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Christine Wong Yap

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Lives in
New York, NY

Works in
New York, NY

Website

Schools
CCA (California College of the Arts), 2005, MFA

Tags
conceptual, sculpture, installation, mixed-media

Statement

Christine Wong Yap is an interdisciplinary artist working in installations, sculptures, multiples, and works on paper to explore optimism and pessimism. Her work examines the paradox that mundane materials or situations can give rise to irrational expectations, emotions, and experiences. Major touchstones are language, light and dark, and psychology. Her work has been exhibited extensively in the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as in New York, Los Angeles, Manila, Osaka, Poland, London, Leeds, Newcastle, and Manchester (U.K). Born in California, Yap holds a BFA and MFA from the California College of the Arts. A longtime resident of Oakland, CA, she relocated to New York, NY in 2010.
Recent Exhibits

Christine Wong Yap participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2013 SUMMERTIME...
Jenkins Johnson Gallery - NY
 
Mar, 2012 In Other Words: Artists Talk
Intersection for the Arts/ Intersection 5M
 
Feb, 2012 In Other Words
Intersection for the Arts/ Intersection 5M
 
Jan, 2012 Voices of Home
Jenkins Johnson Gallery - NY
 
Jul, 2011 Negative Space
Steven Wolf Fine Arts
 
May, 2011 Procedural
MacArthur B Arthur
 
Click here to see all exhibits for Christine Wong Yap
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