Artist Profile:

Chih Chieh Huang

Director, Biologically Inspired Objects Lab, NDHU Dept. of Arts & Creative Industries
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Scottie Chih-Chieh Huang was born in 1982. He is a Taiwan-based media artist and designer works between Taipei and Hualian. He is now an assistant professor of arts & creative industries at National Dong Hwa University, where he directs the Biologically Inspired Objects (BIO) Lab, in the college of the arts. The BIO Lab conducts the research & design inspired from the organization of living system into programable object and kinetic geometry, undertakes projects exploring the intersection of computing aesthetics, interactive installation, and the future of design.

Scottie is the recipient of multiple grants and honors, including the second prize at Salone Satellite Award (2015); IF Design Award (2014); Red Dot Award (2013); and the National Museum of Fine Arts’ Tech-Art Interdisciplinary Creation Grant (2012). Scottie was appointed Art Gallery Chair by the 9st SIGGRAPH Asia (International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques) held in Macau in 2016. His project was selected for “Best of Design 2015” by Elle Decor Italia Magazine.

His work has been exhibited at international arts centers and conferences such as IEEE VISAP (2017), KINETICA Museum (2017), ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art (2015-2016); SIGGRAPH (2009); SIGGRAPH Asia (2017, 2014 & 2012); ISEA (2014); Milan Design Week (2015-2017); Taipei Fine Arts Museum (2015); New York Hall of Science (2015); National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (2012); Taipei Art Fair International (2012); Digital Art Center Taipei (2010, 2012); Kuanda Museum of Fine Arts (2012); Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (2008); Taipei Branch – National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute (2015); Holland Animation Film Festival (2013); Prague Quadrennial (2003); Festival Off d’Avignon (2013).

Scottie has taught at various Taiwanese universities, including CHU, NCTU, NTUST, NTUT, SCU and TNUA. He studied digital architecture at National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), where he received the MS in 2006. He then joined the graduate program in Architectural Synergy at National Taiwan University of Science & Technology (NTUST), where he was awarded the Ph.D. in 2011.

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