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2020

FELLOWSHIP

CIRCA Faculty Research Fellowship for my project SOUND for SEEING: Voices of the Chinese in Nineteenth Century America
I am learning how to podcast and use sound to bring this forgotten history to light.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD, USA
January - May 2020



RESEARCH TRIP

Cuba at a Crossroads – A Bespoke Experience with a Focus on the Chinese-Descendant Cuban Community with Friends of Roots
To continue my research into the lives of the Early Chinese in the Americas
Havana, Trinidad, Bay of Pigs, Santa Clara, CUBA
Partially funded with a UMBC Dresher Faculty Research Development Grant during my CIRCA Faculty Research Fellowship
March 4 - 13, 2020



PUBLISHER'S TABLE - This Event is Postponed

Southern Graphics Council International Conference
The first time at a publisher table at SGCI. Will have fifteen artist books available for sale as well as new work aprons that can be custom tailored.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Event: April 3, 9:30-11am, free I-Ching readings from new artist book
April 2 - 4, 2020, 8:30-noon daily
The Vendor/Publisher/Program Events are free to the public.



VISITING PROFESSOR and
SOLO EXHIBITION - This Event is Postponed to Spring 2021

Universidade do Porto
MobileUP is financially supported by the European Commission, EU
Artist Talk: Date TBA in May
Porto, PORTUGAL
May 2020



ARTIST RESIDENCY and EXHIBITION

TongLau Art Space
I will walk all over Hong Kong looking at material culture and thinking about my ancestors. Will create new work from these materials.
Kowloon, Hong Kong, CHINA
December 2020



Looking Ahead: 2021

SOLO EXHIBITION

Chiroptera Installation Art
Part of the EXTRACTION Exhibition
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 S Washington Ave #100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
March-April 2021



2019

INVITED ART PROJECT

Multitudes V: The Toolbox Series
My toolbox: Might
Multitudes is published by Container
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Fall 2019



PERFORMANCES

1 Tenley Art All Night
presented by Mayor Muriel Bowser
200+ artists/performers at 18 local venues
September 14, 2019, 7pm - midnight
Free admission

Throw, Im-Print ~ I-Ching
(My public interaction piece is from 7 - 10pm).
Tenley-Friendship Public Library
4450 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20016, USA


2 Chashama Gala of Performance and Installation Art

Throw, Im-Print ~ I-Ching (New work)
June 13, 2019

One World Trade Center
New York, NY, USA


3 Itinerant Performance Festival
Organized and curated by Hector Canonge
May 21-25, 2019

R.I.P. Body Landscape (New work)
Friday, May 24, 2019, 8pm -11pm
Free admission
(My performance is 25 minutes)

Grace Exhibition Space
East Village, New York, NY, USA



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1 All Stitched Up
University of Puget Sound
Collins Memorial Library
Tacoma, WA, USA
September 3 - December 11, 2019
Opening Reception: September 14
One-day symposium: November 2


2 10x10 Invitational
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Hyattsville, MD, USA
December 2019



TEACHING A WORKSHOP

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
4318 Gallatin Street
Hyattsville, MD, 20781 USA
301.608.9101

Paper Lithography: 1 evening and 2 days
Friday, October 18, 2019, 6-9pm
Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019, 10am-4pm



ARTIST RESIDENCY

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Vita Paper Arts Resident
Hyattsville, MD, USA
Summer 2019
Artist Talks: Irene Chan & Kate Gorman on Thursday, July 18, 2019, 7pm, Free to the Public