Wen-Shu Lai attended the University of Iowa, where she had earned her MA and MFA degrees in Art/Design, and Doctoral degree in Art Education. From 2001 to 2004, Lai taught at Angelo State University in Texas as an assistant professor of art. Currently she is an associate professor in the Institute of Applied Arts, advisor of the Interrogative transArt Lab and core member of transArt NYCU team at the National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. She is also a researcher of the International Institute for Cultural Studies at NYCU. She was a recipient of the Fulbright Grant for Art in 2008, and a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, USA in 2016. Her research interests are in Interdisciplinary Arts, Interrogative Design, Hermeneutic Theory, and Artist’s Books.

Education 學歷

University of Iowa, M.A. in Design, 1992

University of Iowa, M.F.A. in Design, 1995

University of Iowa, Ph.D. in Art Education, 2001

Professional Experience 經歷


• 2010 –至今
   陽明交通大學 應用藝術研究所 副教授/文化研究國際中心 研究員

• 2016 – 2017

• 2005 – 2010
   陽明交通大學 應用藝術研究所 助理教授

• 2001 – 2004
   美國Angelo State University 視覺與表演藝術系 助理教授


• 1996 – 2001
   美國愛荷華大學 International programs, Primary Graphic Artist