DEAN, SCHOOL OF ART AND EDUCATION AND SCHOOL OF SINO-FRENCH ART AND DESIGN, CHINA
Yu Ding, Professor of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Doctoral Supervisor, Doctor of Art History, Dean of the School of Art and Education and the School of Sino-French Art and Design, Vice President of the Chinese Art and Education Institute, Vice Director of both the Art Education Committee of China Artists Association and Art Research Professional Committee of China Literature and Art Critics Association. He has been selected by the Ministry of Culture as Chief Expert of “Cross-century Talents Plan”, “Research on Development and Training of Talents in Art Institutes” – a major research project in National Philosophy and Social Sciences, and three national arts fund projects. He has served as the general director of “Happy Spring Festival – Chinese Arts” in New York, and won the first prize on the 8th Chinese Literary Criticism Award. His main research focuses on national arts and cultural policies, curatorial and museum education, art and cultural industries, art history and contemporary art criticism.