Full Time Professor
Xun Chi is a Professor of Visual Communication Design, International Curator, and the Rotating Chairman of the Association of Chinese Artists in American Academia. He holds a MFA degree in Visual Communication Design from Purdue University, where his design work achieved national recognition. Xun completed a medical degree from Tianjin Medical University in China. His professional awards and recognition include the “10 Young Chinese of Excellence Award" at Chinese Magazine's 40-year anniversary; “Excellent Advisor Award” from the International Green Design Competition; “The Best Advisor” of Beauty of Chinese Characters Global Youth Design Contest; “Outstanding Curator Award” of Pingyao International Photography Festival, and the Winner of the Idea Festival “Best 2D Award” for two consecutive years.
Xun’s photographic work has been published in magazines worldwide including Juxtapoz, Harper’s Bazaar China, Elle UK, and Vogue. His photography and artworks have been exhibited in notable institutions at Stanford University, Nixon Presidential Library, San Francisco Public Library, and Ningbo Museum of Contemporary Art. He has been an invited guest presenter and lecturer at Beijing University, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Art Center College of Design, Stanford University, Tongji University, Beijing Normal University, Dakota State University, Biola University, College Art Association, AIGA, and LA LIVING TV show. Xun teaches a broad range of courses at both foundation and advanced levels including graphic design, composition and color, 3D animation, motion graphics, and photography.