Sidi Chen - 陈 斯狄 | Body Archive

CV

Selected Artist CV (updated July 28th, 2021)

 

Education

2021

 

  • Master of Fine Arts Candidate (starting in September 2021), Emily Carr University of Art + Design (ECUAD), Vancouver, BC

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

Solo Exhibition

2020              

  • Blank Occupation (Selected Exhibition Program for Capture Photography Festival), StudioLand Gallery, Vancouver, BC

Two-person Show

2017              

  • Through My Eyes, Kariton Art Gallery, Abbotsford, BC
  • Skin Tactility, S’ELIYEMETAXWTEXW Art Gallery, Abbotsford, BC
  • Art on Demand 2.3, The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC

Group Exhibition & Performance

2021

  • (upcoming) Interplay_2021 live-online performance, Interplay Arts Festival, Vancouver, BC

  • Scale, T6 Toronto SixHundred, Toronto, ON

  • Fraser Valley Biennale, The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC

2020              

  • Power to the People, Outsiders and Others, Vancouver, BC
  • Give/Take: Pride Online Screening, curated by Lou Sheppard, Branscombe House Artist in Residence, Richmond, BC
  • Simultaneity Art Show (online exhibition), Abbotsford Arts Council, Fraser Valley Pride Society, Fraser Valley Youth Society, Abbotsford, BC
  • Anti-Social (online exhibition), Yactac, Vancouver, BC

2019              

  • Fraser Valley Biennale, The Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC; Ranger Station Gallery, District of Harrison, BC
  • Falling Upward, Sometimes Books Art Gallery, Pt. Reyes Station, California, USA
  • Naked State Fest, Chez Bonbon, Toronto, ON

2018             

  • Yukon Riverside Art Festival, Dawson City, YT
  • INTERPRET Creative & Performing Art Festival – BFAGraduation 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

Artist Residency

2021

  • Physical-Material Residency, What Lab, Vancouver, BC

2020             

  • Arts BC Virtual Residency – Pod 1 (System Change), Arts BC, Victoria, BC
  • Remote Residency for Non-Remote Workers, Pancake House Arts Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Intergenerational LGBT Artist Residency, Toronto, ON

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

Publication

2020

  • "Still Alive (Four Oranges)", cover art, The Maynard Poetry Journal, Fall Issue, October, 2020

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, 2018

2016           

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

Award and Scholarship

2021

  • Entrance Scholarship for Master of Fine Arts Program, ECUAD, Vancouver, BC

  • Recipient of Sector Equity for Anti-Racism in the Arts Fund, SEARA, Vancouver, BC

2019           

  • Winner of 2019 Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Tea Poem Competition, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, BC

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 Professional Affiliations & Activities

2021

  • Peer Assessor, Pivot for Individual Grant, BC Arts Council, Victoria, BC

  • Peer Assessor, Pivot Program Grant (Community Arts), BC Arts Council, Victoria, BC

2020 - present

  • Advisory Committee Member, CreateSpace BIPOC Public Art Residency, STEPS Initiative, Toronto, ON

  • Board Director, Mountain Standard Time, Calgary, AB
  • Board Director, Still Moon Arts Society, Vancouver, BC

2020

  • Workshop, Design Online Artist Residency, Arts BC, Victoria, BC

  • Peer Assessor, Arts-based Community Development Grant, BC Arts Council, Victoria, BC
  • Artist Talk, NACOVID (online program), NACO espacio critic, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Artist Talk, Life Is An Accumulation, Yuying Middle School, Jinjiang, China
  • Artist Talk, The Independent Thinking from Hobbies, Yuying Central Primary School, Jinjiang, China
  • Adjudicator, The Canadian Wilderness Artist Residency, Vancouver, BC

2019 - present

  • Member of Chinatown Legacy Stewardship “Relationship Building, Public Education, Capacity Building” Working Groups, Chinatown Transmission Team – City of Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

  • 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 - present

  • 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

Related Employment

2021

  • (upcoming) Research Assistant, Leaning Out of Windows, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC

2020

  • Project Coordinator, Storytelling of Active Resilience Community Project, Chinatown Legacy Stewardship Group, Vancouver, BC

2019 - 2020

  • Artist in Residency Program Developer and Consultant, Dr. Sun Yet-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Vancouver, BC

2017- 2018

  • Education Program Developer & Facilitator, the Reach Gallery Museum, Abbotsford, BC

 

 

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