Yijun Liao (Pixy)
Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Yijun Liao is an artist currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
She is a recipient of En Foco's New Works Photography Fellowship and was a winner of Flash Forward Award (Canada) in 2011, CPW Photography Now 2009, and Hey, Hot Shot in 2008. She was also a Honorable Mentionee of New York Photo Awards 2009 at New York Photo Festival and a finalist of ITS Photo Award (Italy).
Liao is currently doing a studio residency at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and will do a darkroom residency at Camera Club of New York in the end of 2013. She has done artist residency at Woodstock AIR program in 2010.
Liao’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, including NordArt (Germany), kunst licht Gallery (China), Arario Gallery (NY), VT Artsalon (Taiwan), The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space (Lebanon), Pingyao International Photography Fest (China), Lianzhou International Photography Fest (China), etc,.
Liao holds a MFA in photography from University of Memphis.