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    Alumni newsletter
    spring / summer 2008                                                                                                                                                  issue 1

                                                  Ethan的一大原因。他認為舊金山藝術大                          web designer in Taiwan. He decided to       tors possessed. The fact that they all
                                                  學是多元而國際化的藝術家溫床。                               further his knowledge in new media by       worked with the industry helped
                                                                                                pursuing an MFA degree in Computer          him significantly understand the job
                                                                                                Arts New Media at Academy of Art            market in the United States. Lourdes
                                                  益良多。”                                         University. Ethan is currently work-        Livingston, Director of the program,
                                                  舊金山藝術大學的教授幾乎都與業界有                             ing at Yahoo! Taiwan as an Associate        particularly inspired him.
                                                  相當程度的合作,這點幫助了Ethan對美                          Design Manager                             “The most important thing I learned
                                                  國就業市場的理解。Lourdes Livings-                     The city of San Francisco, with its         from her was how a designer and cre-
                                                  ton, 電腦新媒體藝術的主任,並時時鼓
                                                                                                galleries, museums and inspiring vistas,    ative person should stay humble and
                                                                                                was a big draw for Ethan. It also did       keep learning from all kinds of people
                                                                                                not hurt that Academy of Art Univer-        and environment,” he said.
                                                  才是成功的關鍵。擔任雅虎的設計副理 ,                           sity has one of the best Computer Arts      In his role as an Associate Design
    Ethan Yihhong Chiang, Yahoo! taiwan
                                                  Ethan 在行銷與市場定位多所著力,致力                         New Media programs in the nation.           Manager at Yahoo! Taiwan, Ethan sup-
    assoCiatE DEsign ManagEr, aCaDEMY
                                                  於改善交流策略,進而結合視覺設計以增                            At Academy of Art University, Ethan         ports all different kinds of creative-re-
    of art UnivErsitY alUMni
                                                  添網站之趣味性。Ethan經常從生活中尋                          found a welcoming international com-        lated requests from external clients and
                                                                                                munity of artists and designers.            internal teams. He helps them clarify
             HONG CHIANG
    ETHAN YIH-                                   “保持一顆開放的心,並且不斷學習!”
                                                                                               “I really enjoyed getting along with stu-    marketing and communication strate-
                                                                                                dents from all around the world, not        gies and then spices up the campaign
                                                  Ethan Yih-Hong Chiang Furthers                only in my class, but also from other       my integrating visual design.
    Ethan Yih-Hong Chiang是Yahoo!                  Career With Degree from Academy of            majors, such as graphic design, 3D          Ethan is constantly searching for inspi-
    Taiwan的設計副理。在舊金山藝術大學                          Art University                                animation and I did learned a lot from      ration in everything from the mun-
    就讀期間,Ethan不斷藉由教授的指導獲                                                                        them,” he recalled.                         dane to the magical and he advises
                                                  Ethan Yih-Hong Chiang wanted to
                                                  dive right into emerging new tech-            He was also impressed by the breadth        other art students to do the same.
                                                  nologies but felt that he did not have        of knowledge and experience the            “Just keep your mind open and learn.”
    舊金山的畫廊,博物館和風景,也是吸引                            enough skills in his first job as a junior    Computer Arts New Media instruc-

                                                  特效」 而這部電影也於二月奪得奧斯                             Academy Animation Alum Eric Fro-           also won an Oscar for “Best Animated
                                                  卡        獎。
                                                   「最佳動畫電影」 – Edwardsville                      emling recently won the “Effects in        Feature” at the Academy Awards in
                                                  Intelligencer, 2月29日
                                                                                                an Animated Motion Picture” award          February. – Edwardsville Intelligencer,
                                                                                                from the Visual Effects Society in Hol-    Feb. 29
                                                  Academy Alum Worked on Oscar-                 lywood for the animated Disney-Pixar
                                                  Winning Film ‘Ratatouille’                    collaboration Ratatouille. The film

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              能和最好的人才。”                               had an influence on him. This is why       identity and package design. When
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          “舊金山藝術大學的教師總是盡力給我們                          he chose to return to the Academy to       the company’s website goes through a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      pursue his MFA.                            redesign, he might have a hand at do-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     “Every instructor did their best,” he       ing some web design.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              不會忘記是誰幫助我成就了今日的一切!”                     said. “That’s what made us a dream         Chung-Tao’s success comes from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      team.”                                     working hard and staying focused
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chung-Tao actually found his job           and learning from his classmates and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Academy Alum Chung-Tao Tu at the           through an Academy of Art Univer-          instructors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Forefront of Design                        sity colleague. At Wallace Church,        “Never forget where you came from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Growing up, Chung-Tao Tu’s father          Inc., Chung-Tao is working on brand        and what you are here for.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           encouraged him to travel and experi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ence different cultures and inspired
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           him to pursue a career in creative de-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sign. After receiving a BFA in Graphic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Design and an MFA in Computer Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           New Media, Chung-Tao has had a very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           successful career as a designer at Wal-
                                              學到了真實工作中所會運用到的。 在所有                       building a name for herself as a truly      the 2008 Consumer Electronics Show                                                     lace Church Inc. in New York City.
