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KANG Ya-Chu
LAST UPDATE : 2019.10.20 / EDITOR : installation
20 artworks / 115 exhibition
Place of Birth
Taipei
Taiwan
education
2005
MFA Applied Art graduate institute
Tainan National University of the Arts
2002
BFA Sculpture Department
National Taiwan University of the Arts
experience
2016-2017
Resigned
Thammasat University - Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Bangkok, Thailand Guest Lecturer
2013
Resigned
Austronesia International exchange project of Fang-Liao Artist Village, Pingtung, Taiwan Art Director
2009
Present Position
Taipei MOCA, Taipei, Taiwan Lecturer
2009-2013
Resigned
Felt Making Association, Taiwan Part-time Lecturer
2009-2010
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Taipei National University of the Arts, Dept. of Theatrical Design, Taiwan Lecturer
2007
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Children Art Course, New Generation& Giraffe, Taiwan Lecturer
2006-2007
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SHU-TE University, Dept. of Fashion Design, Taiwan Lecturer
2006
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Natural Dyeing Course at Kaohsiung Second Prison, Taiwan Lecturer
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CURRICULUM VITAE
2015
In Transit – Two Person Solo Exhibition
Taipei Artist Village , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Good Day - Paper Issue
32 Issue Art Space , Tainan , Taiwan
2012
Culture Picnic
Kuokuang Elementary School Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Border Crossings
Suho Paper Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
As Covering
Tosee Art Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Invisible posture
Gifu City Culture Art Center , Japan
2008
Forgotten- Opening studio
ARCUS , Japan
2008
Darkroom- Cache Memory Module
Pingtung Travel Literature Gallery , Pingtung , Taiwan
2007
Snow Day
Red Mill Gallery , Vermont , USA
2006
An Interval
Art Space of Life Science Library ACADEMIA SINICA , Taipei , Taiwan
2006
Traveling Pieces
Taichung Cultural Affairs Bureau , Taichung , Taiwan
2005
Fulfillment of Journey
Taichung Stock 20 , Taichung , Taiwan
2018
Manchester Science Festival
Science and Industry Museum , Manchester , UK
2018
China Changing Festival
Southbank Center , London , UK
2018
Contextile - Contemporary Textile Art Biennial
Guimarães , Portugal
2018
Evolution of Paper
Chung Hsing Cultural and Creative Park , Yilan , Taiwan
2018
Monster Festival - Taiwan and Japan Hakata Exchange Exhibition
WIN Art Gallery , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2018
The Charismatic Rebirth of Yore
MOCA Taipei , Taipei , Taiwan
2018
Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project
Yunlin , Taiwan
2018
Next Art Tainan: The Metamorphosis
Inart Space , Tainan , Taiwan
2017
Human Ecology & Art- 3rd Multidisciplinary Art exhibition
Chittagong , Bangladesh
2017
The Flying Land
Quartair Contemporary Art Initiatives , Hague , Netherlands
2017
ECO-Sublime-International Paper Fibre Art Biennial
NTCRI , Caotun , Taiwan
2017
Contemporary Textile
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art , Kanazawa , Japan
2017
OFF-SITE Istanbul Project
Istanbul , Turkey
2017
Nakanojo Biennale – 6th Nakanojo International Contemporary Art Festival
Kuni-Akaiwa , Japan
2017
Still On My Mind
Bangkok Art Culture Center , Bangkok , Thailand
2017
Dadaocheng Summer Art Festival
Qi-yuan Chinese Medicine Store , Taipei , Taiwan
2017
Ganjyouji Ancient Tombs Art Exhibition
Gifu , Japan
2017
Collecting & So On
Taipei Fine Art Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
Life of the Asia
Koganecho Area Management Center , Yokohama , Japan
2016
Dadaocheng Summer Art Festival
AMA Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2016
15th International Triennial of Tapestry
Central Museum of Textiles , Łódź , Poland
2016
Keelung International Marine Art Festival
Keelung , Taiwan
2016
Very Fun Park @NTU
Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Modern Weavolution
Hong-Gah Museum , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival
Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Very Fun Park
Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Taipei Children’s Arts Festival
Bopiliao Historical Block Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Object: About Memory and Time
Nunu Fine Art Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2015
Yuejin Lantern Festival
Yuejingang Riverside, Yanshui District , Tainan , Taiwan
2014
Culture and Social Cost
Khon Kaen University Thailand
2014
Ecolution of Taiwan Fiber Art
National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute , Caotun Nantou , Taiwan
2014
Art Solo 14 Art Fair
Taipei EXPO Park- EXPO Dome , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Boundaries and Diffusion
Yo-Chang Art Museum at National Taiwan University of Art , Taipei , Taiwan
2014
Scythia 10 – International Biennial Contemporary Textile Art Exhibition
Kherson , Ukraine
2014
Intertwined – Exploring Textile Art
Kaohsiung Fine Art Museum-Children Museum , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2013
Duppini LIKE:The Old Post Office and modern means of communication” project
Veliko Tarnovo , Bulgaria
2013
Okinawa-Taiwan-Romania Contemporary Art Exhibition
CAMP Talganie Museum , Okinawa , Japan
2013
Taoyuan International Landscape Festival
Taoyuan , Taiwan
2013
Capture Photography Festival
Kimoto Gallery , Vancouver , Canada
2013
Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival
Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Fiber Art Consciousness
Beauty Forever Living Art Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2013
Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project
Yunlin , Taiwan
2013
The Dying Eye
Community Art Space , Hangzhou , China
2013
Tokyo Art Fair
Tokyo , Japan
2013
The Dying Eye
Dog Pig Café , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2012
Taipei Original Festival
Songshan Culture and Creative Park , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Journey- Contemporary Art Exhibition
Chateau de Chine Hotel , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2012
Taipei Art Fair- Made in Taiwan
