WU CHIEN-YI


Wu Chien-Yi (b. 1987-)

Born in Taichung, Taiwan, Wu Chien-Yi specialises in collage art and mixed media installations. She received her M.F.A degree from the Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts in Tainan National University of the Arts in year 2014. She participated in “Taipei Artist Village-2017 Season 2 Residency Artists Exhibition” and also exhibited at Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Large installations of “5100 Mini Store” series are created for Shanghai shopping complex and also another window grilles artwork at National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts during 2016 Taiwan Biennial.

 

Known as the winner of 2012 The Arising Artist Award of New Taipei City for her ‘5100 Mini Store Project’, Chien-Yi is also on the finalist of ‘The 13th Taoyuan Contemporary Art Award’ in 2015, the reputable ‘Taipei Arts Awards’ in 2011 as well as 2010 Kaohsiung Awards. She has also been invited to exhibit in numerous exhibitions, among which are the 2014 MT Expo and the 2012 Taiwan Biennial.

 

Wu Chien-Yi’s art is the after product of various approaches regarding keen observations and experiments. Having paper tape as the medium of expression, Chien-Yi reintroduces the familiar objects around us in a new light. The artist recaptures the consumption-driven economy and the soaring growth of e-commerce today to reveal a truthful insight of our era through her seemingly unfocused collage art. Her innovative approach continues to bring forth the distance between a truer reality and the world we are in.

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EDUCATION

  • 2014  M.FA., Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts at the Tainan University of the Arts, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2009  B.A., Painting Section, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

 AWARDS

  • 2019   Selected for the “2019 Kaohsiung Awards – Spatial Art”, Taiwan
  • 2018   Taishin Arts Award Nomination “Exchanging Views”, Taiwan
    Next Art Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2016  Ministry of Culture MIT Newcomer Recommend Artist, Taiwan
  • 2016  Selected for the “The 14th Taoyuan Creation Award”, Taiwan
  • 2015  Taiwan Art Foundation’s 13th Taiwan New Award Special Plan “Seeing and Seeing Distance”, Taiwan
  • 2015  The Winning for the “The 2015 Taiwan Emerging Art Awards – the Series of 2D Art”
  • 2015  Selected for the “The 13th Taoyuan Creation Award”, Taiwan
  • 2014  Selected for the “2014 New Look Exhibition of Taiwan Fine Arts – the Series of 3D Art”, Taiwan
  • 2012  The Winning for the “2012 Xinbei City Young Artist Award”, Taiwan
  • 2011  Selected for the “2011 Taipei Fine Arts Award”, Taiwan
  • 2011  Selected for “2011 New Look Exhibition of Taiwan Fine Arts – the Series of Plane Art”, Taiwan
  • 2011  Selected for the “100 Nation-wide Fine Arts Exhibition – the Category of New Media Arts”, Taiwan
  • 2010  Selected for the “2010 Kaohsiung Award – the Category of Mixed Media”, Taiwan

 COLLECTIONS

  • 2019 Taichung City Council Public Art Set B Case “Young Artists Collection Project” The Window like Poetry, Social Youth Collection, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2017  FB AIR PROGRAM Taiwan FB Headquarters Office Creation Project, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2017  Daan Window Scenery Poetry, Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016  Mini Store O2O, Life Hub @ Jinqiao, Shanghai, Chin
  • 2016  Bridge South Window View Poetry, Art Bank, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2015   Taiwan Art New Scene ExhibitionWindow Space Poem, Taichung City Harbor Art Center, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2015   HOPE EGG Charity Project, Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2012  5100 Micro Document Project 2012811-916, New Taipei City Cultural Bureau, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2012  5100 Mini Store Shopping Website Video Archives-2012 Taiwan Biennale International Exchange, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

RESIDENT/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2019 “FB AIRL Poster Design Commission” Artist, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2017  “FB AIR PROGRAM Taiwan FB Headquarters Office Creation Project” Artist, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2017   “Xixiu-New Taipei City Public Art Workshop” Artist, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2017   Artist of “Treasure Rock International Art Village & Art Sofa Guest”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2017   “Taipei Art Village” artist in the village, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016   “Fubon Art Foundation” Station Artist, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016   Shanghai Jinqiao International Business Plaza Artists, Shanghai, China
  • 2015   Creative Design of “Weeknight Magazine Cover Issue 2”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014   Public TV “Literature Face & Book 32” collage design, Taipei, Taiwan

