ying Li on Public Radio WVIA-FM, ArtScene, broadcast Nov. 25, 2016
Online interview and audio podcast with Ying Li conducted by Larry Groff for Painting Perception, 2016
Matt Mattei, “Ying Li “ Weekender, October 27, 2016
John Goodrich, “Formal and Furious Landscapes”, Hyperallergic, Novermber 2, 2015
Mark Jenkins, “Out of Bounds”, The Washington Post, November 9, 2014
Peter Malone, “Cluserfunk”, Hyperallergic, November 11, 2014
Brett Baker, "Ying Li: Foreign Terrain," Painter's Table, May 2, 2014
John Goodrich, “Rigors Apart: Ying Li and Eve Aschheim at the New York Studio School”, Artcritical.com,
           June 25, 2013
Xico  Greenwald, “Terrific Twosomes,” Painter’s Table, June 18, 2013
Marina Lorenzini, “A Small Oasis of Abstraction: Ying Li and Eve Aschheim,” Hyperallergic.com, July 19, 2013
Franklin Einspruch, “Ying Li at Lohin Geduld Gellery," Art in America, September 2011
Faye Hirsch, “Ying Li at Lohin Geduld Gallery,” Pick of the Week, Art in America, May 5, 2011
Jane Holahan, “’Pennsylvania Seen:’ State of the Landscape,” Entertainment Lancaster, May 20, 2011
Jane Holahan, “’Drawing Atlas’ Maps the Hazy Borderland of the Real and the Spiritual,”
           Entertainment Lancaster, August 28, 2009
Joe Bendik, "Coastal Service: Ying Li at Lohin Geduld Gallery," New York Press, December 1, 2008
John Goodrich, Artcritical.com, Pic of the Day: Ying Li at the Painting Center, November 7, 2008
Katy Doll, "Ying Li Captures Spirit of Movement in Landscape," The Chautauqua Daily, June 24, 2008
Karen Rosenberg, "National Academy 183rd Annual, An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,"
           The New York Times
, May 30, 2008
Faye Hirsch, "Ying Li,"Art in America, p.224, November 2007
Maureen Mullarkey, "On Board", The New York Sun, July 20, 2007
Victoria Donohoe, "Ying Li at Haverford College," The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 22, 2007
Joe Walentini, "Ying Li at the Painting Center," Abstract Art Online, November 2006
Helen Harrison, “Poetic Dimensions,” The New York Times, March 20, 2005
Victoria Donohoe, “Zeuxis,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, February, 2005
Daniel Kunitz, “Institutional Exhibitionism,” The New York Sun, May 6, 2004
Ken Johnson, “The 179th Annual,” The New York Times, May 14, 2004
Victoria Donohoe, “Tri–College Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 14, 2004
David Cohen, “Ying Li,” The New York Sun, February 26, 2004
John Goodrich, ‘Ying Li,” Artcritical.com, February, 2004
Joe Walentini, “Ying Li,” Abstract Art Online, February, 2004
Victorian Donohoe, “Ying Li,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 24, 2002
Catherine Dorsey, “A Matter of Perspective,” Portfolio Weekly, November 5, 2002
Joe Walentini, “Featured Artist of the Month, Ying Li,” Abstract Art Online, February, 2002
“Painting as Landscape,” The Dayton News, October 22, 2000
Victoria Donohoe, “Exhibit Links 2 Generations of Women Artists from New York,” The Philadelphia Inquirer,
          January 22, 2000
Louis Finkelstein, “Women’s View,” Haverford College, January, 2000
Susan Myer, “Kinds of Drawing, New York- North Carolina,” Ashville Citizen-Times, October 24, 1999
Victoria Donohoe, “Three Regional Exhibits Challenge Expectations,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 1, 1998
Robert Mahoney, “Ying Li-Sculpting Space: Bittersweet Balance in Subject and Palette,” Cover, May, 1996
Sharon Sheridan, “Some Small Steps to Discovery,” The Star Ledger, February 22, 1996
Ronny Cohen, “Ying Li," Artforum, November 1994
Valerie Steiker, “Ying Li,” The New Yorker, March 28, 1994
“East Meets West,” The New York Times, October 11, 1992 (with reproduction)
Gerrit Henry, “Ying Li,” Art in America, April, 1991

