Yang, Wei Lin
Lives and works in Taiwan.

Education
M.F.A., Graduate Institute of Applied Arts, Tainan National University of the Arts
B.A., Chinese Literature, Tunghai University

Position [2007-2018]
Lecturere, Department of Material Arts and Design, Tainan National University of the Arts

Awards
2016   Honorable Mentions, CONTEXTILE 2016-Contemporary Textile Art Biennial, Portugal
2004   The First Award, The Fourth National Crafts Awards, Taiwan
2001   The First Award, Small Expressions 2001, U.S.A
2000   Special Award, Fiber Art Creation for the 6th Weaving Craft Award, Taiwan
1999   The First Award, International Paper Art Festival, Taiwan
1998   Winner, 3rd Place, Craft’s Dream, Taiwan
1997   Excellence Award, Fiber Art Creation of the 3rd Weaving Craft Award, Taiwan

Solo exhibitions
2017   “En Guete, Weil am Rhein !”, Städtische Galerie, Germany
2015   “Bithorpes”, Providence University Art center, Taiwan
2014   “broomstore” , Blackblank Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
2013   “phonetics in restroom” , 107 Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
2011    “Ideogram”, 107 Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
2007   “Transient”, 107 Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
2001   “Memorandum”, South Gallery, Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan
2000   “Line-Longing” , Want Space, Taichung, Taiwan
1998   “Volume”, Stock 20, Taichung, Taiwan

International exhibitions
2018   “Supernature”,White Rabbit Gallery, Australia
2018.  “Return to Pages—The Material Imagination of Artist’sbooks”,  Bananafish Books and Gallery, Shanghai, China
2017   “Rewoven”,  QCC Art Gallery/CUNY, New York, American 
2017   “ECO-Sublime—International Biennial Paper-Fibre-Art”, National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute2017   “Taiwan/Japan Contemporary Textile Art Interchange Exhibition”, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2016   CONTEXTILE 2016-Contemporary Textile Art Biennial, Guimaraes, Portugal2013   Setouchi Triennale 2013–Fukutake House Asia Art Platform, Japan
2013   Taiwan and Korea Natural Dyeing Exhibition, Nature Dyeing Culture Center, Naju, Korea
2011   The 7th International Biennial of Textile Miniatures, Vilnius, Lithuania
2011   13th International Triennial of Tapestry, Łódź ,Poland
2011   SOFT 4, Fourth International Textile Fashion Accessories Biennale, Spain
2011   1st Cross-Strait Chinese Character Art Festival, Beijing
2009   3rd Triennial of Textile Art, Art Gallery of Szombathely,Hungary
2009   5th International Artist’s Book Triennial, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2006   From Lausanne to Beijing, 4th International Fiber Art Biennale Exhibition, Suzhou, China
2001   Fiberart International 2001-7th Biennale Exhibition”, U.S.A.
2001   Small Expressions 2001, U.S.A.

Selected joint exhibition
2018  “Her Story about Sculpture”Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
2018  “The Charismatic Rebirth of Yore”, MOCATaipei
2018  “Femi-Flow: Creating Female Subjectivity in Art”, National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute
2016  “Art by Textural Combination–Clues”, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
2014  “WHOMEN – In the Name of Asian Female Artists”, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
2014  “YES!TAIWAN 2014 Taiwan Biennial”, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
2014   Taiwan Morden Fiber Art Exhibition, ”, National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute
2012  “I am a Tree”, Taitung Art Museum
2011  “HaaT x Modern Art“Pacific SOGO Department Store
2011  “Tooling” North Gallery, Tainan National University of the Arts
2010  “Open Book” Z Space, Taichung
2010  “Fiber Fashion Green technology“ Taichung Municipal City Huludun Cultural Center
2009  “Stage for Crafts: Taiwanese Women’s Gifts and Self-expressions”, National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute
2009   “la Villa de Mademoiselle B”, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts
2008   “Pillow Project”, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts,Taipei
2008   “Zhi-Dao—Environment, Tranquility, Reverence”, National Taiwan Craft Research Institute, Taiwan
2008   “Exhibition of Weaving Craft in Taiwan”, National Center for Traditional Art
2007   “Exhibition of Paper Craft in Taiwan”, National Center for Traditional Art
2007   “About Place – A Wandering Concept”, Art Taipei 2006, Washan1914 Creative Park
2005   “Ceramics, Metalsmithing, Textile”, Presidential Office Building, Taipei
2005   “Paper Possibilities”, Fulton Street Gallery, New York

Commission Works
2016   “Ocean of Cloth Wheels”,  National Taichung Theater
2015   “Shuttle Asia”, Southern Branch of the National Palace Museum
2014   “Thread”,National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute
2011    “Corner of the Heart”, Shanhua Senior High School
2011    “Blue-and-white dialogue”, Lukang Fishermen’s Association Hall
2011   “True in Heart”, Taichung City Hall
2007   “History’s Revolving Door”, National Taichung Institute of Technology
2005   “The Rifted Vista, The Tunnel Vision”, National Taiwan University
2004   “Qualitative Change”, National Taina Chia-chi Girls’Senior High School
2000   “Beauty of Daily Life”, Decors of Theme Hall, Taipei County Yingko Ceramics Museum
2000   “Network”, Decors of Theme Hall – 10th Anniversary of Weaving Hall, Taichung Country Culture Center
1998   “Manuscript”, Library, Taiwan National College of the Art Residency Program
2012   “Spirituality & Materiality Sculpture Symposium” Taipei National University of the arts

Plan Exhibition
2014   Taiwan Morden Fiber Art Exhibition, ”, National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute
2013   “Taiwan International Cultural and Creative Industry Expo 2013—-Annual Theme Pavilion” Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall
2011   “BOOKing”, Suho Paper Museum, Taipei

Research Projects
2018   Program associateDirector, “Fiber Practice”
2013   Program Director, “Research of Taiwan Fiber Art”
2008   Program Director, “Weaving Nature and Indigo Dyeing”
2002   Director of “Study and Research of Plant Weave in the Chung-Liao Chang-Ping River District”
2000   Deputy Project Director of “Investigation, Study and Revalue of Fiber Materials and Plant-Coloring in Tanna District”, which is a part of Research, Development and Inheritance Project of Residential Culture of Bunon Tribe, Tannan Ville, Hsin-Hsiang, Nantou Country”

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