Ling‐Wen Tsai was born in Tainan, Taiwan. Her practice spans a broad range of mediums and disciplines including: sculpture, installation, performance, video, photography, painting, and drawing. She also integrates sound/music and body/movement into her artistic practice, and has collaborated with sound artists, musicians, composers, and choreographers.
Tsai holds an M.F.A. in Sculpture from Washington University, a B.A. in Studio Art from Webster University, and a certificate in Landscape Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. She also holds a B.S. degree from Chung-Shan Medical University in Taiwan.
Tsai has exhibited and performed her work nationally and internationally, including at: Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris, France); Siena Art Institute (Siena, Italy); Golden Parachutes (Berlin, Germany); Richmond Art Gallery (British Columbia, Canada); Tainan University of Technology (Tainan, Taiwan); Czong Institute for Contemporary Art (CICA), Gyeonggi-do, Korea; Qasim Sabti Gallery (Baghdad, Iraq); Halim Bey Municipal Art Gallery (Mytilene, Greece); Asian Cultural Center (New York, NY); Goethe-Institute (Boston, MA); Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (St. Louis, MO); Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (Grand Rapids, MI); ARC Gallery (Chicago, IL); Bowdoin College Museum of Art (Brunswick, ME); Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockport, ME);Portland Museum of Art (Portland, ME).
● Taught intensive workshop at Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts in China
● Artist‐in‐Residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts
● Work exhibited at SPACE Gallery, Tampopo ArtSpace, 179 Canal Street, Portland Performing Arts Center, and other venues
● Collaborative video work with composer Nathan Koloski featured at international venues from Maine to Portugal