CV - Stephen Zhang's Art

STEPHEN ZHANG'S CV


EXHIBITIONS:

• "Where Art and Fashion Meet". Artist Showplace Gallery, Dallas, Texas. May, 2018

• Solo exhibition "Reflection". Art Center of Plano. Plano, Texas. April 28–June 29. Plano, Texas

• "Magnitude of Color". Beaudry Gallery, Dallas, Texas. March 31-May 12, 2018

• “International Watercolor Invitational”. Shanghai Library Gallery. Shanghai, China. 2017

• American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition. 2017–2018

• Solo Exhibition “Flow”. Artists Showplace Gallery. Dallas, Texas. 2017

• Group Show “Rob Erdle, His Students, His Influence”. UNT on the Square Gallery. Denton, Texas. 2014

• Group Show “Watermarks II”. Collin College Gallery. Plano, Texas. 2008

• Group Show “Five Watercolor Artists”. 798. Beijing China. 2007

• Group Show “International Watercolor Exhibition”. Niigata, Japan 2005

• Group Show “International Watercolor Exhibition”. Niigata, Japan 2004

• Group Show “Watercolor Now!”. Springfield Art Museum. Springfield, MO. 2003

• Group Show “Watermark”. Collin College Gallery. Plano, Texas. 2001

• Solo Exhibition “Memory of China”. University of North Texas. Denton, Texas. 1991


COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS:

• Readers' Competition by The Art of Watercolour Magazine. Jury's Choice Award. 2018

• Watermedia Showcase. Best of Show, 2018

• Splash 20 Watercolor Competition. 2018

• Transparent Watercolor Society of America 42nd National Exhibition. TWSA Members Award. 2018

• Watercolor West International Juried Exhibition. Third Place. 2017

• International Artist Magazine Landscape Competition. Grand Prize. 2017

• Art Olympia 2017. Japan. 2017

• Transparent Watercolor Society of America 2017 Annual National Exhibition. John Singer Sargent Award. 2017

• American Watercolor Society 150th Annual International Exhibition. 2017

• Texas Top Ten Competition. 2017

• Portrait Society of America International Portrait Competition. Certificate of Excellence. 2015

• Transparent Watercolor Society of America Annual Exhibition. Grand Prize—Skyledge Award. 2015

• Watercolor U.S.A. Annual Exhibition. 2012

• Watercolor U.S.A. Annual Exhibition. Greg G. Thielen Memorial Award. 2002

• Infiniti National Art Competition. First Prize. 1992

• The 7th Chinese National Art Exhibition. 1989


RECENT PUBLICATION FEATURES:

• International Artist Magazine. June/July 2018. "Honoring Dedication to Their Craft" by Christine Egnoski

• Watercolor Artist Magazine. October 2017

• American Art Collector Magazine. Feature article. September 2017

• International Artist Magazine. Aug./Sept. 2017

• Classical WRR 101.1 FM. Interview by “Classic Cafe”. January 2017

• Pratique des Arts magazine. Feature article. Issue 129. September 2016.

• Watercolor Artist Magazine. Feature article. December 2015

• Artistnetwork.com. On-line feature article. October 2015


COLLECTIONS:

• Johann Museum. Shanghai China

• Positec Corporation. China

• Vicking Cruises

• Private collections


JUDGING:

• Dallas Society of Visual Communications National Student Show

• Visual Arts Society of Texas Annual Juried Members Exhibition

• Communication Arts Magazine Illustration Annual Competition

• The New Mexico Advertising Federation ADDY Awards

• Connecticut Art Directors Club


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

• Artist. Since mid-1980s

• Assistant Professor, Communication Design. University of North Texas. Starting in September, 2018.

• Creative Director, Lodge 26 Branding Agency. Dallas, TX. 2014–2016

• Vice President, Creative Director, Filson. Seattle, WA. 2013–2014

• Vice President, Image Director (started as Sr. Designer), Fossil Inc. Richardson, TX. 1994–2013

• Adjunct Professor, College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas. Denton, TX. 1995.

• Graduate Teaching Fellow, College of Visual Arts and Design, University of North Texas. Denton, TX. 1993–1994

• Assistant Professor. Luxun Academy of Fine Arts. Shenyang, China. 1985–1989


EDUCATION:

• MFA, University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design. Denton, TX

• BFA, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts. Shenyang, China

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