EDUCATION

2020        Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture- The State University of New York at New Paltz​, USA

2014        Bachelor of Fine Arts- Tainan University of Technology (TUT), Tainan, Taiwan

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020        Big Read Art Exhibits, Adriance Memorial Library, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

2020        Art Show in celebration of Local Art, Wired Gallery, Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz NY, USA

2020        Other Worlds Are Possible- SUNY New Paltz Spring 2020 MFA Thesis show,

                 the online gallery at http://sunynpmfa.com/

2020        The Idea Puzzle Cube, Kingston Library, Kingston, NY, USA

2020        Time, BAU Gallery, Beacon NY, USA

2020        Outdoors In, Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY, USA

2019        The Shape of Memories, The Loft Artists Association, Stamford, CT, USA

2019        Entomology, Manny's Art Supplies, New Paltz, NY, USA

2019        Composed to Decompose outdoor exhibit, Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY, USA

2019        Eye of the Beholder, MD Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, USA

2019        Exchanging Texture, Texture Studio, Taina; Mbmore, Taipei; Taichung Municipal Wen-Hua

                 Senior High School, Taichung; Error 22, Tainan, Taiwan

2019        Recycle 2019 Art Exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, USA

2019        The Earth Speaks V, Dunning Art Gallery, Tannersville, PA, USA

2019        Sublime Concepts, Bethany Arts Community, Ossining, NY, USA

2019        2019 SUNY Student Art Exhibit and Best of Show Awards-

                 SUNY System Administration, Albany, NY, USA

2018        President's Residence, New Paltz, NY, USA

2018        What’s Next? The experimental outdoor exhibition, Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY, USA

2018        International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2018 ROC, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

2018        Recycle 2018 Art Exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, USA

2017        ReUse Sculpture, Clean Water Park, New Paltz, NY, USA

2017        Installations in White Cube, SUNY New Paltz Fine Art Building Rotunda, New Paltz, NY, USA

2015        The Pastel Art Work Group Exhibition, Art Center of Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan

2014        The 2014 Graduate Exhibition, Kaohsiung Cultural Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2014        Love Art in Life, Art-Gate Group Exhibition of Oil Painting,

                 National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

2013        Unfathomable Mystery, Exhibition of the Art Education on Surrealism in Taiwan,

                 PingTung Art Museum, Ping Tung, Taiwan

2013        Tainan Local Fine Arts Exhibition, Tainan Municipal Culture Center, Tainan, Taiwan

2012        The 13th Huang Shi Art Exhibition, Changhua County Culture Affairs Bureau, Changhua, Taiwan

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COMPETITIONS & AWARDS

2020         Maxine Leu's been nominated by the associate professor of critical studies, Matthew Friday

                 and associate professor of Art, Emily Puthoff as the SUNY Chancellor’s Award 2020, NY, USA

2019         ARTSPACE Student Award of The Earth Speaks V, Tannersville, PA, USA

2019         $3,000 art grant for SunCommon’s Community Solar Array Project, NY, USA

2018         The First Place Award in Perifying Pumpkin of The Night of 100 Pumpkins, New Paltz, NY, USA

2018         Peoples' Choice of Recycle 2018 Art Exhibition, BWAC, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2018         Selected Prize of International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2018 ROC, Taiwan

2018         The Best show in 2018 Group Award of Sculpture Jam, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, USA

2017-19   Graduate Student Research and Creative Project Award, SUNY New Paltz, NY, USA

2016-17   The First Place Award in Peculiar Pumpkin of The Night of 100 Pumpkins, New Paltz, NY, USA

2014         Merit Award of the Talking About Printmaking Art Exhibition, Tainan, Taiwan

2014         Perfect Attendance Award (2007~2014), Tainan University of Technology, Tainan, Taiwan

2014         Outstanding Student Award of the 2014 Graduate Exhibition, TUT, Tainan, Taiwan

2013         Honorable Mention of the 2013 Tainan Local Fine Arts Exhibition, Tainan, Taiwan

2012         Silver Medal Award of the 3rd Southern Art Exhibition, Tainan, Taiwan

2012         Judges’ Award of the 13th Huangsi Art Exhibition: 3D crafts and photography, Taiwan

2012         Merit Award of the 27th Annual Exhibition of New Year Prints, Taiwan

COOPERATION & SERVICE

2019        Participating Artist in the upcycling crafts workshop, O+X= Do and Don't, and the walking tour,

                 Stories of Water and Waste, O+ Festival, Kingston, New York, USA

2019        Listen to them - four minutes intro video editor for the artist, Megumi Naganoma.

2019        Mushroom Shed event photographer for the artist, Amanda Heidel.

2019        Augmented Reality 3D modeling for the artist, Riley Johndonnell.

2018-20  The cover page designer for the convention Chinese Institute of Engineers- the USA 

2018        Teaching Artist in the workshop of Upcycling Recycling,

                 Woodstock Artists Association and Museum, Woodstock, USA

2018        Printmaking and Calligraphy of Chinese New Year Workshops,

                 Elting Memorial Library, New Paltz, USA

2017        Identified the 19th Chinese painter, Ke-Chang Dai of a Mi Fu painting,

                 The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, USA

2016        Exhibition of Chinese Traditional Print in Asian Studies Spring Festival, SUNY New Paltz, USA

2015-19  Designed Placard for Multicultural Festival, Fall 2015, SUNY New Paltz, USA

2015        Mural teacher, Tainan Municipal Dagang Elementary School, Tainan, Taiwan

2014        Beautification of mosaics public art in Daqiao District, Linbian, Pintung, Taiwan

2014        Exhibit Docent- Gorgeous Banquet by Saori Kanda, The Pier-2 Art Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2013        Exhibition Staff, Pingtung Asia Print Exhibition, Pingtung Art Museum, Pingtung, Taiwan

 

PUBLICATIONS

Leu, MaxineMade in the USA, When gnomes need to clean their homes: MFA Thesis-Sculpture, SUNY

                      DSpace, May, 2020 

Leu, Maxine. Earth Day Action - Two Hour Collection. YouTube. uploaded by Maxine Leu, 7 February, 2020

Leu, Maxine. Plastic bag mummy cleans streets, New Paltz Times, 25 April, 2019

Leu, Maxine. The Bags. YouTube, uploaded by Maxine Leu, 23 June 2018.

Leu, Maxine. How To Do Pumpkin Carving, THE ESL TIMES, May 2017

Leu, Maxine. Qiumei Lai Oil Painting Solo Exhibition, 476th Art Exhibition News, Artist Magazine, 2015

Leu, Maxine. Not Junk: Virtual Curation, Ph.D.Huang Chin Fu Academic Platform, 2013

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