Born: Concord, Massachusetts, 1979

Resides: Los Angeles, California

Education: San Francisco Art Institute (M.F.A., 2004); Brown University (B.A., 2001)


Selected Solo Exhibitions



“A Hard White Body, a Porous Slip,” Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago (September 14–October 29).

“A Hard White Body, a Soft White Worm,” Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (February 10–April 8).



“A Hard White Body / Un corps blanc exquis,” Bétonsalon, Paris.



“The Mountain, Commonwealth and Council,” Los Angeles.

“A Body Reduced to Brilliant Colour,” Gasworks, London.



“You Are a Spacious Fluid Sac,” Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

“It Was Only a Moment for You,” CAAA, Guimarães, Portugal.

“Sycorax’s Garden,” 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica.



“The Long-Lasting Intimacy of Strangers,” Galeria Quadrado Azul, Porto, Portugal.



“It Makes the Patient See Pictures,” Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

“Inanimism,” Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts.


Selected Group Exhibitions



“Preservation,” Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

“Manipulate the World: Connecting Öyvind Fahlström,” Moderna Museet, Stockholm. “Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon,” New Museum, New York.

“Upon a Shifting Plate,” Act II, Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawuj, Beirut.

“How Deep Is Your Love?,” Cooper Cole, Toronto.

“Ex-Libris,” Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, California.

“Ours Is a City of Writers,” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery.

“Canibalia, redux,” Hangar, Lisbon, Portugal.

“In Practice: Material Deviance,” Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York.

“The Ecstasy of Mary Shelley,” LACE, Los Angeles.

“Lesbian Gulls, Dead Zones, Sweat and T.” (in collaboration with Patrick Staff), Human Resources, Los Angeles.



“Hallstatt,” Galeria Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo, Brazil.

“The First Horizons of Juno,” MASS Gallery, Austin, Texas.

“A Kingdom of Hours,” Gasworks, London; TEOR / éTica, Costa Rica.

“The Wedding Project,” Art Dubai Projects and Delfina Foundation, Mina A’Salam Hotel, Dubai.

“Current: LA Public Art Biennial,” presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles.

“Albert Herter, Caitlin Keogh, and Candice Lin,” Koenig & Clinton, New York.



“Transformation Marathon” (in collaboration with Patrick Staff), Serpentine Galleries, London.

“Cumuli II,” Trading Places, L40, Berlin, Germany.

“Canibalia,” Kadist, Paris.

“Plants in Transition” (in collaboration with Patrick Staff), 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica; CAAA, Guimarães, Portugal.



“A Machine Desires Instructions as a Garden Desires Discipline,” FRAC Lorraine, France; Alhóndiga Bilbao, Spain.



“MexiCali Biennial 2013: Cannibalism in the New World,” Vincent Price Art Museum, East Los Angeles.

“New Stories from the Edge of Asia: This/That,” San Jose Museum of Art, California.



“Plus ou moins sorcières,” La Maison Populaire, Montreuil, France.


Selected Bibliography



Sheets, Hilarie. “Transcending the Binary: Gender-Fluid Artists Come Out of the Gray Zone,” New York Times (September 17).

Diehl, Travis. “Interview,” WAX (Spring).

Florian, Federico. “Candice Lin at Gasworks, London,” Art in America (February 24).



Kay, Jean. “An Interview with Candice Lin,” AQNB (November 29).

Bailey, Stephanie. “Critics’ Pick: Candice Lin,” Artforum (October).

Black, Ezrha Jean. “Best in Show 2015,” Artillery (January).



Osborne-Bartucca, Kristen. “Candice Lin: Review,” Artillery (November 3).

Diehl, Travis. “Critics’ Picks,” Artforum (October).

Mizota, Sharon. “Review: Candice Lin Explores the Unruliness of the Natural Order at Ghebaly Gallery,” Los Angeles Times (October 16).

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