Liyen Chong

From Sep 2021:

"Liyen Chong (b. 1979) currently lives in Houston, USA. She completed her Masters at the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts, Christchurch in 2003. She has exhibited works nationally and internationally in private galleries as well as public art institutions. Recent solo exhibitions include: Practicing Colour (Melanie Roger Gallery, 2015); Dreams, Circles, Moons, Fictions (Papakura Art Gallery, 2014); Enkyklios (Blue Oyster Project Space, Dunedin, 2013), Invocations (Melanie Roger Gallery, 2012), OF Positions and half Positions having several Marks at once (Gus Fisher, Auckland, 2011), Dasein: Being There (Page Blackie, Wellington, 2011) and New Works (Page Blackie, Wellington). She has also exhibited within curated exhibitions and group shows such as: Imagine Asia (Pataka Museum, 2014); Visiting Asia (Te Tuhi, 2015); A Different View (Gus Fisher Gallery, 2013), Crowning Glory (The Suter, Nelson, 2011), Knitted & Knotted (The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, 2011) and PHOTOGRAPHY (Melanie Roger Gallery, Auckland, 2011). In 2011 she was artist in residence at McCahon House (Titirangi) and Tylee Cottage (Whanganui) and in 2012 she participated in the Asia New Zealand Foundation residency at the Goyang Art Studio in South Korea and in 2015 at the Cemeti Art House Residency in Indonesia. In recent years she has lived and worked in Berlin and Portugal before relocating tot he United States. Chong’s work is held in major public and private collections including: the Chartwell Collection (Auckland), The University of Canterbury Art Collection (Christchurch), Christchurch Art Gallery and the National Gallery of Australia Collection (Canberra)."
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