- Snow Yunxue Fu
Snow Yunxue Fu (b. 1987) is an artist who lives and works in Chicago and has shown her work internationally and nationally in America. Her artwork approaches the subject of the Sublime using topographical computer rendered animation installation. She exams and interprets the world around her through digital space and virtual reality, where she draws a parallel to the realms of multi-dimensionality, the physical, the virtual, and the metaphysical.
Fu is teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in both the Film, Video, New Media, and Animation Department and the Continuing Studies Department, as well as working as a faculty portfolio reviewer for Admissions and a Co-op Adviser. She obtained a M.F.A. degree from the Film, Video, New Media, and Animation department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also obtains a B.F.A. degree in Painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Southeast Missouri State University, and a B.A. in Fine Art from Sichuan Normal University in China.
Fu has presented her work and research in institutions, symposiums, and conferences, such as the SIGGRAPH Anaheim 2016’s CG in Asia Panel, the 15th Biennial of Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology. She has given artist talk at the Elmhurst Art Museum, Chicago Artist Coalition, Lido Art Center in Guangzhou China, and Guizhou Minzu (Nationalities) University in Guiyang China, and she was recently on the panel Flickering Bodies as part of SAIC’s Celebrating Women in New Media Symposium in 2016. Fu is also actively engaged in many curatorial projects. She has co-curated many multi-media shows, such as A City to Wear at the Research House for Asian Art in Chicago and –scape at the Zhou Brothers’ Art Center. She currently manages the exhibitions of the Double Frame Gallery, a contemporary artist group ran gallery located in the Mana Contemporary Chicago that showcases and supports experimental and contemporary work in various mediums. Fu has received many grants and awards such as Diversity Infusion Grant, Faculty Enrichment Grant from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and The 20th ifva Awards Media Art Category Finalist.