Howard Hao Tran

570 980-1339 - E-mail: tran@lycoming.edu

 

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2021      Bucknell Art Museum, Downtown Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

2016      Widmann Art Gallery, Kings College, Wilkes-Barre, PA 

2015      Stockton Art gallery, Stockton College, Galloway, NJ (two-person show with Shin-Young An)

2015      Station Gallery, Lock Haven, PA 

2014      Wilson Gallery, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY 

2014      Marlin Gallery, Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ 

2013      La Salle University Art Museum, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA            

2012      George Waters Art Gallery, Elmira College, Elmira, NY 

2012      Neumann University Gallery, Neumann University, Aston PA 

2011       Friedman Art Gallery, Penn State Wilkes Barre, Lehman, PA 

2011       Bogigian Gallery, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA 

2010      HUB-Robeson Gallery, Penn State, State College, PA 

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     docentART, 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

1998      Academy of Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Group Exhibitions:

 

2021      Haiku Middle Passage, Grand Rapids African American Art and Archives, Grand Rapids, MI

2020     Faculty Show, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

2018      Viet Stories: Recollections & Regenerations, Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum, Yorba Linda, CA

2017      Forging America: Art in the Working of an Asian American Rust Belt, Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art, Buffalo University, Buffalo, NY 

2017      VIETNAMERCA: Screening and Exhibition, US Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

2016      12 x 12: A National Exhibition, Todd Art Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

2016      Nationalism: Belonging/Not Belonging, Holy Family University Art Gallery, Holy Family University, Philadelphia, PA

2016      Identity and Place, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA

2015      Generations: Forty Hues Between Black & White, Curated by Dinh Q. Le & Stephen Anderson, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA

2015      Faculty Show, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

2015      Distillations IV, TEJAS Gallery, Dayton, OH

2015      International Art and Design Education Exchange Exhibition, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

2015      Small Works, Juried, Northville Art House, Northville, MI 

2014      Almost Human, curated by Deianire Tolema, Converge Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2014      Faculty Show, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

2014      Home, Theresa A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ

2014      Across the Divide, Gardiner Art Gallery, Oklahoma State University, Springfield, OK 

2014      Across the Divide, SWOSU Art Gallery, Southwest Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK 

2013      Faculty Show, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

2013      Across the Divide, Brick City Gallery, Missouri State University, Stillwater, MO 

2013      Art Alive, First Place, The Gallery at Penn College, Penn College of Technology, Williamsport, PA 

2013      Fountain Art Fair, Armory, New York, NY

2013     Abstractions, Converge Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2012     Faculty Show, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

2012     Haiku Middle Passage, Center of African Art and Art History, Holland, MI

2012     Cycles of Life, Juried, VAALA Center, Santa Ana, CA

2012     Across the Divide, Juried by Chris Miles, Visual Art Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX 

2011      ArtPrize, Fountain Street Church Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI 

2011      Impact, Swing Space Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH            

2011      Across the Divide, Juried by Chris Miles, Grossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI

2011      6x62011: Global, Rochestester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

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, Savannah, 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 II, Reed Whipple Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2006     Faculty Show, Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA 

2006     Across the Divide II, Lycoming College Gallery, Williamsport, PA

2006     Inside+Out/Big&Small, Juried by Jeff Nathanson former Executive Director of the International Sculpture Center, The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA 

2006     Nude International, 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     Out of the Blue Gallery, Associate Members Exhibitions, Lewisburg, PA

2005     2005 Annual Art Exhibition, Packwood House Museum, Lewisburg, PA

2005     Annual Gmeiner Regional Exhibition, Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, Wellsboro, PA

2005     2005 Regional Art Exhibit, Thomas T. Taber Museum, Williamsport, 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, Florida International, Museum of Fine Art, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl 

2004     Go Figure, MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD

2004     Artists Council 35th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Spring, CA

2004     Drawing and Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX

2004     Faculty Show Vanderlin Gallery, Williamsport, PA 

2003     Bold Expressions, International Exhibition, Northern California Arts, Inc., CA

2003     Outside and In, Gallery of Modern Art, Marblehead, MA

2003     B & S Gallery, Williamsport, PA 

2003     American Figurative Art, 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, 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:

 

2016     Professional Development Grant, Lycoming College, PA

2015     Lycoming Innovations in Teaching with Technology Grant, Lycoming College PA

2015     Constance Cupp Plankenhorn Senior Faculty Teaching Award, Lycoming College, PA

2015     Exemplary Teacher Award, The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of The United Methodist Church

2013     First Place, Art Alive, Gallery at Penn College, PA

2012     Professional Development Grant, Lycoming College, PA

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:

            

La Salle University Art Museum, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA 

Susquehanna Health, Williamsport, PA                                                              

Thiel College, Greenville, PA

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Lock Haven University, Loch Haven, PA                                                                                                                   

Penn College of Technology, Williamsport, PA

SupplySource Inc, Williamsport, PA 

Cormelia Tsakirido, Philadelphia, PA

Beth Lazor, Marblehead, MA 

John Try, Tabernacle, NJ

Paula Kellinger, Chambersburg, PA

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:

 

2017      Dana Tyrrell, Forging America: Art in the Workings of an Asian American Rust Belt, Buffalo Rising, November 7

2017     Erika Funke, Interview, WVIA, Scranton, PA, September 18

2013     John Coppola, ON Fine Art, Fountain Art Fair at the Armory New York 2013, March 10

2011      Shin Young Lee, The Wilson Billboard, November 17, p.9

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

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

 

Conference Presentations:

 

2017    Art and Zen, Foundations in Art:  Theory and Education National Biennial Conference, Kansas City, MO 

2015   Art Education Within a Liberal Arts College, Across the Divide, International Art Education Conference, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China

            

Visiting Artist Lectures:

            

2016    Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA

2015    Stockton College, Galloway, NJ

2013    La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

2011     Elmira College, Elmira, NY

2011     Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA

2011     University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI

2010    Ho Chi Minh City University of Fine Arts, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

2009   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                                

                                                                                                                        

Education:

 

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

B.F.A.      1998     Sculpture    Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

 

Employment:

 

2002-present    Professor of Art, Lycoming College, PA 

Courses Taught: 3-D Design, Sculpture I, II and Studio Research, Video/Installation (co-taught), The Figure, Drawing I and II, Senior Seminar, Zen and Art

2004-2005, 2009 - 2010   The University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA (non-regional mentor for MFA sculpture candidate)

2016      Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA (non-regional mentor for MFA candidate)

 

Affiliations:

 

2003-present      Member, International Sculpture Center

2015-present      Member, Foundation in Art: Theory and Education

2014-2016          Advisory Board, Chinese American Art Faculty Association