September 1-October 4, 2015
Adam Fung is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He received his Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree from University of Notre Dame and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree from Western Washington University.
Fung works primarily as a Painter and has a dynamic range of research interests that touch upon issues such as climate change, landscape, patterns and the make up of the universe. Fung’s work often arises from direct experience, most recently a road trip around west Texas and New Mexico that allowed the artist to visit sites of interest including Observatories, Dark Sky Parks, Marfa, and Spaceport America. His paintings can be found in public art collections at Microsoft, South Bend Museum of Art, and the US Department of Energy’s Fermilab, as well as numerous private collections.
Fung’s recent exhibitions include Art in the Metroplex (Fort Worth, TX) and the Hunting Prize Finalist Exhibition (Houston, TX). Observatory is Fung's first solo exhibition at Packer Schopf Gallery, previously having shown in Chicago area at; Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Art Chicago, Design Cloud Gallery, the Evanston Art Center as well as others.