                                              的老師中,她認為Jim Schultz對她的事                   versatile designer, able to work on         in Las Vegas, one of the biggest shows                                                 Though he was accepted into many
 自從2004年畢業後,Qin Li的事業開始                       業產生最多影響。
                                                                                        designs for everything from electronics     of its kind, Fuseproject was honored                                                   schools, Chung-Tao decided to pursue
 起步,她目前在Fuseproject工作,該公司                                                                                                                                                        Ð £ Ó Ñ C hung-Tao Tu
                                                                                        to furniture to baby products. She has      with an award for Best Innovation De-                                                  a degree at Academy of Art University
                                              Alum Qin Li Helps Fuseproject Win         worked on projects for big corporate        sign. Qin feels that her studies at the                                                because of its professional curriculum
                                              Best Innovation Design at 2008 Con-       clients like hp, as well as international   Academy greatly contributed to her           父親一向鼓勵Chung-Tao 體驗不同文化                    and spectacular career resources.
 位的設計師,從工業用品到嬰兒用品都有。                          sumer Electronics Show                    clients: Qin has been involved in the       burgeoning career, and to this day she       並且鼓舞他追蹤美術設計工作。由於父親                       “I met the talented and best of the best
 她曾為國際知名公司如HP設計過企劃案,                                                                    design of a cell phone for a major cell     is proud that the Academy awarded            的鼓勵Chung-Tao選擇到美國進修,雖
                                              Since Qin Li graduated from the Acad-                                                                                                                                        from all over the world,” he recalled.
 曾參與韓國知名手機公司的設計工作、義                                                                     phone provider in Korea, furniture          her one of her first major distinctions      然他被很多學校錄取,Chung-Tao決定
                                              emy in 2004 with an mfa in Industrial                                                                                                                                        He had heard about the Academy
 大利家具設計工作、以及其他各種各樣的                                                                                                                                                              選擇舊金山藝術大學,因為舊金山藝術大                                                                  graPhiC DEsign work bY ChUngtao tU, aCaDEMY of art UnivErsitY alUMni: Top,
                                              Design, her career has quickly taken      designs for companies based in Italy,       in industrial design: a Ford scholarship                                               through a friend’s recommendation.
 設計工作。她甚至參與設計過一款相當成                                                                                                                                                              學有專業課程和強大的業界資源。在得                                                                   wallaCE ChUrCh thanksgiving winE: DEsign frirM: wallaCE ChUrCh, inC., nEw
                                              off. Qin works at Fuseproject, an elite   and a wide array of other works. She        for minority female designers. “When                                                   Hearing great things about the school
 功的高椅產品,在紐約家具展中展示,而                                                                                                                                                              到平面設計的BFA 和電腦新媒體藝術方                                                                 York nY, titlE: wallaCE ChUrCh thanksgiving winE, CrEativE DirECtor: stan
                                              firm that specializes in innovative       has even helped complete a success-         you get an education at the Academy,         面的MFA之後,Chung-Tao透過舊金山                    from a former student sold him.
 她為公司帶來的貢獻也得到認同,在今年                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ChUrCh, DEsignErs: ChUng-tao tU, ithinanD tUbkaM, CliEnt: wallaCE ChUrCh,
 的消費者電子展中Fuseproject得到最                       product design and branding. As a         ful design for a high chair which was       you learn what it is like to really work!”   藝術大學的人事部門找到他目前的工作:                       “Believe it or not, it worked much bet-    inC., nEw York nY boTTom, wallaCE ChUrCh tUnagaMi: DEsign firM: wallaCE
 佳創新設計獎. Qin將學校所學用於工作                                                                   shown at icff, a furniture show in          she says. Among her instructors, she         Wallace Church Inc.網頁設計,開始他               ter than an ad!” he said.                 ChUrCh, inC., nEw York nY, titlE: wallaCE ChUrCh tUnagaMi,CrEativE DirECtor:
                                              Senior Designer at Fuseproject, Qin is
 上,而學院頒發給她的獎項也令她感到榮                                                                     New York City. Qin’s contributions          sees Jim Schultz as a major influence        在紐約事業。                                                                              stan ChUrCh,DEsignEr: ChUng-tao tU
                                              the project lead for most of the design                                                                                                                                      Chung-Tao cannot simply pick one in-
                  「                                                                                                                                                              “我在舊金山藝術大學遇見全世界最有才
                                              projects she is assigned to. Qin is       at Fuseproject have received major          in her career development.                                                             fluential Academy instructor – they all
 當你在這所學院裡接受教育的同時,你也                                                                     industry recognition for her work. At

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              灣唸研究所,但是對于出國念什麼卻是有                     Living in San Francisco has enriched       San Francisco.
