The Department of Studio Art welcomes photographer Sophia Chai, Vail visiting artist, presenting an artist talk.
Chai received her Master of Fine Arts in photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her Bachelor of Arts in chemistry from the University of Chicago. She has shown her work at various venues in New York City, including Trestle Projects, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Knockdown Center, A.I.R. Gallery, and TSA Gallery amongst others. Her last solo show was at 106 Green Gallery in Brooklyn, New York in 2016. Chai is a recent recipient of the SEMAC (Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council) grant for advancing artists. In 2020, Chai will open a solo exhibition at the Rochester Art Center and a two-person show at Hair +Nails Gallery in Minneapolis.