TIAN JIANG

Date of Brith: 01/10/1991

website: http://www.tian-jiang.org

Tel: 3126475440

E-mail: tjiang2@artic.edu

Address: 3639 N Pine Grove Ave #9B, Chicago, IL, 60613

EDUCATION

09/2013-05/2015 School of the Art institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL

Major: Visual communication design

Degree: MFA (received in 05/2015)

09/2008-07/2012  China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, China

Major:Art Design (Category: Visual Expression)

Degree: Bachelor of Arts (received in 07/2012)

Third Prize Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance (2010-2011)

EXHIBITION

  • 2017 Solo Show, Stuart&co Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 2016  “Passage” Group Exhibition, Stuart&Co Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Pokemon Go Art Exhibition, Shawnee Community College, IL
  • Currents: Santa Fe International New Media Festival, Parallel Studios, Santa Fe, NM
  • Fantastic Art China, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
  • Re -, Flux Factory Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2015 SAIC MFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
  • Group Art Show, SAIC Ballroom, Chicago, IL
  • 2012 CAFA Graduate Show, China Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
  • 2006 "I Love Sharks, I love the Ocean", Beijing Aquarium, Beijing, China

MEDIA INTERVIEW

  • Sinovision English Channel, Sinovision Journal
  • Voice of American, VOA Chinese Channel
  • Poster Boyz, blog
  • LittleE Studio, blog

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LIDU Art Center, Guangzhou, China

07/2016-present Graphic design lecturer

Stuart & Co Gallery, Chicago, IL

03/2016-present Artist

Beijing Hong Xi Tang International Marketing Planning Co Ltd, Beijing, China

09/2013-present Freelance Art Director

School of the Art institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL

01/2015-05/2015 Teacher Assistant (Web design class)

Beijing Hong Xi Tang International Marketing Planning Co Ltd, Beijing, China

07/2012-07/2013 Full-time Designer

• Designed logos, print ads and stereo ads for various companies in the field of automobile, technology and

food service;

• Designed on-site posters and venue arrangement and decoration for two corporate exhibitions.

07/2011-10/2011Intern Designer

• Designed “VI” for An Agricultural Business and Development Company;

• Designed main visual of 12-seat luxurious new limo release conference.

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

01/2011-02/2011 Nana Beijing program (by Ahn Sang Soo), Beijing, China

• Cooperated with team members to edit a book about contemporary artists;

• Designed the logo for front and back cover with punctuations as elements;

• Logo was selected as one of the final schemes for publication

11/2010-02/2011 China Branding Workshop (by Xu Zonghan), Beijing, China

• Participated in the revision of China News Weekly with other colleagues of 11 Studio;

• Cooperated with team members to conduct early stage investigations and hold discussions;

• Redesigned font and layout, and refined the magazine with standard printing grid requirement.

12/2010-01/2011 China News Weekly, Beijing, China

• Participated in the revision of China News Weekly with other colleagues of 11 Studio;

• Cooperated with team members to conduct early stage investigations and hold discussions;

• Redesigned font and layout, and refined the magazine with standard printing grid requirement.

10/2009-11/2009 Icograda World Design Congress 2009 Beijing, Beijing, China

• Volunteered to receive domestic and foreign guests;

• Assisted in interpretation and communicated with artists around the world;

• Arranged the layout of the venue.

HONOR & AWARS

Third Prize Scholarship for Excellent Academic Performance, CAFA, 2012

Excellence Award, Beijing “I Love Sharks, I love the Ocean” Drawing Contest, 2006

Second Prize of Fine Arts, 9th National Drawing Contest of Primary and Middle School Students, Art

Education Committee of the Ministry of Education, 2004

Gold Medal, 5th “Green Household” International Contest of Fine Arts, Calligraphy and Photography, 2003

First Prize of Fine Arts, 7th National Drawing and Calligraphy Contest of Primary and Middle School

Students, Art Education Committee of the Ministry of Education, 2002

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 Design Skills

Unity3D, SketchUp, Leap-motion

Adobe Photoshop, Illustration, InDesign, Premier, After effect, Flash; HTML/CSS

 Instrument Skills

Guzheng Level 9;  Chinese Hammered Dulcimer Level 6

(China National Musical Instruments Artistic Cultivation Performance Grading Test, China Nationalities Orchestra

Society & China National Musical Instruments Artistic Cultivation Performance Examination Committee)