Gaye Chan

Gaye Chan conceptually and materially reconsiders her eclectic collection of found objects and images; passport photographs, geological surveys, nudie playing cards; and calls attention to the ruling practices embedded in the everyday. As a visual and media artist equally recognized for her individual as well as collaborative work, Chan has had exhibitions at the Honolulu Academy of Art, Art in General (New York City), YYZ (Toronto), Artspeak (Vancouver), Gallery 4A (Sydney), SF Camerawork (San Francisco), and The Contemporary Museum (Honolulu). Her awards include the 2005 Longwood Digital Matrix Commission of Bronx Council on the Arts, and a 1996 National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship. Chan is a the Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Hawai'i as well as the Art Director of TinFish, a journal of experimental poetry of the Pacific and Pacific Rim; and founder and member of the collaboratives Eating in Public and DownWind Productions.