Christine Wong Yap, Workspace 2019-20


Christine Wong Yap (b. 1977) is a Queens-based artist born in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Christine is a project-based artist that uses printmaking, drawing, sculpture, installation, and social practice to explore psychological wellbeing.

Her solo exhibitions include The Eve Of…, Portland ‘Pataphysical Society, Portland, OR, 2014, and Irrational Exuberance (Asst. Colors), Chinese Arts Centre/Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK, 2012. She also has recently exhibited in the Queens International 2018: Volumes at the Queens Museum, Queens, NY, 2018.

Christine was the inaugural artist-in-residence at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2019; as well as at Sanitary Tortilla Factory, Albuquerque, NM, 2017. She was also a recipient of Kala Fellowship Award at Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, 2016.

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Christine Wong Yap, Belonging Bandanna (inspired by NYYLY), 2019, screenprint, 22 x 22 inches, edition of 15 each. Printed at Kala Art Institute as inaugural artist in residence at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. Photo: Lia Sutton.