Taipei , Taiwan
2012
The Dying Eye
Museum of Medical Humanities , Taipei , Taiwan
2012
I Am a Tree
Taitung Art Museum , Taitung , Taiwan
2012
Art Platform- LA Art Fair
LA , USA
2012
Schmiede Art Festival
Hallein , Austria
2012
Very Fun Park
Taipei , Taiwan
2012
Banality and Grace
Gallery of Slovak Union of Visual Arts , Bratislava , Slovakia
2012
The Room of Her Own
Pier-2 Arts District , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2012
Valcellina Award International Contemporary Textile/Fiber
Manlago , Italy
2011
UNIT/PITT series Ill Repute Project
Helen Pitt Gallery , Vancouver , Canada
2011
Go on the Stage
National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute-Taipei Branch , Taipei , Taiwan
2011
Wind Heaped Up
CAMP Talganie Museum , Okinawa , Japan
2011
International Craft Art Biennale in Changhua
Changhua Fusing granary , Changhua , Taiwan
2011
Drawing Connections
Siena Art Institute , Siena , Italy
2011
Sofia Paper Art Fest
National Gallery of Foreign Art Bulgaria
2011
The world of nature referred to the existing landscape - Garden Eden
South Tyrol , Italy
2011
Adventure Ground
Kaohsiung Fine Art Museum-Children Museum , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2011
House Games
Jyvaskyla , Finland
2010
A.I.R. Group Show
Taipei Artists Village , Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Going Green
Accident Gallery , NY/ PA/ CA/ NC , USA
2010
Kuroshio Tyanpuru
Okinawa University of the Arts/ CAMP Talganie Museum , Okinawa , Japan
2010
Genius Loci- Spirit of Place
Gallery X , Bratislava , Slovakia
2010
Winter Culture Olympics Vancouver Lantern Festival- Outdoor Exhibition
Vancouver , Canada
2009
Turning the Tide
Taiwan National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium , Pingtung , Taiwan
2009
Cross Breeze
CAMP Talganie Museum , Okinawa , Japan
2009
Re-contextualized
Pacificthorn gallery , Vancouver , Canada
2009
Urban bodies
Taichung Stock 20 , Taichung , Taiwan
2009
Geisai#12
Tokyo , Japan
2009
228 Massacre 62th anniversary Art exhibition
228 Park , Kaohsiung , Taiwan
2009
More than scents
Graduate School of Visual Arts Management and Art Center of Yuan Ze University , Chungli , Taiwan
2008
I came from Japan-I have not been to Japan-I am neither of the above
Fordham University’s Center Gallery , NY , USA
2008
Essence of Absence
Korean Gallery , NY , USA
2008
Body Thinking
Taichung Stock 20 , Taichung , Taiwan
2008
Very Fun Park
Gregory Shop , Taipei , Taiwan
2008
A View Inside
Changhua Fusing Granary , Changhua , Taiwan
2007
Frolic
2X13 Gallery , NY , USA
2007
Time and Poem
Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra , Taipei , Taiwan
2007
New Craft Paradise
National Taiwan Craft Research Institute , Taipei , Taiwan
2007
Points of Departure: Inner and Outer Journeys in Contemporary Art
Fox Art Gallery USA
2006
Hualien International Artists Workshop
Crative Culture Park of Hualien , Hualien , Taiwan
2006
Unspoken Understanding
TADA , Taichung , Taiwan
2006
Bring your art work to go travel
Nanhai Gallery , Taipei , Taiwan
2006
Wanderlust
National Taiwan Craft Research Institute , Taipei , Taiwan
2006
Bon Voyage
Chiayi railway warehouse , Chiayi , Taiwan
2006
4th From Lausanne to Beijing International Fiber Art Biennale
Shzhou Art & Design Technology Institute Art Museum , Shzhou , China
2006
21st Annual Combined Talents Florida International Competition
Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts , Florida , USA
2006
Fiber Language–Abstract and Concrete
SooChow University Art Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2006
Citizens’ life in Taiwan
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art , Taichung , Taiwan
2006
Turning the Theater- Sensational Mobilization
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art , Taichung , Taiwan
2006
Art Show Case
Taichung Stock 20 , Taichung , Taiwan
2006
Line Phenomenon
Art Center TNCA , Tainan , Taiwan
2005
Artist fair
Chinese Culture and Movie Center , Taipei , Taiwan
2005
Exhibition of Track Legend
Taitung Railway Art Village , Taitung , Taiwan
2005
Kaunas Art Biennial "Textile 05"
M. Zilinskas Art Gallery , Kaunas , Lithuania
2005
TALENTE 2005 – Special Exhibition
I.H.M , Munich , Germany
2018
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art
Manchester , UK
2018
Contextile - Contemporary Textile Art Biennial
Guimarães , Portugal
2017
OFF-SITE Bogota Project, IDOLONSTUDIO
Istanbul + Bogota , Turkey + Colombia
2016
Koganecho Area Management Center
Yokohama , Japan
2015
Sipna Walk Art Residency Project, Melgath tribal area
Paratwada, Maharashtra , India
2015
Global Nomadic Art Project- Nature Renaissance
Gujarat , India
2015
Äkkigalleria Residency Project
Jyväskylä , Finland
2014
Silpakorn Art Lab Residency Project
Nakorn Pathom Province , Thailand
2014
International Art and Design Workshop, Khon Kaen University
Thailand
2013
Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Residency Project
Yunlin , Taiwan
2010
Taipei Artists Village
Taipei , Taiwan
2010
Going Green- Residency Project, Accident Gallery
Eureka , USA
2010
Banciao 435
Taipei , Taiwan
2009
Taiwan National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium
Pingtung , Taiwan
2009
Winter Olympics Vancouver Lantern Festival
Canada
2008
ARCUS- Asian Cultural Council Fellowship
Japan
2008
Shatana International Artists’ Workshop
Jordan
2008
Britto International Artists’ Workshop, Briitto Arts Trust
Bangladesh
2007
Green Island Human Rights International Artists’ Workshop Fellowship
Green Island , Taiwan
2007
Vermont Studio Center
Vermont , USA
2006
Hualien International Artists’ Workshop Fellowship
Hualien , Taiwan
2006
Art as Environment- A cultural Action in Tropic of Cancer – Chiayi Laiji tribe
Chiayi , Taiwan
2005
Taichung Stock 20
Taichung , Taiwan
2017
Article
How to Choose? Ask People with Great Taste
Taiwan Craft Magazine
No. 70/2017.09
P. 12-19
2017
Article
Sustainable Development of Textile- Implications from India and Bangladesh
Taiwan Craft Magazine
No. 70/2017.09
P. 90-93
2017
Article
The Art Symbiotic with Wetland: Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art
Artist Magazine
2017.08
P. 134-141
2017
Article
The Education and Practice of the Textile Art and Design: Thammasat University in Thailand
 
