Advanced Photography Course, School of Visual Communication Design, Kent State University, Fall 2022


陈毅 

Yiyun Chen -- live and work in Cleveland
Instagram -- yiyunchen2008
Email -- yiyun@yiyunchen.com



Education
2018 -- MFA, Photography and Related Media, Rochester Institute of Technology
2015 -- Post-Bacc, Photography and Video, Cleveland Institute of Art 
2015 -- BA, Studio Art Photography, Cleveland State University 

Exhibitions(Selected)
2023 -- Alternatives, Biennial Exhibition: Image as Object, Ohio University Art Galleries, Athens, OH (coming soon)
2022 -- Faculty Exhibition, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2022 -- Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland, OH 
2022 -- Impagination, Heights Arts, Cleveland, OH
2022-- The 76th Ohio Annual Exhibition, Zanesville Museum of Art, Zanesville, OH
2022 -- Sharing Space, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
2022 -- Tip of the Tongue, Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA
2021 -- Asian American Art Exhibit, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH
2021 -- Reimagining Hope, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
2021 -- Vividness, Downtown Gallery, Indiana University Kokomo, Kokomo, IN
2021 -- Distinguished Alumni Exhibition, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH
2019 -- BOUND Art Book + Zine Fair, MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
2018 -- Terra Incognita, MFA Thesis Exhibition, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY
2017 -- The 1st Annual 2017 National Juried Art Exhibition, Wausau MOCA, Wausau, WI
2017 -- LoosenArt Collective, LoosenArt Gallery, Rome, Italy
2017 -- TURN UP II: The Alma Mater Edition, Popeye Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2016 -- SPAS Honors Show, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY
2016 -- MFA Work Share, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY
2016 -- CO-LAB, Gallery R, Rochester, NY
2017 -- The Same But Different, New York Center for Photographic Art, New York, NY
2016 -- The self(ie) and the other: portraiture, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2014 and 2015 -- Merit Scholar Exhibition, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH
2013 to 2015 -- The Student Art Show, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH
2012 to 2015-- The 21st People’s Art Show, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH
2014 -- Western Reserve Photo Competition, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Cleveland, OH
2013 -- Spotlight: Emerging Photographers, Cleveland Print Room, Cleveland, OH
2012 -- Street Photography, LH Horton Jr Gallery, Stockton, CA

Grants and Fellowships (Selected)
2021 -- Besse Excellence in Teaching Award, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH
2021 -- Best of Show, Asian American Art Exhibit, Findlay Art League, Findlay, OH
2020 -- Emergency Relief Grant, Spaces, Cleveland, OH
2017 and 2018 -- William A. Reedy Endowed Scholarship, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
2016 to 2018 -- Theodore Chapman Graduate Scholarship, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
2016 and 2017 -- Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, CA
2016 -- Third Place Winner, The Same But Different, New York Center for Photographic Art, New York, NY
2015 -- Full Scholarship, CSU-CIA Post-Bacc Program, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
2015 -- Honorable Mention, The 44th Student Art Show, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH
2015 -- Honorable Mention, The 35th Annual Best of College Photography, Santa Barbara, CA
2013 and 2014 -- Visual Art Merit Scholarship, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
2011 to 2015 -- Radiance Scholarship, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
2010 -- Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship, Cleveland City Hall, Cleveland, OH

Collections
Cleveland Art Association, Cleveland, OH
National Palace Museum Library, Taipei, Taiwan
Wallace Libraries, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Mandel Foundation, Cleveland OH
Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

Artist Talks and Presentations
2019 -- Artist Talk, Photo II/III, Department of Art and Design, Cleveland State University
2018 -- Photobook and Installation, Advanced Digital Projects, Cleveland Institute of Art

Professional and Teaching Experience
Kent State University
Cuyahoga Community College
Lakeland Community College
Cleveland Institute of Art
Rochester Institute of Technology
Center For Arts-Inspired Learning
William Harris Gallery
Fast Ashleys Studio
Velley Magazine
Insidebusiness Magazine
Lorain County’s Magazine
Cleveland Magazine
Capa Magazine

Professional Memberships
Chinese American Art Faculty Association, Wayne, NJ
Spaces, Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
George Eastman Museum of Art, Rochester, NY
Graduate Photography Association, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY