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2019     Lecture: Journey Long and Long Journeys: Art Creative Experience by Zhiyuan Cong. Jiangsu 2nd Normal               University, Nanjing, China. May 29, 2019.

             Lecture: An International Art Competition Project: Song of the Phoenix: Paper Money Delivered to the                        West. Nantong University, Nantong, China. 05.27.2019

             Lecture: The Art Curriculums and Art Education in American Higher Education. Nantong University,                           Nantong, China. January 6, 2019.

             Lecture: The Art Curriculums and Art Education in American Higher Education. Yangzhou University,                         Yangzhou, China. January 3, 2019.

             Presentation: Development and Trend of Western Printmaking. Youth Spirit Printmaking Symposium.

             Jiangsu Provincial Art Center, Nanjing, China. 12.30.2018- 1.2.2019.

2018     Demonstrations and Workshop: Monotype and Monoprints of Printmaking. Beijing Jiaotong

             University, December 21-23, 2018.

             Lecture: The Future and Appreciation of Printmaking, Beijing Jiaotong University, December 20, 2018.

             Lecture: Study Abroad: My Artistic Philosophy and Artistic Experience. Beijing Jiaotong University, October               9. 2018.

             Lecture: The Art Curriculums Development in American Higher Education. Beijing Jiaotong University,                      October 8. 2018.

             Lecture: The Future and Appreciation of Printmaking, Somerset County Library System of New Jersey, May              22, 2018.

2017     Lecture: Pinnacle Art Achievement, Backbone of China: Talk on Pan Tianshou and his Art. The Renwen                    Society at China Institute, NYC, October 14th 2017.

             Lecture: My Art Life and Experience. Bencha High School, Nantong, May 25, 2017.

             Symposium Presentation: Cultural Confidence and Cultural Mission at the ZiJin Culture Forum, Jiangsu                      Development Summit. Nanjing Arts Institute, China. 05/20, 2017.

             Lecture: Reflection on Modern Arts. Changzhou Liu Haisu Art Museum and Jiangsu University of                                Technology, Changzhou, China. 05/18, 2017.

             Lecture: Reflection on Modern Arts. Sanjiang University. Nanjing, China. 05/15, 2017.

             Lecture: Reflection on Modern Arts. Capital Normal University. Beijing, China. 05/12, 2017.

2016     Symposium Presentation: Dialogue with Yinchuan: China-America International Printmaking. Ningxia,                        China, 10/10, 2016.

             Symposium Presentation: Perception and Vision.  Guizhou, China, 08/06, 2016.

             Lecture and Presentation: Chinese Art Education and Appreciation in America. Power Art Gallery, William                  Paterson University, February 11, 2016.

2015     Lecture: Today’s America Printmaking, Nantong Central Art Museum. Nantong, 9/29/15.

             Lecture: Art life and experience in American, Art College, Capital Normal University, Beijing, 6/16/2015.

2014     Lecture and Demonstration: Appreciation of Chinese Painting at Painting Department, Tech

             University, Lubbock, TE 09/25, 2014.

             Demonstration: Blue Film Spit-Bite Etching with Chinese Brush at Printmaking Department, Tech University,              Lubbock, Texas, 09/24, 2014.

             Artists Lecture: My Art life and Art work: Zhiyuan Cong at the School of Art, Texas Tech University,Lubbock,              TE. 09/24, 2014.

             Lecture Art and Education: Introspection of Modern Art in 21 Century. Yangzhou University, Yangzhou,                      06/16/2014.

             Lecture: Chinese Art Appraisal and Appreciation for the leaders of the EMBA Alumna Association of                          Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, 06/14, 2014.

2013     Lecture and Presentation: Enduring of Chinese Art: Equilibrium & Balance. Princeton University at Beijing,                China. July 3, 2013.

             Lecture and Presentation: Printmaking in America. Guizhou Minzu University at Guiyang, China. June 14,                    2013.

             Lecture and Presentation: Zhiyuan Cong’s Art Life. Nantong University, Nantong, China. May 30, 2013.

             Demonstration: Chinese Ink Painting. Chinese Cultural Foundation, SUNY Confucius Institute for Business,                New York City, 02/02/2013.

2012     Invited Demonstration, Chinese Ink Painting, Middletown Arts Center, NJ, 9/15/2012.

             Invited Lecture and Demonstration: Chinese painting and art appreciation. the Library & community center                in Hawthorne, NJ. 02/18/2012.

2011      Invited Printmaking Demonstration, New Media Etching: Blue film. Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts,                    Beijing, China, 5/27/11.

             Invited Printmaking Demonstration, New Media Etching: Bluefilm. Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi’an, China,              5/27/11.

             Invited Lecture: Soul-Searching of Contemporary Art invited by Yunnan Provincial Government Cultural                    Delegation, China. 03/08/2011.

2010     Invited Demonstration: Chinese Painting. Art Library of Rutgers University, NJ, 12/10/10.

             Contributed Lecture: Qi Baishi: A Master of Chinese Painting. Presented at Power Art Gallery, William                        Paterson University. 09/08/10

             Invited Lecture: Printmaking in America. Printmaking Department, Shenzhen University, 06/11/2010.

             Invited Workshop, Chinese ink painting. Montclair State University, Montclair, 03/31/10.

             Contributed workshop: Chinese Painting and Printmaking. Power Art Center, WPUNJ, 03/08/10.

             Contributed Lecture and Demonstration: Chinese Art Appreciation and Ink Painting. Art Department,                          WPUNJ, 02/17/2010.

2008    Invited Demonstration, Blue Film Etching: Paintingly Printmaking. Open Studio, Toronto, Canada,

             11/01/08.

             Invited Lecture, My Art and my Artistic Conception. The Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto,                          Canada, 10/29/08.

             Invited Lecture, Comparative Study: From Cezanne to 21 Central Art. Nantong Museum, China, 06/11/08.

             Invited Lectures and Demonstrations: Appreciation of Chinese Painting. WPUNJ Asian Cultural and Art                      Festival, 4/10/08.

2007    Invited Printmaking Workshop, New Media lithographic:  Multiple Color from a Single Ruby Red                                   Lithographic Plate.  National Education Grant, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan, China 5/17-                     5/19/07.

             Invited Lecture, The Printmaking in 21 Century. Taiwan National University of the Arts, Taipei, 5/21/07.

2006    Invited Lectures, My Art Philosophy and My Art Works. School of Fine Arts, Indiana University,

             Bloomington, IN, 10/19/06.

             Invited Workshop, New Printmaking Media: Blue Film Etching. Printmaking Department, Indiana University,                Bloomington, IN, 10/19-20/06.

             Invited Lectures and Demonstrations, Appreciation of Chinese Painting. Indiana University Art Museum,                    Bloomington, IN, 10/21/06.

             Invited Workshop, New Printmaking Media:  Blue Film Etching. National Education Grant, Taipei National                  University of the Arts, Taipei, 5/10-5/30/06.

2005    Invited Lectures and Demonstrations, Appreciation of Chinese Painting.  Long Island University, Brookville,              New York, 12/06/2005.

             Invited Lectures and Demonstrations, Contemporary America Printmaking, The Taipei City Education                        University, 11/02/05.

             Invited Lectures, From Cezanne's Composition to Compare Eastern and Western Art. Distinguished Lecture              Series. Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan, ROC, 11/01/05.

             Invited Lectures, Tradition, Nature and Spirit, Zhiyuan Cong's Art and his Art Philosophy. Graduate School                of Folk Cultural and Arts, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taiwan, ROC, 11/02/05.

             Invited Workshop, New Printmaking Media: ImageOn Etching. National Education Grand, Taipei National                  University of the Arts, Taiwan, 10/27-11/6/05.

             Invited Lecture, The Difference of the Art Curriculum in High Education between American and China.                      College of Fine Arts, Nantong University, China, 06/24/05.

             Invited Lecture, A Perspective of 21 Century Art Trend. Nanjing Arts Institute, China, 06/17/05.

             Invited Lecture, Comparative Education between China and American. College of Arts, Anhui University,                  06/09/05.

2004    Invited Lecture, Chinese Art and Scholar Painting. Lecture and Demonstration at Madison Library,                               10/30/04.

             Artist Talk: Zhiyuan Cong. Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, 04/23/04. 

2003    Chinese Ink Painting Lecture and Demonstration at New Jersey Visual Arts Center, NJ, 11/13/03.

             Invited Lecture, Expressionism in Chinese Painting. Princeton University, Princeton NJ, 6/25/03. Chinese                  Ink Painting Demonstration at Hudson Catholic High School, NJ, 5/8/03.

             Chinese Ink Painting Lecture and Demonstration at Myhelan Cultural Arts Center, NJ, 2/8/03.

2002    China Art Research and Education in the American represented at Asian American Artist Forum 2002,                      Zimmerli Art Museum, 11/08/2002.

             Appreciation of Chinese Painting. Invited Lectures and Demonstrations at Chatham Library, NJ,                                   05/19/2002.

             Ink Painting Demonstration at Hudson Catholic High School, NJ, 5/8/03.

             Ink Painting Demonstration at Hudson Catholic High School, NJ, 5/8/03.

             Ink Painting Demonstration at Hudson Catholic High School, NJ, 5/8/03.

             Chinese Ink Painting Lecture and Demonstration in conjunction with exhibition at the UC Berkeley Art                        Museum, UC Berkeley, 05/01/2002.

             Art lectures and demonstrations in Waiakea High School, Big Island, HI, 04/24-25/ 2002.

             Art lecture and demonstration in Kapaa High School, Kauai, HI, 04/19/2002.

             Art lectures and demonstrations in East-West Center, Honolulu, HI. April 18, 21, 23, 24, 28, 2002.

             Chinese calligraphy in Chinese painting; Printmaking demonstration : "Joe Zirker" method of using dry                      pigment --newspaper transfer" 

             Invited Lecture and Demonstration in Youngstown  University, OH, 03/18/2002.

             The different views of color and drawing training in East and West, invited Lecture at Juegang Art School,                China, 01/31/2002.

2001     Comparative East and West Art and Art Education,  invited Lecture at Suzhou University Suzhou, China,                    June 1, 2001.

             Printmaking and Modern Art, invited Lecture at Jiangsu Provincial Museum of Fine Arts Nanjing, China,                      June 6, 2001.

             Printmaking in American, invited Lecture at Anhui University, Hefei, China, June 10, 2001. Artistic                               Conception in Chinese Painting, invited Lectures and Demonstrations at Chatham Library, NJ, 2001.

2000    Invited Lectures and presentation at Rutgers University, NJ, 2000.

             Invited Lectures and Demonstration Appreciation of Chinese Painting at Montclair State University, NJ.

1999     Chinese Painting Demonstrations at Hammond Museum, NY 1999. Etching Color Printmaking                                     Demonstration, and Nature and Inspiration, Gallery talks at McDonough Museum of Art and Art                                   Department, Youngstown State University, OH, 1999.

             Appreciation of Chinese Painting invited Lectures and Demonstrations at Chatham Library, NJ, 1999. 

1998     Printmaking Art in United States, Lectured at Qinghai Provincial Museum, Xining, 07/01-0730/1998. 

1997     The Comparative Studies: East and West Art and Art High Education.  Lectured at Nanjing Arts Institute,                    Nanjing, China 1997.

             The Art of Chinese Ink Painting, lectured and demonstrated at Bergen Museum of Art and Science, NJ,                      1997. 

             The Comparative of East and West Art, lectured at Bloomfield High School, NJ, 1997.

1996     Philosophy and Techniques of Chinese Arts, Invited Lecture and Demonstration at      University Oregon,                  Eugene, Oregon, 1996.

1995     Nature and Inspiration, Statement on Six Principles of Chinese Art, invited Lectures and Demonstrations at                Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon, 1995.

             The Art of China, invited Lecture at Barnes & Noble Book Store, NJ, 1995.

             Traditional Culture in Chinese Painting, Issues and Ideas WPUNJ Faculty Lecture Series, 1995.

1994     Appreciation of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, invited Lectures and Demonstrations at IU, Bloomington.

             Appreciation of Chinese Painting, invited Lectures and Demonstrations at University of Oregon, Eugene,                  1994.

             Comparative Art and Art Education between East and West, the Department of Fine Arts, National Taiwan                Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1994.

1993     Demonstration of Chinese Watercolor Painting by Zhiyuan Cong, Bloomington TV Station, 1993.

             The Painting in Qinghai of China, presented at Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1993.

             Painterly Silk-screen Demonstrations, Printmaking Department, School of Fine Art, I.U., 1993.

             Chinese Painting Lecture and Demonstration at DePauw University, 1993.

             Chinese Painting Lecture and Demonstration at Indianapolis University, 1993.

             American High Education of Art, NCA, Nanjing, PRC, 1993.

             Lecture and Presentation Contemporary Chinese Art, 1912—93,  Nora Public Library, Indianapolis, 1993.

1992     Demonstrations and Lectures on Chinese Art and Techniques from 12 century to 20 century at Chicago Art              Institute, 1992.

             Symbolism in Chinese Painting, Demonstration and Lecture at Chicago Public Library, 1992. Chinese                          Painting Demonstration Illinois Institute of Technology, 1992.

             Chinese Painting Demonstration and Lecture at Earlham College, Richmond 1992.

             Chinese Painting Demonstration and Lecture at Ball State University, 1992.

             Chinese Contemporary Art since 1912, presented in Indianapolis Chinese American Association, 1992.

1991      Chinese Painting Demonstration and Lecture at Indianapolis Museum Art, 1991.

             Chinese Painting Demonstration and Lecture at I.U. Art Museum,1991.

             Chinese Painting Demonstrations and Lectures at Department of Fine Arts, Vincennes University, 1991.

             Chinese Painting Demonstrations and Lectures at Department of Printmaking, School of Fine Arts, I.U., 1990     Chinese Painting Demonstration at the East Asian Summer Language Institute of I.U., 1990. Chinese                          Painting Demonstration at DePauw University, 1990.

             Chinese Painting Demonstration at Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1990.

             Door Deity: One Kind of Chinese Folk New Year Pictures, presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the                      Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs, 1990.

1989     Today's Chinese Painting, presented at the International Center, I.U., 1989.

1885     The Local Features of Jiangsu Folk New Year Pictures, presented at the First Jiangsu Folk New Year                        Painting Research Seminar. Jiangsu Art Museum, 1985.

Reflection on Modern Arts

Jiangsu University of Technology 2017

Lecture & Demonstration

Guiyang 2015

Blue Film Spit-Bite Etching with Chinese Brush

Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 2014

Printmaking in America

Shenzhen University 2010

New tech of printmaking

William Paterson University 2007

Appreciation of Chinese Painting

Indiana University Art Museum 2006

Gradate School of Folk Cultural and Arts

Taipei National University of the Arts 2005

Symbolism in Chinese Painting

Chicago Public Library 1992

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