About the Conference and Exhibition

CAAFA’s conference is the largest gathering of the Chinese art faculty in America. Artists from almost every state attend the conference. There have also been international attendees from China and Canada and are becoming a vibrant component of the community. While organizing a conference is a lot of work, there are significant professional benefits to the host institution, its faculty and students.

For the institution, hosting a conference is an very good opportunity to showcase its programs. The conference provides an opportunity to feature the work and philosophies of a program’s faculty and students. The educational and professional benefits of hosting and attending a conference for an institution’s students are significant. Hosting the CAAFA conference also serves to strengthen relationships between the people and the units committed to the visual arts at the host institution.