Colette Fu makes pop-up books using photographs from her travels around the world. After receiving an MFA in Fine Art Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2003, Colette began devising complex compositions that incorporate photography and pop-up. Her pop-up books are included in the Library of Congress, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the West Collection and many private and rare archive collections. Colette’s numerous awards include a Fulbright Research Fellowship to China, and grants from the Independence Foundation, Leeway Foundation, En Foco, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Puffin Foundation and Society for Photographic Education. Colette is also a passionate educator, who teaches pop-up courses and community workshops with marginalized populations at various art centers, universities and community workshops with marginalized populations at various art centers, universities and institutions nationally and internationally.
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists