Professor of the National University of Tainan Department of Visual Arts
and Design, and Director of the National
University of Tainan Library
Kao graduated from the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD),
majoring in image art, and has a master’s degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne
(Paris-IV) in art history, a Ph.D. in art history (1997) and is currently a
professor at the Department of Visual Arts and Design and the library director
at the National University of Tainan.
Kao has held several solo exhibitions in Taiwan, France, and the US, and has
participated in international exhibitions. She is the recipient of the Chimei
Arts Award in 1990 and 1991, a prize winner at the 10th International Prints
Triennial in Germany in 1993, and the bronze prize at the Copper Plate,
Lithography, and Silkscreen Print in China in 1993.
Independent curator and critic
Manray HSU is an independent curator and art critic.
Hsu's curatorial work include: Liverpool Biennial (2006, co-curated with Gerardo
Mosquera), Naked Life (2006, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei), 2008 Taipei
Biennial (co-curated with Vasif Kortun), Biennale Cuvee in 2009 (OK Center for
Contemporary Art in Linz, Austria), and 2010 Forum Biennial of Taiwanese
Contemporary Art (Taipei Contemporary Art Center).
Manray Hsu has served as international juror for the 49th Venice Biennale and
UNESCO Award, 7th Istanbul Biennial. He was international juror for Hermes Korea
Missulsang, juror for 2010 New Media Art Awards in Korea, international juror
for 2012 Hugo Boss Asia Art Award, academic committee member for 2013 Shanghai
West Bund Biennale, and nominator for the 2014 Signature Art Prize, Singapore.
Associate Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Taipei National University
of the Arts
CHEN Shiau-Peng received her BFA from Taipei National University of the Arts in
1999, an MFA from Pratt Institute in 2001, and a Doctorate in Fine Art from RMIT
University in 2009. Shiau-Peng Chen has held solo exhibitions at Taipei Fine
Arts Museum, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, IT Park Gallery, SNO Contemporary Art
Projects, etc. In the past ten years, Shiau-Peng Chen has taught Printmaking at
Taipei National University of the Arts (2014 to present) and National Taiwan
University of Arts (2012-2014).
Professor Emerita, School of Art, Royal Melbourne
Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Lesley Duxbury is an Australian artist who combines photography and printmaking
to make work regarding the landscape and atmospherics of place. She has
undertaken extended walks in remote and near parts of the world as impetus for
her work. Recent walks have been nearer to home with a view to more closely
examine the immediate world around her. She has exhibited nationally and
internationally for over 30 years including: 2022: Place, Australian Print
Workshop, Melbourne. 2021: Notes from the Field, MAMA, NSW; Nillumbik Prize for
Contemporary Art. 2020: Swan Hill Prints& Drawings Award. 2019: Echo: a survey,
Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale. 2018: Antipodean Views, Geelong Gallery. 2017:
Phantasm, Herhusid, Siglufjörður, Iceland. 2016: Breathing Hemispheres
Blindside, Melbourne. 2015: Sky Lab Counihan Gallery; Bowness Photography Prize,
Monash Gallery of Art, 27° South to 19° North: Contemporary Australian
Photography, Museum of the City of Cuernavaca, Mexico. 2014: Kyoto Hanga, Kyoto
Municipal Museum, Japan. She has undertaken artist residencies in Iceland (2012,
2015 and 2017), Paris, Australia Council studio (1996), Fremantle Arts Centre
(2017) and Bogong Centre for Sound Culture (2013 and 2020). Her work is held in
all major public collections in Australia. She is a Professor Emerita in the
School of Art, RMIT University.
SHAIH Lifa graduated from the College of Fine Arts, National Taiwan Normal
University. His earlier works focused on sculpture and printmaking. He studied
sculpture and lived in Paris, France starting in 1964 and went to New York City,
USA to study art theory and art history in 1968.
Shaih has authored several books on Taiwanese art history and representative
works include A History of Taiwanese Art Movements during the Japanese-ruled
Era, Discussing Art with Ah-li (also entitled Letters about Art: Ah-li) and
Excavating Key Art Figures in Taiwan (published in the 1980s). His writing
provides valuable reference for researches in art and history and is frequently
cited by scholars of Taiwanese art.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Fine Arts, National Kaohsiung Normal
Print artist, former professor, and the department chair of the National
Kaohsiung Normal University Department of Fine Arts.
Yang has an M.F.A from State University of New York Graduate School of Art,
specializing in prints and sculpture.
Recipient of the Prize of the CCA Minister at the 2nd International Biennial
Print Exhibit ROC (1985), the Gold Medal Award at the 5th International Biennial
Print Exhibit ROC (1991), the Honorary Award at the 10th Norwegian International
Print Triennial (1992), the 18th National Awards of Art (1993), and the Honorary
Award at the 2nd Egyptian International Print Triennale (1997).
Adjunct Professor, Department of Art and Design, National Tsing Hua
Lu is currently an adjunct professor at National Tsing Hua University Department
of Arts and Design and was a professor at the National Hsinchu University of
Education, treasurer at the National Hsinchu Teachers College, and professor and
department chair of Department of Art and Craft. Lu gas taught the course
“Modern Prints” for 49 consecutive years (1973-2022).
Lu is the recipient of the Golden Goblet Award of the prints section of the
R.O.C. Art Association and the Golden Seal Award of prints education of the
Graphic Society of R.O.C.
Lu was a juror of the preliminary jury of the International Biennial Print
Exhibit: 2018 R.O.C. and juror of the prints section of the 2013, 2014, 2016,
2019, and 2021 National Art Exhibition R.O.C.