LiQin TanLiQin Tan
Professor of Art
Co-Director of Art Program

Fine Arts Building, Room 256 
Office: (856) 225-6247
Fax: (856) 225-6330


LiQin Tan has portrayed his inventive and autodidactic energy as an artist, teacher and researcher for three decades while residing in China, Canada, Singapore and the U.S.A.

Tan is a co-director and professor of art at Rutgers University-Camden. He has served as a core board member of the Digital Art Committee and as a juror for the digital art gallery at SIGGRAPH. He was also one of the activists during the ’85 Art Movement of China. Since transferring to the field of digital art, he has pioneered the “Digital-Primitive” and “Digital Nature” concepts, which has won great acclaim and a number of awards from both American and international art scenes.

Tan’s art research since 2000 has focused mainly on the merging of conceptual animation, animation installation, interactive animation, and digital prints on rigid materials. His artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally in both solo and group shows, and has received numerous important awards.

His publications include a number of articles regarding contemporary art, art criticism, art education, and animation. In addition to these articles are his books and catalogues, such as Digital Natural ArtDigital Artwork Collection IICharacter Animation & Rigging, and Tan On Art/Art On Tan. His in-progress books are: Singularity Art and Conceptual Animation and Animation Installation.

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