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Juliann Wang

Within the forest, 2017, Cut paper sculptural installation; two scrolls 15’ and 20’ (Variable dimensions for installation)

Juliann Wang is a Chicago-based interdisciplinary artist and designer working through various media, whose work is a process of exploration that focuses on human culture.

Through researching topics of particular interest in the present social climate, she focuses on methods to engage viewers in considering various concepts that bring awareness of personal experience to influence positive social reform. In capturing moments of encountering, she traces boundaries and perspectives that we often overlook in the rush of daily life.

Her work has been exhibited at The Schoolhouse in Beijing (Solo Show), Hyde Park Art Center, The Art Center Highland Park, Bridgeport Art Center, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, Sullivan Galleries and Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection at SAIC, Woman Made Gallery, UB Art Galleries at University of Buffalo, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Center for Contemporary Printmaking at Norwalk, 808 Gallery at Boston University, Cetys University and Mexicali Cultural Center in Mexico, 33 Space in Shen Zheng(China), etc. She has performed at the Chicago Cultural Center, 6018 North Gallery, Mana Fine Art, Prak-sis Gallery, and others. Her work is often quoted as possessing a "magical" quality that imparts a thoughtful sense of play and wonder.

She holds an MFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and BFA from The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. Her work has also been featured in the bi-monthly artist publication «ShuDo» magazine in Shen Zheng, China. September/October issue 2017.

Resident year: 
2018-2019
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident