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Mu Pan - CV


Lives and works in New York
Born 1976, Taichung City, Taiwan

Education
2007 M.F.A. with honors, Illustration as Visual Essay, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2011 B.F.A. Illustration, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Solo Shows
2015
Fake Cover, Galerie LJ, Paris, France

2014
One Inch Punch, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Mu Pan Presents: Way of The Dogs, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY (as part of the prize for Artist Wanted/3rd Ward Open Call)

2011
Solo booth at Art Taipei 2011 (as part of the prize for Artist Wanted/3rd Ward Open Call)
The Other Mountain and the Other Sea, KunstRaum H&H, Cologne, Germany

Selected Group Shows
2015
Experimentadesign Biennale ’15, Lisbon, Portugal
Giant Robot Biennale 4, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Blaze of Glory, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Samurai! Japanese Myth and Tradition in Contemporary Imagination, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
The Copenhagen Interpretation, Gallery Poulsen & The Lodge Gallery, New York, NY
Melted City 2, Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2014
We Tell Stories, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY
Mu Pan, Tangent Lin, Antoine Courbineau, Galerie LJ, Paris, France (Three-persons show)
Venice Art Walk & Auctions, Venice, CA
Giant Robot Presents: Year of the Horse, Giant Robot 2, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Beyond Eden, Los Angeles, CA
The Pond, the Mirror, the Kaleidoscope, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Silly Season 2013: Mainly Wagner, KunstRaum H&H, Cologne, Germany
Futurology, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Giant Robot Presents: Year of the Snake, Giant Robot 2, Los Angeles, CA
HEY! Modern Art & Pop Culture, Musée de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris, France

2012
End of the Summer, MOHS exhibit, Copenhagen, Denmark
Heavenly Book of China, KunstRaum H&H, Cologne, Germany (Two-persons show with Jorg Kristian Dahne)
Silly Season 2012, KunstRaum H&H, Cologne, Germany
Ace Is Wild, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Verge: Art Fair, New York, NY

2011
Dark Water, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
La Luz de Jesus 25th Anniversary Group Show, Los Angeles, CA
Silly Season 2011, KunstRaum H&H, Cologne, Germany
Verge: Art Brooklyn, New York, NY

2010
Silly Season 2010, KunstRaum H&H, Cologne, Germany

2009
Papershapers, Scion Installation LA, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Friends, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts LLC, New York, NY

2007
To All My Relations, La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Two-persons show with Esther Pearl Watson)

2006
The Book Show, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2005
The Ghost and Specters, Compound Gallery, Portland, OR (Two-persons show with Kenichi Hoshine)

2004
Meathaus @ Meltdown Group Show, Meltdown Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003
The Social Affair Group Show, Memphis University, Memphis, TN

Awards
2011 Artist Wanted/3rd Ward Summer Open Call Grand Prize
2007 Catherine Rhodes Scholarship
2006 MFA Illustration Department Merit Scholarship
2006 MFA Illustration Department Merit Scholarship
2001 Alumni Scholarship Awards

Employment
January 2014 – current New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Instructor for drawing and painting
September 2011 – current Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY
Instructor at Illustration Department
January 2011 – current School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Thesis advisor for MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department (one semester each on 2011 and 2013)
August 2007 – 2012 New York Arts Studio, New York, NY
Instructor for drawing and painting
March – August 2010 Polski Western, Brooklyn , NY
Studio assistant for Piotr Uklanski.
March – August 2009 University Settlement, New York, NY
Instructor for Beginner Level Painting and Arts and Crafts
August 2007 – August 2009 Creative Center, New York, NY
Artist in residence for helping cancer patients at New York hospitals
September – December 2007 The Brooklyn College Community Partnership, Brooklyn, NY
Art instructor at after school program (one semester)
March 2003 – November 2004 Gem Studio, New York, NY
Chief digital artist and colorist for advertising storyboards and illustrations
July – September 2002 Florentine Music, Arts and Tutorial School, New York, NY
Art teacher and graphic designer for the summer program
August 2000- May 2001 Alfy.com, New York, NY
Full time illustrator and Flash animator

Publications
Hey! Modern Art & Pop Culture Art Show Part II, by Anne & Julien, exhibition catalogue for exhibition at Musée de la Halle St Pierre, Ankama editions, France, 2013
Artist Notebook, by Carolina Amell, Institutio Monsa de Ediciones, Spain, 2015

Commission 
2015 Main poster image for award-winning motion film by Daniel and Matthew Wolfe “Catch Me Daddy”

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