Mark



Shan Wu (Pei Shan Wu)
shanwuwuwu@gmail.com

Grants and Awards

2021 Artist in Residency  
The Residency Project, Silverton, CO, USA
2021 Best Experimental Film
Brussels Independent Film Festival, Brussels, Belgium
2021 Shortlisted Artist 
Aesthetica Art Prize, York, England
2021 International Cultural Exchange Grant-Visual Art
National Cultural and Arts Foundation, Taiwan
2021 Best Student/Thesis Film
ReelHeART International Film and Screenplay Festival, Ontario, Canada
2021 Best US Graduate Film
IVY Film Festival, Providence, RI, USA
2021 Honorable Mention Emerging Artist
Taos Shortz Film Festival, Taos, NM, USA
2020 Artist in Residency  
The Residency Project, Pasadena, CA, USA
2018 Tim Disney Prize for Excellence in the Storytelling Arts
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2018 Multidisciplinary Grant
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2018 National Art Exhibition ROC- New Media Art, Bronze Medal
National Art Museum, Taichung, Taiwan

Exhibitions

2021 Group Exhibition, Interstice, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN,USA/ Focus Arts, Minneapolis, MN, USA/ The Residency Project, Pasadena, CA,USA/ MOTOR, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2021 Group Exhibition, Aesthetica Art Prize, York Art Gallery, York, England
2021 Group Exhibition, Photo+Synthesis, Nordic Contemporary Art Center, Xiamen, China/ Kong Lab, Shenzhen, China/ Notice Public Space, Chengdu, China
2020 Group Exhibition, Re-fest, CultureHub, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2019 Group Exhibition, Venice Biennale: Nomad Pavilion, Venice, CA, USA
2019 Solo Exhibition, Invisible Landscape (collaborative), California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2019 Solo Exhibition, Memorial Of A Nation, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2019 Group Exhibition, Gallery Night, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2018 Group Exhibition, The land of light, Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA, USA
2018 Group Exhibition, 2018 National Art Exhibition ROC, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
2018 Thesis Solo Exhibition, Sign, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2018 Group Exhibition, WMLA Resistance Art, Women March Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2018 Group Exhibition, Calarts Expo, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2017 Group Exhibition, Guild of Arts Los Angeles (GALA), Los Angeles, CA, USA
2017 Group Exhibition, The land of light, Santa Paula Art Museum, Santa Paula, CA, USA
2017 Group Exhibition, Vertebral / Bardo / Box Pacific, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2017 Group Exhibition, Digital Art Expo, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2016 Solo Exhibition, Barrier, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA , USA
2014 Group Exhibition, Taiwan Young Designers' Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
2013 Group Exhibition, Name the tree, 21 21 Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2013 Group Exhibition, Name the tree, URS21 Chung Shan Creative Hub, Taipei, Taiwan

Screenings and Film Selections

2021 Taiwan Competition, Women Make Waves International Film festival, Taipei, Taiwan
2021 Official Selection, Asian American International Film Festival, New York, NY, USA
2021 Official Selection, Odense International Film Festival, Odense, Denmark
2021 Official Selection, 25FPS, Zagreb, Croatia
2021 Official Selection, Asolo Art Film Festival, Asolo, Italy
2021 Official Selection, Nickel Independent Film Festival, St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada      
2021 Official Selection, Vienna Shorts, Vienna, Austria
2021 Official Selection, Florida Film Festival, Maitland, FL, USA
2021 Official Selection, Experiment in Cinema v16.1, Albuquerque, NM, USA
2021 Official Selection, ShorTS International Film Festival, Trieste, Italy
2021 Official Selection, Taos Shortz Film Festival, Taos, NM, USA 
2020 Semi Finalist, Student Academy Awards, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2018 Official Selection, CINMARE Int'l Ocean Film Festival, Metro-Kino im Schloßhof, Kiel,
Germany
2017 Official Selection, Formosa Festival of International Filmmaker, Taichung, Taiwan
2017 Official Selection, Supernova Digital Animation Festival, Denver, CO, USA
2017 Official Selection, Calarts Cinephilia, Cinefamily, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2017 Official Selection, Calarts Film and Video Showcase, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2017 Screening, Bijou Festival, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2013 Screening, Tung-Ming Award, Shih Chien University, Taipei, Taiwan

Education
2019 MFA in Film and Video, Concentration in Integrated Media
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
2014 BFA in Communications Design concentration in 3D Animation
Shih Chien University, Taipei, Taiwan

Related Experience

2021- Organizer, Filmmaker/Artist Workshop in partnership with New Bloom Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan           
2020- Freelance Video Editor, Animator, Designer
2019- Curator
Taiwan Video Club, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2021 Video Supervisor, Theater Production Obsession
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2021 Programming Director
Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2019-20 Programming Associate Director                       
Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA, USA  
2019 Teaching Assistant, Cinematography and Digital workshop
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2018 Producer, “Love Lies Bleeding” directed by Angel Tang
2017 Teaching Assistant, Multi-Channel and Video Installation
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2017 International Student ambassador
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, USA
2014-16 Lecturer/ Animation and Design Freelancer


Bibliography
Panos Kotzathanasis, “Short Film Review: Wild Grass (2020) by Shan Wu”, Asian Movie Pulse, June 1,2021. https://asianmoviepulse.com/2021/06/short-film-review-wild-grass-2020-by-shan-wu/
White End Art, “吳珮姍 & Drew Cavicchi 作品 | 白底 TA说 038 X 光合作用”, White End Art, April 8, 2021. https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/2BmoHLqFNOvdJmykX-R-RA
Shan Wu, “『中有身』: 一場為過期罐頭舉辦的葬禮”, That Alright Art Space, August 20, 2020. https://thatalright.com/shanwu-column/2020/8/20/-
Sarah Abrams, “Art & Life with Shan Wu,” Voyage LA, October 17, 2019.
http://voyagela.com/interview/art-life-with-shan-wu/