Ying Kit Chan
Since 2003
Works in Louisville United States of America

BIO
Ying Kit Chan is a native of Hong Kong. After graduating from the Hong Kong Baptist College (1975), he studied art in several colleges in Hong Kong and continued his study in the United States. Chan received his BFA from the University of Oklahoma (1981) and MFA from the University of Cincinnati (1983). He is presently Professor of Art and the Head of Studio Programs at the University of Louisville. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Communication and Media Studies at the European Graduate School in Switzerland (http://www.egs.edu).

For over two decades, Ying Kit Chan has been exhibiting his art work extensively in the United States, Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as in exhibitions in Australia, Ecuador, Germany, Korea, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom. His recent solo exhibitions include LEE fotogallery in Toronto (2001), Gallery 456 in New York (1999) and Taipei Fine Arts Museum (1993). He is a recipient of awards and grants including two Kentucky Arts Council Al Smith Visual Arts Fellowships (1994 and 2002), National Endowment for the Arts / Southern Arts Federation Visual Arts Fellowship (1992) and the Urban Council Fine Arts Award at the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial (1977).
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OPPORTUNITY

CONTEMPORARY ART AND THEORY, Assistant Professor


Deadline:
Mon Nov 28, 2005 16:19

The Department of Fine Arts of the University of Louisville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Contemporary Art and Theory to be filled by July 1, 2006.

Ph.D. required by date of employment, with a record of publication or demonstrated professional capabilities. Expertise in contemporary issues and methodologies is essential. Knowledge of critical theory, new media, feminism and multiculturalism is desired.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate art history courses, and participate in the Department’s curatorial studies program. A strong presence in the Department is expected, with active involvement in departmental activities and service, including governance, advising, and recruitment.

Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references, writing sample, and statement of teaching philosophy to Chair, Contemporary Art and Theory Search Committee, Department of Fine Arts, Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292.

The Department of Fine Arts comprises art history, studio art, and curatorial studies programs. We offer the BA, BFA, MA, and Ph.D. The University of Louisville is an EEO/AA employer. Deadline for first consideration: January 20, 2006. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at CAA in Boston.

http://art.louisville.edu