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Jennifer Qian

 (213)-572-9914   | jqian@saic.edu |  www.saic.digication.com/Jennifer_Qian



Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL

            Graduation Date – August 16 2013

            Scholarship recipient, emphasis of study in sculpture


Concordia International School of Shanghai, China Winter Study Trip, Tibet: Tibetan Art and Culture – 2009

            Learned Tibetan painting at an orphanage’s art studio

            Visited local homes, markets, farms, mosques and temples.



Summer Internship, New York, NY: MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) - June -August 2013

           Interned between exhibitions planning + administration department and Collection Management and Exhibition Registration department
            Assisted in budget planning and finance reconciliation
           Compiled courier information packets
           Provided budget drills
           Archived files, forms, contracts, photos and documentation


Internship, Chicago, IL: Tom Robinson Gallery - January 2013 to June 2013
           Assisted in production of five schematic boxes commissioned by Red Moon Theater
           Bandsawed multiple wood frames for puppets
           Produced two independent wood projects based on scrap wood
           Showcased works in Tom Robinson's gallery show in June-July 2013


Freelance Artist, Chicago, IL – August 2011 to October 2011

            Produced gesture drawings of specific hand gestures for criminology Professor Matoesian’s article


Summer Internship, China, Shanghai: HP-Hewlett Packard Product Design Group Internship – 2010

            Designed and proposed products for company members

            Organized and catalogued books

            Installed ink cartridges, photo paper and USB devices with printers


Summer Internship, China, Shanghai: Elementary school art assistant – 2009

            Worked and communicated with children about their art

            Prepared materials and organized supplies

            Assisted the art teacher in class with project preparations, decoration and

            Decorated bulletin boards and the school library with children’s works


Volunteer, Hong Kong: Dragonshop, a school shop – Summer 2008           

            Organized and distributed school supplies and textbooks           

            Contributed to team work with others



Richard Gray Gallery: Chicago, IL – July 2012, “People vs Space”

23rd International Sculpture Conference: Chicago, IL – October 4-6, 2012

Tom Robinson Gallery: Chicago, IL – December 7-17 2012

Tom Robinson Gallery: Chicago, IL – June-July 2013

SAIC Fall 2013 BFA Show: Chicago, IL – November 1-16 2013



Drawing skills – human anatomy, abstract illustration, still life drawing and quick sketch

Painting skills – abstraction and surrealism

Sculpture skills – ceramics, mold making and stone stamp carving

Computer experience – Word, Excel, Photoshop, Flash, CEMS and Records Management

Other skills – stop motion animation, hand-drawn animation

Second Language: Chinese

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