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Alice Chu fonds
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- Chu, Alice
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less than 0.5 cm of textual records
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Alice I-fang Chu is a colour designer specializing in colour pedagogy and colour/design trend forecast and is a former professor of Colour and Design in the Department of Fashion at Ryerson University - she retired in 2013 after 36 years at Ryerson.
Chu earned her BFA at the National Taiwan Normal University, her Diploma in Education from McGill University and her MFA from Columbia University.
She has worked as design editor in New York City, Boston, Montreal and Toronto. Chu was the Chair of the Graphic Design Department, Dawson College of Montreal from 1974 to 1977, Board Director of the Canadian Society for Color from 1983 to 1987, Board Director of the Color Marketing Group International from 2000 to 2003, and has been a registered graphic designer of Canada since 1978. Chu was named Ryerson’s Professor of the Year in 1989 and was recognized as a "Popular Prof of Ryerson" by Maclean's magazine in 2006. She was the recipient of the CMG International Color Link Award, and was inducted to the Who’s Who in Canadian Women in 1977.
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Fonds consists of one article and one conference paper authored by Chu.
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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.