CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION 

1998 - 00   University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Master of Fine Art.

1993 - 94   Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China. Diploma in Painting.

1986 - 90   Anhui University, Wuhu, China. B.A.Hon

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015   -Cloud Dreams, Art Beatus, Vancouver, Canada.

          -Floating, Granville Island Dispensary, Vancouver, Canada.

 

 

 

 

2014   - Mi(d)st, Artemis Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada.

2013   - Spring / Water, Oil paintings by June Yun, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver.

2012   - Duck boat, Video Installation at the Quinary Art projects, Popup Gallery,

            Vancouver, Canada.

            Water – - Shui, Artemis Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada.

2011   - Water and Wall, at Gallery Studiolo, Vancouver, Canada.

2010   - A Lemon’s Story – June in June II inMira’s Art Salon, Vancouver, Canada.

2009   - Lemon Yellow in Galerie Du Tableau, Marseille, France.

2008   - 08 Wave Art Show, Wave’s Art Salon, Vancouver, Canada.

2004   - Intra-Nation Installation Art Show, Banff Centre, Canada.

2003   - The New peach Blossom Land, Port-Moody Arts Centre, Black Berry

             Gallery, Port Moody, Canada.

2002   - From Fengshui to Strawberry Fields, Newcastle College Gallery,

             Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

2001   - Home is where the Heart is, The Oriental Museum, Durham, UK.

          - From Fengshui to Strawberry Fields, Washington Arts Centre, Sunderland,

  UK.

          - From Fengshui to Strawberry Fields, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK.

          - Video Installation Art Show, Ezone, Gateshead, UK.                                                                                                            

2000   - Millennium – Dragon Installation Art, Discovery Museum, Newcastle, UK.

          

TWO PERSONS EXHIBITIONS:

2015   - Telling Stories, a Visual Arts Exhibition, Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, Vancouver.

          - International Exhibition of Contemporary Prominent Female Artists 2015,  

             International Art Gallery, Vancouver.

          - The Splendors of Lotus,the paintings of 2015 Cultural Exchanges between Chinese

            and Canadian Artists. Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

2014   - The Edge – A Cross Cultural Collaboration by June Yun and Jerry Whitehead

             at Urban Aboriginal Art Gallery, Vancouver.

2011    - Himalayas Art Museum International Artist – in residency Program Series Exhibition VIII, Shanghai, China.

           - The UpperRoom Exhibition #1, New Works by Jack Jeffrey and June Yun, Two 

             Persons Show, Vancouver, Canada.

2006    -Even Birds Choose Trees to Perch” Installation Exhibition, Richmond Art

             Gallery, Richmond.

2001    - From Fengshui to Strawberry Fields, Chinese Artist in Tyneside –

     Yuan Yun, Test House 5 Gallery, Newcastle, UK.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2014     - The Great Dream – Culture and Arts Festival Art Exhibition, the

              Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, Vancouver, Canada.

            - Greater Vancouver Chinese-Canadian Artists Invitational Exhibition, the

              Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, Vancouver, Canada.

              Generation One “So this is Canada!” at International Arts Gallery, 

              Vancouver, Canada.

2013     - Melt, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

2011     - Fastforward>>NCL, the Globe Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

 - United with Art, Art Auction &Gala, Rocky Mountaineer Station, Canada.

            - Brother and Us contemporary Art Exhibition, ShangShang International Contemporary Art Centre, Xiamen, China.

2010     - Crawl Salon – “Process & Intent: The Making of Art, the Cultch,

             Vancouver, Canada.

            - “Urban Landscapes”, Mixed medium group exhibition, Britannia Art

              Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

            - “A lemon’s Story” Video installation at Container Art Show PNE (Pacific

National Exhibition), Vancouver, Canada.

2008     -The Living Blanket – June Yun’s Self Portrait Video exhibition,

              Centre A (Vancouver International Center for Contemporary Asian Art),

              Vancouver, Canada.

            - The  3rd Annual Echo Chamber Live Art, Chapel art, Vancouver, Canada.

2007     - Mirror Mirror 2007: Little Landscapes & Miniature Worlds, Richmond Art

              Gallery, Canada

            - Women’s Work 2nd Vancouver Biennial Exhibition, CCM,Burnaby,Canada.

2003     - “Group Seven” Exhibition, James Tan Art Gallery, Vancouver. Canada.

2002     - “Flight”, Big M – Isis Arts, Video Festival Touring Show in UK and Belgium.

2000     - The Ida Branson Memorial Bequest Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery, Somerset,

               UK

            -  MFA Show, Video Installation, Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, UK.

            -  'VANE'2000, Temporary Exhibition in the City, Newcastle, UK.

1999     - The Golden Emporium", Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK.

            - Chinese/Japanese Art Exhibition, Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston, UK.

 

GRANDS & AWARDS

2014,  - The Great Vancouver’s Renowned Chinese-Canadian Artist Crystal Medal

             and Invitation Art Exhibition, Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, Vancouver.

2011   Canada Art Council Travel Grants.

          - BC Art Council Professional Development Project Assistance, B.C. Canada

2009   - BC Art Council Professional Development Awards, B.C. Canada

2004   - IntraNation Residency Scholarship, Banff Centre, Banff, Canada.

1999   - International Graduate Fellowship Grant, University of Newcastle upon

            Tyne, UK.

 

ARTIST RESIDENCY

2011  - Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, China.

2005  - Hasting School Artist Residency, Vancouver, Canada.

2004  - IntraNation Artist Residency at Banff Centre, Banff, Canada.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008 – present Independent Artist, Vancouver, Canada.

2004 - 07         Art Instructor, Emily Carr University Art + Design, Continuing Study

                       Department, Vancouver, Canada.

