BACKGROUND

Professor Wei Dong studied fine art at one of the finest schools in China, the School of Art and Design at Tsing Hua University, earning his undergrad degree in 1984. From there he continued his education at Virginia Commonwealth University and received his Masters for Fine Arts in 1988. Professor Wei Dong began his teaching career in the school of design at Iowa State University between 1989 to 1993. Currently he is a full time professor with a distinguished achievement professorship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1993.  Wei is known nationally and globally for his artwork which have been collected by both private collectors and large companies, particularly in the Virginia and Washington D.C. areas.

董伟 美国威斯康辛大学麦迪逊总部环境设计系杰出贡献终生教授;设计学系主任(2008-2012),研究生/博士生导师;美国艺术与设计教育委员会委员;美国视觉交流与艺术协会会员;美国威斯康辛大学国际关系顾问委员会委员;美国威斯康辛州中美经济发展顾问委员会委员;受聘于中国和美国多所艺术玉设计学院荣誉教授,清华大学百年鉴定,艺术和设计学院七人国际评估委员会委员。

致力于东西方艺术结合形式的绘画创作,人民日报海外版曾三次报导了其艺术作品和生涯。自1989年起,其作品曾在美国众多画廊展览,并被企业和私人所收藏,尤其在佛及利亚、华盛顿D.C、美国中部区域具有一定知名度。

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Wei holds several honoree professorship's at a variety of universities throughout the US and China. He has also received several art and design awards from international competitions such as IDEC and the Art and Design Educators competition in the US. His creative work has also been presented in numerous gallery shows and presentations nationally and internationally as well. Professor Wei Dong has given lectures and workshops across the US, Asia, the Middle East, and has been involved with over 50 universities globally. He continues to write about his ideas and techniques by publishing two books in which one has been translated from English into Spanish, and Korean. His techniques and guidance have been highly sought after around the world. Wei has presented over 40 papers internationally receiving global recognition for his work. For his extraordinary records of creative scholarship, outstanding performance in teaching and service, he has received five distinguished awards from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

曾出版两本引起广泛影响的专业著作,被译成英、西和韩文;曾在世界范围内的国际学术会议上发表过三十余篇有广泛学术影响的论文;曾在美国、加拿大、中国、中东等五十余所重点大学讲学和展览;获得过六次美国艺术和设计教育展览和美国室内设计教育委员会艺术和设计竞赛奖;曾多次获得美国艺术、研究和大学基金会研究基金奖。