DAN JIAN

(b. Lichuan, China)

EDUCATION
2016 M.F.A., Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Painting and Drawing, minor in Comparative Studies.
2012 B.F.A., Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Painting and Drawing.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 
2016 -present Lecturer, Painting and Drawing, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
2014-2016 Graduate Teaching Associate, Painting and Drawing, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
2013 Teaching Assistant, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES

2018    Residency, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL. February and March
Residency, 器. Organhaus contemporary art space, Chongqing, China.
2017 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, Amherst, VA.
The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency, Nebraska City, NE.
2016 Finalist artist, Don Bachardy Fellowship, London, UK.
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.
Student Opportunity Award, Ohio State University.
2015 “Art at Graduate School” Dean’s award, Ohio State University.
Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Small Grant, Columbus. OH
2014 “OHIO 8550” (residency), Chesterhill, OH.
2013 Graduate Fellowship Nominee, Ohio State University.
2012 Certificate of Merit, Philadelphia Water Color Society, Philadelphia, PA.
2010 Temple University Rome Scholarship, Rome, Italy.
CONFERENCES
2016 Paper Presentation: “Analogy of Intent”, Hayes Annual Research Forum, Ohio State University.

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2018  Two-person exhibition, curated by Middle Child, artists group, Planned Parenthood Columbus, Columbus, OH. November.

  • “Shift”, Roy G Biv Gallery at Wild Goose Creative. Columbus, OH.

  • “ROY Spectrum”, group exhibition, Roy G Biv Gallery. Columbus, OH. May.

  • Solo exhibition, “Déjà vu”, curated by Kun Ni, chef curator and director, 器. Organhaus Contemporary Art Space. Chongqing, China. February.

  • 2017 “Retellings”, Curator: Avery Glassman, Western Colorado Center For The Arts, Grand Junction, CO.

  • “Come Along With Me”, Invitational Exhibition, curator: Richard Fletcher, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH. January.

  • Petit Deux: A Group Exhibition of Smaller Sized Art. Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties, NY. January.

  • 2016 “Petit” exhibitions, Juror: Robert Langdon, Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties, NY.

  • “Studio Open”, curator: Matt Distel, The Carnegie, Covington, KY.

  • “notitleanytitle*”, MFA thesis exhibition, Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH.

  • 2014 “Charter”, Group Exhibition, Mirage Gallery, Columbus, OH.

  • “The Instant Now”, Second Year Exhibition, Ohio State University.

  • “In Conversation”, First Year MFA Exhibition, Ohio State University.

  • 2010 – 2013 Juried Student Show, National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Tyler School of Art

  • “Terra, Temporal”, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

  • Juried Student Exhibition, Gallery of Art, Temple University Rome. Italy.

  • “Circolo Degli Artisti”, Via Casilina Vecchia, Rome, Italy.

LANGUAGES English, Mandarin.