CV


Education



2019-21 M.F.A., Photography,Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, US
2020-21 Collegiate Teaching in Art and Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, US
2015-18 M.A. with Distinction, Drama and Film Studies, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
2016-17 M.A. with Distinction, Film Photography and Media, The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
2011-15 B.A. with Distinction, Broadcast – Television Speciality, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

Exhibitions


2021 B-words, ClampArt, New York, NY, US
2021 RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Water Fire Arts Center, Providence, RI, US
2021 A Shared Boundary, Make Room, Los Angeles, CA, US
2019 Two-Person Exhibition, UnSecular Man, Visible Gallery, Beijing,China
2019 Photography Graduate Biennale, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, US
2019 SPE Northeast Juried Exhibition, RedEye Gallery, Providence, US
2019 One, RedEye Gallery, Providence, US
2019 Dizygotic Intergrowth II, Visible Gallery, Beijing, China
2018 ArtOut, Bevier Gallery, Rochester, NY, US
2018 Dizygotic Intergrowth I, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
2018 Evidence, BLKWT Space, Shanghai, China

Online and print media


2021 Zixuan (Leah) Zhang: Fossil Morphology, iidrr 一蹴, June 10, 2021
2020 Zixuan (Leah) Zhang, “I was Born in a Company”, Jiazazhi, Aug 8, 2020
2019 Zixuan Zhang, “Eyes in Mountains: Turnover of the narratives in seeing mountains, Popular Photography”, Popular Photography, Beijing, China, Vol 2, 2018. page76–78


Lectures and workshops


2021 artist talk, Zixuan (Leah) Zhang: Fossil Morphology, iidrr 一蹴, June
2021 artist talk, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, US, April


Teaching, gallery and other professional experience


2020 Teaching Assistant, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, US (Time-based Photography, Spring 2020)
2018-19 Gallery Assistant, William-Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY, US
2017-18 Teaching Assistant, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
2015 Director’s Assistant, Shanghai Film Studio, Shanghai, China


Language Abilities


Mandarin (native), Wu dialect (Proficiency), English (Proficiency); Japanese (Working Proficiency)