Born: Taipei, Taiwan, 1978. Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA.
Jacque Liu was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He received his M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art and his B.F.A. from Alfred University. Liu has exhibited nationally and internationally in Europe, Asia, and the United States. Liu has been the recipient of many awards and grants including a Fulbright Scholarship to Berlin, Germany. While in Germany, Liu co-founded Takt Kunstprojektraum. Liu has been involved with various artist collectives, including Vox Populi and Grizzly Grizzly. He currently lives in Philadelphia, PA.
Fulbright Scholarship, Universität der Künste Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2002 - 2004
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Master of Fine Arts, 2000 - 2002
Alfred University, Alfred, NY, Bachelor of Fine Arts, English Minor, 1998 - 2000
Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, Philadelphia, PA, Senior Program Associate, 2010 - present
Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA, Gallery Collaborator, 2010 - present
Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Gallery Collaborator, Fundraising Chair 2009 - 2010
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, Adjunct Professor, 2009 - 2010
Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Curatorial Assistant, 2004 - 2008
Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin, Germany, Project/ Gallery Space Co-founder and Co-director, 2003 - 2004
Yes Yes I am Happy, Aber Glücklich Bin Ich Nicht, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2010. Solo Exhibition.
An Abstraction of Details, Area 919, Philadelphia, PA, 2010. Solo Exhibition.
Chasing Paper, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2009. Solo Exhibition.
Site Lines, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI, 2006. Solo Exhibition.
* Detroit Demolition Disneyland, Paul Kotula Projects, Ferndale, MI, 2006. Solo Exhibition.
gut und günstig, Galerie 35, Berlin, Germany, 2003. Solo Exhibition.
Think Global'2 (Show Local), Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Spotlights, Curated by Jon Lutz, Rebekah Templeton Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Experimental, Environmental, Educational, Old School Studios at Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
Omission Breath, Tompkins Project, Brooklyn, NY, 2011
View, The Lighthaus, Philadelphia, PA, 2010
* Home for the Holidays, Lost Culture Machine, Fort Bragg, CA, 2010
Time Equals Distance Over Speed or Nothing, Pageant: Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA, 2010
Ready, Willing & Able, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2010
Exchanging Insights, Amerikanische Botschaft, Berlin, Germany, 2010
No Soul for Sale, Tate Modern, London, England, 2010
PaperCut, Lemberg Gallery Ferndale, MI, 2010
Annual Juried Show, Abington Art Center, Abington, PA, 2009
Zero Gravity, Gallery K, Seoul, Korea, 2009
Bulk, June and Joan Alcott Gallery at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2009
No Soul for Sale, X Initiative, New York, NY, 2009
ViennaFair, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Vienna, Austria, 2009
Changing Cities: Detroit - Bregenz, Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Bregenz, Austria, 2008
Nothing at the End of the Lane, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN, 2008
Wallology, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, 2008
* Among the Ruins: Re-Imagining Architectural Decay, Space 301, Mobile, AL, 2008
Architecture/ Structure in Contemporary Craft, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA, 2007
Intersection, University of Michigan Work: Detroit Gallery, Detroit, MI, 2007
* Borderline Case: Build me up, Tear me Down, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada, 2007
Actual Size Biennial, Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit, Detroit, MI, 2007
* Open City: Tools for Public Action, Eyebeam, New York, NY, 2007
* Bridge Art Fair, Paul Kotula Projects, Miami, FL, 2006
Information Systems II, Michigan Institute for the Arts, Pontiac, MI, 2006
* The Public Art Billboard Project, Public Art Project, Ferndale, MI, 2006
Space Affair, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, MI, 2005
a perfectly common square, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2005
Cranbrook to Lancaster and Back, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2005
Amerika Haus America House, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany, 2004
Weiderweg, Haus des BFS, Berlin, Germany, 2003
Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
* Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills MI
Daimler Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI
Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit, MI
Fulbright-Kommission, Berlin, Germany
Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation for Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Jürgen Walker, Daimler Services, Berlin, Germany
* University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
* part of the artists collaborative, “Object Orange”
full CV available upon request