                                              推薦者,許多學生因為他的推薦而得到                          University, Jae had worked in Seoul,        and humbleness.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              著些許的徬徨。是要念大學學了四年的景                     Chien-Shiun Huang’s life experience        Pacer was so impressed with a campus
                                              工作。」                                       Korea in commercial production. He          He remembers Kevin Cain, who was
                                              除了在ILM工作之外,他還會到母校任教,                                                                                                                                                                                                   Chien-Shiun Huang (Pacer) had never        building, a beautiful three floor build-
                                                                                         was drawn to Academy of Art Univer-         the School of Animation Director at                                                      無論如何想要唸設計的他,決定投入多媒
 動畫學校畢業的校友Cheol Hong想在                        儘管已經事業有成,他仍努力不懈。                                                                                                                                                                                                       thought about doing another Master’s       ing, looking right onto Pier 39 Fisher-
                                                                                         sity due to its proximity to companies      the time, as one of his most influential                                                 體設計領域。而舊金山藝術大學也給了他
 學業上更上一層樓, 而他也來到正確的地 「永遠都有新的科技出現,而你隨時都得
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     degree after studying in Taiwan. But       man’s Wharf. He enjoyed attending
                                                                                         such as ILM, Pixar, PDI/DreamWorks,         instructors.                                                                             這個實現夢想的機會,讓他不但可以接觸
 方: 舊金山藝術大學。這位韓國土生土長  趕上! 」
                                                                                         EA and others.                             “He treats everyone in a unique way,”                                                     更多更深更廣的設計,更有機會體驗了舊                     he really wanted to study abroad and       AAU, taking the bus to class everyday,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              金山多采多姿的生活。                             landed at AAU. He graduated from           and enjoying the wonderful California
 術總監一職。                                                                                 “Honestly, location was a big factor –       he said. “He is a good recommenda-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              最令Pacer印象深刻的就是位在漁人碼頭                   AAU with a MFA in Computer Art/            sunshine.
 來到這裡之前,他在韓國商界工作過,而                           Animation Alum Jae Cheol Hong              being surrounded by big companies           tion writer and many students got jobs
 來到舊金山藝術大學的原因是因為距離                            Shares Wisdom and Experience               means a good chance of getting a job        with his letters.”                                                                                                              New Media. He had to decide whether        During his three years in San Francisco
 許多知名的公司相當接近。                                 School of Animation alum Jae Cheol         out here,” he said.                         In addition to working at ILM, Jae has                                                                                          to stick to landscape and environ-         Pacer was addicted to learning. AAU’s
「老實說,地點很重要,周圍有大公司的地                           Hong wanted to take his education                                                                                                  ChiEnshiUn PaCEr hUang, aCaDEMY of                                                  mental design or try something new.        teaching style, cutting edge technol-
                                                                                         Jae was impressed with how the Acad-        returned to his alma mater to teach                                                      復古Muni Metro去上課。一邊享受加州
 方就容易找到工作。」                                                                                                                                                                      art UnivErsitY alUMni                                                               With a passion for art and design, he      ogy and equipment, excellent learning
                                              to a higher level and he came to the       emy’s curriculum prepares students for      Character Rigging classes. And despite                                                   陽光,一邊努力的學習。
                                              right place: Academy of Art University.    the real professional working world.        his successful career, Jae is always                                                     在舊金山的三年裡,Pacer彷彿變成一個                   finally chose multimedia as his major      environment and dedicated helpful in-
                                              The Korean native is now working for                                                                                                                                            貪婪的學習者。舊金山藝術大學自由自在                     and with his degree he has made his        structors all made him feel the money
 在畢業後立刻找到工作,他認為學生必須                                                                      Jae advises current students, however,      working hard and continuing to learn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              的學習制度,設備新穎優良的學習環境以                     dreams come true. Chien-Shiun was          he paid was worth it!
 具備兩種特質:自信及謙卑。                                Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), a        not to simply expect to find a job right   “There are so many new technologies
 他還記得當時的動畫設計師Kevin Cain,                      division of Lucas Films, as a creature     after graduation. He says students          coming out and you always have to                                                                                               able to broaden his design skills study-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              交的真是   得!
 也是影響他最多的其中人之一。                                                                                                                                                                  Chien-Shiun Huang (Pacer) 電腦新                                                       ing and influencing his experience
                                              technical director.                        must have two qualities: confidence         keep up with that!
