Lan Tuazon (b.1976) is a sculptor who lives and works in Chicago. Her work is about the order of things told in a trifecta of architecture, artifacts and the Anthropocene. Solo exhibitions of her work debut at the Brooklyn Museum where LanTuazon became the first artist to display Sculptural Combines next to artifacts in their Egyptian permanent collection. LanTuazon's ongoing work on order and distinctions has taken on the subject of the built environment and the social imagination of things. She is the Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the School of Art Institute of Chicago and holds an MFA from Yale University and BA from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Works have been exhibited internationally at the Imperial Palace in Austria, WKV Kunstverein in Germany, Lowry Museum in London, and Bucharest Biennale 4 in Romania with support from the Jerome Foundation, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Headlands Center for the Arts and Foundation of Contemporary Art. She participated in group shows in New York at the Sculpture Center, Socrates Sculpture Park, ISE Cultural Foundation, Momenta Art, Apex Art and a solo exhibition at the Storefront for Art and Architecture. Lan Tuazon is Lan Tuazon 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
This residency is supported by the Joyce Foundation