TIFFANY LIN

LIN.TIFFA@GMAIL.COM

 

EDUCATION

2017

MFA Illustration Practice | Maryland Institute College of Art

2013 - 15

Illustration and Printmaking | Parsons the New School for Design

2011

BA Psychology and Gender & Women's Studies | University of California, Berkeley

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES

2019

(Curator) AT THE PITH | Nook Gallery | Oakland, CA

(Workshop) A Manual By Codes Reading Room | By the People x Halcyon Arts Lab | Anacostia Riverwalk, Washington, DC

(Performance) Codes | By the People x Halcyon Arts Lab | Capitol Riverfront, Washington, DC

(Solo) EXCURSIONS | The Growlery | San Francisco, CA

(Performance) WHEN YOU WILL HAVE MADE HIM A BODY WITHOUT ORGANS | The Growlery | San Francisco CA

(Performance) Openings | fff ensemble | Stanford University, CCRMA | Palo Alto, CA

(Performance) Tongo & Marshall are ZNH! | Adobe Books | San Francisco, CA

100 Block Mural | The Exhibition District, San Jose, CA

Identity | CSMA and the City of Mountain View | City Hall, Mountain View, CA

2018

OPTIMISM | Endless Editions Biennial | EFA Project Space, New York, NY

Working Conditions | Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

(Performance) Codes | Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

(Performance) Codes | Museum of Impact x ForTheCulture | Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY

Reading Room | Life Lessons Garage, Brooklyn, NY

Small Works | Curated by Philip Linhares | Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

(Workshop) Profile | Education for Liberation x San Jose State University | Local Color, San Jose, CA

Blue State of Mind | CUSP NYC Gallery, Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY

The (anti)valentine show | Works/San José, San Jose, CA

Art Shapes the World | CSMA and the City of Mountain View | City Hall, Mountain View, CA

2017

(Project Organizer) The His Story Pop-Up Exhibition | Executives' Alliance for Boys and Men of Color | W Hotel, Seattle, WA

MAKE ROOM | CUSP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Temporary Allegiance | A Philip Von Zweck Project | Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

We The People: Political Art in an Age of Discord | Juried by Michelle Legro | Barrett Art Center, Pougkeepsie, NY

Organizing the Ordinary | STUDIOS-ID Lichtenberg, Berlin, Germany

Blue Show | Juried by Tania Dibbs | Core New Art Space, Denver, CO

Elephant and Castle | Curated by Saskia Krafft & Silke Weißbach | 2025 Art and Culture, Hamburg, Germany

MICA Grad Show II | Riggs & Leidy Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Ink It: Contemporary Print Practices | Juried by Helen Frederick | BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD

2016

(Performance) 3:25pm | The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

MICA Fall Show – Image Harvest Riggs & Leidy Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Development without Displacement | Chesapeake Art Center, Brooklyn Park, MD

2015

Printmaking Exhibition | Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY

2013

Art Bruh Bruh | Chinatown Youth Center Initiative, Oakland, CA

So what do you have to say for yourself? | Curated by Patricia Cariño | FLAX art & design, San Francisco, CA

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2019

Education Fellowship & Residency | Wassaic Project | Wassaic, NY

Artist-in-Residence | The Growlery | San Francisco, CA

Artist-in-Residence | Children’s Discovery Museum, San Jose, CA

2018

First Place Prize | Affordable Housing Week Poster Contest | Silicon Valley at Home, San Jose, CA

Artist-in-Residence | HYBRID - In collaboration with Heidi Lubin | Children’s Discovery Museum, San Jose, CA

2017

Juror’s Third Prize | We The People | Juried by Michelle Legro | Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

Lithography Artist Grant & Residency | Litografiska Akademin, Tidaholm, Sweden

Sidney Lake Leadership Award Nomination | Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2016 - 17

Illustration MFA Scholarship | Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2014

Artist-in-Residence | The Uni Project, New York, NY

2013 - 15

Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Tang Scholarship Recipient | Silicon Valley Community Foundation

2013

Dean’s Scholarship Recipient | Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY

Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship Recipient | Congressional Black Caucus

 

PRESS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

2019

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Tiffany Lin | UNLV College of Fine Arts, Sept 23rd

Lecture – Bodies and Belonging | UNLV Barrick Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV | September 5th

2018

Panelist – ForTheCulture x This is Us | Brooklyn Public Library – Williamsburg, NY | August 23rd

Panelist – RACE/d Journal Release | California African-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA | March 24th

2017

Utländska Konstnärer Trivs På Litografiska Verkstaden | Västgota-Bladet, July 14th

Lecture – On the American Dream as National Mythology | Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD | April 4th

Highlights from MICA Thesis II: MFA in Graphic Design and Illustration | BmoreArt, April 4th

Studio Visit MFA Feature | MICA Graduate Studies, March 18th

2014

The Uni’s First Artist-in-Residence | The Uni Project, October 28th

CURRENT COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

Common Ground, A Seat at the Table | Children’s Discovery Museum, San Jose, CA

Advisory Board, Visual Art Programming | The Uni Project, New York, NY