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FIU News: "From Miami to China: the soul of an artist"


Fine arts major Nathalie Alfonso enrolled in an FIU study abroad program organized by Art & Art History Professor Lidu Yi, during which she met some of the country’s best-known contemporary artists. While she has already worked with artists in Ecuador and has some knowledge from her native Colombia, Alfonso recently decided to go to China. She believes that sharing with one another will lead to better practices and richer creative work, so she initiated a program for young artists in Miami.

"In Miami, It’s the Year of the Chinese Artist"


Art exhibition by Chinese artist Simon Ma at the Frost Art Museum was recognized by the Miami Herald. In Chinese, the name Ma means horse and the year 2014 marks the Chinese year of the horse. Click here to read the article in the Miami Herald.

2013-1014 Asian Studies Newsletter


The Asian Studies Newsletter for the Academic Year 2013-2014 is now available online.

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