CV

Born 1982, Chicago, Illinois
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION
2007

California Institute of the Arts, MFA, Program in Art, Valencia, California

2004

Swarthmore College, BA with Honors, Studio Art and Political Science, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Ox-Bow Summer School of Art, Independent Study, Saugatuck, Michigan

2003

Tyler School of Art, Temple University Rome, Foreign Study, Rome, Italy

PUBLIC ART

Will Power Allegory, Little Tokyo/Arts District Regional Connector Station, Metro Art, Los Angeles, California, opening in 2021

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2014

3 Solo Projects: Audrey Chan, Elana Mann, Chan & Mann, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California, curated by Meg Linton (catalogue)
Meet the Chans and Manns, collaboration with Elana Mann, 323 Projects, Los Angeles, California, curated by Tucker Neel

2012

Chann & Mhann: A Historical Retrospective, 2005-2012, collaboration with Elana Mann, Elephant Art Space, Los Angeles, California

2009

Éloignement c’est l’éloignement, Palissades #2 : Audrey Chan, Parvis d’Onyx, St-Herblain/Atlantis, France
Notes Toward an Exhibition
, Galerie de l’École Régionale des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France

2007

Matriarch, A402 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

2006

BOOMERANG, D301 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

2004

How I Learned to Love the Blob, List Gallery, Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016

Paper, Plastic, Ceramics and Wood, 36th Annual Black Doll Show, The William Grant Still Arts Center, Los Angeles, California, curated by Rosalyn Myles
Biomythography: Currency Exchange,
East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, curated by Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley
Unseen,
Summercamp’s ProjectProject, Los Angeles, California
ONE: Mind, Body, Spirit
, Mujeres de Maiz Annual Exhibition, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, California
SKIN,
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, California, curated by Isabelle Lutterodt

2015

Colored Girls: Works of Art by Women Artists of the African, Asian, and Latin Diaspora, Autonomie Projects, Los Angeles, California, curated by Chelle Barbour
Journey Stories, Museum on Main Street, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition, Museum of the San Ramon Valley, Danville, California
Kuwento Engkuwentro, Pico House, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, Los Angeles, California
XX Redux, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, California, curated by Nancy Buchanan (catalogue)
Laugh-in: Art, Comedy, Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, California, curated by Jill Dawsey

2014

Gettin’ Off the Ground: Contemporary Stories from an American Community, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California, curated by Isabelle Lutterodt
Transforming Feminisms, South Bay Contemporary, Rolling Hills Estates, California
Thaumatrope, First Street Gallery, Claremont, California, curated by Summercamp’s ProjectProject (Elonda Billera Norris, Janice Gomez and Fatima Hoang)
Identity, gallery nine5, New York, New York, curated by Anne Swartz and Maria Elena Buszek (catalogue)
RECAPS: Rethink Environment, Human Resources, Los Angeles, California
(en)Gendered (in)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project, For Your Art, Los Angeles, California, organized by Micol Hebron
Half the Sky: Intersections in Social Practice Art, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China, curated by Alma Ruiz (catalogue)
LA Heat: Taste Changing Condiments, Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles, California, curated by Steve Wong (catalogue)
Beaver, CPR – Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, New York

2013

A Germ Grows into Life, Chin’s Push, Los Angeles, California
Art Intersections – A part of Intersections as American Life, Smithsonian Asian-Latino Festival 2013, Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring, Maryland, curated by Shizu Saldamando, Adriel Luis, and Eric Nakamura

2012

(de)Constructing Chinatown, Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles, California, curated by Steve Wong (catalogue)

2011

ON TAP Invitational, Bowmont Art Collection at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California, curated by Lauri Firstenberg, Thomas Lawson, Franklin Sirmans, Ali Subotnick, and Dean Valentine
Salamatina Gallery booth, Wynwood Art Fair, Miami, Florida
By and For: Democracy and Art, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, California, curated by Carol A. Wells (catalogue)
DAN GRAHAM booth, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, California, curated by Aaron Wrinkle
Collective Show Los Angeles 2011, 995/997 North Hill Street, Los Angeles, California

2010

Monster Drawing Rally 2010, Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
CRW – contemporary reflections on war
, BKS Garage, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, curated by Julie Galsbo and Malene Dam

2009

Small (though your heart is breaking), Gallery 1927, Los Angeles, California, curated by Kristen English and Kelli Manthei