WORKSHOP

  • 2018 Taichung National Opera House’s Workshop, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2017  Taipei City Art Museum Children’s Art Education Center “Impression Scenery Collage Workshop”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2017  2017 Fubon Art Foundation “Fuyi Travel Artist Workshop – Old Window Flower Collage”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016  Taipei University of Technology Teaching Resource Center “Yiqi Middle School”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016  Shanghai Jinqiao International Business Plaza “Mini Store Collage Workshop” , Shanghai, China
  • 2014  Academia Sinica’s Taiwan Creative CC Project “Collage Movie”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014  Taiwan Artists Expo “Workshop – Miniature Factory”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014  Taipei City Confucius Temple Management Committee “Spring Artisan Fun”, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014  Sunshine Foundation’s Collage Art Healing Course, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2012  National Taiwan Museum of Art “Taiwan Registration – 2012 Taiwan Biennale” New Arts Meet ‧ to accompany, Taipei, Taiwan

PRESS

SOLO EXHIBITONS

  • 2019 “A Scene like Poetry”, Liang Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016 “Mini Store O2O”, Life Hub @ Jinqiao, Shanghai, China
  • 2016 “Lost in Dreamland: The poem of grille on Sec. 4, Bade Road”, Powen Gallery, Taipei
  • 2016  “Vision V.S Window: Solo Exhibition of Chien-yi Wu”, Share Art Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • 2015  “The poem of Window View – Qingshui”, Taichung City Seaport Art Center, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2015  “Residential Memory: Wen Meng-Yu and Wu Chien-Yi Duo Exhibition”, Art Alley Café, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2015  “Keywords Searching: The Solo Exhibition” ACCTON GALLERY, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • 2014  “Miniature Department Store” Zhongyou Department Store A Building 10th Floor Creative Platform, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 2012  “Elite Mini Bookstore”, Shinyi Eslite Art Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2011  “Overdubbing”, Sakshi Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2010  “Rescue Plan”, Black and White Cut, Taichung, Taiwan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

“2019 Kaohsiung Awards” Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Sugarfield – the information center of Madou Sugar Industry Art Triennial, Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center, Tainan, Taiwan

“Second Reality Arts Festival” Sungai University outside Sungai Campus, Taipei, Taiwan

“TIME CAPSULE – Selected Works Exhibition” Telling Art, Taipei, Taiwan

“If you open the doors and windows in your heart”, Xingang Cultural Center No. 25 Warehouse, Chiayi, Taiwan

“Heterogeneous Orders”, Powen Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

“Summer solstice Dadao public art season” Weilong Art, Taipei, Taiwan

“Exchanging Views” Crane Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

“Next Art Tainan Award – Metamorphosis” SOKA Art, Tainan, Taiwan

“Fubon- First Flagship Store ART SALON”, Fubon Bank Lujiazui Branch, Shanghai, China

“Jodori Khiang – Community Artfest. ”, Taipei Art Village and Tongtong Street District, Taipei, Taiwan

“Taipei Art Village Artists Exhibition”, Taipei Art Village, Taipei, Taiwan

“Collecting and so on”, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

“View X Weave”, Fubon Art Foundation, Folio Daan Taipei, Taiwan

“Sunrise Heartbeat – Taipei Art District Festival”, Liang Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

“Taipei International Art Fair – MIT New People’s Recommendation Area”, World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan

“Artistic Tourism is a Land” Hsinchu City Art Museum, Hsinchu, Taiwan

Taiwan Biennale – The Possibility of an Island, National Taiwan Museum of Art, Taichung, Taiwan

“House 7 / 8th Asian Contemporary Art Exhibition” Conrad Hong Kong, Hong Kong

“Month Moonlight Festival of Light”, Moontsu Harbor, Tainan Saltwater, Taiwan

“Got it now yet”, Taipei Digital Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

“The Street Grand Opening”, Contemporary Art Museum X Chifeng District, Taipei, Taiwan

Kaohsiung has come, the role of cities creation, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

“Paper Works”, Sui Pin Arts Center, Taichung, Taiwan

Taiwan Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Art, Taichung, Taiwan

Xia Yan – The Biggest Future Star, Can Tea House, Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan-Macau Artists Joint Exhibition, Contemporary Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

“Ruins/Urban/Freaks”, Treasure of Yan Art Gallery Cross Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei Art Award, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

“A. Planoidea”, Guandu Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

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