1999 MFA, Calarts, Valencia, CA 1994 BFA, UCLA, Westwood, CA

Awards and Fellowships

2008 Annenberg Foundation Commission 2007 Howard and Caroline Kaufman Purchase 2004 David and Julia White Artist Colony, Costa Rica 2004 LA’s BEST Artist Residency, Office of the Mayor, Los Angeles 1999 Ahmanson Grant 1998 Calarts Grant 1997 Atlantic Center for the Arts, Residency, New Smyrna Beach, FL 1994 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Residency, Skowhegan, ME 1994 Speroni Grant 1994 Creator and Editor/Writer Art Column, Daily Bruin Newspaper, UCLA 1994 Teague-Melville Grant 1993 UCLA Grant 1989 Artist Residency, Dante Alighieri, Florence, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

2009 Liberace’s Penthouse, Los Angeles 2008 Chasing the Dragon, Fringe Gallery, Hong Kong 2008 Salon Jean-Claude Bondi, Paris, France 2007 Everything is a Love Song, JAIL Gallery Project Space, Los Angeles 2007 The Sublime, Pink Industry, Palm Springs 2007 Meridian, The Red Arrow Gallery, Joshua Tree 2005 Water and Air (Feng Shui), The Sanctuary, Thailand 2004 Surf Jungle, Seven Muses Gallery, Costa Rica 1999 Believe, Graduate Thesis Show, Calarts 1999 The Perimeter, Calarts 1998 The Love Seat, Calarts 1993 Wet, Solo Exhibition, UCLA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 39NOW, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood 2010 Life is Art Foundation, Sonoma 2008 The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong 2008 l'Art renouvelle, Passage de l’Art, Marseilles, France 2008 Projection, Salon Oblique, Venice, CA 2007 Stain Heirs and Gesture Friends, Thomas Lavin Showroom, Pacific Design Center 2006 Work Space, Foundation Art Resources 2005 Big + Holy, Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey 2004 Paper, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica 2004 Nine Muses Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica 2003 Something Else, Latch Gallery, Los Angeles 2003 Rat Powered Film Festival, Grand Central Art Center 2002 A Well Rounded Appetite, Latch Gallery, Los Angeles 2002 Garden Variety, 01 Gallery, West Hollywood 2002 The Drawing Room, 01 Gallery, West Hollywood 2002 Land… “Landscapes”, 01 Gallery 2002 Fresh, Gallery 207 2001 Eclipse of the Sun: Action #6 of 12, performance by Eden City State, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Goldenvoice, Indio, CA 2000 The Legend of Suzy Wong, Gallery 207, West Hollywood 1999 Night of Performance, Gallery 207, West Hollywood 1999 Untitled, Calarts Graduate Show, Bradbury Building 1999 Divine Intervention, ActionSpace, curated by Karen Finley, Los Angeles 1999 One Night Stand, Farmer’s Daughter Motel, organized by Leonardo Bravo 1997 Atlantic Center for the Arts, Outreach Lecture and Exhibition, Florida 1994 Skowhegan Artists Outreach Lecture and Exhibition, Skowhegan, Maine 1994 UCLA Wight Gallery, Westwood 1993 Mondo Lot, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica


2009 Best Buddies Benefit, Peninsula Hotel 2008 Friendly House Silent Auction, Beverly Hilton
2008 Saban Free Clinic Benefit Silent Auction 2007 Claire Foundation Art Auction 2005 Hurricane Katrina Rescue, Los Angeles 2004 Democratic Victory, Pacific Design Center


2006 Light, Space, and Color, The Center for Energetic Healing 2005 The Zen of Drawing and Painting, The Sanctuary, Koh Phangan, Thailand 2005 Nano, LACMAlab, Los Angeles 2004 Minimalism, Art as Object, MOCA, Los Angeles


2008 THE Los Angeles Art Magazine, “Angel Chen” Featured Artist 2008 La Marseillaiase “La femme dans tous ses etats” 2008 La Provence “La femme en eternal avenir d l’art” 2006 “A Desert Blossom with Downtown Roots”, George Stiehl, The Arts District Citizen 2004 Featured Artist, Pacific Journal