「他對待我的方式很特殊,他是個很好的                                                                                                                                                               媒體藝術MFA畢業後,一點都不想留在台
                                              Before coming to Academy of Art                                                                                                                                                                                        with the colorful and beautiful city of

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                                              先是主修電腦科學,當時由於沒能在基礎                     學校就讀的學子們,能珍惜當下難得的留                          computer labs, giving students the                                                        探奇鎖幽供養筆墨,以本土心在地情寫台                          Department at NTUA. He also led                peony, and iris. Where there is life, Su
                                              的數學、物理學科裡找到學習樂趣,後來                     學歲月,儘可能讓自己去學習更多校內外                          opportunity to experience the world’s                                                     灣鯤島造化新境,峰嶺峭岩、杉林疊瀑、雲                         The Graduate School of Plastic Arts at         captures the vividness and interprets it
                                              便轉系至平面設計。同時也是在1990年                    的一切人事物,細細品味人生,累積組合                                                                                                                    山煙嵐、岸石危巖、驚浪濤聲等藍天大地
                                                                                                                                 best technology.                                                                                                                      NTUA. Currently, he is the director            with his superior mind—a mind that
                                              間,舊金山藝術大學採用了時下最先進的                     出屬於自己獨一無二的拿手專長,同時別                                                                                                                    任遨遊,或觀葡萄珠玉、碧池荷影、牡丹、
                                                                                                                                 By learning fundamental knowledge                                                                                                     of the Department of Visual Art at             is able to go into gorgeous scenes.
                                              電腦設備來教學,這使得舊金山藝術大學                     忽略去學習經營如何圓滿地待人接物,為                                                                                                                    鳶尾、紫滕、凌霄、蓮霧、荔枝等村野農作
                                              的聲名更為遠播。一次的因緣際會,讓轉                     自己未來的人生,奠定深厚的發展根基,                          and skills, the Academy has opened                                                                                                    Chang Jung Christian University. His           Professor Su has traveled around the
                                              到平面設計系的Tom,在朋友的建議之下, 也為設計自己的美滿人生,做好最佳的充                                            many doors for Tom. He remembers                                                                                                      artwork is highly praised and has won          world and has well seen the grace of
                                              再一次轉學到舊金山藝術大學。最後,他                     分準備。」                                       John Woodbridge and Dennis de                                                             造化之功,故其所作盡心知性自能格高思                          gold medal from the Art Exhibition             deity. His heart is filled with all kinds
                                              終能忠於其學習熱忱,獲得電腦新媒體藝                                                                 Santis to be incredibly influential                                                       逸,游心涉境而自有我在。                                of Taiwan Province, Art Exhibition             of graceful landscapes as he undertakes
                                              術學士學位。                                                                                                                                                                       蘇教授多次出遊宇內勝境,飽攬天地蒼
                                                                                                                                 instructors.                                                                                                                          of Taipei, and National Taiwan Art             the task of transforming nature into
                                              在舊金山藝術大學求學期間,Tom奠定                     Taiwan Alumni Association President                                                                                                   風華,雲霞蕩胸襟,花竹怡性情,心游萬仞
                                                                                                                                “John’s class was very interesting, but                                                                                                Exhibition. He was the receiver of             ink and brush painting. With persever-
                                          了豐厚的人文素養、基礎知識、及專業技                         Tom Chen Shares Experiences and                                                                                                       參化玄機,澄懐觀道通悟天人,復加硯田
                                                                                                                                 challenging,” I always remember one                                                                                                   Zhongshan Culture and Arts Award,              ance and hard work, Su has succeeded
                                                                                     Wisdom                                                                                                                                鍥鍛不捨,筆精墨妙而氣韻生動,傳情敘
                                              裡,潛移默化之中,也漸漸引領他推開了                                                                 question that Dennis asked us: ‘Why                                                                                                   Chinese Culture and Arts Award,                in originating a lively new direction in
                                                                                     Sometimes playing too many com-                                                                                                       意迭有創獲,引領著台灣新時代的墨彩繪
                                          一扇屬於自己的藝術殿堂大門。在本次的                                                                     interactive? If there is no interaction,                                                  畫風潮,惟其志在千里力學皓晢,沉潛勤                          National Culture and Arts Award and            Chinese art. His accomplishments lead
 toM ChEn, aCaDEMY of art UnivErsitY                                                 puter games pays off – for Academy
                                              訪談中,他表示對John Woodbridge和                                                           we can just make a video.’”                                                               勵惓念可感亦可佩。繪畫藝術原即與造化
 alUMni                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                many other awards.                             a modern art trend in Taiwan.
