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EDUCATION 

2020  School of Visual Arts New York, NY

          MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media

2014  National Yunlin University of Science & Technology Yunlin, Taiwan 

          MFA in Visual Communication Design

2010  Shih Hsin University Taipei, Taiwan

          BFA in English 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2024 

          Ongoing Narratives- Go Left, Go Right or Go to The Other SideGallery 456, New York, NY

          Gut Feeling, NARS Foundation project space, New York, NY 

2020 

          Anonymous Town, SPRING/BREAK Art Show New York, NY 

          Body Language, Deer Studio New York, NY 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2023

          Portraits Beyond Faces, FLOOR_ Gallery, Seoul, Korea

          Photo London, Somerset House, London, UK 

          In / Between, curated by Yanira Castro and Martita Abril, New York Live Arts, New York, NY 

          Hybridity, ANTE curatorial, curated by Audra Verona Lambert, Brooklyn, NY

          Paroxysm, curated by Alison Pirie, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY 

2022

         Lonely Rock, Self portraiture, curated by James McGrik, Untitled Art Fair Miami, FL

         Today is Yesterday's Tomorrow, PHMuseum Photo Festival, Bologna, Italy

         Body Embodiment Digital Self, iidrr, New York, NY

         Smart Objects, Flattened Images, curated by Kelda Van Patten, Well Well Project, Portland, OR

         Between Here and Now in conjunction with The Vantage points, South Street Seaport Art Space, New

         York, NY      

         A Body: Figure and Flesh, Floor_ Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2021

          Homecoming, James Kerney, Campus Gallery Trenton, NJ

          Kitsch, Camp, VAE Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

          UN/MUTE 10002 residency, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY

          We Become Present, J&M studio, Brooklyn, NY

          If you Lived Here You’d Be Home By Now, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

          TLPS, Lydian Stater online

          Do-until loop paradise, SVA Curatorial Practice

2020

          Seasonal Repression, Field projects, New York, NY

          The Things in Itself, NARS Foundation, New York, NY

          LUCID , Carrie Able gallery group show, New York, NY

          In Visible Spaces, Here Art New York, NY

          Cold Heels: Covid-19 Edition, SHIM Art Network (virtual) 

2019

          Break A Leg, Sugar gallery, Fayetteville, AR

          WONDER FOTO Day, Taipei, Taiwan

          Escape from, Escape to, SVA Chelsea gallery New York, NY 

RESIDENCIES 

2024  Light Work Artist in Residence, Syracuse, NY 

2023  Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT 

          Atlantic Center for the Arts, FL 

2022  MASS MoCA artist in residence North Adams, MA

2021  Un/Mute 10002 collective online residency

2020  International Residency Program, NARS Foundation Brooklyn, NY 

SELECTED GRANTS / AWARDS 

2023  NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program 

          Vermont Studio Center Residency Fellowship 

2022  LensCulture Critic’s Top 10 Choice

2020  Summer 2020 Surreal Competition first prize, Mobius Photo

          Alumni Scholarship Award, SVA Alumni Society

          SVA Scheimpflug Award, School of Visual Arts

2018-2020

         Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship, School of Visual Arts 

 

WORK FEATURED / INTERVIEW

-JoySauce, These Asian Artists Are Tired Of Being The "Good Girls", 2024 

-Art Spiel. Yi Hsuan Lai. Objects, Bodies, Things at Gallery 456, 2024

- WHITEHOT Magazine, March, 2024

-Shoutout LA, June, 2023

-FORECAST 2023 Honorable Mention, SF CAMERAWORK, April, 2023

-WU Magazine, Issue 119, April, 2023

-Fraction Magazine, Issue 160, September, 2022

-Wassaic Project, Joe Brommel, “If You Lived Here You’d Be Home By Now Interview”, July, 2021

-LRT, Erika Paulauskė, “Only LRT.It. Vilnius and New Yor City-based artists connected by the body in art: anonymity  changes the body”, May 8, 2021

-Musée Magazine, Photo Journal Monday: Corporeal Signal, March 22, 2021

-Musée Magazine, Weekend Portfolio: A Cactus in the chimney, Jan 15, 2021

-Pop Photo, Jeanette D. Moses, The best thing we saw in Spring Break Art Show, March 5, 2020 -Quaranzine, Volume   III, August, 2020

-The Quarantine Times, Lori Waxman, Covid Reviews: Ana Prvacki, April Gertler, MoBella Russo, Suzanne McClelland, Yi Hsuan Lai, Erik Ruin, July 18, 2020

-Photo Emphasis, Rebecca Drolen, “Break a leg”, Jan, 2019

-Photo Emphasis, “Project Spotlight: "Clumsy”, Jan 18, 2019

-Unfaded studio, Sarah M, “On the boldness of the imagination”, September, 2021 

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