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Candice Lin

she/her, they/them
Chinese
Born 1979. Lives and works in Altadena, California

Candice Lin is an artist whose practice utilizes installation, drawing, video, and living materials and processes, such as mold, mushrooms, bacteria, fermentation, and stains. Her recent solo exhibitions have been presented at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2021); Times Museum, Guangzhou, China (2021); Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (2020); ICA at NYU Shanghai (2020); the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Art Center, Alberta, Canada (2019); and the exhibition cycle A Hard White Body at Bétonsalon, Paris; Portikus, Frankfurt; and the Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago (2017–2018). Lin has been included in numerous group exhibitions including the 2021 Prospect New Orleans Biennial; 2021 Gwangju Biennale; 2018 Taipei Biennial; 2018 Athens Biennale; and Made in L.A, 2018, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. She is the recipient of several residencies, grants and fellowships, including the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant (2019), The Artists Project Award (2018), Louis Comfort Tiffany Award (2017), the Davidoff Art Residency (2018), and a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship (2009). She is currently Assistant Professor of Art at UCLA and lives and works in Los Angeles.