Chief Curator, Research and Development Division, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
Convener, Preparatory Office, National Center of Photography and Images
Chao-yi Tsai is currently working as chief curator of Research and Development Division at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts and also acts as the convener at the Preparatory Office of the National Center of Photography and Images. She joined the curatorial staff of the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in 1999 and worked as the chief curator of the Exhibition Division from 2009 to 2019, leading several projects at home and abroad, and organizing various exhibitions, seminars, international art works competitions, etc.
She was a board member of the International Committee for Exhibition Exchange (ICEE) of ICOM in 2002-2005. In 2003, she was an exchange research scholar of the Smithsonian Institution, U.S.A., and worked at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for 6 months. From 2010 to 2017, she was the Executive Director and a board member of the Taiwan Fine Arts Foundation.
She specializes in the curating of Asian Contemporary Art and modern/contemporary art in Taiwan and has curated numerous exhibitions including, Have you Eaten Yet? - 2007 Asian Art Biennial and Viewpoints & Viewing Points – 2009 Asian Art Biennial at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Sensory Topology – Bodily Perception of Taiwan Contemporary Art at the Guangdong Museum of Art, China (2010), and Rolling! Visual Art in Taiwan at the Seoul Museum of Art, Korea, in 2013. Recent curatorial projects include The Pioneers of Taiwanese Artists, 1951~1960 (2014), Eighty Years of Energy: Hsiao Chin's Retrospect & Prospect (2015), Intuition‧Memory‧Primitive Energy: A-Sun Wu Retrospective (2018).