Howard Tran

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Howard Hao Tran
916 Second Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701 - (570) 321-9234 - E-mail: tran@lycoming.edu
 

Education
 
2000 M.F.A. Sculpture Boston University, Boston, MA
1998

B.F.A. Sculpture Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA


Solo Exhibitions
 
2011 George Waters Art Gallery, Elmira College, Elmira, NY (up-coming)
2011 Bogigian Gallery, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA (up-Coming)
2010 HUB-Robeson Gallery, Penn State, State College, PA /td>
2009 Weyers-Sampson Art Gallery, Thiel College, Greenville, PA
2009 Lycoming College Art Gallery, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA
2008 Linder Gallery, Keystone College, La Plume, PA
2007 docenART, Williamsport, PA
2006 Sloan Gallery, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
2005 University Gallery, Mansfield University, Mansfield PA
2003 Gallery 152, Williamsport, PA
2003 Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA
1999 Cloister Gallery, Marblehead, MA
1998 Academy of Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibitions
 
2010 Middle Passage, Brown and Juanita C. Ford Gallery, Wayne County Community College, Detroit, MI
2010 Middle Passage, Marygrove College Art Gallery, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI
2009 Faculty Show, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA
2009 After the Pedestal, Juried by Paola Morsiani Curator of Contemporary Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH
2008 Middle Passage, Muskegon County Museum, Muskegon, MI
2008 Across the Divide III , Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design,  GA
2008 Middle Passage, Holy Family University Art Gallery, Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Corporate Art, docentArt Gallery, Williamsport, PA
2007 Middle Passage, Paul Collins Art Gallery, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI
2006 Crossing Borders, 14th Annual International juried Exhibition, Laredo center for the Arts, Laredo, TX
2006 Across the Divide, Reed Whipple Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
2006 Across the Divide, Lycoming College Gallery, Williamsport, PA
2006 Inside+Out/Big&Small, National Exhibition, Juried by Jeff Nathanson former Executive Director of the International Sculpture Center, The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 The 20th Annual Nude International 2006, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
2005 14th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Juried by Stephen Haller of the Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY, Art Institute & Gallery, Salisbury, MD
2005 Cambridge Art Association's 8th Annual National Prize Show, Juried by Joseph C.
Thompson, Director of MASS MoCA, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2005 Faculty Show, Thomas T. Taber Museum, Williamsport, PA
2005 2005 Annual Art Exhibition, Packwood House Museum, Lewisburg, PA
2005 Feats of Clay XVIII, Lincoln Arts & Culture Foundation, Lincoln, CA
2005 Close to Home, Juried by Jacquelyn Days Serwer, Chief Curator of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2000 - 2004 (Represented by) Gallery of Modern Art, Marblehead, MA
2004 Combined Talents: 19th Annual Florida International Competition, Museum of Fine Art,
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl
2004 Go Figure, National Juried Exhibition, MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD
2004 Artists Council 35th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Palm Springs Desert Museum,
Palm Spring, CA
2004 38th Annual National Drawing and Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX
2004 Faculty Show Vanderlin Gallery, Williamsport, PA
2003 Bold Expressions, 48th Annual International Exhibition, Northern California Arts, Inc., CA
2003 B & S Gallery, Williamsport, PA
2003 American Figurative Art Exhibit, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
2003 Images 2003, Robeson Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA
2000 Faculty Show, Concord Academy, Concord, MA
2000 MFA Show, Boston University Gallery, Boston, MA
1999 First Expressions Gallery, Boston, MA
1999 Boston University Gallery, Boston, MA
1998 Abend Gallery National Competition, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO
1998 Vietnamese American Youth Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
1998 North American Sculpture Exhibition, The Foothills Art Center Inc., Golden, CO
1998 12th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine SanAngelo, TX
1998 Spring Show, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA
1997 Spring Show, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA
1995 Vaast Fine Art Show, Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
1995 Olympiad of the Art, Villa Montalvo Gallery, Saratoga, CA
1995 Painting and Sculpture, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA
1995 TET Art Exhibition, Mission College, Santa Clara, CA
1995 Clay Forms and Human Figures, West Valley College, Saratoga, CA

