LONG-BIN CHEN

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, 1964.

EDUCATION

1994 MFA, School Of Visual Art, New York.
1987 BFA, Tung- Hai University. Dept. of Fine Art, Taiwan.
1983 Graduated from Fu-Shin Commercial and Technical School, Dept. of Fine Art, Taipei.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Long-Bin Chen Book Art, Nou Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2011 Bookface, Now Contemporary, Miami, FL
2010 Icon and Idea, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong
2010 "burning Book", 798 Gallery, Beijing, China
2008 Continental Express, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York
2006 Buddha Hurricane, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York
2005 Buddha DNA, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York
Reading Sculpture-LA project, Lowe gallery, Los Angeles, California.
Reading Sculpture-Kids project, Kidspace at MassMOCA, North Adams, Massachussetts.
2004 Reading Sculpture-Roma project, Galleria Ca'a d'Oro, Roma, Italy.
Reading Sculpture-Milan project, Galleria Ca'a d'Oro, Milan, Italy.
Reading Sculpture-Vermont project, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont.
Reading Sculpture-Atlanta project, Lowe gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.
2003 Reading Sculpture, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York
1999 Alternative Study, Eslite bookstore, Taiwan.
1998 Taiwan Study, Cultural Affairs Department of Taiwan Provincial Government, Taiwan. 
1997 Humanity, Taipei Fine Art Museum. Taipei, Taiwan.
1995 Reading Sculpture, Eight floor gallery, New York.
1994 Culture Empire, American Institute in Taiwan", Taipei, Taiwan.
1992 Tools, Space 2 gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 Do a Book, White Space Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China
2011 Buddhas Spur, Bochum Museum, Germany
2010 The Book: A Contemporary View, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, DE
Special Choice Book Arts Part I, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY
State of the Dao, Chinese Contemporary Art, Lehman College Gallery, New York
Re-Creation Art Exhibit, The Ogilvy Chocolate Factory, NYC
Taiwan Discovered: In Place and Time, Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, FL
2009 Crossing Boundaries, Museum of Chinese in America, New York
Case Space: Eye World, curated by Emily Cheng and Michelle Loh, Triple Candie, New York
2008 Holland Paper Biennial, Museum Rijswijk, Holland
CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Holland
Outside In: A New Focus on Taiwanese Art, Columbia University and TECO, Taipei Cultural Center
Text Messaging, Islip Museum of Art, New York
Second Lives: remixing the ordinary, Museum of Arts and Design, New York
2007 Pulp Function, Fuller Craft museum, Brockton, MA, U.S.A
Thermocline of Art-New Asian Waves, Germany
2006 Extreme Materials, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York
Pacific Rim, City of Brea art gallery, Brea, CA, U.S.A.
2005 The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, organized by the Dalai Lama Foundation, Fowler Museum, UCLA (2006); Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, 
Rubin Museum of Art,NYC. Exhibition to travel to international cities including
Paris, Berlin, London, Taipei, Tokyo.
2004 Artist Book, Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York.
2003 Invisible Thread, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York
2001 Absolut-2001 Los Angeles International, Biennial Art Invitational, 
Robert Herman Gallery, Santa Monica, U.S.A
2000 Landscape on the Shelf, American Cultural Center, Taipei
Mondo Tiara. Sculpture to wear gallery, Santa Monica.U.S.A
San Francisco Art Fair, Robert Herman Gallery, San Francisco.U.S.A
1999 Volume & Form Singapore 1999, Singapore City, National Librmy, Singapore. 
Play-Paper factory-International Paper Art Festival, Cheng Chuen Cotton paper Foundation
& Cultural Affairs Department Taiwan provincial Government, Taiwan.
Vision ofPluralism- Contempormy Art In Taiwan, 1988-1999. China Art Museum. 
Heijing. Mountain Art Museum, Kaohsiung.
1998 Osaka Triennale 1998-Sculpture, Osaka Contempormy Art Center, Osaka.
Gateway to Wisdom, Fubon Art Foundation, Taiwan University, Taipei.
1998 New Voices: Contemporary art Dialogue Among Taipei, Hong Kong and Shanghai, 
National Taiwan Arts Education Institute. Taipei. Hong Kong .