No. 65/2017.06
P. 86-89
2017
Article
When the traditional culture meets the new design thought: Chiang Mai Design Week
Taiwan Craft Magazine
No. 64/2017.03
P. 88-91
2017
Article
MAIIAM- Chiang Mai Contemporary Art Museum
Artist Magazine
2017.02
P. 350-357
2016
Article
Art and Culture along the railway line - Koganecho Area Management Center in Yokohama Japan
Taiwan Craft Magazine
No. 63/2016.12
P. 78-81
2016
Article
Intercommunication Between Internal Practice of Lacquer Art and the External Environment: Hsia Ai-hua’s Hollow Dry Lacquer Technique to Contemporary Art
Taiwan Craft Magazine
No. 62/2016.09
P. 36-39
2016
Article
International Triennial of Tapestry Lodz in Poland: the Past of Textile City and the Appearance of Present Tapestry Weaving
Taiwan Craft Magazine
No. 62/2016.09
P. 82-85
2016
Article
Connection between Crochet technique and Ocean
Artist Magazine
2016.08
P. 306-309
2016
Article
Tapisseries Nomades
Artist Magazine
2016.07
P. 354-357
2016
Article
Faux Amis
Artist Magazine
2016.06
P. 258-259
2016
Article
Nomadic Dream in Natural Environment-Global Nomadic Art Residency Project
Artist Magazine
2016.04
P. 334-339
2016
Book
Textile Map 2
Taiwan: Garden City
2016
Article
The bodily awareness and reliability of media: the dialogues between fiber materials and the environment in Finland
Taiwan Craft Magazine
No. 60/2016.03
P. 24-29
2015
Book
Textile Map
Taiwan: Garden City
2014
Article
Fishing for a Better Environment- Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art
Artist Magazine
2014.07
P. 132-134
2014
Article
Sparkle of Art and Urban Farm- Industry and the Sleepwatchers Painting Installation by Jay Senetchko
Artist Magazine
2014.07
P. 286-287
2013
Article
Impression of the Hard Lace- Steel Sculpture of Cal Lane
Artist Magazine
2013.09
P. 132-134
2013
Article
Connection between Land and Art
Artist Magazine
2013.07
P. 474-475
2012
Article
The View from Threads and Colors- Jane Kenyon’s Threads Painting
Artist Magazine
2012.01
 
