James Kao, MFA

James KaoAssistant Professor of Art

Office Location: Stephens Hall 210
Telephone: 630-844-5519
Email Address: jkao@aurora.edu

I teach my students how to see—with eyes wide open to see shapes, scale relationships and space; with eyes squinted to better see color values and temperatures; and with eyes gently shut, to see how a work of art means.

MFA, Painting and Drawing - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BFA, Studio Art - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BA, Philosophy - University of Chicago

Areas of Specialization

Highlights of Publications, Honors and Professional Contributions
Toomey Tourell Fine Art, San Francisco, California
Patricia Ladd Carrega Gallery, Center Sandwich, New Hampshire
China Projects, San Francisco, California
Heaven Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Prince Street Gallery, New York, New York

Artist in Residence, Catwalk Art Residency, Catskill, New York
Artist in Residence, White Mountain National Forest, Sandwich, New Hampshire
Artist in Residence, Marina Abramović Institute-West, San Francisco, California