Patty Chang is an LA-based artist using performance, video, installation and narrative when considering identity, gender, transnationalism, the environment, and impacted subjectivities. Born in 1972 in San Leandro, California, Chang received her BA from the University of California, San Diego, in 1994.
Her work has been exhibited nationwide and internationally at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; Guggenheim Museum, New York; The New Museum, New York; BAK, Basis voor actuele Kunst, Utrecht; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Fri Art Centre d’Art de Freibourg, Switzerland; Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, England; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the M+ Museum, Hong Kong; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA); the Times Museum in Guangzhou, China; and the Moderna Museet, Stockholm. She has received a United States Artists Grant, Rockefeller Foundation Grant, a Creative Capital Award, a finalist for the Hugo Boss Prize, a Guna S. Mundheim Fellow in the Visual Arts at the American Academy in Berlin, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow, an Anonymous Was a Woman Grant. She teaches at the University of Southern California. Her acclaimed exhibition “Milk Debt” will be held at the 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA in October 2020.