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Visiting Artist: Emily Cheng

Emily Cheng has lived and worked in New York City for the last 25 years. She has exhibited nationally and internationally, with New York solo shows at venues including The Bronx Museum, Plum Blossom Gallery, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Bravin Post Lee Gallery, David Beiztel Gallery, and Lang and O'Hara Gallery. She has had three solo shows at the Schmidt Dean Gallery in Philadelphia and other solo shows at the Hanart Gallery, in Hong Kong; Metropolitan Museum of Manila, in the Philippines; Byron Cohen Gallery, in Kansas City; The Cincinnati Center of Contemporary Art; and the Ayala Museum, in Manila. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at MASS MoCA; Contemporary Art Museum at USF, in Tampa, Florida; Hammond Museum, in NY; Yerba Buena Contemporary Art Center, in SF; National Academy of Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, in NY; Carnegie Mellon University Galleries; Katonah Museum of Art; The Rubin Museum; Sotheby's, in NY; and Kunsthaus Am Hofgarten Galeriestr, in Munich, Germany. Emily received a BFA in painting in 1975 from the Rhode Island School of Design, and studied at the New York Studio School for three years. She is the recipient of a fellowship from the New York Foundation of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and has also received a Yaddo Fellowship. To learn more please visit

Earlier Event: May 14
Visiting Writer: Sherwin Bitsui
Later Event: May 19
Visiting Artist: Kim Jones