Lily Yang

Artist

Lily Yang is a visual artist based in Queens, NY. Integrating traditional mediums such as painting, folk art forms with new imaging technologies, her work often discusses the relationship between the fast-changing, globalized society and cultural heritages. Yang’s artworks have been presented at numerous contemporary art venues including Museum of Art and Design in New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Queens Museum of Art in New York, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, The Painting Center of New York, Eyebeam Art Technology Center, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning in New York, Asian American Art Alliance in New York, Dumbo Art Festival in New York, Boston Cyberart Festival, Zero1 Biennial of New Media Art in San Jose CA, Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT, University Gallery at University of Massachusetts, He Xiangning Art Museum in China, Museum of Di San Salvatore in Lauro in Italy, SIGGRAPH US and SIGGRAPH Asia art gallery, name a few. The awards and grants she received include People's Choice Award at Museum of Art & Design in New York, Creative Capital Award for Moving Image & Visual Arts, New York Foundation of Arts Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Work, New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant, Queens Council on the Arts Individual Artist New Work Grant, Jerome Foundation grant, among others. Yang received her MFA in Digital Media from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 2008.