Zen Du


2016 MFA, Studio Art. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA.
2012 BFA, Studio Art. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
2009 Associate of Arts, Visual Art. Gulf Coast State College, Panama City, FL.
2003 Bachelor of Linguistics, Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russia.

Solo Exhibitions
2022 1078 Gallery, Chico, CA, “Biopoiesis.”
2021 Gallery 1855, Davis, CA, “Dreaming.”
2017 Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA.
2014 Chrome Architecture, San Rafael, CA, “Suspended Animation.”
2012 Revive, Blowing Rock, NC.

Group Exhibitions
Gallery 625, “Stuck Together & Torn Apart” Woodland, CA.
Gibson House and Property, in partnership with the 2021 NCECA conference, Woodland, CA. Historic and Contemporary Ceramics “Side- By- Side.”
Folsom Lake College, “Faculty Art Show 2021,”
Museum of Northern California Art, Chico, CA, “Dream State.”
Lucid Art Foundation, “Online Alumni Exhibition,”
Folsom Lake College, Virtual, “Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition,”

Davis Art Center, Davis, CA, “Pen it Up.”
Bank of America Gallery at Harris Center, Folsom, CA, “FLC Art Faculty.”
Gallery 625, Woodland, CA, “At the End of the Day.”

Artspace 1616, Sacramento, CA, “Pink.”
BG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “ Spectrum Gestalt 4.”

Berkley Art Center, Berkley, CA, “HERE.”
Flax Art and Design, San Francisco, CA, “SF Art Show,” Invitational.
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, “Artists of MarinMOCA.”
Fort Mason’s Herbst Pavilion, San Francisco, CA, “MFA show.”
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, “Layers.”
Light Space and Time, Online Art Gallery, “All Women Art Exhibit.”
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Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, “Secrets.”
Amelia Center Gallery, Panama City, FL. “Artwork by Alumni of the GCSC Visual Arts Program,” Invitational.
Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Waiting Room.”
Atholl McBean Gallery, San Francisco, CA. “Anne Bremer Memorial Library 32nd Artist’ Book Contest.”
Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA, “Lucid Art Residency Annual Exhibition.”
Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “The Space In Between.”
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, “Metamorphosis.”
EnEm Art Space, Sacramento, CA, “Sugar Rush.”
Diego Rivera Galley, San Francisco, CA, “Breaking the Narrative.”
San Francisco Art Institute – Courtyard Gallery, juried by San Francisco Art Institute, SFAI, San Francisco, CA.
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, “Re/Vision.”
Bay Model Visitor Center, juried by Art Contemporary Marin, Sausalito, CA, “Big is Beautiful”
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, “Out of Order”
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA, “Altered Book”
Catherine J. Smith Gallery, Boone, NC, "BFA Show"
Jungle Boogie, Boone, NC, “The Question of Drawing”
Catherine J. Smith Gallery, Boone, NC, “Lithographic Tattoo”
Amelia Tapper Center Gallery, Panama City, FL, “Annual Student Exhibition”
Amelia Tapper Center Gallery, Panama City FL, “The Community Art Project,” Invitational
Marina Civic Center, Panama City, FL, “FSU and GCCC Unite”
Amelia Tapper Center Gallery, Panama City, FL, “Annual Student Exhibition”

2022 Lucid Art Foundation Catalogue. 2022
2017 Marin Independent Journal. Interview in Summer 2017, June 24.
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Studio Visit Magazine, Winter 2015, Vol. 31.
2015 MFA Now 2015. Archive project, Root Division.
2012 The Peel. Literature and Arts Review, Spring 2012 multimedia edition. N 36
2007 The Gull's Cry, "Student Art," Vol 45, Issue 2
The Gulf Coast Community College Foundation 2007 Annual Report. Cover Art.


2014 Lucid Art Foundation. Inverness, CA. One month residency.
2011 Haystack School of Crafts. Deer Isle. ME. Two-week residency.
2009 Penland School of Crafts. Penland. NC. Two-week residency.


2015/2014 San Francisco Art Institute “SFAI Grant,” San Francisco, CA
2012 Appalachian State University “Research Grant,” Boone, NC
2009 Penland School of Crafts “General Work-Study Scholarship,” Penland, NC
Gulf Coast Community College “Outstanding Achievement in Visual Art Award,” Panama City, FL
2009/ 08 Gulf Coast Community College “Foundation Scholarship,” Panama City, FL

Present-2020 Butte-Glenn Community College. Associate Faculty. Oroville, CA
Present-2019 Los Rios Community College District. Adjunct Professor. Folsom, CA
Present-2018 Yolo Arts Council, Woodland, CA
2016 Studio4Art, Art Instructor. Novato, CA.
Portfolio Class, Visiting lecturer. GCSC, Panama City, FL.
2015 SFAI, Teaching Assistantship for “Painting I,” San Francisco, CA.
SFAI, Teaching Assistantship for “Concepts and Tools for Apps,”
San Francisco, CA.
2014 Art Talk. Invited as a speaker by Art Contemporary Marin. San Rafael, CA
2009/ 08 Gulf Coast Community College, Student Assistant.


Paradigm Windows, Portland, ME
Cash Creek Conservancy, Woodland, CA