AWARDS

2016         Residential Fellowship, The Heliker-LaHotan Foundation, Cranberry Island, Maine

2015         Residential Fellowship, Centro Incontri Umani Ascona, Switzerland
                 McMillian Stewart Endowed Chair Visiting Critic, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2014        Artist-in-Residence, The Heliker-LaHotan Foundation, Cranberry Island, ME

2013        Residential Fellowship, Centro Incontri Umani Ascona, Switzerland

2012        Artist-in-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
                Artist-in-Residence, The Heliker-LaHotan Foundation, Cranberry Island, Maine

2011        Artist-in-Residence, St. Mary’s College, St. Mary’s City, MD

2010        Donald Jay Gordon Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
                Artist Residency, Tilting Recreation and Cultural Society, Fogo Island, Newfoundland

2009        Artist Residence, Foundation Valparaiso, Mojacar Playa, Almeria, Spain

2008        Henry Ward Ranger Fund Purchase Award, National Academy, New York, NY

2007        Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation Award
                The Heliker- LaHotan Foundation Residency Award, Cranberry Island, Maine
                Artist Residency, St Mary’s College, MD

2006        Artist Residency, Norton Island Residency for Writers and Artists, Eastern Frontier Educational      
                Foundation, Norton Island, ME
                Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2005        Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2004        Edwin Palmer Memorial Prize for Painting, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
                Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2003        Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
                Artist Residency, French Government Grant, Rochefort-en-Terre, Brittany, France
                Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2002        Lindback Career Enhancement Award
                Artist Residency, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
                Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2001        Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

2000        Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

1999        Full Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
                Faculty Research Grant, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

1998        Aspen Institute Scholarship, Aspen, CO
                Art Colony Fellowship, Enterprise House, Kiltimagh, County Mayo, Ireland

1994        Certificate of Merit, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
                Rochefort-en-Terre, Art Colony Fellowship, Brittany, France

1987        Gold Medal, Emerging Artists Exhibition, M. Grumbacher, Inc., National Arts Club, New York, NY

1981        First Prize, Oil Painting Exhibition, Anhui Province Museum of Art, Hefei, China

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1997-       Professor of Fine Arts, Haverford College, PA
present 

2017        Instructor, Painting Workshop, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA
                Summer Faculty, Chautauqua Institution, Art School
                Instructor, Intensive Painting Workshop, The Ah Haa School for the Arts, Telluride, CO

2016        Lead Instructor, Intensive Landscape Painting Workshop, Mount Gretna School of Art, PA
                Instructor, Intensive Painting Workshop, The Ah Haa School for the Arts, Telluride, CO
                Instructor, Master Artist Workshop, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

2015        Instructor, Master Artist Workshop, The Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
                Instructor, Painting Workshop, The Ah Haa School for the Arts, Telluride, CO  

2013        Visiting Artist and Speaker, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

2012        Visiting Artist and Guest Speaker, University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

2011        Guest Speaker and critic, St. Mary’s College Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD
                Visiting Artist and Guest Speaker, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
                Faculty, Visual Arts School, Chautauqua Institute, NY
                Instructor, Master Artist Workshop, The Armory Art center, West Palm Beach, FL

2010        Faculty, Visual Arts School, Chautauqua Institute, NY
                Visiting Faculty, National Academy School, New York, NY

2009        Visiting Artist, Pratt Institute MWP, Utica, NY
                Faculty, Visual Arts School, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, NY

2008:       Visiting Faculty, The National Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
                Guest Speaker &Visiting Faculty, Visual Arts School, Chatauqua Institute, NY
                Guest Speaker and Critic, Master of Fine Arts Program, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

2007:       Chair of Fine Arts Department, Haverford College, 2003- 2007,
                Visiting Faculty, summer session, The International School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture,
                      Montecastello di Vibio, Umbria, Italy. Since 1999.
                Guest Speaker, The National Academy of Design School, New York, NY
                Visiting Professor, Landscape Workshop, St. Mary’s College, MD
                Visiting Critic, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2006:       Guest Speaker and Critic, Sponsored by Mellon Teaching Associates Fund, Bates College, Lewiston, ME
                Visiting Critic, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2005:       Guest Speaker and Critic, Dartmouth College, NH
                Guest Speaker and Critic, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
                Guest Speaker and Critic, Master of Fine Arts Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2004:       Guest Speaker and Critic, Master of Fine Arts Program, Syracuse University, NY
                Visiting Professor, Landscape Workshop, Western Carolina University, NC
                Guest Critic, Art Lab, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

