SELDON YUAN
Brooklyn, NY
seldony@gmail.com
www.seldonyuan.com

EDUCATION

Hunter College MFA Visual Arts
Beaux-arts de Paris l’école nationale supérieure
Carnegie Mellon University Bachelor of Humanities & Arts

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017
– Vattic Utterance, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2016
– Brooklyn Brush, Beginnings endings, Brooklyn, NY
– Expensive Poetry, OUTLET Gallery, Brooklyn NY
– Wave Hill Winter Work Space Residency/Open Studio Riverdale, New York
– Centering, Landmark College, Putney, VT

2015
– Center for Book Arts, New York
– Contemporaries, Ernest Newman, Brooklyn, NY

2014
– Samuel Jablon: Poet Sculpture, Art in Odd Places, New York, NY
– Contemporaries, Ernest Newman, Brooklyn, NY
– Inaugural Show, Regina Rex/Harborrr, New York, NY
– Contemporary Art & Design Group show, Galerie 14, Luxembourg
– NO PHOTOS, Le Leé, Metz, France
– Le Leé Residents, Centre Jacques Brel de Thionville, Thionville, France

2013
– Second AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
– You Are My Sunshine, Associated Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
– All of the Above, Openings NY, New York, NY
– Dons of Civilization, Beverly’s, New York, NY
– There Are Many Like It, But This One Is Yours, Fuse Works/Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
– A Gathering Place, No Longer Empty, New York, NY
– Ten, Jen Bekman, New York, NY
– Of The Land, Chashama, New York, NY

2012
– Emerging Artist Fellowship 2012, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York
– Art in Odd Places 2012, New York, New York
– Feather Weight, BOS, Brooklyn, New York
– All City All Stars, Core77, New York, New York
– This Side of Paradise, Andrew Freedman Home (in coordination with No Longer Empty and Bronx Museum of Art), Bronx, New York
– Threat: Objects of Defense and Protection, Present Company (in coordination with American Design Club), Brooklyn, New York

2011
– Seeing & Remembering: Portraits and Their Stories, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA
– Alarums and Excursions, Fuse Works/Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
– In plain view, Urban Alchemist, Brooklyn, NY
– Getting Warmer, Homestead Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
– Where we are, End of Century, New York, NY
– Under the Influence, Jue Festival, Aroundspace, Shanghai, China
– A Blithedale Romance, Chashama, New York, NY

2010
– See What I Mean, Taller Boricua, New York, NY
– Saffron, Brooklyn, NY
– Dumbo Arts Festival, Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
– Chashama Benefit, New York, NY
– Hunter Satellite 2D, Powerhouse Projects, New York, NY
– Irrelevant: Local Emerging Asian Artists Who Don’t Make Work About Being Asian, Arario Gallery, New York, NY
– HELL, NO!, Brooklyn, NY

2009
– Hunter College MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hunter College, New York, NY
– Chashama North Artist Residency, Pine Plains, NY
– Nightshift II, Hudson Guild Gallery, New York, NY
– Time Based Night, Softbox, Queens, NY
– The Secret Life of Plants, Miami-Dade Public Library , Miami FL

2008
– Nurture Art Benefit, James Cohan Gallery, New York, New York NY
– Yonder, Gallerie 69, Oslo, Norway
– Poor Services, La Générale en Manufacture, Paris, France
– 555 Broadway/where every step in New York leads: a hallway, a lobby, a stairwell, Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY

2007
– The Seed Project, Rare Gallery, New York, NY
– Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
– Neo Abstraction, About Glamour Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
– Clarabelle, New York, NY

2006
– Hybridity/Ambivalence, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY
– Pratt Hunter Collaborative, Pratt Institute Brooklyn, NY – CFA Centennial, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

2005
– Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
– Summer Salon Show,  Concepto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
– Nurturing the New ’05, Nurture Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY – Boy’s Festival, Bozu Brooklyn, NY

2004
– Threads, Associations, Implications, Stay Gold Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
– Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
– Nurturing the New 2004, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY
– Naked, Opaline, New York, NY

2003
– Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
– Book Market Expaceprojects New York, NY
– Made in New York, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY
– International Photography & Video Art Exhibit, William Whipple Gallery, Marshall, MN

2002
– Life of the City, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY
– Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
– Photo 2002, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York, NY
– Here is New York, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
– Cut and Paste Film Festival, Iowa City, IA

2001
– Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
– Documenta USA, Museum of New Art (MONA), Detroit, MI
– Here is New York, New York, NY (traveling exhibition)
– September 11 Photo Project, New York, NY  (traveling exhibition)
– Photo 2001, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York, NY
– Figurative Explorations, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York, NY

2000
– Expn Tube Online Film Festival

1999
– James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY

1996
– Instant Art Space, Pittsburgh, PA
– Two Man Show The Frame Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS

– LMCC Process Space, 2017 New York, NY
– Wave Hill Winter Workspace, 2016 Bronx, NY
– Center for Book Arts Artist Residency, 2014, New York, NY
– Bronx Museum of Art AIM Program, Winter 2012, Bronx, NY
– Chashama North Artist Residency, Summer 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, Pine Plains, NY
– Naropa SWP, Summer 2007, Boulder, CO
– Study Abroad on the Bowery, Fall 2005, New York, NY
– Le Leé, 2014, Metz, France

HONORS

– Center for Book Arts Artist Residency/Grant, 2013, New York, NY
– Emerging Artist Fellowship 2012, Socrates Sculpture Park
– Bronx Museum of Art, Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) fellow, 2012

PUBLICATIONS

Necropolis, Issue3, 2015
– N.U.T.S. 2007
– La Mer Gelee, Commission 2009
– EDNY, Encyclopedia Destructica 2008
– Boards: The Art and Design of Skateboards Published by Universal Books 2003
– morning, afternoon, evenings (poetry) by Seldon Yuan Published by MAE 2002
– IdN Decade Design Awards Catalog 2002
– Bonus Magazine, Fall 2005
– Bonus Magazine, Fall 2004
– Neomu #3 November 2001
– Best of 1997 Photo Annual Serbin Communications
– Day 19 Magazine October 1997
– Oakland Review 1996/1997
– Velvity Issue 4 Summer 1997

COLLECTIONS

– Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
– New York Public Library Photography Collection
– New York Historical Society
– Yale Arts Library Collection
– Southwest State University Photography Collection
– Queensborough Community College Photography Collection

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Wave Hill
MAAKE Magazine
– Core77
– Boheme Verite Issue 3 by Miki Johnson www.bvmagazine.com (defunct)
– Artcat TOP PICK
– Artjetset Review
– James Wagner Review
– Recommended studio, ArtFCity
– Bronx Museum of Art AIM Biennial review, ArtFCity
– New York Magazine, Critics Pick