                                              Dennis de Santis兩位老師所留下的印              of Art University alum Tom Chen, it
                                                                                                                                 Tom currently serves as the Interim                                                       同根、陰陽同候,傳神寫照要在冥思感悟,                         Professor Su is devoted to Chinese art         The art of painting, in fact, has the
                                              象最為深刻:                                 certainly did. Since graduating from                                                                                                  而統合自化方臻心運馳騁;觀其佳構出入
                                                                                                                                 President of the Academy of Art Uni-                                                                                                  for the past 50 years. He works hard           same root as where nature is from—
                                        「他上起課來生動有趣,但卻不失其課程                           the School of Computer Arts New                                                                                                       幽渺獨涉新境,筆情墨韻靈動萬方,洗硯
                                                                                                                                 versity Taiwan Alumni Association. He                                                                                                 on surpassing his boundaries and often         the creator. To truly express the
                                              的挑戰性。 Tom是如此給予John這樣的                  Media, Tom has had a prolific career as                                                                                               縱橫之中慧心感思躍然流現,實為東方繪
                                              評價;而 Dennis曾提過的一個問題,更                                                              advises students to take advantage of                                                                                                 invents new ways and styles of creating        glory of nature, one needs to meditate
                                                                                     a web designer.                                                                                                                       畫藝術傳承再開格局。
 有時候愛好打電腦遊戲不見得就浪費生                            深深地             「問自己
                                                    發了他日後的設計理念:                                                                  the plentitude of resources available at                                                                                              art. He has explored every spot of Tai-        before he could really understand and
                                                                                     Tom was originally studying graphic                                                                                                   國立故宮博物院院長 林曼麗
 命——對於舊金山藝術大學校友陳建通                            為什麼需要互動性?如果少了這份互動性,                                                                the Academy.                                                                                                                          wan to include mountain peaks, steep           translate it with ink and brush. Su has
                                              我們只需要製作成一支影片即可。」                       design at a California State University.
(Tom)來說正是如此。專科時期的他醉心                                                                                                            “I’d suggest the current students to trea-                                                                                             rocks, forest, waterfalls, coastal scenes,     incorporated himself into the life of
 於電腦遊戲的聲光效果所帶來的樂趣,從                           Tom現在也擔任台北市舊金山藝術大學                     At the encouragement of a friend, he
                                                                                                                                 sure their time in school and to learn                                                    The Heart Listener: Professor Su Fon-       cloud and haze, as well as flowers and         nature. His brush speaks his insight
 這份沈醉裡,也使他對電腦升起了濃厚的                           台灣校友會的籌備理事長。當我們問及他                     made the decision to pursue a BFA in
                                                                                                                                 as many thing as they can to prepare                                                      Nan                                         birds into his themes of creation. He          and intelligence. Frankly, Su has
 興趣,現在的他正投入於剛發表不久的蘋                           對現在仍在校求學的學弟妹們有什麼建                      Computer Arts New Media at Acade-
                                                                                                                                 for their future.”                                                                        By: Lin, Man-Li, President; National        is also inspired by farm plants such           opened up a contemporary path that
 果iPhone軟體研究開發。                               議時,   「在我的實務經驗裡,
                                                 他答道:         尤其
                                                                                     my of Art University. He was particu-
                                              當電腦科技不斷地推陳出新,常感覺『書                                                                                                                                                           Palace Museum                               as grape, java apple, litchi, lotus,           ties the old and new generations.
                                                                                     larly impressed by the state-of-the-art
 兵役以後即申請至美國加州州立大學,最                                  。
                                              到用時方恨少』 因此我會建議現在還在                                                                                                              華夏文化淵源流長,繪畫藝術表現有極卓                           The resplendent history of Chinese
                                                                                                                                                                              越輝煌的歷史,以人文情性與筆墨形質展                           culture has fostered brilliant art
                                                                                                                                                                              現出優雅高妙的意境特質,在世界藝壇中                           expression which gives Chinese art an
                                                                                                                                                                              樹立其不朽的成就與地位。東方墨彩繪畫                           imperishable position in the world of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the entire art history. The essence of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           eastern ink and wash painting is to ex-
                                                                                                                                                                              情愫感思, 妙悟進而借景闡發另出機杼,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tract valuable experiences and translate
                                                                                                                                                                              思所造意境的創作表現。                                  things that stimulate the artist into
                                                                                                                                                                              蘇峰男教授一九四三年出生於台灣台北                            artworks that talk to the audiences, us-
                                                                                                                                                                              淡水鎮,國立台灣藝專美術科第一屆畢                            ing five colors and various methods of
                                                                                                                                                                              業,美國舊金山藝術大學美術學院碩士                            brush skills. Thus, the gist of creating
                                                                                                                                                                             (MFA) 歷任國立台灣藝術大學專任教授
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           excellent work is to listen to ones heart
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           for inspiration, because skills can be
                                                                                                                                                                              榮退,現任長榮大學視覺藝術學系系主任。                          taught easily, but not concept.
