Chen Wang (b. 1991, China) currently lives and works in New York


  • Education

2018 MFA Photography and Related Media, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2014 BFA Painting+Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

  • Selected Exhibition/Screening

    2019    Travels Through the Unreal, outpost artists resources, ridgewood, NY

    2019    Light Year 47: Tales of Diverted Reality, Light year and chaNorth, Manhattan Bridge, NY

2018  Stockholm Fringe Festival, Stockholm, Sweden

2018 OFF THE WALL 2018, Art + Literature Laboratory, Madison, WI 

2018  Midnight, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY

2018   Maracay International Film & Video Festival, Maracay, Venezuela

2018  Scenes from an unwritten fairytale, Lefktron Castle Beaufort Festival, Mani, Greece

2018  Video Art Miden, Archaeological Museum of Messenia, Kalamate, Greece

2018  Just Experimenting: Playing the Sexual Edge of Film, Center for Sex and Culture, San Francisco 

2018  The Cube Art Project Biannual Competition, The Cube Art Project, Lincoln, NE

2018  Future Artifact: Creative Tech Week Exhibition, Plexus Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2018  CuratorSpace: Digital Art Exhibition, Leeds Digital Festival, Leeds, UK 

2018  BF Film Festival VI, The Bomb Factory Art Foundation, London, UK

2018  Redefining, Jiye Art Museum, Suzhou, China

2017  Illuminate, ImageOut and NeighborWorks at The Point, Rochester, NY, Pop-Up Event

2017  alt facts, MFA Thesis Show, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY

2016  Co-Lab, Gallery R, Rochester, NY

2016  Honor Show, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY

2016  My Montage, Gallery R, Rochester, NY

2016  Fictional States, Odile Truck Gallery, Rochester, NY

2015  Walk Share, William Harris Gallery, Rochester, NY

2014  Interaction 45, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2014  York, Gallery 5, Richmond, VA

2014  This is so healthy, 109 S. Laurel St, Richmond, VA

2014  1/17, Sponge HQ, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013  12/05, Sponge HQ, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013  Cherryade Special, Plant Zero Art Center, Richmond, VA 

  • Awards/Residency/grants

2019 INSTITUTE for electronic arts residency, alfred university, ny (forthcoming)

2019 Crosstown Arts Residency, TN

2018-19 nyfa Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, New York Foundation for the Arts, NY

2018 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, VT

2018 MASS MoCA studio residency, MA

2018 RIT Juried Video Competition, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2018 ChaNorth, Chashama Summer Residency, NY

2018 Best in Show, Midnight, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY

2018 The Shell House Summer Artist Residency, NY 

2018  2nd Place Prize, Just Experimenting: Playing the Sexual Edge of Film, Center for Sex and Culture, San Fransisco

2018  1st Place Grand Winner, The Cube Art Project Biannual Competition, Lincoln, NE

2015-17 Graduate Assistantship, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2016 John Pfahl Graduate Scholarship Award, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2016 MFA SPAS Award, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

  • Publication/Media

2019 . Conversation with Chen Wang, by lisa williamson, Number: INC. MAGAZINE,

2018 The Inauthentic Issue, Chen Wang Utopia Process, A) GLIMPSE) OF)   

2018 CuratorSpace exhibition at Leeds Digital Festival

2018 DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE DAY: CHEN WANG by Milly Ziethen, Leeds Digital Festival

2018 Francis L. Quettier and Dora S. Tennant, Interview with Tatiana Istomina, Women Cinemakers, Special Edition

2017  The Rabbit Hole, Thesis Publication, Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology

2014  Interactions 45, Painting + Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University



  • Collection

2018 utopia process, College of Art and Design at RIT, Rochester Institute of Technology