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Joe Ren

Joe Ren

Joe Ren

Associate Professor

Department

College of Arts and Sciences

Education

M.F.A., Southern Illinois University
M.A., Arkansas State University
B.A., Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts

Biography

Zhe Ren was born in Tianjin, China. He received his B.F.A degree in Sculpture from Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, M.A degree in painting and drawing from Arkansas State University, and M.F.A degree specializing in Digital Media from Southern Illinois University. For the past few years he has exhibited his art work at nationally and internationally in America, Sweden, Finland, South Korea, and China. He is also a co-founder of an art publication Expose Art Magazine. His research and artwork is about investigating the relationship between reality and representation found in the tension between human and nature.

Contact

Office Location: Beadle Hall
Phone: 605-256-5270
Email