Jacque Liu is a Philadelphia-based artist, arts administrator, and educator. His dedication to positive change in our neighborhoods and communities is evident in his previous work as Program Manager at Forecast Public Art, where he was responsible for managing, coordinating, and developing programs to support Forecast’s strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals.
From 2014–2020, he served as the City of Philadelphia as Percent for Art Program Manager, where he managed all aspects of new City public art commissions. Jacque has also worked in philanthropic grantmaking at the Pew Center and recent teaching experience includes the Graduate Program at Moore College of Art. At the grassroots level, he is the co-founder of Takt Kunstprojektraum in Berlin, Germany and has been a member of Philadelphia artist collectives, Vox Populi and Grizzly Grizzly. He serves on various boards and panels, including the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Alliance for Watershed Education, and the artblog.
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Jacque received an M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art, a BFA from Alfred University, and a Fulbright Scholarship at the Universität der Künste Berlin. His artwork has been widely exhibited and his projects have been reviewed in The New York Times, Newsweek, National Public Radio, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the artblog.
At the core of Jacque’s approach in these varied roles is his background as an artist, applying creative problem-solving to each of these endeavors.