                                                                                                                                                                              作品曾榮獲台灣省美展、台北市美展及全                            Professor Su Fon-Nan was born in
                                                                                                                                                                              國美展等第一名之獎賞,獲頒中山文藝獎、                          1943, Tamsui, Taipei, Taiwan. He has
                                                                                                                                                                              中國文藝獎章、國家文藝獎特別獎等多項                           a BA from National Taiwan Univer-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sity of Arts (NTUA) and an MFA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           from Academy of Art University, San
                                              學一同就讀,直到今日他還記得當時的良                                                                                                              秉於天挺生知復加學窮性表,蘇教授致力
                                                                                     Nolan is currently a design sculpture      While at the Academy he majored                                                            Francisco. For forty years, Su has been
                                              師益友Tom Matano。                                                                                                                  鑽研繪畫近五十年之功,兼采勤勉又能
                                                                                     at General Motors, where he has been       in Industrial Design and studied                                                           professor and department head of the
                                                                                     working for two and a half years. He       transportation design, taking classes         年來專志寢饋於墨彩趣韻之探研,於山水、                          Fine Arts Department, as well as the
「我能    自行設計車子,真是太美好了!」能                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Paintings by Fonnan su, academy oF art university alumni: Top, dancing butterFly by Fra-
                                                                                     is part of a team designing the Volt,      with Allen Flowers of Nissan and              花鳥兼擅而博涉,遍覽台員山川風物美景,                          Chinese Calligraphy and Painting
     和舊金山藝術大學另一名有成就的畢                      Mac Nolan Lands Dream Job at Gen-                                                                                                                                                                                           grant Flowers, BoTTom, snow oF the Jade mountain
                                                                                     a new electric car in production by        Josh Hartle of Fiat. To this day, Mac
 業生接觸真是榮幸,Mac Nolan目前擔任                    eral Motors
                                                                                     Chevrolet. Mac graduated from the          remembers the mentorship of Tom
                                          “I get to play with clay and style cars
 鐵龍新款車Volt的設計團隊成員之一。他                                                                Academy in Spring 2004; prior to           Matano, Director of Industrial Design
                                          – it’s a great life!” says Mac Nolan. It
 在2004年春天畢業,在加入GM前,他是                                                                joining GM, he was a product designer      at the Academy, who helped define
                                           is certainly a pleasure to get in touch
 Metaphase的產品設計師,專門設計家                                                               with Metaphase, where he designed          Mac’s academic experience here at the
                                           with yet another Academy alum who is
 庭及醫療產品,在學時主修工業設計及運                                                                  home products and medical supplies.        school.
 輸工具設計,和Nissan及飛雅特公司的同                     getting paid to do what he loves. Mac

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a c a d e m y o f a rt u n i v e r s i t y                                                                                                                                              a c a d e m y o f a rt u n i v e r s i t y

                                              Academy Alum Chris Milk Named                  and Chris Milk himself.                      When asked what the best thing was                                                         應。這部影片要呈現的,除了台灣的生命力

                                              Music Video Director of the Year               Meeting Chris and walking into his            about the Academy, Chris does not                                                         之外,還有一份土地的聲音,希望能藉由
                                               Kanye West. Chemical Brothers.                offices makes it obvious that he is           hesitate before saying it was the people
Chris Milk是電影和電視學院畢業的學                                                                                                                                                                  1963年出生,吳宏翔Daniel Wu為舊金                      音傳出來,讓更多的人聽見。
                                               Gnarls Barkley. Courtney Love. Mod-           someone at the top of the game. Talk-        – especially his fellow students. To this
生,也是目前同業中最熱門的音樂錄影帶                                                                                                                                                                      山藝術大學電影與電視學院碩士,現任長
                                               est Mouse. And the list goes on. Chris        ing to Chris makes it obvious that he         day, Chris keeps in touch with the
導演之一,已經創作許多膾炙人口的作品,                                                                                                                                                                     榮大學媒體設計科技學系助理教授。
