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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Sammy Chong

fine arts department

Sammy Chong

Visiting Assistant Professor

MFA, Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA. 2012.
STL, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, MA. 2006.
MDiv, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, MA. 2004.
Continuing Education, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. 2002–2005.
Bachillerato, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia, 1999.

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Email: chongsa@bc.edu

Academic Profile

Sammy Chong will be serving as Visiting Assistant Professor curing the 2015-2016 academic year. He is an interdisciplinary artist who practices mainly in drawing, painting and installation. With a background in theology and philosophy, Sammy's studio practice builds on the notion of individual identity and transcendental meaning in contemporary society. In the past, he has taught courses in the History of Christian Art, and Theology and Film, at Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador.

Exhibitions (Selected Solo Shows)

2015    "Tales of [dis]Engagement," Carney Gallery, Regis College, Weston, MA
2015    "Layered Effects" (two-person show with Rutt Terrill), Krause Gallery, Providence, RI
2014    "Ex Situ," ArtSpace Gallery, Maynard, MA
2014    "Asterion," Milton Art Museum, Canton, MA
2014    "[in]terim," Carney Gallery, Regis College, Weston, MA
2013    "Far Away, So Close," Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA

Honors and Awards

2015    Juror's Choice Award, "The 2015 Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists," The
           Artists for Artist Project, Simsbury, CT
2014    1st Place, "The 3rd Annual Juried Competition," Milton Art Museum, Canton, MA
2014    The Marie Perry Award, "Celebration of 50 Years," Bristol Art Museum, Bristol, RI
2013    People's Choice Award, "10th Annual Spring Art Exhibition," the Stove Factory Gallery,
           Charlestown, MA