2008

Mrs. X For a Day: Audrey Chan, A Solo Show, Sea & Space Explorations, Los Angeles, California
Conventions & Attitudes
, Remy’s on Temple, Los Angeles, California, curated by Karen Atkinson

2007

re-Perspective, The Office: An Art Space, Huntington Beach, California, curated by Chloe Flores and Autumn Beck (catalogue)
For Ever
, 915 Mateo, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Eungie Joo and Clara Kim
A Not So Simple Case for Torture, D300 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
Memorial Proposals for the Iraq War, 9th Street Entry Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota

2006

Mid-Residency Exhibition, Mint Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
femmeusesaction #15, l’exposition, Parc Saint Léger – Centre d’art contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, France, curated by Cécile Proust
It Was the Blurst of Times, Commerce Street Artist Warehouse, Houston, Texas, curated by Jason Kunke
Greater LA MFA Exhibition & Film Screening, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, California
Let’s Talk About…, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, New York
Speed Limit, REDHEAD at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, New York

2005

HELLO my name is, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, curated by Audrey Chan
The Door Show, Broad and Annex Studios, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, curated by Elana Mann

VIDEO SCREENINGS

Untitled: Soliloquy in Blue, Juste à côté de L.A. : CalArts Video, 2005-2007, Le Cinématographe, Nantes, France, 25 May 2009, curated by Audrey Chan

BOOMERANG, screening and discussion with Emmanuelle Cherel (translator: Gaëlle Bourges), femmeusesaction #17, journées, Parc Saint Léger – Centre d’art contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, France, 21 January 2007

BOOMERANG, screening and discussion, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York, June 10, 2006

BOOMERANG, screening, Video Nightmare, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, California, 15 April 2006

SYMPOSIA/PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Artist presentation, After the Fact: Feminist Cultural Production & Temporal Dissonance, UCSD Department of Visual Arts 7th Annual PhD Symposium, organized by Melinda Guillen and Marguerite Hodge, UCSD, La Jolla, California, March 8, 2014

Art Practice, Activism, and Pedagogy: Some Feminist Views, symposium organized by Mira Schor, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, New York, April 5, 2012

Shares & Stakeholders: The Feminist Art Project Day of Panels at the 100th Annual College Art Association Conference, organized with Elana Mann, MOCA, Los Angeles, California, February 25, 2012

Artist presentation, Still Doin’ It: Fanning the Flames of the Woman’s Building, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California, October 16, 2011

Panel moderator, “The Personal is Political, Revisited,” panel speakers: Andrea Bowers, Dorit Cypis, and Martha Rosler, Exquisite Acts & Everyday Rebellions: 2007 CalArts Feminist Art Symposium, Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, March 10, 2007

Panel speaker, Greater LA MFA Exhibition Panel Discussion, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, California, 6 September 2006

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

Would Be Saboteurs Take Heed. Co-editor of zine with Connie Ho and Soyoung Shin. 2016-ongoing

Mountain, Fire, Holding StillArtist project by taisha paggett, Yann Novak, Marbles Jumbo Radio, and Gregory Barnett. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, 2016.

Myth Not Myth. Artist project by Alan Nakagawa. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, 2016.

Villa Murmurs. Artist project by Elana Mann. The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, 2014.

 

TEACHING/LECTURES

Visiting Faculty, Program in Art, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, Spring 2017

Visiting Artist Lecture, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, 2016

Visiting Artist Lecture, USC Cinema Studies, Los Angeles, California, 2016

Visiting Artist Lecture, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, 2015

Visiting Artist Lecture, University of San Diego, San Diego, California, 2013

Visiting Artist Lecture, Pitzer College, Claremont, California, 2013

Visiting Faculty, Program in Art, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, Spring 2012

Visiting Artist Lecture, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010

Gallery Teacher, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California, 2009-2012

Visiting Artist Lecture with Elana Mann and Theresa Masangkay, The Experimental Impulse (MFA course), Program in Art, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, 2009

AWARDS/RESIDENCY

CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists, 2013

ARC grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, 2013

Artist in Residence, École Régionale des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France, 2009

Friends of CalArts Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, 2006-7

CalArts Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, 2005-7

Frank Solomon Jr. Student Art Prize, Swarthmore College, 2004