Awards and Honors
 
2009 Professional Development Grant, Lycoming College, PA
2007 Professional Development Grant, Lycoming College, PA
2005 Professional Development Grant, Lycoming College, PA
2005 Bald Eagle Art League Award, Lycoming Art Council, PA
2004 Cash Award, Del Mar College, TX
2003 Award of Excellence, Northern California Arts, Inc., CA
2003 American Figure Award, Santa Cruz Art League, Inc., CA
2003 Professional Development Grant, Lycoming College, PA
2000 Pineda Award, Boston University, MA
1999 Constantin Alajalo Award, Boston University, MA
1999 Merit Award, Boston University, MA
1998 Faculty Choice Award, Spring Show, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA
1998 Best Bronze Sculpture, Spring Show, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA
1998 Constantin Alajalo Award, Boston University, MA
1998 Merit Award, Boston University, MA
1995 Best Bronze Sculpture, Spring Show, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

Commissions 
 
  Penn College of Technology, Williamsport, PA

Collections
 
  Thiel College, Greenville, PA
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
Loch Haven University, Loch Haven, PA
Penn College of Technology, Williamsport, PA
John Try, Tabernacle, NJ
Norman LaLiberte, Nahant, MA
Beth Lazor, Marblehead, MA
Carl & Toby Sloang, Marblehead, MA
Arthur Lund, San Francisco, CA
Peggy Howard, Salem, MA
Marsha Miele, Williamsport, PA
Lu Zheng, Lewisburg, PA
Diane Brooks, Swampscott, MA
Sally Thompson, Marblehead, MA
John Voss, Brookline, MA
Barbara Alex, Marblehead, MA
Jane Hunt, Marblehead, MA
Richard Boudreau, Methuen, MA
Karen McCormack, Medford, MA
Mary Erskine, Weston, MA
Pepper Thompson, San Francisco, CA
Emily Hughes, San Francisco, CA

Reviews, Articles, Interviews:
 
2010 Stephanie Goga, The Daily Collegian: Venues Magazine, January 14, Visual Arts
2009 Douglas Max Utter, Cleveland Scene, June 24, Art
2008 Jessica Beaver, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, November 27, p. 13, May 15, p. 1, 10
2005 Stephanie Farr, "Transition", Williamsport Sun-Gazette, May 15, p. 1, 10
2003 Katie Prince, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, September 4, p. 6
2003 Erika Funke, Interview, WVIA Radio, Scranton, PA, September 4
2003 Heather Longley, Williamsport Sun-Gazette, March 20, p. 10
2003 Robin Van Auken, Webb Communications, March 19, p. 26
2003 Katy Grzywinski, The Lycourier, March 20, p. 1
2000 Kennedy, Eileen, Arts Media, February 15 - March 15, p. 10
1999 Laliberte, Kristian The Asian, December

Employment History:
 
2002-present Assistant Professor of Art, Lycoming College, PA
2004-2005 The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA (non-regional mentor for MFA sculpture candidate)

Visiting Artist Lectures:
 
2010 Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
2009 Weyers-Sampson Art Gallery, Thiel College, Greenville, PA
2008 Keystone College, La Plume, PA
2007 Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
2006 Campus: Residency/Gallery, Hanoi, Vietnam
2005 Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA
2003 Bald Eagle Art League, Williamsport, PA
2003 The Coalition of Independent Artists and Artisans, Williamsport, PA
2003 Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA
2001 Raw Art Works, Lynn, MA
2000 Raw Art Works, Lynn, MA
1998 Vietnamese American Youth Conference, Stanford University, CA

Exhibitions Juried:
 
2007 Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibit, Gmeiner Art & Culture Center, Wellsboro, PA
2006 Best of Bald Eagle Art League, Bald Eagle Art League, Williamsport, PA
2003 Way's Garden Art Show, Williamsport, PA

Affiliations:
 
2007-present Member, Philadelphia Sculptors, Philadelphia, PA
2003-present Member, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ
1999-present Member, College Art Association, New York, NY