2010
Article
Creativity between Life Esthetics and Performance Art- Diversification of Fiber Art in Vancouver
Artist Magazine
2010.07
P. 396-403
2008
Article
Marginalization of the Political situation and Effect- Contemporary Art in Bangladesh
Artist Magazine
2008.04
P. 307-375
2005
Article
The Soft and Perceptual of Fiber- Kaunas Art Biennial "Textile 05”
Artist Magazine
2005.12
P. 312-317
2018
 
Next Art Tainan Award
 
Taiwan
2018
 
2018-2 Culture Exchange Grant
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taiwan
2017
 
106-2 Culture Exchange Grant
Taipei City Government
Taiwan
2017
 
2017-2 Culture Exchange Grant
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taiwan
2017
 
106-1 Culture Exchange Grant
Taipei City Government
Taiwan
2016
“International Triennial of Tapestry”
2016-1 Culture Exchange Travel Grant
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taiwan
2015
“Äkkigalleria Residency Project”
104-2 Culture Exchange Travel Grant
Taipei City Government
Taiwan
2015
The Outstanding Popular Award
Art Exhibition Research for Social Devotion
Khon Kaen University
Thailand
2015
 
Culture Research Travel Grant
Lung Yingtai Cultural Foundation
Taiwan
2014
 
103-2 Creation Grant
Taipei City Government
Taiwan
2013
“Capture Photography Festival” in Canada
Exhibition Travel Grant
Taipei City Government
Taiwan
2013
“Portable Walls” in Canada
Exhibition Travel Grant
Ministry of Culture
Taiwan
2012
Taipei Art Fair- MIT
Exhibition Grant
Ministry of Culture
Taiwan
2012
“Portable Walls” in Canada
Exhibition Travel Grant
Taiwan Council for Cultural Affairs
Taiwan
2012
Judges Awards Winner
Make It Short
NW Film Center
Portland OR , USA
2010
“As Covering“
99-3 Exhibition Grant
Taipei City Government
Taiwan
2010
“Kuroshio Tyanpuru“ in Okinawa
99-2 Culture Exchange Travel Grant
Taipei City Government
Taiwan
2010
“Genius Loci” in Slovakia
Exhibition Travel Grant
Taiwan Council for Cultural Affairs
Taiwan
2010
“Invisible posture” in Japan
99-1 Culture Exchange Travel Grant
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taiwan
2009
Selected by Judges Award List
Geisai#12
 
Tokyo , Japan
2007
 
96-2 Creation Grant
National Culture and Arts Foundation
Taiwan
2007
 
2006/2007 Asian- Fellowship
Vermont Studio Center
USA
2006
Outstanding
4th International Fiber Art Biennale Exhibition
 
China
2005
"Textile 05" in Lithuania
Exhibition Travel Grant
Taiwan Council for Cultural Affairs
Taiwan
2005
“TALENTE 2005” in Germany
Exhibition Travel Grant
Taiwan Council for Cultural Affairs
Taiwan
2004
Best-selected
Taoyuan Exhibition
 
Taoyuan , Taiwan
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