Hsin-Hsi Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan and came to USA in 1994 to pursue graduate study in Fine Arts. Chen has received her MFA from University of Maryland at College Park, 1996 and BFA from Tunghai University in Taiwan, 1992. Chen was granted U.S. Permanent Residency based on “Extraordinary Ability in Art” in 2002. Chen was the grantee of 2013 Maryland State Arts Council Grant/Individual Artist Award and 2007 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. She was selected in The Drawing Center Viewing Program in New York, 1995, 2006~2010; WPA Art Auction at Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Katzen Arts Center Museum, in Washington, DC and Artisphere in Virginia, 1998~2015. Chen’s artwork has been collected and exhibited nationally and internationally, and was included in the permanent art collection at Art Bank/DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH), Washington, DC, 2015; Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York, 2011; National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, 2006. Chen was invited as the Art Critic/Judge for George Mason University and The Regional Scholastic Art Competition in Fairfax, VA, 2007. She was selected in 99’ Critics’ Residency Program/Maryland Art Place and Artsites’ 98/Arlington Art Center and awarded the 1999 cover of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society in Chicago/Seattle, etc. Chen taught at University of Maryland, Montgomery College, VisArts and is currently teaching at George Mason University since 2014. Chen’s artwork has been reviewed by major newspapers and journals, including: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Philadelphia Weekly, The Washington Times, Washington Review, Art & Antiques, Articulate, Home & Design.
2D/3D Pencil Drawing, Teaching, Illustration, Sculpture