Ambrin Ling

Hashinger Hall Artist-in-Residence
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Summary

Ambrin Ling is a multimedia artist whose practice falls under an expanded notion of "works on paper"- drawing, painting, sculpture, and installation.  While she references historical art modes such as landscape and traditional representational techniques, she attempts to slow down and complicate how the viewer perceives that which is commonly designated as absent, innocuous, and low-value. As a brown, female, queer artist, she believes the visual arts are a space to make social inquiries, including the frameworks that facilitate the othering, marginalization, and erasure of women and people of color. She received her Bachelor of the Arts from Carleton College (MN) and her Master of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL). Ling's work has been included in national and international exhibitions, including ARC Gallery in Chicago (IL) and Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati (OH). She has also participated in several artist residencies including her upcoming Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency, and she has received honors including the Elizabeth Greenshield's Foundation Grant.


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