Visual Arts Open Lecture: Candice Lin

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The Visual Arts Lecture Series presents talks by leading Canadian and international artists, curators, and academics.

 Join Candice Lin, lead faculty for the program, Material Transformations, for this talk.

Candice Lin (b. 1979, Concord, Massachusetts) works in Altadena, California. She received her BA in Visual Arts and Art Semiotics from Brown University and MFA in New Genres from San Francisco Art Institute. Her practice utilizes installation, drawing, video, and living materials and processes, such as mold, mushrooms, bacteria, fermentation, and stains. Lin has had recent solo exhibitions at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Kunsthalle Osnabrück; Times Museum, Guangzhou; Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth; ICA, NYU Shanghai; Pitzer Galleries, Claremont; and Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Lin has been included in recent group exhibitions including the 2021 Prospect.5 Triennial; 2021 Gwangju Biennial; 2018 Taipei Biennal; and 2018 Athens Biennal; and at Moderna Museet, Stockholm; New Museum, New York; and Sculpture Center, Long Island City. She is the recipient of several residencies, grants and fellowships, including the Gold Art Prize (2021); American Academy in Berlin Fellowship (2021); Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant (2019); Artists Project Award (2018); Louis Comfort Tiffany Award (2017); Davidoff Art Residency (2018) and Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (2009). She is Assistant Professor of Art at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

This program is generously supported by the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Outstanding Artist program.