JENNY YUJIA SHI

298 Portland Street, 
Dartmouth, NS, Canada
B2Y 1K4
jennyshi0726(at)gmail(dot)com
www.jennyshiyujia.com

 

EDUCATION
2010-2015    Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
                     Bachelor of Fine Art, Painting, Printmaking
                     Bachelor of Arts, Art History

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 (upcoming) Searching For A Place To Land II, Corridor Gallery, Halifax, NS
2014             Zai Lu Shang (In Transit), Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018          NSCAD Community Residency Group Show, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax
2016          Three Generations: Selected Works by A Family of Chinese Artists, Titok Galéria, Budapest, Hungary
2015          Emerging Young Artists Exhibition 2015, Arta Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto
2014          The Venor/Optimum Talent Open House Show, Optimum Talent Atlantic, Halifax
2014          A Show of Force: Portfolio Exhibition, Plan B Merchant Co-op, Halifax
2014          Bridges of Expansion: Portfolio Exhibition, San Francisco State University, CA
2013          5th Nova Scotia Printmakers Association Annual Exhibition, The Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax
2013          Crossing Borders: Portfolio Exhibition, Port Loggia Gallery, Halifax
2013          Halifax Figures, The Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax
2013          Studio 21 Fine Art / Nova Scotia Power Summer Exhibition, Nova ScotiaPower Headquarters, Halifax

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2018         Artist Talk: Layered Narratives, Wonder’neath Art Society, Halifax, NS
2018         Featured Cover: CANON, Volume 3, a publication by The University of Kings College, Halifax, NS
2015         Presentation: Identity, language and the Everyday, NSCAD Art History,        
                 Undergraduate Symposium, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS
2014         Artist Talk: Zai Lu Shang (In Transit), Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS

RESIDENCIES
2017-18     NSCAD Community Studio Residency, Dartmouth, NS
2016         Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest, Hungary
2015         Plate Lithography Summer Workshop, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM, US

ART EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
Current:
2016-        Artist Facilitator, Wonder’neath Open Studio, an all ages program in a working artists studio
2016-        Art Instructor for Summer and Day Camps, Art Galley of Nova Scotia
2016-        Digital Textile Technician, Lemonade Stand Designs Lsd., Halifax, NS, Canada
2016-        Art Instructor for Artists in Action, an HRM art program for children aged 5-12
2015-        Art Instructor and Program Coordinator, Team Possibles, a community art initiative for young adults with Down Syndrome

Past:
2017/07     Education Assistant, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
2015-17     Docent, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada
2014-15     Student Technician at NSCAD Printmaking Department
2014         Mural Painting Assistant, Saint Joseph’s-Alexander McKay School
2013         Installation Assistant for artist Francois Morelli “Belt Heads”, Anna Leonowens Gallery

AWARDS AND BURSARIES
2015         Arthur Lismer Award for Academic Excellence, NSCAD University
2014,15     Robert Pope Foundation Painting Scholarship, NSCAD University
2013,14     MacAdam Trust Scholarship, NSCAD University
2013         Margo and Rowland Marshall Award for Painting, NSCAD University
2013         Marie Peacocke Bursary, NSCAD University