Yuge Zhou 周雨歌 is an artist and graphic designer from Beijing, China. She currently lives in Chicago, IL and works as a curator, creative director and contributor for the 3300-square foot Riverside Wall, the largest new media and video art installation in Chicago (due to launch in 2017). The installation will feature commissioned artwork by world-renowned media artists, emerging artists as well as collaborative groups of students and educators. Zhou earned her MFA from the Visual Communication Design Department at School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015. She also holds a masters degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University.
Zhou has exhibited her work nationally and internationally including SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 in Kobe, Japan; Chicago Design Musuem; Czong Institute for Contemporary Art (CICA) museum in South Korea; New York State Museum; ISEA 2016 in Hong Kong; Santa Fe New Media Festival at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe; Angel Orensanz Foundation for Contemporary Art in NYC; The POWERHOUSE Arena in Brooklyn NY; Chicago Art Department; West Bund Art Fair in Shanghai China; and Mexican Digital Culture Centre in Mexico City among others.
Marianic Parra is an accomplished and noted artist. Words cannot adequately articulate the depth of her artistic merit; but, as you review this partial list of exhibitions, note the countries that have embraced her work as a solo artist or as a member of a group show, and the venues in those countries. Solo exhibitions: 2012: North Charleston Arts Festival at North Charleston City Hall (USA,) 2010: Exhibition at M & R in Paris (France,) 2009: 188th fusion – Exhibition « Calme sous le sable noir de la terre » – Galeriazero in Barcelona (Spain,) 2008: 85th fusion – Exhibition « Yeux sans cesse détournés de l’œuvre » – Gallery Marion Zimmermann in Hambourg (Germany,) 2007: 32nd Fusion : Exhibition « Au bout de la nuit immense renait toujours la lumière » – Gallery Château de la Flocellière in La Flocellière (France.) Recent group shows include 2015: PSC Absolutely abstract show – The Sketch Club Philadelphia (USA,) 2015: Group Show at Mémoire de l’Avenir “Open for inventory” Paris (France,) 2015: ARC’s Gallery’s “The Base line : an exhibition on drawing” Chicago (USA,) 2015: European Museum of Modern Art – Barcelona 1rst Biennal (Spain,) 2015: London Art Biennale (UK,) 2011-2014: “I have the Right” Picture Cultural Art University of California (USA,) 2011: 6th Annual Human Rights Arts Exhibit at the Cooper Center on the South Texas College Pecan Campus (USA,) 2010: Revolution Art Fair in Taipei (Taiwan,) X-Power Gallery in Taipei (Taiwan,) and 2010: Jaffa-Museum in Tel -Aviv (Israel.) Marianic is the author of 8 books.