在今年的音樂錄影帶協會大獎中他被提                              Milk, a graduate of the Motion Pic-           got there with incredible talent, drive,      people he met at the Academy, and            世界上有這麼多人,每天都有不同的交                            Hung-Hsiang Wu (Daniel Wu)
名為年度最佳導演,他讓我們參觀他位於                             tures & Television Department, is one         and unbelievable instincts.                   works with them on a regular basis.          談、傾聽,但是有誰能聽到自己心裡的聲                           Born in 1963, Hung-Hsiang Wu, the
洛杉磯的辦公室,我們因此可一窺這位成                             of the hottest music video directors          It all started (we are proud to say)          Chris Milk is certainly one of the           音呢?導演吳宏翔拍攝的《心靈之歌》是                           director of the famous movie “The
功人士的基地。                                                                                      right here at the Academy. Chris was          alums that makes the Academy’s net-          一個關於找尋自我心靈過程的故事。故事                           Song of Spirits.” Wu graduated from
                                               in the business today. This year at the
他目前與 @radical.media公司合作,該                                                                    already on a mission when he came             work of graduates living and working         從一個採集者寫起,他四處採集聲音,從
                                               16th annual Music Video Production                                                                                                                                                    the Academy of Art University with
公司在全世界許多城市都設有辦公室,並                                                                                                                                                                      進入部落採集聲音的過程中,卻意外發現
                                               Association Awards he was named Di-           here. He devoured all of the materials        in LA so strong.                                                                          a BFA in Photography and a MFA in
且囊括了此行的許多菁英在內。                                                                                                                                                                          有更值得採集的,其實是生命。從外在聲
                                               rector of the Year – an honor bestowed        in his classes, and then got the keys to      In addition to having produced some                                                       Motion Picture and Video. “The Song
與他見面令人感覺他是這行的佼佼者,而                                                                                                                                                                      音的追尋,到內在自我的發現,這一路,當
和他交談會明顯地令人感受到他的天份、                             to him for directing videos such as           the school’s editing rooms so he could        of the coolest and most well-known           主角追逐著紀錄所有聲音的同時也開始                            of Spirits” is highly praised and it was
動力、以及令人驚嘆的直覺。                                 “Touch Sky” (Kanye West), “The Saints          camp out until he taught himself all          music videos today, Chris is also an         思索:
                                                                                                                                                                                          「即便能錄下世界上所有的聲音,但                           recently invited to the “2007 Yuian
这一切都是從舊金山藝術大學開始的,他                                                                           there was to know.                            amazingly talented director on his way       是否能夠紀錄自己心靈的聲音?」透過山                           Green International Film Festival.” Wu
                                               are Coming” (U2 and Green Day) and
來到這裡身負著任務。他將班上所學的都                                                                           While still a student, he created a           to producing his own feature projects.       中之旅,最終他聆聽到了心裡的聲音。雖沒
                                              “Gone Daddy Gone” (Gnarls Barkley).                                                                                                                                                    is also an assistant professor who teach-
用上,並得以進入學校的編輯室練習他                                                                                                                                                                       有錄下這些聲音,反而選擇將它留在山裡,
                                               Chris graciously let us visit him at          Sprite spec ad that turned some heads         On top of everything else, he has two                                                     es motion pictures and photography.
所學。                                                                                                                                                                                     留在生命的起源之地,這是他對心靈的回
                                               his office in Los Angeles, so we could        and landed his first job out of school.       incredibly beautiful dogs. To read
他在學生時期制作的Sprite spec廣告,
使得他得到第一份工作,之後他充分利用                             touch base with one of the Academy’s          He used his instant notoriety well.           more about Chris Milk, check out
他的長才,直接進入洛杉矶音樂錄影帶行                             most successful graduates.                    Chris Milk went straight from the   
業,鋪下他的歷史紀錄。                                    Chris Milk works with,         Academy to Los Angeles to break into
當被問到學校什麼最好時,他毫不猶豫說                                                                           the music video industry, and the rest
                                               a leading media and entertainment                                                                                                                                                     工作而走遍世界各地後,他終於明白到沒                          looks back on the school that brought       lighting designer,” he said.
出了人,尤其是他的同窗,直到今日,他還                                                                          is history.
