2014 Bachelor of Business Administration, Southern Methodist University
2016 Certificate in General Studies of Photography, School of International Center of Photography
2018 Master of Fine Arts in Fine Arts, Pratt Institute
Selected Group Exhibitions
June-August 2016 Another Kind of Paradise, Rita K. Hillman Education Gallery, New York, NY.
May 2017 The Artist’s Body curated by Justine Kurland, Studio Duo NYC, Long Island City, NY.
May 2017 Common Place Art Exhibit, Theresa Byrnes Gallery, New York, NY.
October 2017 2017 Photo &Video EDU intensive, SONY Square Gallery, New York, NY.
May 2018 Jaceb Tivc, Pfizer factory building, Brooklyn, NY.
June-September 2018 Graduate Fine Arts 2018, Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
November-December 2018 Common Ground, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Jan-Feb 2019 Giant Steps, The Factory LIC, Long Island City, NY.
Jan-Mar 2019 2019 Artist’s Annual, Kala Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA.
Feb-May 2019 56th Annual Juried Competition, The Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA.
March 2019 A Sense of Place, Pop-up Show Place, New York, NY.
March 2019 People’s Choice Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
May-June 2019 13th Annual Juried Exhibition at GoggleWorks Center of the Arts, Reading, PA.
April 2018 Solo Thesis Exhibition, Flat Gold, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
December 2018 Kala Art Institute Artist-in-Residence, Berkeley, CA.
April 2019 The Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA.
May 2019 ChaShaMa North International Artist-in-Residence Program, Pine Plains, NY.
Publications and Media
“Jiawei Zhao.” Friend of The Artist. Volume 9, May 2019.
Kala Art Institute. Berkeley, CA. Donated 2019.
Honors and Awards
$50,000 Merit Scholarship Award. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. 2016, 2017, 2018.
August-September 2017 Memory, Identity, and Displacement, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.