Raksha Patel (UK)
Painter & Filmmaker
Raksha Patel (b.1972, Leicester) studied MFA Painting at The Slade School of Art (1998). Patel works as an artist, writer, socially engaged practitioner and lecturer. She worked for the Learning Department at Tate Britain (1999-2011); as an Artist in Residence at The Whitechapel Gallery (2005) and at The Pitzhanger Manor (2013). She is a Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts and an Associate Lecturer in Painting at Camberwell College of Arts.
Laurel Richardson (USA)
Laurel Richardson is an Interdisciplinary Artist based in NYC. She received her MFA in Fine Arts degree from Parsons School Of Design in 2020.
Recent exhibitions include:
“This is Not Enough” at Slag Gallery in NYC
“The Next Generation of Artists”: MFA 2020 Artsy online exhibition; and was one of the 40 finalists for the 2019 AXA Art Prize exhibition tour.
Hu Zhifeng (China)
He is currently the Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Vice President of Beijing Film Academy. Born in 1965, he graduated from Shandong University and Beijing Normal University with a doctorate in literature. The first “Changjiang Scholar” Distinguished Professor of the Ministry of Education in China’s media academic field, one of the founders of China’s radio and television art discipline, the main founder of China’s TV aesthetics research, the founder of China’s TV communication art research, and a famous TV program planner. Senior Visiting Scholar at Harvard University.
Zeng Laide (China)
Painter & Calligrapher
Now he is a committee member of the National Academy of Painting, deputy director of the Calligraphy and Seal Cutting Professional Committee, director of the Chinese Calligraphers Association, deputy director of the Education Committee, member of the expert review committee of the National Art Museum of China, and the leader of the calligraphy discipline of Changxin International Art College of Yunnan University, majoring in major cities in China. Honorary Chairman of the Academy of Painting Academic Annual Meeting, Honorary Chairman of the Beijing Chinese Painting Artists Association, President of the World Huashang Painting and Calligraphy Academy.
Chang Jiahuang (China)
He is a director of the Chinese Mural Society, a member of the Chinese Artists Association, the chairman of the Chang Jiahuang Silk Road Art Exchange Association (Japanese corporate legal person), and a special researcher of the Silk Road Music and Dance Research Center of Zhejiang Conservatory of Music. He used to be the senior program planner of Phoenix Satellite TV in Hong Kong, China, and the specially invited director of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
Huang Jiancheng (China)
Deputy Dean of the School of Art and Design Management of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (Sino-French);
Director Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of the Urban Visual Culture Research Center of the Central Academy of Fine Arts;
Famous spatial integration designer and artist in China.
Dalia Gallico (Italy)
President of Fashion and Design Faculty, University San Raffaele Roma (Italy).
Founder & CEO Art Lab
Associate Professor in“Space and Design”of the Urban Design Institute - CAFA China Central Academy of Fine Arts.
Visiting Professor in Peking University, National Centre for Research into Intercultural Communication of Arts (dal 2014).
Jin Shangyi (China)
Famous Painter and Educator
Former Vice-President of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles
Former Dean of the Central Academy of Fine Arts