Artist / Artist Agent / Independent Curator / Writer / Troublemaker
Fine Art | Greater Chicago Area, US
A “polymath” “wave-maker,” “One of Chicago’s most impressive curators,” “A pioneer.” –Gapers Block
“A force to be reckoned with,” “Her drive and passion are unmatched,” “She pursues greatness not only in herself but also in others,” “She truly embodies everything that we, in the art world, need.” –Robin Rios, Founder / Owner / Director, 4Art Gallery
“Captivating,” “A sharp eye for cutting edge work,” “Charismatic and experimental,” “Her exhibitions [are] fresh and unforgettable.” –Tempestt Hazel, Co-Founder / Executive Director, Sixty Inches From Center
“I’m impressed by what she’s doing – creating, finding, following her own path in the Chicago art scene,” “She’s been on my radar,” “She’s just curated a charming show,” “The pieces are fun, multi-faceted, and engaging.” –Paul Klein, Art Critic, when I started out; “Weird,” “An awesome human.” –Paul Klein, Art Critic, 5 years later
20s. Artist. Artist agent. Independent curator. Writer. Troublemaker. Columbia University alumnus. Chicago-born daughter of Hong Kong immigrants. Globetrotting polyglot. People connector. Culture cultivator. Kyriarchy smasher. Graphic T-shirt addict. Former precocious child. Current child at heart. INTJ. Nerd.
Recipient of the Individual Artists Program grant from the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events for my project, Dreams of a City. My blog, Artists on the Lam, was named "Best Local Visual Arts Blog" in the Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago issue. My show, I CAN DO THAT, was named the audience choice for "Best Art Exhibit" in NewCity's Best of Chicago issue.
Latest news: Selected to exhibit my artwork in the Chicago Cultural Center by the City of Chicago as part of the "Year of Public Art" initiative for 2017. Will be published in New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei graphic novel anthology.
A bio of sorts: http://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/p/about_10.html