Wan Yang 杨婉

Email: yangwanspace@gmail.com

Website: www.yangwan.space


Education

2017    Master of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, USA

2015    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Solo Exhibition

2019        Murmur, ARTAND online gallery; China

2018        Summer Prelude, Bon Nene; San Francisco, USA

2018        Halation, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, USA

2012        Dream, Dreamer Art Gallery, Changchun, China

Group Exhibitions

2019 MAGIC WAVE, Young Space, online, USA

2019      TIN CEILINGS AND OTHER SPECIFICS, The MAGENTA Suit, Exeter, NH

2019      ASYAAF, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, South Korea

2019      Art Book in China, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China

2019 61st Annual Potrero Hill Artists’ Exhibition, San Francisco, USA

2018      MEI Exhibition,  HIMALAYAS Museum, Shanghai, China

2017      67th Art of the Northeast, Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, USA

2017      MFA Thesis Show, Paine & Bakalar Gallery, Boston, USA 

2017      Materiality and The Layered Experience, Doran Gallery, Boston, USA

2017       Arbitrary Color (selected), Foundry Art Center, St. Louis, USA

2016       Winter Work, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, USA

2016       The Work of Being Here, Doran Gallery (MCAD), Boston, USA

2016       That thing you said, Arnheim Gallery (MCAD), Boston, USA

2016       Ways to Use Walls,  Student Life Gallery (MCAD), Boston, USA

2016       Journey of A Thousand Miles, Museum of Fine Arts, Chongqing, China

2016       Youth In Action, Control Time Gallery, Beijing, China

2015       Thesis Exhibition, CAFA Museum of Arts, Beijing, China

2015       The International Arts Fair — Peach Bloom, Sunshine Art Gallery, Beijing, China

2015       The Youth Art Activities, YUE Museum, Beijing, China

2015        Meet Yvel again, Xu Yuan Art Center, Beijing, China


Work experience

 Artist

 Jan 2018 to Present  Resident Artist, Green Couch Staging and Design Inc., San Francisco, CA

 2018-2021                     Prequalified Artist, Palo Alto Pubic Art Program, Palo Alto, CA

Academic Activities 

April 2017 to June 2018     Special Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA (Assisted Massachusetts College of Art and Design to build up partnerships with Chinese Art Institutes. Coordinated a five-year cooperation agreement between Massachusetts College of Art and Design and Beijing Royal High School, which includes undergraduate and post-graduate travel programs, internships, and Artist in Residence programs and youth preparatory programs in China.) 

2017-Present   Coordinator & Translator, Youth Programs, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2015-2017  Guest Critics, Sophomore Painting, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2015-2017  Guest Lecturer, “The difference between Chinese and American Art Education,” 2D Department, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2017    Artist Educator, Design Kit, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA 

2017    Artist Educator, Visiting Artist Workshop, Massachusetts College of Art and Design & Beijing Royal School, Beijing, China        

2017    Visiting Artist, Intensive Printmaking Workshop, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2017    Lecturer, A journey through America minimum arts to east Zen culture, Brookline Adult and Community Education (BA&CE), Boston, MA 

2016    Co-curator, Quicksand, New Art Center, Newton, MA

2016   Visiting Educator, Hong Tao Art School, Changchun, Jilin, China

2013   Artist Educator, Exploring Future Art School, Changchun, Jilin, China


Permanent Collection

Summer Whisper    Permanent Collection at Copelouzos Family Art Museum

Outcast                    Permanent Collection at CAFA Art Museum


Awards

2015-2017      MassArt’s Dean’s Scholarship 

Publications 

2019        “2015-2019 Life and forward”; Blink Magazine, 5th Anniversary Special Issue 

2018        “Yang Wan: A Language of Light”; Art China website

2018       “Yang Wan, who is immersing in modern art”; Ya Chang China Art & Ji Lin Daily News

2017      “Analysis of the Difference between Chinese and American Art Education,” Artist Magazine, January

2016       “Art Awakening conscience,” Blink Magazine, September

2016       “My Blazing homeland,” cover of Blink Magazine, vol. 016      

2015       “Playground” cover of Blink Magazine, vol. 008.