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  2015   Doctoral Program of Fine Arts Department, Taipei National University of Arts, Taipei
  2011-2013   MFA, Taipei National University of Arts
  1996-1999   BFA, Photography Department of School of Visual Arts, New York.
  1984-1990   The Arts and Crafts Division of Taiwan Provincial Taipei Junior Teachers College
Scholarship & Awards
  2014   Creative Fusion International Artist Residence, Cleveland Foundation, Ohio, USA.
  2012   Outstanding Art Price, Taipei National University of Arts
  2011   Fellowship, Asia Cultural Council
  2010   Overseas Photographer Prize, 2010 The 26th Higashikawa Award, Hokkaido, Japan
  2009   Special Selection, Taipei Arts Awards, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei.
  2000   Second price, Photography Award, 3rd Reporting Award for Sustainable Taiwan.
  1999   First price, Taipei Photofest, Chinese Photographic Culture Association
  1999   First price (work on paper), Plan for Peace, The Time Square Lobby Gallery
  1999   Rhode Family Award for Outstanding Achievement in Photography, School of Visual Arts
  1999   The First Annual Alumni Scholarship, School of Visual Arts
  1998   Special Photography Department Award (Merit scholarship), School of Visual Arts
  1997   Special Photography Department Award (Merit scholarship), School of Visual Arts
Work Experiences
  since 2015   Adjunct Lecturer, Taipei National University of the Arts
  1999-2012   Teacher, elementary school
  2000   Lecturer, Shizhi Community College
  1998-1999   Assistant to Jennette Williams, Platinum/Palladium prints
  1994-1996   Research and executive assistant to Dr. Ju-I Yuan, Director of The Center of Visual Art Education of National Taipei Teachers College
  1989-1994   Teacher, elementary school
Personal Exhibitions
  2018   “Dengkong Project”, les rencontres de la photographie, Arles, France.
  2017   “Circumgyration: Tsung-Yeh Project”, Tsung-Yeh Arts and Cultural Center, Tainan.
  2016   “Circumgyration: Chen Chin-pao’s Photographic Exhibition”, National Chengchi University, Taipei.
  2014   “Return”, Matsu Folklore Culture Museum, Nangan, Matsu
  2014   “Between Mirrors and Windows”, National Central University Art Center , Jhongli City
  2014   “(Some) Clevelanders”, Cleveland Print Room, Ohio, USA.
  2013   “Ordinary Household”, 1839 Contemporqry Gallary, Taipei.
  2012   “Circumgyration: A Quartet”, 1839 Contemporqry Gallary, Taipei.
  2011   “Circumgyration”, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Japan.
  2010   “Heaven on Earth ”, Potoaura Institute of Photography, Tainan.
  2009   “Heaven on Earth ”, 1839 Contemporqry Gallary, Taipei.
  2004   “Circumgyration—DengKong Project ”, National Taipei Teachers College, Taipei.
  1999   “Documentary Portrait—Betel Nuts Girls”, Taiwan International Visual Art Center, Taipei.
  1999   “Chin-pao Chen’s Recent Work”, Knickerbocker Gallery, New York.
Group Exhibitions
  2019   Tainan International Foto Festival, Siao Long Cultural Park, Tainan
  2017   KeelungCiao, Keelung
  2016   Snap Taking & Slow Thinking: Social Spectrum in the Age of Staged photography, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung
  2016   The Silver Halide Era: Aura of Time, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung
  2013   “The 11th Taishin Arts Award Exhibition”, MOCA, Taipei.
  2010   “KOGANECHO BAZAAR”, Yokohama, Japan.
  2010   “Forum Biennial of Taiwan Contemporary Art 2010“, Taipei.
  2010   “The 26th HIGASHIKAWA AWARD WINNERS 2010”, Hokkaido, Japan.
  2009   “Photo Taipei 2009”, Taipei
  2009   “Taipei Arts Awards”, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei.
  2009   “Fusion Folks – Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Bopiliao, Taipei.
  2008   “Betel Nut Beauties”, le Point Ephémère, Paris, France.
  2008   “Then and Now—memories of the future”, DAEGUPHOTO BIENNALE, Korea.
  2006   “Seeing the Other side of the Strait – 20 Taiwanese Photographers”, Beijing, China.
  2005   “The New Taiwanese-digital witnesses”, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei.
  2004   “Spellbound Aura—The New Vision of Chinese Photography”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei.
  2002   “New Aesthetics in Taiwan”, Jeff Hsu’s Art, Taipei.
  2001   “Ten Years of Taipei Photofest”, Taiwan International Visual Art Center, Taipei.
  1999   “Crossing the Line”, Knickerbocker Gallery, New York.
  1999   “Plan for Peace”, The Time Square Lobby Gallery, New York.
  1999   “Mentors Show” (work with Vicki Goldberg, Photography Critic of The New York Times), Beck-Odette Gallery, New York
  2003   “made in TAIWAN”; marie claire SOUTH AFRICA, DECEMBER 2003, p.50-53
  2000   “Betel-nut beauties”; Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Volume 1, Number 2, 2000, politics/sexuality, ROUTLEDGE, Taylor & Francis Group, p.301-304
  2002   “CHIN-PAO CHEN:DEPICTING TAIWAN”(ALUMINI AFFAIRS); VISUAL ARTS JOURNAL, School of Visual Arts Magazine, FALL 2002 Volume 1, Number 2, 2000, p.38-39
  1999   “Pointing a lens at Taiwan’s bevy of betel nut beauties”; Taiwan News;
  2015   Circumgyration;independent publication
  2003   “A Moment of Beauty: A Collection of Images of Betel Nut Girls”, Laureate, Taipei.
Public Collections
  2017   A Moment of Beauty: Betel Nut Girls Art Bank Taiwan
  2014   “(some) Clevelanders”, University Hospital Case Medical Center, Ohio State, USA.
  2012   “Circumgyration”, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Japan.
  2010   “Circumgyration” and “Heaven on Earth”, HIGASHIKAWA AWARD, Hokkaido, Japan.
  2009   “A Moment of Beauty: Betel Nut Girls”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine arts.