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Foon Sham

6703 Bracken Court
Springfield, VA 22152, U.S.A.
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Phone: 703-451-5583     Fax: 703-451-6718
Email: fsham@umd.edu

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Professor
University of Maryland
Department of Art
1211-E Art/Sociology Building
College Park, MD 20742-1311
301- 405-1445 / 405-7789

Education

    • 1981 M.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
    • 1978 B.F.A. California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California.

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2006 The University of Hong Kong of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • 2006 Scott White Contemporary Arts, San Diego, CA.
  • 2005 Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 2004 Kim Foster Gallery, New York, New York.
  • 2003 Manningham Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
  • 2003 The World Bank, Washington DC
  • 2001 Stiftelsen Kulturhuset USF, Bergen, Norway..
  • 2001  Delaware Center For The Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware
  • 2000  Centre Cultural Fernard-Charist, Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
  • 2000  Gallery K, Washington DC
  • 1998  456 Gallery, New York, New York.
  • 1997  George Washington University, Washington DC.
  • 1997  Gallery K, Washington DC.
  • 1996  McCray Gallery, Western New Mexico University, Silver City, New Mexico.
  • 1995  Gallery K, Washington DC.
  • 1994  Otterbein College, Batelle Fine Arts Center, Westerville, Ohio.
  • 1992  Outdoor sculpture installation, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia
  • 1990  Franz Bader Gallery, Washington. DC.
  • 1988  "Shards and Monolith", Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2006 International Art and Artists, Hillyer Gallery, Washington DC
  • 2005 Museum of Contemporary Art of Yucatan, Merida, Mexico.
  • 2003 “Sculpture By the Sea,” International Juried exhibition, Bondi, Sydney, Australia
  • 2003 "International Sculpture Center Members Juried Exhibition," Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton,  New Jersey.
  • 2002 Mount-Saint Hilaire, Quebec, Canada.
  • 2002 Evergreen House, John Hopkins University, KJBaltimore, Maryland.
  • 2001 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hemicycle Gallery, Washington, DC.
  • 2001 Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota.
  • 2000 "Vevringutstillinga 2000," Vevring, Norway.
  • 1999  Cederhurst Sculpture Park, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
  • 1999  Maquettes and Drawings, Gallery Plan 3, Hamnmagasinet, Orebro, Sweden
  • 1999  "Pier Walks" an International exhibition, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois.
  • 1997  The Art Museum of the Americas, Organization of American States, Washington, DC.
  • 1996  Soma Gallery, San Diego, California.
  • 1995  International Woodcarving Symposium, Nagyatad, Hungary.
  • 1995  Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 1994  "Art Site 6", Hemicycle Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC.
  • 1994  "Cross Border/ Sin Fronteras", Museum of America, Washington, DC.
  • 1994  David Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 1993  School 33 Arts Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 1992  "Visual Constructs", Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia.
  • 1986  Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC.
  • 1984  "Art Scape", Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 1984  Washington Square Building, Washington, DC.
  • 1982  "20 Sculptors", Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia.
  • 1982  Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia. 

Public Art Commissions

  • 2002  Sculpture Pavilion, WRIT Rosslyn Center, Arlington, Virginia.
  • 2000  Gallery Place-Chinatown Metrorail Station, Washington DC
  • 1993  Police Training Academy, Richmond, Virginia.
  • 1992  Technical Center, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland
  • 1991  John A.F. Hall Manor Community Building, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships

  • 2006  International Activity Grant, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • 2002 Summer Research Grant, General Research Board, University of Maryland, Maryland.
  • 2001 Residency Grant, National Endowments of the Arts, at Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Riverdale, Maryland.
  • 2001 Franconia Sculpture Park/Jerome Fellowship, Shafer, Minnesota.
  • 1999 Stipend and Residency, Nordic Artists' Centre in Dale, Norway. .
  • 1996 Individual Artist Fellowship,Virginia Commission for the Arts.    
  • 1992,95, 98, 01 & 06 Creative and Performing Arts Award, University of Maryland.
  • 1990 Second Place Award, "All Arlington Juried Multi-Media Exhibition", Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia.
  • 1984 Two Judge Awards, "Sculpture 84", Washington Square, Washington DC