Yawen Chien

Yawen Chien was born in Taiwan and currently lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. She studied MA digital Media in UK. She received extensive training in Chinese painting and watercolor in Taiwan. Her Design and Illustrations has been used on CD covers, posters, furniture catalogs, custom product design, weddings and events designs. Her abstract work is largely influenced by underground art. Her works have been shown in Taiwan, South Korea and North America. Her practice and teaching experience spans painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and book art. Most recently, she has been working on a multimedia project incorporating illustrations, design and performing arts.  

Exhibitions

Group show

2019

Moment, San Francisco Zen Center

Unseen/Seer, Citadel Art Gallery


2018

Originals & Reproductions, Citadel Art Gallery

GAIA- Age of Climate Change, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery

Eye Of The Beholder, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery

Homage, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery

2017

Message In the Bottle, San Francisco Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation Art show


2016

San Francisco, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery

Snapchat interactive show, Internet Archive


2015

Flora & Fauna, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery

The Blues, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery

San Francisco Impressions, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery


2014

In the Round II, Graven Feather Gallery, Canada


2013

Embrace, Sanjhih No2 Gallery, Taiwan

In the Round I, Graven Feather Gallery, Canada


2011

Placard art, Korea

Pacific art League, Palo Alto, CA

Landscape of portrait, KCI Gallery


2010  

Olive Hyde Art Center, Fremont, CA

BL Gallery, Portugal & England    

Book Art Jam, Los Altos, CA

Placard art, Korea

Elemental, KCI Gallery, Los Altos, CA


Award

Merit award
The Blues, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery


Member

Fuse Presents: The Citadel A

Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society

Bay Area Book Artists

San Francisco Women Artists Gallery


Solo show 

2016

Memories of the city, Fire Horse Hair Salon, San Francisco

2015

La Promenade Cafe, San Francisco

2012

Wind Brings light, Sanjhih No2 Gallery, Taiwan

Publication

2016

Zen Cones: a cumulative meditation (Photography), October 23, 2016, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform