Ming-Jer Kuo Ming-Jer Kuo

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Education

2014 MFA Photography, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, United States
1996 BE Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan

Awards and Honors

2017 The Elizabeth Foundation Studio Program Membership, New York, NY, United States
2015 NYFA New York Foundation for the Arts, Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, Brooklyn, NY, United States
2014 Vermont Studio Center, Artist Grant, Johnson, VT, United States
2014 ArtSlant Prize, 6th 2014 Showcase Juried, Winner
2014 Wave Hill, 2015 Sunroom Project Space Program, Finalist, Bronx, NY, United States
2014 School of Visual Arts, Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement, New York, NY, United States
2012 School of Visual Arts, Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship, New York, NY, United States
2011 The 9th Taoyuan Creation Award, Honorable Mention, Department of Cultural Affairs, Taoyuan, Taiwan
2010 International Photo Awards, Editorial: Other, Non-Pro, Honorable Mention, United States
 

Solo and Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Open Studio, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, United States
2017 “Rewoven: Innovative Fiber Art, Part III”, El Museo de Los Sures, Brooklyn, NY, United States
2017 “Suburban Form”, Chashama, Space To Present at 1351 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY, United States-Solo Show
2017 “Rewoven: Innovative Fiber Art, Part I”, QCC Art Gallery, Queens, NY, United States
2016 "Once There Was There Wasn't", NARS Foundation Residency Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY, United States
2016 “NARS Foundation Benefit”, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, United States 
2016 “A Fraction of Island”, Gallery 456, New York, NY, United States-Duo Exhibition with Hsiang-Lin Wang
2016 "Active: Market Street 8, Night & Day", Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ, United States
2015 “Open Call”, lorimoto, Ridgewood, NY, United States
2015 “The (Not So) Secret Life of Plants”, Paul Robeson Galleries, Newark, NJ, United States
2015 “The Moment: Taiwanese American Contemporary Arts”, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY, United States
2015 “ViewPoints 2015”, aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, United States
2015 “The FLUID 2015”, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY, United States
2015 “You Are Here Now”, 2 Gateway Center Concourse, Newark, NJ, United States
2015 “NARS Foundation Benefit”, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, United States
2015 “Emerging Photographers”, iGavel
2014 Open Studio, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, United States
2014 “Zero Boundaries”, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, New York, NY, United States
2014 “The Big Show”, Art Factory, Paterson, NJ, United States
2014 First Fall Grand Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, United States
2014 “Emerald City”, 2 Gateway Center Gallery, Newark, NJ, United States
2014 Thesis Exhibition, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY, United States
2012-13 Spring & Fall Salon, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, United States
2011 The 9th Taoyuan Creation Award Exhibition, Department of Cultural Affairs, Taoyuan, Taiwan
2010 “Everyday Practice of Art”, 1839 Little Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan-Solo Show
2009 “Open Exhibition”, Fotoaura Institute of Photography, Tainan, Taiwan
2005 “Visual Literacy”, Forum Music, Taipei, Taiwan
2005 “Relationship”, Min-Jia Photo Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2004 Slide Show, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
 

Press and Publication

2017 “Whirl With Merle”, Interview by Merie Exit, Blog Talk Radio
2016 Foundry Journal, Issue One, Sept 2016
2016 “Ming-Jer Kuo: Walking In The Cities”, Interview by New York Lounge, Sinovision Net
2016 “An Engineer and An Musician Dedicated Themselves to Visual Arts”, World Journal, 07.09.2016
2015 “The Moment at NYSCI”, CODAworx
2015 “Featured Artist, Ming-Jer Kuo”, Steadfast Arte
2015 “Introducing “The Moment” at the New York Hall of Science”, Asian in NY, 08.20.2015
2015 “New Art Exhibition At NY Hall Of Science”, Queens Tribune, 08.13.2015
2015 “Ming-Jer Kuo, Suburban From”, New York Hall of Science Online Publication, 08.10.2015
2015 “Taiwanese American Contemporary Arts at New York Hall of Science”, World Journal, 08.08.2015
2015 “Sailors’ Snug Harbor”, Site of the Week, NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, 07.06.2015
2015 “Please do not give up any of a tree”, Life Candy, 07.31.2015
2014 All The Best, Alice, 2014
2014 Thesis Exhibition Catalogue, SVA MFA Photography, Video and Related Media
2014 “Suburban Form” is featured in Kiesza’s “No Enemiesz” Music Video, directed by Cisco Newman
2014 The Artist Catalogue, Fall 2014
2014 “Trees of Taiwan by Ming-Jer Kuo”, Photography of China, 11.08.2014
2014 “Des arbres dans les murs de Taiwan”, La Boite Verte, 09.30.2014
2014 “Ming-Jer Kuo”, Aint-Bad Magazine, 09.20.2014
2014 “How artists treat image information”, China Photo Press, Volume 46 2014, 06.17.2014
2014 “How artists treat information”, Classroom 1416, 06.13.2014
2013 “Ming-Jer Kuo”, Photography Works in Taiwan, 08.04.2013
2012 “The Secret of Creating Photographic Work” (Part II), DIGI PHOTO, 06.14.2012
2012 “The Secret of Creating Photographic Work” (Part I), DIGI PHOTO, 03.13.2012
2011 The 9th Taoyuan Creation Award Catalogue, Department of Cultural Affairs, Taoyuan, Taiwan
2011 “Taoyuan Creation Award Winners Announcing”, Central News Agency, 04.30.2011
2011 “Taoyuan Creation Award Ceremony”, Taiwan Shin Sheng Daily News, 04.30.2011
2010 ”L’art des rues”, Taiwan aujourd’hui, Government Information Office, Taiwan, Dec 2010, P.41-46
2010 ”Photography Exhibitions at 1839 Gallery, Chiayu Lee and Ming-Jer Kuo”, Art Observer Field, 11.16.2010
2010 “Everyday Practice of Art, Ming-Jer Kuo’s Photography Solo Exhibition”, Merit Times, 11.06.2010
2009 “Young photographers have captured the memories curled up in Hippocampus”, Liberty Times, 04.15.2009


Residency, Review and Lecture

2017 The Elizabeth Foundation Studio Program, New York, NY, United States
2016 NARS Foundation International Artists Residency, Brooklyn, NY, United States
2015 “You Are Here Now: Performance, Tour & Talk”, 2 Gateway Center Concourse, Newark, NJ, United States
2015 “Artist Talk: Ming-Jer Kuo”, Gallery 456, New York, NY, United States
2015 Solo(s) Project House Juried Spring Resident, Solo(s) Project House, Newark, NJ, United States
2014 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, United States
2014 Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta, GA, United States