Kenneth Lum, professor and chair of the fine arts department in PennDesign, has been named an Officer in the Order of Canada, one of the highest civilian honors. Established in 1967 by Queen Elizabeth II, the Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Honors System, and recognizes dedication to the community and nation and outstanding achievement.
Mr. Lum was born in Vancouver, Canada, but currently resides in Philadelphia. He joined the PennDesign faculty in 2012. He is the co-founder and founding editor of Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art and is a Guggenheim Fellow and Urban Research Fellow.