Photography by: Kristen Gladney

Photography by: Kristen Gladney

Biography

Amie Lin (b. 1978, Taipei) is a Taiwanese-American visual artist who has been living and working in Berlin since early 2014. Prior to Germany, she has lived in Taipei, Los Angeles, London, Florence, Shanghai. Amsterdam and New York. Lin studied Psychology and Graphic Design at University of Los Angeles in California (UCLA) where she received her Bachelor’s degrees in 2001. She later obtained her Master’s degree in Communications Design from Pratt Institute in New York in 2005.

For the last decade, Lin worked as a Senior Art Director in the fashion industry. Despite a fruitful career in commercial arts, Lin never deviated from her artistic practice. Having grown up bestride between eastern and western cultures, she has cultivated a point of view that encompass both worlds but beholds biases from neither one. She kept a home-studio in Brooklyn and applied the knowledge and skills that she has acquired from the commercial world into her personal projects. Her work has been exhibited in the U.S., Asia and Europe.