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Alumni Lecture: Monika Lin

  • School of Visual Arts MFA Art Practice 335 West 16th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)
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2017 MFA Art Practice Thesis Award winner discusses her dynamic practice. Lin was raised bicoastally in the United States in New Jersey and the San Francisco Bay Area. She holds a BFA from Mills College in Oakland and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her work deals primarily with social-political themes emphasizing cultural constructs and economics; the social relevance of art through dialogue, collaboration and relational experience; and questions of myth and materiality. Ms. Lin has lived in Shanghai since 2006. She has attended residencies in Vermont, Jingdezhen, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.  She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Art at New York University Shanghai.