Art Fair , Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei.
1997 Feast ofMind, Buffet of Art, Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei.
1996 Our Deities, ISE Art Foundation, New York.
Personal Best, Chassie Post Gallery, Atlanta. USA
1995 A Dialogue of Contemporary Sculpture In Asia, Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taipei.
Object Orbit, Chinese- American Arts Council. New York.
obCkession, TZ'art & 00, New York.
Triennial der Kleinplastik 1995, Europ --Ostaien, Suttgart, Germany.
America VS China, window dressing, TZ'art & Co, New York.
1994 New York area MFA exhibition, ~unter College, Co-sponsored by CAA, New York.
The Entering Show of Taipei Fine Arts Museum Biannual, Taipei.
Ross Chambers, Long-Bin Chen and John Lavin, SVA Gallery, New York.
Taiwan Map, Window Dressing, Dimention Art Center, Taipei.
1993 Curious Structures, Visual Art Gallery, New York.
Play, Work, Think, Visual Art Gallery, New York.
1992 Time Duration, Dimention Art Center, Taipei. Taiwan.
Selling Specialty, Go Go Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.
Can Art be Heritable? Space 2 Gallery, Taipei.
1991 The 5th International Print Biannual of Taiwan, 
Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan. Vernacular, Space 2 gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.
1987 Shih Hsing New Artist, Shih Hsing gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Leigh, Bobby. "From Ordinary to Art", Luxist.com, August 6, 2010.
Green, Penelope. “All Show, and Almost No Go”, The New York Times, October 14, 2010.
Suarez De Jesus, Carlos. “World Leaders should see the Frost Art Museum’s latest exhibits”, Miami New Times , November 5, 2009.
MacAdam, Barbara. “Reviews: New York, Up Now ‘Second Lives’”, ARTNews, April 2009.
Stone, Deborah. “Quilts, books take center stage at BAM”, The Woodinville Weekly, March 9, 2009.
Shipley, Jonathan. "Breaking Books Open", City Arts Magazine, March 2009
Upchurch, Michael. “The Book Borrowers: Contemporary Artists Transforming the Book,” at BAM, 
The Seattle Times, February 27, 2009.
Upchurch, Michael. "An unsettling, yet remarkable, display of books". Visual Arts, February 2009
Thomas, Aliza. “Holland Paper Biennial 2008”. Hand Papermaking, Volume 23, Number 2, Winter 2008.
Bostwick, William. “Material Resurrection”. DAM, No. 19, Oct/Nov 2008.
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Messaging With Text, but Without Electronics”, The New York Times, 
September 26, 2008.
Johnson, Ken. "Art Review: It's Asian Work, but Abandon the Stereotypes Before Entering the Booths", The New York Times, November 10, 2007
Sozanski, Edward. “Stimulating work on the Main Line”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 2, 2006
Gardner, Karen. “A Different Look at Books”, The Transcript, September 29, 2005
Rathore, Anurita. “Headstart”, Ahmedabad News line, March 12, 2005
Fox, Catherine. “Lover of Craft Turns a Page”, Atlanta Times
Karetzky, Patricia. “Long-Bin Chen: Content in Forms”, Yishu Journal, December 2004
Cochran, Rebecca. “The Medium as the Message”, Art & Antiques, 2004
Morgan, Anne Barclay. “The Manifestation of Awareness, Buddhism and Contemporary Sculpture,”Sculpture Magazine, September, p. 48.2004
McElroy, Joseph. “Poetry of Transicence”, Shambhala Sun, March 2004
__________. “New Face-Taiwan”, Art in Culture Magazine, February 2004
Cotter, Holland. “Art Review: Finding surprises as they are turned up by the karma wheel”,The New York Times, November 7, 2003.
Kendzulak, Susan. “Challenge Gutenberg’s legacy”, Taipei Times, 2000. 
Cullum, Jerry. “Intriguing art from here and there”, The Journal Constitution, 1996

AWARDS/GRANTS

2003 Freeman Foundation Fellowship.
2001 Grant of the Nation Endowment for Arts, Taiwan.
1998 1998 Grant of the Nation Endowment for Arts, Taiwan.
The Silver Prize of Osaka Triennial 1998 (SculPture), Osaka. Japan.
1997 1997 Grant of the Nation Endowment for Arts, Taiwan.
1996 1996 Grant Award of the Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York.
1995 Visitors Prize of the 6 Triennial of Small Scale Sculpture, Stuttgart, Germany. 
1988 Tung-Hai University Fine Arts Prize, Taiwan.
1987 12th Shih Hsiung New Artist Prize, Taipei.
1985 Awarded National Print Prize, Taiwan.

RESIDENCIES

2005 Mass MOCA Residency.
2004 Vermont Studio Residency.
2003 Snug Harbor Cultural Center Resident Artist.
2000 18th Street Art Complex.