ACC grantees come from all over Asia and the United States. They are today's established masters in their fields and tomorrow's rising stars. They are archeologists, architects, artisans, arts administrators, art critics, choreographers, composers, conceptual artists, conservators, craftspeople, dancers, film makers, installation artists, musicians, new media artists, painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptors, video artists, video conservators, and also artists and scholars whose work defies categorization. They are the carefully selected grantees of the Asian Cultural Council.
With the curatorial care and assistance of the ACC team, these artists work intensively, rise to new challenges, and discover the possibilities and implications of their work as experienced in entirely new and different settings. Each is defined by a singularly inspiring talent and vision, and each redefines the cultural landscape through meticulously crafted explorations and projects.
For 50 years, the ACC has nurtured over 6,000 artists. Here is a rich archive of their extraordinary work, which beautifully reflects our mission to provide meaningful cultural exchange and to create limitless, lifelong opportunities for artistic collaboration among our network of alumni grantees.
Grantees: Taiwan (grantee origin)
The Dimension Endowment of ArtTaiwan
1997 | Visual Art | Asia General
to provide partial support for the participation of artists from Asia in the exhibition, "Flow - A Project of Contemporary Asian Art," held in Taipei in October 1997
2015 | Visual Arts | Japan
to support a one-month trip to research various models of community-building through art activities in Japan
Elug Art CornerTaiwan
2015 | Dance | Japan
to enable exploration of ritual vocabulary and its differences among various ethnic groups with the Ainu tribe at the Kagura Festival in Iwade prefecture in Japan in July 2015
2018 | Conservation | United States
a 1-month Individual Fellowship to survey Chinese painting and calligraphy collections and meet curators and conservators in the U.S.
Chung Ray FongTaiwan
1971 | Visual Art | United States
to survey museum collections, techniques of set design, and contemporary art developments in the United States and Europe.
Li-Tsui Flora FuTaiwan
1992 | Art History | United States
ro continue to study in a program leading to the Ph.D. degree in Chinese art history at the University of California1991 | Art History | United States
to continue to study in a program leading to the Ph.D. degree in Chinese art history at the University of California, Berkeley
1993 | Visual Art | China
to conduct research in China for an exhibition on "The Floating Studio: Transportation and Art," to be held at the Freer Gallery of Art in 1995.1974 | Art History | United States
For participation in a project undertaken by Freer Gallery of Art1971 | Art History | Taiwan
For participation in a project undertaken by National Palace Museum1970 | Art History | Taiwan
For participation in a project undertaken by National Palace Museum1969 | Art History | Taiwan
For participation in a project undertaken by National Palace Museum1968 | Museum Studies | United States
to study art history in a program leading to the Ph.D. degree at Princeton University.
1990 | Dance | United States
to complete a program of study in dance and choreography leading to the M.F.A. degree at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, during 1990-91.
Meng Chuan Isa HoTaiwan
2016 | Film, Photography, Video | United States
for a three-week grant to complete a project inspired by her 2012 ACC fellowship in New York City2012 | Film, Video, & Photography | United States
ACC funding allowed Ms. Ho to spend five months observing contemporary art activities and investigating the unique urban environment of New York City. Additionally, ACC sponsored Ms. Ho's participation in a creative residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program, and a program at Parsons The New School of Design in New York City allowing her to sit in on classes, interact with students, and work with faculty members at this world-renowned institution.
2016 | Dance | Taiwan
to present a workshop on Klein Technique taught by American instructor Barbara Mahler in fall 2016
2008 | Film, Video, & Photography | Asia General
for travel in Southeast Asia to interview women in connection with the issue of Asian and foreign brides in Taiwan
2009 | Visual Art | Asia General
to support travel to China, Indonesia, Korea and Singapore to research and develop new work
2012 | Visual Art | United States
ACC provided a five-month grant for Mr. Hsi to carry out a residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, and to observe contemporary art activities in New York. Ms. Hsi regards his grant as a very important opportunity that will further develop his artistic capabilities and elevate his work to a higher level.
2008 | Visual Art | United States
to participate in a residency program at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, and to observe contemporary art in New York
2008 | Dance | Japan
to study traditional performing arts in Japan
2003 | Visual Art | United States
to participate in the international residency program at Location One in New York
2015 | Music | United States
for a six-month grant to observe traditional and contemporary music activities and to meet musicians and music scholars in the U.S.
1997 | Visual Art | United States
to survey collections of contemporary ceramic art in the United States and to meet with ceramic artists and studio potters
2003 | Theater | United States
to study and observe theater and related performing arts activities in the United States
1976 | Architecture | United States
to complete a program of study leading to the Master of Architecture degree at the Massachusetss Institute of Technology.