Lai-Chung Poon was born in Hong Kong, then her family immigrated to San Francisco Bay Area in her teens. Poon moved to Brooklyn in 1999. Her work has a wide range of subject matter, which includes autobiographical narratives, female role in society, technology in art, and the process of art making.

Curriculum Vitae
Born Hong Kong. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

2007 MFA in Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY
2003 BFA in Drawing, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2006-7 School of Visual Arts Scholarship
2003 Fine Art Award for Outstanding Merit in Drawing
2001 Gamlin Art Award
1999 Alice Beeman Award
1998 Growing Up Asian American Art Award
2004 "Deck of Cards", Rohan Lounge, San Francisco, California
2003 "Animals from A to Z", Tia Gallery Café, Brooklyn, NY
2009 "Cirpiani Artist Talk and Exhibition", curated by nAscent Art, New York, NY
"Dreamwork", New York Graduate School for Psychoanalysis, curated by Steven Poser and Fredrika Stjärne
2008 "Art at the Market", presented by nAscent Art, Chelsea Market, New York
"Blue Chip", Wook & Lattuada, New York, NY
"Real Party '08", Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
"Dead Composition", NYCAMS, curated by Noel Herberling, New York, NY
2007 "School of Visual Arts, MFA Road Show", Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis, Missouri, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, Arthur Roger Project Space, New Orleans, Louisana
"Staff Exhibition", Brooklyn Museum, NY
"$960,000+", Thesis Show curated by Joao Ribas, Visual Arts Gallery, NY, NY
2006 "Telling the Stories: Artists' Books", Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ
"Binge and Purge", Magnan Projects, curated by Noel Heberling, NY, NY
"Art for Healing", funding for the American Cancer Society, presented by Mushroom Arts and Korea Village, Queens, NY
"No more Drama: The Saga Continues", Center for the Book Arts, curated by Edwin Ramoran, NY, NY
"Fabula", Mushroom Arts Gallery, curated by Ji-Yaang Kim, New York, NY
2005 Kunst05 Zurich art fair, presented by Creative Thriftshop, Zurich Switzerland
Photo New York Art Fair, Creative Thriftshop, New York, NY.
-scope Hamptons Art Fair, Liquid Blue Gallery, New York, NY.
"You Are I Am", curators You Are Beautiful, Foundation Gallery Chicago IL.
"On the Quickness", Haven Gallery, curator Lynn del Sol, Mott Haven NY.
"Sistas Rock Shock the House", Supreme Trading, Williamsburg, NY
2004 "Lai-Sze-Lai-Chung" Xanadu, New York
"The Birds and the Beasts", Tia Gallery Café, Brooklyn, NY
"Menage a Huit", Officeops, Corpus Rabid Gambit, Brooklyn, NY
2003 "Erotic Mythology Video Salon", Eickholt Gallery, NY, NY
"Semilla Urbana", Miramar, Puerto Rico
"Deck of Cards", Fusion Arts Gallery, NY, NY
Siggraph Muti-Media art show, San Diego
Pratt show, Hammerstein Ballroom, NY
Juried art show, Schafler Gallery, NY
Senior Thesis Show, Second Floor Gallery, Pratt Institute
"Animal Kingdom" Second Floor Gallery, Pratt Institute
2002-03 "Extreme Existence" Response show, Schafler Gallery, NY
2002 9/11 Artist Response show, Schafler Gallery, NY
Summer Invitational show, Schafler Gallery, NY
2009 Chelsea Art Museum Young Associates party, New York, NY
2008 "Projection on Lake", Pasadena, CA
"Animals from A to Z", Museum of Sex, New York
2007 Toronto Urban Film Festival, Canada
2006 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Canada
2003-04 "Indie Soy Film Event", Jeollado, NY
2003 Honeygunlabs/ Video Grind House, Passerby, NY
2007 "POW!" at Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
"POW!" at Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY
2006 "SugarRide Girls", WAXworks, University Settlement, NY, NY
2006 Online Interview with The Business of Dance and Music
2006 Noyes Museum, "Telling the Stories"
2006 New York Times, "No More Drama..." at Center of the Book Arts
2006 Kazoun and Poon at Xanadu*,
2006 NY Arts, Volume 9 January, February 2004 "Erotica Section"
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