2001                Associate professor, University of Shanghai, China.

2000 - 01         Art Teacher, Benton Manor Chinese School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.                                                                              

1997 - 98         Lecturer in Studio Art, Visual Art Department, Polytechnic Institute

                       of Macau, Macau.

1990 - 96         Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Art, Anqing University,

                       Anqing, China.

 

VISTING PROFESSOR/ARTIST TALK

2012   - "Dream and Reality", Anhui Normal University.

2011   - One to one Art Education Program at William Clark Studio, Vancouver.

2006   - Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, Canada.

2005   - Hasting School, Vancouver, Canada.

2004   - West End Community Centre, Vancouver, Canada

2003   - Port – Moody Art center, Blackberry Art Gallery, Canada.

2001   - University of Shanghai College of Art and Design, Shanghai, China.

          - University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK.

          - Washington Art Centre, Washington, UK.

          - Design works, Gateshead, UK.

          - Byker Community Centre, Newcastle, UK.

          - Blackfriars Community Centre, Newcastle, UK.

          - Chinese School in Tyneside, Newcastle, UK.

2000   - Discovery Museum, Newcastle, UK.

          - Kenton Park School, Newcastle, UK.

          - Fehnem School, Newcastle, UK.

-       Chinese Full-moon Festivals, Newcastle, UK.

 

PUBLIC ART COMMISSION:

RADIUS MURAL PROJECT at Fire Hall Art Centre, Vancouver, collaborated with Richard Tetrault and other two artists, 2013.

 

SOLO & GROUP CATALOGUES:

THE 1st CANADA CHAINESE ARTS BRIDGE ARTS 2014, Canada.

ANHUI RENOWNED ARTISTS AND THEIR ARTS, Published in China, 2014.

YUAN (JUNE) YUN FROM FENG SHUI TO STRAWBERRY FIELDS:A CHINESE ARTIST ON TYNESIDE, 2001,Published UK. (Solo)

VANE 2000, TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS IN THE CITY, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2000, UK.

M.A AND OTHER POSTGRADUATES’S WORK, ARKINSON GALLERY, IDA BRANSON, 2000, UK.

WEST COAST LINE 49, IntraNation, 2006, Canada.

2006 RAG, RICMOND Art Gallery.

UNITE WITH ART, ART AUCTION AND GALA, 2011, Vancouver.

 

PRESS AND ART REVIEW:

North Shore News, Page A22, July 30, North Vancouver, 2014, http://www.nsnews.com/community/june-yun-exhibit-on-at-deep-cove-gallery-1.1267871

Lina Chuang,Art Review “June Yun’s Mi(d)st World, World Journal Daily,August 18, 2014.

http://www.worldjournal.com/view/van_full_literatur

City TV interview on August 25th, 9:50pm, Vancouver, 2012.

 www.talentvisiontv.com

Lisa Lu,     World Journal Daily News, “Melting Calligraphy to an Abstract Dream”, Page B4, 2011 January 24, Vancouver, Canada. www.worldjournal.com

Lili Su,      MinPao Daily News, “World Wall – Eastside Culture Crawl” Art Review,

                Page D1, Nov 16,   2008, Vancouver, Canada. www.mingpaovan.com

Cynthia Sue, World Journal, Daily News, June Yun’s Art Show in Wave’s Coffee

                    Art Salon, Page A24, Sep 15, 2008, Vancouver, Canada. (Art Review)

                    www.worldjournal.com

Cynthia Sue, World Journal, Daily News “East Meets West, Turning Point…” Page

                    A19, Jan 28, 2008, Vancouver, Canada. (Art Review)

                    www.worldjournal.com

Vancouver Television Channel M –Multivision 10mins interview – Even Birds

 Choose Trees to Perch, September 9, 2006.

Amy O’Brian, The Vancouver Sun, “June Yun, Even Birds Choose Trees to Perch”,

                       Front page, Sept 9, 2006. Vancouver, Canada.(Art Review) www.vancouversun.com                    

Matthew Hoekstra, “The Richmond Review”, “Space: an artist’s frontier”, page 16, Sept 7, 2006, Richmond, Canada. (Art Review) www.richmondreview.com                             

Vivian Yang, World Journal, “June Yun’s Installation Art” Page A24, Sept 11,

                   2006, Vancouver, Canada. (Art Review)

Vivian Yang, World Journal, “Three Dimensional Poem – Even Birds Choose Trees

                   to Perch”, Page B10, Sept 8, 2006. Vancouver, Canada. (Art Review)

World Journal, “Installation Art Show in RAG– Even Birds Choose

Trees to Perch”, Page A24, Sept5, 2006. Vancouver, Canada. (Art Review)www.worldjournal.com

Alyson McAndrews, Banff Centre Residency a salute to diversity, Banff Crag &

                             Canyon Newspaper,July6, 2004, Banff, Canada. (Art Review)  www.banffcragandcanyon.com     

Jevons, Rich, From Fengshui to Strawberry Fields - Chinese artist Yuan Yun

                    Throws East and West into the Pot together and Covers the Lot in

Whipped Cream… The North Guildmagazine, Page 24, Sep, 2001. (Art Reviews)  

Martin Mcbain, East and West meet in Byker, Evening Chronicle newspaper,

                       Page 4, Aug 1 2001. (Art Review) www.icnewcastle.co.uk

Deane Hodgson, From Feng shui to Strawberry fields, Metro Life newspaper,

                         Page18, Aug 17, 2001. (Art Review)

BBC Newcastle Radio Interview, and BBC Radio Magazine, Jan 14, 2001

Nicol, Gillian, Master of Fine Art Degree Exhibition, Metro Life Newspaper,

             Page22, Sep 6, 2000. (Art Review)2013