BA Wellesley College; MA University of Chicago; PhD Bryn Mawr College
Professor Shih Hsio-Yen was the Curator of Far Eastern Art at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, and the Director of the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa before joining the Department. Her research interests were in the archaeology of China’s borderlands and Chinese aesthetic theory. She has published on various aspects of Chinese archaeology, painting theory, and the relationship between painting and poetry. She was the Head of our Department from 1982 to 1988.
Shih, Hsio-yen. Works of Chu Honsun: 1987-1990. Hong Kong: Chu’s studio, 1990.
Shih, Hsio-yen. Ancient Chinese bronzes. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Shih, Hsio-yen. Early Chinese Texts on Painting. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1985.
Shih, Hsio-yen. New Problems in Tun-Huang Studies. Taipei, 1981.
Shih, Hsio-yen. Individualists and eccentrics: the Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Finlayson collection of Chinese paintings. Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1963.