                                               company with offices in LA, New York,                                                                                                                                                 有一個城市比舊金山更迷人。                               him to where he is today.                   Suk-ki is currently working as a team
學院畢業生中最傑出的人士之一。                                London and other locations around                                                                                                                                                                                                 While studying in San Francisco,            manager as well as senior designer at
除了創造出當下最知名的音樂錄影帶                               the world. The company represents a                                                                                                                                                                                               Suk-ki didn’t realize how beautiful         Ssang Young Engineering & Construc-
外,他在導演自己的電影作品上也大顯才                             handpicked group of talented industry                                                                                                                                                                                             and inspiring the city was because he       tion Co., Ltd. After graduating, he got
能,除了這些之外他還養了兩隻絕美的狗                             elite including Terry Zwigoff, Terrence                                                                                                                                                                                            was so busy with assignments for his        a job with Gensler & Associate in San
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     的指導老師Novella T. Smith, 「撿
兒,想知道更多關于Chris Milk,                   覽
                                               Malick, Terry Gilliam, Joe Berlinger,                                                                                                                                                     ,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     燈泡者」 “他影響我很多,一直到現在                           classes. But after traveling around the     Francisco and then came back to Ko-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     都是。”                                         world for work, he realized that there      rea to receive his master’s degree. After
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Suk-ki目前於Ssang Young工業建築公
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  is no better city.                          receiving his master’s, Suk-ki went
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “I really think that San Francisco is the    on to work at Lotte Castle where he
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     士,之後他在Lotte Castle工作,努力為
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  most beautiful and great city to be an      strived to standardize a color concept
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     公司奠定品牌形象。而目前他已得過最佳                           artist,” he said. “From time to time, I     and improve brand value of the com-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     設計獎。                                         often close my eyes to try to remember      pany. He won the Korean Best Design
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               「我愛好工作並且堅持達到專業的目標,回                                my sweet memories in San Francisco.”        Award present by the Korea Manage-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     饋於公司。」                                       Ten years after graduating, Suk-ki still    ment Association.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  remembers the instructors who had          “I have an affinity for my work and I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  significant impact on him.                  insist on professionalism to achieve my
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Academy Alum Suk-ki Kim Lights Up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 “Novella T. Smith, who we called ‘bulb       goal and contribute to my company.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  picker’ as a nickname, inspired me so
                                                                                                                                                                                        室內設計的校友Suk-ki-Kim相信來到舊                       Interior Architecture and Design alum
                                                                                                                                                                                        金山藝術大學是他的宿命,已是成功的韓                                                                        much to be what I am right now – a          work bY sUkki kiM, aCaDEMY of art
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Suk-ki Kim believes that coming to
                                                                                                                                                                                        國光線設計師的他回想著當年的一切這                                                                                                                     UnivErsitY alUMni
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     San Francisco to study at Academy of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Art University was his destiny. Now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     with a very successful career as a light-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ing designer in Korea, Suk-ki fondly

in addition to having Produced some oF the coolest and most well-known music videos today, chris is also an amazingly talented director on his way to Producing his own Feature ProJ-
ects. on toP oF everything else, he has two incredibly beautiFul dogs. to read more about chris milk, check out

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a c a d e m y o f a rt u n i v e r s i t y

                                             YI-TING ¡® M AX I   M¡¯   LEE,                                                 Maxim was inspired by JoJo’s Bizarre
                                                                                The Academy of Art University School        Adventure, a manga written and illus-
                                                                                of Fashion showcased the Spring 2008        trated by Hirohiko Araki. The Japanese
                                                                                collections of recent graduates during      comic is famous for its original art
                                             時裝週上舉辦了2008春季時裝展。                  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in a             style, over-the-top violence, intricate
                                             Yi-Ting ‘Maxim’ Lee, MFA針織品設       fashion show on Saturday, September         plot and rock music references.
                                             計                                                                              Maxim is from Taipei, Taiwan.
                                                                                8, 2007 in The Tent in Bryant Park,
                                             Maxim的靈感來源于Hirohiko Araki
                                                                                Sixth Avenue at 41st Street in New
                                                                                York City.
                                             滾音樂元素而聞名。                          Yi-Ting ‘Maxim’ Lee, MFA Knitwear
                                                                                                                            work bY Yi-ting “MaxiM” lEE, aCaDEMY
                                             Maxim來自台灣,台北。                      Design
                                                                                                                            of art UnivErsitY alUMni

                                             由於自己在美國讀書時曾經擁有過極為                  studying art since she was a little girl.
                                             美好的學習生涯,Carin總是十分樂意向               During her MFA studies at AAU in            She credits her great learning experi-
Carin Wu, 美國加州舊金山藝術大學,                       人推薦自己的母校. 自2007年擔任舊金
                                                                                San Francisco she devoted herself to        ence to help promote the school in
時裝設計碩士                                       山藝術大學台灣地區代表以來,曾經幫助
                                                                                fashion illustration and figurative oil     Taiwan. Since joining the Outreach
Carin生於紐約,自幼習畫。在舊金山藝術                        多位臺灣學子成功申請入學。咨詢請洽:
                                             Carin Wu        painting. The city from its natural en-     team in 2007, she has been happily
                                             台灣地區聯系電話:0937730996                vironment to the metropolitan lifestyle     recommending the school to students
息激發了Carin無窮的熱情與創作力。她                                                            inspired Carin’s passion and endless        interested in art and helping them ap-
熱衷於描繪女性,以敏銳的觀察力,Carin                                                           creativity for oil painting. She has an     ply to make their dreams come true!
抓住了女人特有的韻味與情愫,這也得益                           Carin Wu, mfa in Fashion Design,   affinity for capturing women in her         Contact Carin Wu, CWu@academ-
于她的 時裝設計碩士學位。 看Carin作                        Academy of Art University.         paintings, which was influenced by her, local contact phone number
品請遊覽:。                    Born in New York, Carin has been   Fashion degree. Find her work at www.       0937730996.

Paintings bY Carin wU, aCaDEMY of art UnivErsitY alUMni: 珊瑚海, 油畫: Coral sEa, 玫瑰之戀: lovE of rosE, 沁澈: CrYstal

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