Sidi Chen - 陈 斯狄 | Body Archive


Selected Artist CV



2014-2018     Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Arts) – Honor of Graduated with

                      Distinction, University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) Abbotsford, BC

2011-2013     Advertising: Marketing and Communication, Ningbo University of

                      Technology (NUT) Ningbo, China


Two-person Show

2017            Through My Eyes, Kariton Art Gallery, Abbotsford, BC

                   Skin Tactility, S’ELIYEMETAXWTEXW Art Gallery, Abbotsford,


                     Art on Demand 2.3, The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC


Group Exhibition

2019             (upcoming) Fraser Valley Biennale, The Reach Gallery

                     Museum, Abbotsford, BC

                     Falling Upward, Sometimes Books Art Gallery, Pt. Reyes Station, 

                     California, USA

                     Naked State Fest, Chez Bonbon, Toronto, ON

                     Fraser Valley Biennale - Kent & Harrison, Ranger Station Gallery,

                     Kent & Harrison District, BC

2018             Yukon Riverside Art Festival – Gallery Hop Installation, Yukon

                     School of Visual Arts, Dawson City, YT

                     INTERPRET Creative & Performing Art Festival – BFA

                    Graduation Exhibition, UFV, Abbotsford, BC

2017            Arts 2017, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC

                    Naked State Residency Exhibition & Open Studio, East

                    Gwillimbury, ON

                    Sailing to Byzantium, Evered Hall, UFV, Abbotsford, BC

2016            After Dark, The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC


Artist Residency

2019            Awakening: Earth-based Spirituality and Arts, Toronto, ON

                    Submerge - Ayanata Artist Research Residency, Ottawa, ON

2018            The Ou Gallery Residency, Duncan, BC

                    The Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency, Whitehorse, YT

2017            Naked State Residency, East Gwillimbury, ON



2018           “Where I Am When I Am Walking Through Mountains”,

           “Domestic Disguise Of The Foreign Tongue”,

                   “Des Conteneur De L’or” The Cascade Zine, Issue 1, December,


2016           Male Model”, The Louden Singletree, Issue 8, April, 2016


Award and Scholarship

2019           Winner of 2019 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Tea Poem Competition,

                   Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, BC

2018           Graduate with Distinction, UFV

2017           Nominee of Dr. Brian Minter Excellence in Leadership Award, UFV

                   Dean’s List of Distinguished Student, UFV

                   Dean’s List of Distinguished Student, UFV

2016           Warren Davis Annual Scholarship in Visual Arts, UFV

                   First Place in Painting Category, 2016 Art Showcase, Colleges and

                   Institutions Canada, Ottawa, ON


Relevant Affiliations & Activities

2019-          Individual member of CARFAC BC, Vancouver, BC

2019           Peer Adjudicator for Arts BC's 40th Anniversary Conference

                   Programming, Victoria, BC

                   Panelist for EXPLORING DIVERSITY: A talk on culture, ethnicity

                   and identity through the arts, by UFV Alumni Association in

                   partnership with The Reach and BC Alliance for the Arts, The Reach

                   Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC

2018-          Board member, Arts Unfold, Toronto, ON

2018           Juror of The Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency, Whitehorse, YT

2017-2018  Board Director, Abbotsford Arts Council, Abbotsford, BC

                   Juror of Naked State Residency 2018, Toronto, ON

2017           Juror of Empire Public Mural Project, Abbotsford, BC


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