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Ranran Fan

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

Headshot of Ranran Fan

Contact Information

Salem Campus

Art Building 308
900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


  • B.S. in Biology Hong Kong Baptist University
  • B.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • M.F.A. University of New Mexico


Research-based Practice, Politically engaged art, Interactive art, Photography, New media, Conceptual art, Installation, Performance, and Artists books.

Classes at Willamette

  • Intro to 4D Art
  • Intro to Photography


Ranran Fan is a device-maker and an artist who works in photography, installation, and performance. Her work has been exhibited internationally including Academy Art Museum (U.S.), SITE Santa Fe (U.S.), Santa Fe Art Institute (U.S.), Tamarind Institute (U.S.), OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (China), and Incheon Marine Asia Photography and Video Festival (Korea). She was nominated as a SITE Scholar at SITE Santa Fe. She received several awards including Exceptional Visual Artist Scholar Award at Sanitary Tortilla Factory (U.S.), Student Award for Innovations in Imaging at Society for Photographic Education (U.S.) and the Shiseido Photographer Prize at Three Shadows Photography Art Centre (China).

Willamette University

Studio Art

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6738 fax