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Jenny Lam
Works at Time Out Chicago
Attended Columbia University in the City of New York
Lives in Chicago, IL
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#ThrowbackThursday to '13 when I matched a #Miami #mural. #Wall by #AholSniffsGlue, #Wynwood (which I wrote about in a now classic post, "Notes from [an] underground [#art scene advocate]": http://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/2012/12/notes-from-underground-art-scene.html) #streetart #travel #photography #travelphotography #design #painting
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All NSYNC memes aside, May truly is a wondrous time of year in Chicago. Whether you treat your eyes to playful paintings inside galleries or jump arou
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LEXICON artwork sneak peek #3! Sheila Arora, "Pick Me," #acryliconcanvas. The #exhibition opens in June, but you can also see Sheila's paintings at a pop-up solo show tonight in #Chicagohttp://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/2016/04/in-bloom.html #art #painting #artist #artists #acrylic #design #color #colors #colorful #paint #painter #abstractart #abstract #blue #flower #flowers #floral #florals
I loved Fresh off the Boat showing how the Huangs chose their American names on last night's episode. My parents, immigrants from Hong Kong, also chose their own English names. There's something so powerful about that—being young, coming from nothing, literally making a name for yourself.
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I have a new blog post today: http://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/2016/04/odyssey.html (LEXICON artwork sneak peek #2.) Happy Monday, everyone! #MondayMotivation #Art #Painting #Travel #Movies #Chicago
And as a follow-up to this post: My Centennial Project prize package—including Find Your Park gear and an annual pass to all U.S. national parks in 2016—arrived! (A couple months ago, I was selected as a First Prize Winner for the National Park Service and National Park Foundation's Centennial ...
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ICYMI yesterday: I am thrilled to announce the #artists participating in LEXICON! They hail from all over #Chicago, the country, and the world. List at http://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/2016/04/release-kraken.html (link in bio) // Here's your first look at the show: Arturo Mazon, "Oct on My Head." #art   #streetart  #painting   #drawing   #mixedmedia   #illustration   #contemporaryart  
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Happy #Asian American and Pacific Islander #Heritage Month, everyone! To kick it off, here's LEXICON artwork sneak peek #4! Aisha Yousaf, "#Love & #Oil," #pen & #ink: http://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/2016/05/strength.html #art #artist #southasian #desi #woc #lgbt #queer #illustration #drawing #print #blackandwhite #women #girls #poc #apahm #aapi #strength #design #culture
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Happy #Asian American and Pacific Islander #Heritage Month, everyone! To kick it off, here's LEXICON artwork sneak peek #4! Aisha Yousaf, "#Love & #Oil," #pen & #inkhttp://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/2016/05/strength.html #art #artist #southasian #desi #woc #lgbt #queer #illustration #drawing #print #blackandwhite #women #girls #poc #apahm #aapi #strength #design #culture
And one of my favorite projects I came across this past year that's always worth revisiting: “Chinatown Pretty,” a celebration of the street style of [adorable!] seniors living in San Francisco's Chinatown. Posted by Jenny Lam at 6:00:00 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!
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LEXICON artwork sneak peek #3! Sheila Arora, "Pick Me," #acryliconcanvas. The #exhibition opens in June, but you can also see Sheila's paintings at a pop-up solo show tonight in #Chicagohttp://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/2016/04/in-bloom.html #art #painting #artist #artists #acrylic #design #color #colors #colorful #paint #painter #abstractart #abstract #blue #flower #flowers #floral #florals
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Created a Facebook event page for my next #art show, LEXICON! http://www.facebook.com/events/816058201839973 Opens Friday, 17 June at the Zhou B Art Center. #Chicago
LEXICON Curated by Jenny Lam Opening reception: Friday, 17 June 2016, 7-10pm -- A picture's worth a thousand words. Or one. Or a multi-volume series of novels with no end in sight. A single piece of art may take on vastly different meanings to different people. Even a work that wasn't made with ...
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As I said last week, a record number of artists applied to LEXICON. Thank you, again, for sharing so much art with me. Today, I am thrilled to announce the selected artists! Hailing from all over Chicago, the country, and the world, they include: Adrienne Glover, Adrienne Powers, ...
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Artist / Artist Agent / Independent Curator / Writer
Employment
  • Time Out Chicago
    Blogger, 2015 - present
  • Sixty Inches From Center
    Contemporary Art Journalist, 2011 - present
  • Artists on the Lam
    Artist Agent / Independent Curator, 2011 - present
  • 4Art Inc Gallery
    Head Curator, 2009 - 2011
  • Christie's
    Post-War and Contemporary Art Intern, 2009 - 2009
  • Eyebeam
    PR Assistant / Intern, 2008 - 2008
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Chicago, IL
Previously
- New York, NY - Hamburg, Germany
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Artist. Artist Agent. Independent Curator. Writer.
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Artist. Artist agent. Independent curator. Writer. Troublemaker.

Columbia University alumnus. Chicago-born daughter of Hong Kong immigrants. Globetrotting polyglot. People connector. Culture cultivator. Kyriarchy smasher. Graphic T-shirt addict. Former precocious child. Current child at heart. INTJ. Nerd.

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1st Prize Winner of the National Park Service & National Park Foundation's Centennial Project.

Recipient of the Individual Artists Program grant from the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events for my project, Dreams of a City.

My blog, Artists on the Lam, was named "Best Local Visual Arts Blog" in the Chicago Reader's Best of Chicago issue.

My show, I CAN DO THAT, was named the audience choice for "Best Art Exhibit" in NewCity's Best of Chicago issue.

Bragging rights
http://artistsonthelam.blogspot.com/p/about_10.html
Education
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
    Visual Arts, 2005 - 2009
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August 17
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Artists on the Lam: That Time of Year
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I'll be sharing photos on Instagram as well as updating Twitter and Facebook. Follow along! In the meantime, if you're around Batavia, Illin

Artists on the Lam: Forever Golden
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“There's this level of craftsmanship that's apparent here in the Midwest and Chicago in particular, whereas if you go [elsewhere] people are

Artists on the Lam: Dig Yourself
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“This show is creepy.” –apparently said by a troop of Boy Scouts who toured the exhibition I juried. Photo by Brian DeWolf. Thanks to everyo

Artists on the Lam
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