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School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Art

Ying Li

Visiting Artist Lecture

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 11:30 am 

Visual & Performing Arts Center, room 144
WCSU, Westside Campus

Free & Open to the Public
Limited Seating Available

Ying Li was born in Beijing, China, and studied traditional landscape painting at Anhui Teachers University (1974-77), where she then taught for six years. She immigrated to the United States in 1983 and received her MFA from Parsons School of Design. She lives and works in NYC and Haverford, PA, where she is the Phlyssa Koshland Professor in Fine Arts at Haverford College, where she has taught since 1997.

Ying’s work has been featured in numerous international exhibitions in the U.S., Switzerland, Italy, Ireland and France. In NYC, she has shown with several galleries, including Lohin Geduld, Elizabeth Harris, Tibor de Nagy, and Lori Bookstein Fine Art. She has been in group shows at the National Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Academy Museum, where she received the Edwin Palmer Memorial Prize for Painting and the Henry Ward Ranger Fund Purchase Award. This past November, a solo exhibition of recent paintings was held at Gross McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia with an accompanying catalog.

Ying is the recipient of residency awards, among them Artist in Residence at Dartmouth College, Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome, and various residency fellowships in Switzerland, Spain, Ireland, France, and Canada. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Art Forum, Art in America, and The Washington Post, among others.

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