vanessa yuri chung

currently based in cambridge

M.Ed. arts in education; harvard graduate school of education (2018)

B.A. art, visual and performing arts minor; university of california, los angeles (2016) | 408 234 7909

feel free to email me for a PDF version of my cv, more information about me and my work, and general inquiries. 

teaching, lectures, presentations

2018: roundtable panelist, equity in higher education, student research conference, cambridge, MA

2018: breakout session + panel, arts & mental health for asian americans, let's talk conference, cambridge, MA

2018: guest lecture, harvard ed portal's public school partnerships, allston, MA

2017 - 2018: graduate student teacher, harvard art museums, cambridge, MA

2017: presentation, art in ethnic studies, decolonize & humanize, an ethnic studies symposium, cambridge, MA

2016 - 2017: guest lecturer, portfolio preparation class, san jose art academy, santa clara, CA

2015 - 2017: teaching artist, studio sessions at emerson middle school and studio sessions at st. thomas through UCLA VAPAE, los angeles, CA

2014 - 2016: teaching artist, multigenerational after school arts (MASA) programUCLA community school, los angeles, CA

2014 - 2016: teaching artist, classroom-in-residence at the hammer, carlos santana arts academy and cienega elementary school in partnership with the hammer museum and UCLA VAPAE, los angeles, CA

2014 - 2015: teaching artist, UCLA VAPAE's arts education teaching sequence under guiding teacher janet lee-ortiz, UCLA community school, los angeles, CA

2014: residence counselor, UCLA summer arts institute, los angeles, CA

2010 - 2014: assistant art instructor, san jose art academy, santa clara, CA

notable art projects

2018: in the midst of our portraits; a group show, cambridge, MA

2018: hybridsalon by genesis, cambridge, MA

2017: feminine product, presented by by way of; a group show, THEVOID3125c, los angeles, CA

2017: work by asian mamas working in the arts; a group show, 1748 adams, los angeles, CA

2016: something, tangible; a group show, gallery CLU, los angeles, CA

2016: SENIOR DISCOUNT; senior show, UCLA new wight gallery, los angeles, CA

2016: open studios; UCLA broad art center, los angeles, CA

2016: i feel like you'd be a tender lover; a group show, UCLA little gallery, los angeles, CA

2016: dialogue; a group show, UCLA sculpture white room, los angeles, CA

2016: UCLA undergraduate juried show; UCLA new wight gallery, los angeles, CA

2016: hysterics by FFFa group show, UCLA sculpture white room, los angeles, CA

2015: MAKING KIMCHI WITH MOMa solo show, UCLA little gallery, los angeles, CA

publications, education, and awards

2018: commencement marshal, HGSE

2018: contributed to youth in front, an online learning resource for youth activists and allies

2018: featured in an article on santa clara weekly about local art studio san jose art academy

2017: the bathroom reader, an anthology of short poems and drawings curated by mo kwok

2017: participated in a MAEKAN session: a female perspective on the landscape of art

2017: featured in MISSBISH's coverage on by way of's show, feminine product

2017: "grocery store" was featured in a hellogiggles article on by way of's show, feminine product

2016: graduated summa cum laude, UCLA

2016: featured in a UCLA senior studio publication, facilitated by silke otto-knapp, UCLA

2016: contributed to "would be saboteurs take heed," part of decolonize LA supported by human resources los angeles, women's center for creative work, los angeles

2016: featured in UCLA Art's annual undergraduate juried show, juried by rita gonzalez, curator and acting department head of contemporary art at LACMA, UCLA

2016: UCLA visual and performing arts education's (VAPAE) teaching artist of the month of january, UCLA

2015: featured in VAPAE--the making of a teaching artist, a documentary by UCLA arts about the UCLA visual and performing arts education program

2015: featured in socially engaged arts, a documentary by UCLA arts about a course taught by dr. kevin kane on the history and practices of socially engaged arts

2015: featured in ampersand, UCLA's education and information studies online magazine for work in VAPAE's multigenerational after school arts (MASA) program

2015: painting studio residency awarded by UCLA's drawing and painting faculty, UCLA

2012-2016: dean's list scholar, UCLA

2012-2016: fine arts B.A., UCLA