Bio: Jing Zhou, born in Chongqing, China, is an Assistant Professor of Art at Monmouth University, New Jersey. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Georgia Southern University. Jing is a prolific interdisciplinary artist and versatile graphic designer. Her award winning artwork has been widely shown and collected nationwide and abroad, such as Best of Show and Achievement Award from national juried art exhibitions, SIGGRAPH Art Gallery Exhibition, Horizon Interactive Awards, Lucie International Photography Awards, permanent collection of the WRO Media Art Center in Poland, the Museum of the Living Artist/San Diego Art Institute, etc. Numerous books and magazines, such as "Photo Techniques," have published her work. Jing is also a Gold Medal recipient of the Art Directors Club of New Jersey, Silver winner of the Summit International Creative Awards, and winner of the American Corporate Identity 23 Design Competition. Her clients include international organizations such as Greenpeace. Ms. Zhou was previously a Senior Graphic Designer at Gruen Associates and First Look Media, Inc. in Los Angeles and a Junior Art Director at Chongqing Huaxi Packaging, Inc. in Chongqing, China. Jing's artistic creations reflect her interest in spiritual experiences, and Eastern and Western art, literature, and philosophy. To her, creating art is a process of expressing her nature via "being" human.