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Fr. Michael Tang - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Fr. Michael Tang Fr. Michael Tang

Professor of Art & Art History, College of Communication and Fine Arts | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Professor of Art at Loyola Marymount University

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Biography

Father Michael Tang received his Bachelor's degree in Studio Art from Loyola Marymount University in 1981. After earning his Master of Fine Arts Degree in Painting from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1983, he taught for three years at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. In 1986 he began Theological Studies at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley earning two additional Master's degrees in Divinity and Theology.

Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Fr. Tang's major research focused on installation projects: "The Wreck of the Deutschland," at the de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University, CA, "Sacred Diversities," at the Simon James Gallery in Berkeley, CA, and "Hollywood Boulevard: Walk of Fame," at the Lied Art Gallery, Creighton University, in Omaha. Fr. Tang's works are included in numerous private and public collections nationwide including, The Harry Ra nsom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin; The Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis Missouri; The National Museum of Catholic Art and History, New York City; Boston College Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; The Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA; The American Council on Education, Washington D.C. and the International Museum of the Horse, Lexington, Kentucky.

Education (4)

Art Institute of Chicago: M.F.A., Painting 1983

Loyola Marymount University: B.A., Studio Arts 1981

Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley: M.Th., Theology 1990

Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley: MDV., Theology 1989

Areas of Expertise (5)

Studio Arts Watercolors Drawing Painting Installation Art

Industry Expertise (4)

Fine Art Education/Learning Training and Development Research

Accomplishments (2)

Permanent Collections (professional)

• The Wheeler Museum, Lexington, Kentucky
• American Council on Education, Washington D.C.
• The National Museum of Catholic Art and History, NYC
• Hearst Art Gallery, Moraga, CA
• Loyola University of Chicago
• Judah Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA
• Transco Energy Corporation, Houston, TX
• The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, Austin, TX
• Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MO
• Boston College Museum of Art, Chestnut Hill, MA

Signature Member (professional)

The American Academy of Equine Art National Watercolor Society

Affiliations (5)

  • Simon James Gallery
  • Lied Art Gallery at Creighton University
  • National Watercolor Society
  • The American Academy of Equine Art
  • Watercolor West: An International Society of Transparent Watercolor

Languages (2)

  • Spanish
  • English
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