1985 born in Yi-lan , Taiwan,
lives and works in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
His artistic research mixes references of his travel and life experiences between Latin America and Asia through abstract figurative drawings and paintings in which he creates a subjective, hybrid mythological repertory.
Hsuan graduated in 2007 with a BFA from the Taipei National University of the Arts.
Among his individual shows are “We are turtles”, Kuandu museum of Fine Arts (Taipei, Taiwan 2019); “STRAW”, EACH MODERN (Taipei, Taiwan, 2018); “Baby Danger Baby Estrano”, BASIN(Philadelphia, USA, 2017); “A chicken and a dog, they walk”, JEFFREY STARK(New York, USA, 2016) and “SEE YA IN A BIT”, LOGO Gallery(Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2013).
He also participated in group shows such as “Out of summer”, Simon Lee(Hong Kong, 2019); “Li Yuan-chia and Homages To”, EACH MODERN(Taipei, Taiwan, 2019); “Poetic Gaze: Yilan Art Museum Collection Exhibition”, Yilan Art Museum(Yilan, Taiwan, 2017); “Paper in practice”, Moran Bondaroff(Los Angeles, USA, 2016); “Size of Life: Contemporary Writing and Painting”, Double Square, (Taipei,Taiwan, 2016); “That’s the neighbor, always dressing these boulders in the yard”, Suzanne Geiss(New York, USA, 2014) and “Olhar e escolher”, Instituto Figueiredo Ferraz(Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2013) which also owns some of the artist’s artworks.
Lin Yi Hsuan was selected for the 2007 OUTPUT Award, the 2007 Taipei Arts Award and won the 2006 Ben Q Creation Gold Award. He has been resident at ISCP (New York, USA, 2019) and 18 Street Arts Center (Los Angeles, USA, 2013)
Lin Yi Hsuan