Born in 1979, Taipei, Taiwan.

EDUCATION

    1997-2001 B.F.A. The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY  B.F.A

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2015   Zugzwang, Hidari Zingaro Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

    2013   Parallel Lives, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY

    2011    Rebus, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2009   Kindling, Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2016    Juxtapoz X Superflat, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    2016    Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

    2016    Juxtapoz X Superflat, Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, WA

    2016    Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection―From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer―, Yokohama Art Museum, Yokohama, Japan

    2014    Masterworks, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

    2014    SuperAwesome, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA

    2013    Vitruvius, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2012    City of Fire, Stephen Webster, Beverly Hills, CA

    2012    Gin & Juice, Ivory & Black Soho, London, UK

    2011    Rebus Book Release, Art Catalogues, Ahmanson Building, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

    2011    Oniomania, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

    2010    L.A. Secret Studio: David Choe & James Jean, Parco Factory, Tokyo, Japan

    2009    GR Biennale, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA

    2008    Just In: Recent Acquisitions from the Collection, Leonard Dobbs Gallery, Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

    2008    Beyond Baby Tattooville, Members Gallery, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

    2006    Panelists 2, Giant Robot Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    2006    Black and White, Compound Gallery, Portland, OR

    2006    Unforgiving, The Changing Room, New York, NY

    2005    Idols of Perversity, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY

    2005    Soothsayers, Scion Installation Space, Culver City, CA

    2005    Characters, Scene II, Silvermine Guild Arts Ceter, New Canaan, CT

    2005    Characters, Scene I, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, NJ

    2001    International Printmaking Competition, SoHo20 Gallery, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS

    2015    Tokyo, Japan. PIE Books. Pareidolia.

    2015    Los Angeles, CA. OVM. Xenograph. 

    2011     San Francisco, CA. Chronicle Books. Rebus.

    2010    San Francisco, CA. Chronicle Books. Rift.

    2009    San Francisco, CA. Chronicle Books. Kindling: 12 Removable Prints.

    2009    Richmond, VA. AdHouse Books. Process Recess: The Hallowed Seam, vol. 3. Text by James Jean

    2008    San Francisco, CA. Chronicle Books. XOXO: Hugs and Kisses (Postcard Book)

    2008    New York, NY. DC/Vertigo Comics. Fables: Covers by James Jean. Texts by James Jean and Bill Willingham

    2007    Richmond, VA. AdHouse Books. Process Recess, vol. 2. Text by James Jean

    2005    Richmond, VA. AdHouse Books. Process Recess, vol. 1. Texts by James Jean and Paul Pope

AWARDS

    2008    Bronze Lion, Cannes Lions Festival 2008, Cannes, France.

    2008    Best Packaging Design (Nomination), Grammy Award, Los Angeles, CA

    2008    Best Cover Artist, Eisner Award, San Diego, CA

    2008    Best Publication Design, Eisner Award, San Deigo, CA

    2007    Gold Medal, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

    2007    Best Cover Artist, Eisner Award, San Diego, CA

    2007    Best Short Story, Eisner Award, San Diego, CA.

    2007    Best Cover Artist, Harvey Award

    2007    Gold Medal, Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, CA

    2006    Best Cover Artist, Eisner Award, San Diego, CA

    2006    Best Cover Artist, Harvey Award

    2005    Best Cover Artist, Eisner Award, San Diego, CA

    2005    Best Cover Artist, Harvey Award

    2004    Best Cover Artist, Eisner Award, San Diego, CA

    2001    Alan M. Goffman Award, New York, NY

    2000    Gold Medal, Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, CA

    2000    Gilbert Stone Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

    2000    Jellybean Photographics Millenium Award, New York, NY

SPECIAL PROJECTS

    2013    Velum, Installation at Lane Crawford, Hong Kong, China

    2010    Birds and Boys, Installation at 3.1 Phillip Lim, Los Angeles, CA

    2008    Trembled Blossoms, Animated Film for Prada S/S 2008 Collection

    2007    Wallpaper & Fabric Prints for Prada S/S 2008 Collection

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

    2012    Lecture, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA.

    2011    Lecture, RISD, Providence, Rhode Island.

    2009    OFFSET, Dublin, Ireland

    2009    Semi-Permanent, Auckland, New Zealand

    2009    Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

    2008    Atlanta Art Forum, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA

    2007    Semi-Permanent, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    2007    Lecture and Demonstration, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

    2005    Lecture and Demonstration, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

MUSEUM AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

    Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA