John Chang’s work expresses the dichotomy of his Chinese and American experience by juxtaposing traditional and unconventional symbols and images through the application of mixed media. Deconstructed Chinese Calligraphy layered over segments of world history and references to modern pop-culture depict his personal translation.
Born and raised in Shanghai, China. John Chang is an artist based in Southern California. John’s works have been widely exhibited, including, Alexander Brest Museum at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL. Julina Togonon Fine Art, San Francisco, CA. Fresh Paint Art Gallery, Culver City, CA. Art Cube Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA. Chang’s work has been featured in diverse publications such as Pasadena Star News, KTLA, and Art In America, Art Ltd. John Chang’s work also collected by Restoration Hardware, Inc. DAE Advertising, Inc. San Francisco, San Diego International Airport, The Star Hotel, Sydney, Au. St. Regis Hotel (NY). National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan ROC.
John Chang has an MFA in Visual Art from College of Art and Design at Lesley University. He also gained a BA in Decorative Arts and Design from Shanghai Light Industry College. He also contemplated with the well know artists Xu Bing and Judith Barry.