• David Lozada

Taking Inspiration from the Pandemic: Chemin Hsiao - Sounds Like NYC Ep. #062

On this episode of Sounds Like NYC we sat down painter Chemin Hsiao. We talked about nurturing children’s creativity, the importance of separating your work and home space and the beauty of watercolor art.

is a visual artist based in Queens and Brooklyn. Hsiao received his BFA and MFA from the School of Visual Arts and was a recipient of the New Work Grant (2017 & 2019) and ArtSite Public Art Commissioning (2018) from the Queens Council on the Arts.

Hsiao has taken part in artist residencies at the Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts in Canada, SU-CASA Residency in New York, and the Cuttyhunk Island Artist Residency in Massachusetts. He was selected as one of the ProjectArt resident artists in Windsor Park Library and a fellow at the ARTWorks, Inc. program supported by the Jerome Foundation at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.

Since 2019, he has completed several commissioned public murals for the Queens community including Jackson Heights (82nd Street Partnership), Elmhurst Sculpture Park (RPGA Studio), Union Street in Flushing (Asian American Federation), and the SkyView Center in Flushing (ShopCore Properties)

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