2003:       Guest Speaker and Critic, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College, CUNY

2002:       Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Visiting Artist and Juror, Western Carolina University, N.C., April

2001:       Guest Speaker and Critic Swarthmore College, PA

2000:       Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Guest Speaker, Cedar Crest College, PA
                Guest Speaker, Asian Student Association, Bryn Mawr College, PA

1997:       Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Guest Critic, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

1996:       Instructor, New School of Social Research, New York, NY
                Guest speaker, Sussex County Community College, Newton, NJ
                Guest Speaker, Chubb Insurance Company, New York, NY

1995:       Visiting Artist, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ

1994:       Visiting Artist, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY

1993:       Visiting Artist, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1991:       Guest Lecturer, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
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1989:       Guest Lecturer, Queens College, City University of New York, Queens, NY

1982-83:  Assistant Professor, Department of Arts, Anhui Teachers University, Anhui, China

1977:       Instructor, Department of Arts, Anhui Teachers University, Anhui, China.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2017        Guest Speaker, Sellars Gallery, Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia
                Artist Lecture, Visual Arts School, Chautauqua Institute, NY
                Artist Lecture, Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA

2016        Guest Speaker and Critic, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
                Guest Speaker, Public Library, Cranberry Island, MA
                Guest Speaker, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

2015:       Visiting Critic, The McMillan Stewart Endowed Chair in Painting, 2015-2016,
                Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD

2014:       Guest Speaker and Critic, College of Staten Island City University of New York, NY
                Guest Critic, Pratt Institute, NYC, NY

2013:       Guest Speaker and Critic, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
                Guest Speaker and Critic, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT
                Residence Fellow Presentation “New Works of Ying Li from Switzerland and Italy”
                  
2012:       Panelist, “Still Life Painting,” The Painting Center, New York, NY
                Artist-in-Residence Speaker, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
                Gallery Talk, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
                Interview with critic/curator Franklin Einspruch, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College

2010:       Panelist, contemporary still life painting, Lancaster Museum of Art

2010:       Lecture, Lang Performing Arts Center Cinema at Swarthmore College

2008:       Organizer, “Transformation, Drawing into Painting”, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College
 
2007:       Panelist, “Figuration in the Beginning of the New Century”, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
                Guest Speaker, “ From Propaganda Art to Landscape Painting”, Heliker- LaHotan Foundation,
                     Cranberry Island, ME
                Guest Speaker, Art Salon, St. Mary’s City, Maryland

2006:       Panelist, “Painting and Education - Panel Discussion”, Moderator: Carrie Patterson, The Painting Center,
                     New York, NY
                Organizer, “Chinese Calendar Posters in Early Twentieth Century Shanghai”,
                Cantor Fitzgerald  Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Organizer, “Conversation In Paint”, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College

2005:       Panelist, “The City, Myths and Realities of Women Artists.”  Women’s Herstory Month,
                     Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY

2004:       Panelist, “The Use and Misuse of Description in Art”, other panelists: Robert Berlind,
                     Lois Dadd, Wolf  Kahn, moderator: Geoffrey Dorfman, The Painting Center, New York,
                Organizer, “Tabletop Arenas, Still Life Paintings From Zeuxis”, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford  College

2002:       Organizer and Curator, “Tri-College Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition”, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery,
                     Haverford College
                Organizer and Moderator, Tri-College Panel Discussion “The Role of Art in Liberal Arts Education”,
                      Mellon Tri-College Faculty Forum Grant, Haverford College

2001:       Organizer and curator, “Charles Dean Collection, American Abstract Prints 1940- 1960”,
                     Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA
                Co-organizer, “Leland Bell, A Retrospective”. List Gallery, Swarthmore College;
                     Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College

2000:       Curator, “Women’s View- Two Generations of Women Artists from New York”, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery,                      Haverford College

1999:       Organizer, “Louis Finkelstein Retrospective”, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College

Collections

Hood Museum
Library of Congress
National Academy Museum
Washington State Art Council
Haverford College
Bryn Mawr College
Swarthmore College
centro incontri umani ascona
PSA Art Showcase IX, New York
Charle Dean Collection, New York
Numerous private collections

EDUCATION

1987:       MFA, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1977:       Anhui Teachers University, Wuhu, China

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