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Amy Chiao is an artist and designer working in sculpture, performance, and video. Based in Los Angeles, California, Chiao comes from an eccentric family of Cantonese musicians and composers, Opera singers, and mannequin manufacturers. She holds a BFA in textiles from Rhode Island School of Design 2014, where she also dabbled in performance at Brown University. 

 

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PRESS

http://www.wweek.com/arts/visual-arts/2018/03/21/a-new-performance-art-piece-examines-propaganda-through-a-russian-pop-star-and-toilets/

http://www.cohoproductions.org/blog/amy-chiaos-visual-vocabulary-philips-glass-menagerie/

http://textileartscenter.com/blog/italian-opera-and-mannequins-amy-chiao/

http://our.risd.edu/post/70219298698/wrapped-from-head-to-toe-in-a-thick-sheath-of-soft

https://www.nike.com/launch/t/behind-design-womens-air-huarache-ultra-doernbecher-2016

EXHIBITIONS / SCREENINGS / PERFORMANCES / THEATER

2018 - TENOR BY NIGHT EL PORTAL THEATRE, NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA (Scenic, Projection, Props Designer)

2018 - LACDA TOP 40 LOS ANGELES CENTER FOR DIGITAL ART, CA

2018 - SEEING RED ONE ONE SIX TWO, LOS ANGELES, CA

2018 - PORTLAND UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (PUFF 2018) CLINTON STREET THEATER, PORTLAND, OR

2018 - INTERIOR FICTION THE VAST LAB, LOS ANGELES, CA

2018 - NIGHT LIGHTS: AMY CHIAO & CHLOE COOPER "PHIL OUTINGS IN PORTLAND," OPEN SIGNAL, PORTLAND, OR

2018 - A MELON BABY'S FALSETTO SOUNDS BETTER IN THE BATHROOM KILLJOY COLLECTIVE, PORTLAND, OR

2018 - ABSTRACT PERCEPTIONS exhibition of POW Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival NW DOCUMENTARY, PORTLAND, OR

2018 - PETE’S UNCLE VANYA REED COLLEGE, PORTLAND, OR (Props Designer/Set Dresser)

2018 - BROADCAST II SCREENING KILLJOY COLLECTIVE, PORTLAND, OR

2018 - PHILIP’S GLASS MENAGERIE COHO THEATER, PORTLAND, OR (Production Designer)

2018 - REEL MUSIC: Northwest Music Video Showcase SKYPE LIVE STUDIO, PORTLAND, OR

2017 - 2018 - NIGHT LIGHTS Artists-in-Residence Collaboration with Chloe Cooper REGIONAL ARTS & CULTURE COUNCIL (RACC) & OPEN SIGNAL, PORTLAND, OR

2017 - CO HO HO HO! COHO THEATER, PORTLAND, OR (Production Designer)

2017 - COHO LAB FELTRINELLI COHO THEATER, PORTLAND, OR (Production Designer)

2017 - NARROWCAST: An installation of Hyper-Local Broadcast Content of Open Signal’s Past and Current Producers OPEN SIGNAL, PORTLAND, OR

2017 - THE (CURIOUS CASE OF THE) WATSON INTELLIGENCE COHO THEATER, PORTLAND, OR (Props Master)

2017 - MOVEMENT & FLOW : PORTLAND DANCE FILMS WHITSELL AUDITORIUM, PORTLAND ART MUSEUM, OR 

2017 - PORTLAND UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL (PUFF 2017) CLINTON STREET THEATER, PORTLAND, OR

2016 - UP (LYFT) VIDEO SCREENING OTION FRONT STUDIO, BROOKLYN, NY 

2015 - GALLERY DAMACY HIDDEN DOG, CHICAGO, IL 

2014 - OPEN STYLE LAB SHOWCASE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE, BOSTON, MA

2014 - OPENSIGNAL FESTIVAL GRANOFF CENTER, PROVIDENCE, RI 

2014 - SPINNING BEACH BALL OF DEATH GRANOFF CENTER, PROVIDENCE, RI 

2014 - FOURPLAY (SOLO SHOW) BENSON HALL GALLERY, PROVIDENCE, RI

2013 - LOCALLY MADE: ONE ROOM RISD MUSEUM, PROVIDENCE, RI

2013 - BODY: TALK GELMAN GALLERY, PROVIDENCE RI 

2012 - TEXTILES TRIENNIAL WOODS GERRY, PROVIDENCE, RI 

2012 - DESIGNING TRADITIONS III RISD MUSEUM, PROVIDENCE, RI