Xiaojing Yan is a China born Markham based artist. She holds a M.F.A. in Sculpture from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA and a B.F.A from Nanjing Arts Institute, China. Her work explores the state of living and traveling between two cultures.
Yan’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in China, Canada and United States. Her work was included in the featured exhibition "Beyond Geography" at Art Toronto 2012. Recent solo shows include The Red Head Gallery, Toront (2012), Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford (2011), Artspace, Peterborough (2011), and Phoenix Art Gallery, China 2009.
Yan is the recipient of numerous grants including most recently the Travel Grant from College Art Association, NYC, the Emerging Artist Grant from Ontario Arts Council, Project Grant from the Canadian Council for the Arts and Emerging Artist Grant from Toronto Arts Council. Yan has been interviewed by Artsyn, Omini TV, CBC Radio, Fairchild TV and Nanjing TV.