Jiajun was born and raised in Hangzhou, China. He is currently living and working as an artist in San Francisco/Bay Area.


EDUCATION:

2015      BFA with high distinction, Photography, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.

2011      AA, Television Production, Jiangnan Film and Television Art College, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.

EXHIBITIONS:

2016      2016 Kala Artists’ Annual Exhibition, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               Fermata, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               The 2016 Baccalaureate Exhibition: Exit Interview, Campus Center Galleries, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               Two Easts: Chinese Photographers in America, 103 Allen Street Gallery, New York City. (Group Exhibition)

               Transformations: From Iceland to CCA, College Avenue Galleries, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA. (Group Exhibition)

2015      Raised by Water, North Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.

               CCA Fall Scholarship Dinner Exhibition, Perry Family Event Center, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               3/4 Frames: Amigo x Apt. 401, Campus Center Galleries, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               2015 All College Honors Fine Arts Exhibition, Campus Center Galleries, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               Untitled Senior Project in Progress, Test Strip Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.

               The Bulk Section, Campus Center Galleries, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               There You Go, (de)Appropriation Wall, San Francisco, CA. (Public Installation)

               Untitled Landscapes, Test Strip Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.

2014      So Far, So Close, Oliver Art Center, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA. (Group Exhibition)

               So Far, So Close, Test Strip Gallery, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.

               The Athena Project (collaborative mural painting with Arise High students), by Fruitvale BART station, Oakland, CA.

EXPERIENCE:

Oct. 2016 - Present    TA at Kala Art Institute & Gallery, Berkeley, CA.

Jun. 2016 - Present    Co-Founder, d3i press.

May 2016 - Present    Assistant to Taro Hattori.

Apr. 2016 - Present    Intern at Kala Art Institute & Gallery, Berkeley, CA.

Sept. 2009 - Present    Freelance Photographer, Jiajun Wang Photography.

Sept. - Dec. 2015    Digital Archive Intern at Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Feb. - Dec. 2015    Photography Lab Technician, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA.

Jan. - May 2014    Mentor at Arise High for The Athena Project Mural, Oakland, CA.

Oct. 2008 - July 2011    School Photo Journalist, Jiangnan Film and Television Art College, Wuxi, Jiangsu.

Dec. 2010 - Jan. 2011    News Cameraman Intern, Hangzhou TV station, Hangzhou, Zhejiang.

AWARDS:

2015      All College Honors Fine Arts Scholarship in 2D.

PUBLICATIONS & BIBLIOGRAPHY:

2016      Untitled-11/2015-#11    from Raised by Water, The California Sunday Magazine Instagram Post (May 14th).

               Two Easts: Chinese Photographers in America, 103 Allen Street Gallery, New York City (Online Catalog).

ARTIST TALKS:

2016      Fermata Gallery Talk, Kala Art Institute & Gallery, Berkeley, CA.