The 2023 D. Jack Davis Lecture Series presents Jun Hu, Ph.D. — A CVAD Department of Art Education Special Event!

Jun Hu crouching down on rocks in a stream, smiling, arms widespreadThe D. Jack Davis Lecture Series proudly presents “Subtractive Creativity of Art and Its Education” by Jun Hu, Ph.D., dean of the A/R/Tography Research Center and a professor at Hangzhou Normal University, China.

Please join us! 
April 28, 2023, 5 p.m. 
University Union, Room 385
Free Admission | Snacks

Dr. Hu considers himself an a/r/tographer in the liminal spaces between the artist, the researcher, and the teacher, drawing inspiration and developing knowledge out of their mutual impact. 

Dr. Hu regards himself as an "art travel scholar" wandering in ART:
A: artist, academic research; 
R: researcher, course teaching; 
T: teacher

As Chair of the Asian Regional Council of the International Society for Education through Art, he has a leading role in art education in the East Asian region. He is the author of The Cosmopolitan Character of Chinese Expressive Ink Painting, which won “The First Prize Award of Social Science Research Achievements of Zhejiang Province” in 2021, and chapter author of Ma as a Machinic Component in Ma: Materiality in Teaching and Learning that won the Outstanding Book Award Honorable Mention of the Society of Professors of Education (USA) in 2020. 

As founder of A/r/tlink Charity Project, Hu’s therapeutic art projects have won national and international recognition for functionality and ingenuity, including the “In/visible” that enables the blind kids to engage in printmaking, which has won two national gold prizes, one national grant plus two province-level gold prizes and one copper prize. 

For more information about the D. Jack Davis Lecture Series, please contact the CVAD Department of Art Education.


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