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Takming Chuang
Born New York, NY
Lives in San Francisco, CA
Works in Oakland, CA


Education
05/2017 University of California, Berkeley, CA, Master of Fine Arts, Art Practice
05/2000 Binghamton University, State University of New York, NY, Bachelor of Arts, Economics


Awards
06/2019 Merit Scholarship, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME
05/2017 Graduate Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
04/2017 The Eisner Prize, Creative Achievement of the Highest Order, Art Practice, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
03/2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, GSI Teaching and Resource Center, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA


Affiliations
2018 – Present, Affiliate Artist, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2017 – Present, Programming Committee, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
2018 – 2019, Planning Committee, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017 – 2018, Creative Dissent Fellow, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2011 – 2016, Artist Registry, White Columns, New York, NY
2011 – 2016, Artist Registry, White Columns, New York, NY


Residencies
06/2019 Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Summer Residency, Ephemerality in Clay, Newcastle, ME

08/2018 London Summer Intensive, Camden Arts Centre and the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, UK


Selected Exhibitions (*solo)
09/2020 Somatic’s Grocery, Hessel Museum of Art, CCS Bard Galleries, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
04/2019 The Body Electric, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco at 41 Ross, San Francisco, CA
01/2019 In Practice: Other Objects, SculptureCenter, New York, NY
08/2018 London Summer Intensive Showcase: Work In Progress, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
05/2018 Great Worry, Or Great Freedom, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
05/2017 The 47th Annual University of California, Berkeley MFA Graduate Exhibition, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

05/2017 Dear SF. Love, Berkeley, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
09/2016 Marking New Paths, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
01/2016 Roll a Zero, Worth Ryder Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA
08/2015 Postcard, Artbox benefit exhibition, Fold Gallery, London, UK
01/2014 *Index, Tyler Wood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

09/2013 Tightrope, Sumarria Lunn, London, UK
06/2013 Attract Theory, Soka Art Center, Tainan, Taiwan
02/2013 *Bodyblocked, Right Window, San Francisco, CA

12/2012 Point of No Return, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
02/2010 *Resolution, CHC Gallery, New York, NY

03/2010 Pressures of Space, Sarah Myerscough, London, UK


Performances
07/2018 Cecilia Vicuna in Performance, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
06/2018 (M)ovement (B)ased (T)hing with Bradley Smith, A Day of Movement Toward Utopian Sports by Justin Carder for YBCA Public Square, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
08/2017 Seth Speaks, play by Kevin Killian, Karla Milosevich, and Craig Goodman, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
05/2016 From Where I Stand: Constellations, by Otobong Nkanga, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
03/2016 Body of Knowledge, Ridge Space, Oakland, CA
01/2014 Exercise in Futility, Tyler Wood Gallery, San Francisco, CA
02/2013 Reps, Right Window, San Francisco, CA



Commissions
06/2012 Headpiece for Visitor Owl performance by Darrell Alvarez & Kevin Killian, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

03/2007 Series of three paintings, Puccini Group, San Francisco, CA
11/2006 Series of ten paintings, Daniel Piana & Associates, Buenos Aires, Argentina



Teaching
2019 Spring, Visiting Lecturer, Collaborative Innovation, UC Berkeley, CA
2018 Spring, Visiting Lecturer, Collaborative Innovation, UC Berkeley, CA
2017 Summer, Visiting Lecturer, Introduction to Visual Thinking, UC Berkeley, CA

2016 Fall, Instructor, Introduction to Visual Thinking, UC Berkeley, CA
2016 Spring, Graduate Student Instructor, Collaborative Innovation, UC Berkeley, CA



Curation
09/2019 two person exhibition, Isaac Vazquez Avila, Lauren Rose D’Amato, Right Window, San Francisco, CA

09/2018 solo exhibition, Eilen Itzel Mena, Once It Fell..., Right Window, San Francisco, CA
05/2017 group exhibition, Dear SF. Love, Berkeley, Right Window, San Francisco, CA
12/2017 group exhibition, Inspiration, Reflection, _______, UC Berkeley, CA
09/2016 group exhibition, Marking New Paths, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA



Presentations, Artist Talks, and Panels
10/2020 Presenter, 2D 3D Photography as Sculpture, invited by Mark Baugh Sasaki, San Francisco State University, CA (upcoming)
10/2020 Presenter, Unfired Clay, invited by Sahar Khoury, Sonoma State University, CA
02/2020 Presenter, Sculpture and the Body, invited by Mark Baugh Sasaki, Art Practice, Stanford University, CA
04/2019 Presenter, Board and Committee Event, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
04/2019 Studio Presentation, Curatorial Fellows, Emerging Leaders in the Arts, MCA Santa Barbara, CA
04/2018 Artist Talk, Wiesenfeld Lecture Series, Annual Graduate Fellow Lecture, UC Berkeley, CA
10/2017 Panelist, Legacy Starts Here, Cal Art Alumni Symposium XIII, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, CA
09/2017 Presenter, Networks, invited by Anne Walsh, Art Practice, UC Berkeley, CA
05/2017 Presenter, MFA Artist’s Talk, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
03/2017 Presenter, Integration, invited by Asma Kasmi, Art Practice, UC Berkeley, CA
01/2017 Panelist, Full Moon in the Daytime, invited by Tyler Eash, R/SF Projects, San Francisco, CA


Bibliography
02/2019 In Practice: Other Objects, Exhibition Catalog, SculptureCenter, New York, NY
10/2018 Collaborative Innovation: Exploring the Intersections among Theater, Art, and Business in the Classroom by Sara Beckman, Stacy Jo Scott, and Lisa Wymore, Journal of Open Innovation, MDPI, open access
06/2018 (M)ovement (B)ased (T)hing, Demand Utopian Sports, Wolfman Books, Oakland, CA
11/2017 Exploration of Body and Self Through Ceramics, by Connie Reyes, Placeholder Magazine, Stockton, CA
06/2017 UC Berkeley MFA Graduates Exhibit Innovative Explorations of Identity, Change at BAMPFA by Lynn Zhou, The Daily Californian, Berkeley, CA
05/2017 New Works by UC Berkeley Graduates at BAMPFA, by Ruth Gebreyesus, East Bay Express, Oakland, CA
03/2015 Fat-Free, Baumtest, Issue 5, Los Angeles, CA
09/2013 New Bodies of Work, by Nuala Calvi, Mayfair Times, London, UK
06/2013 Attract Theory, by Weifun Chen, China Daily News, Taiwan
02/2013 Body Blocked, by Zachary R Scholz, Art Practical, Issue 4.10, San Francisco, CA
05/2012 Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts, Issue #3, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA



Public Collections
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA