Visual Arts

Artists Seen: Millie Chen

by / Nov. 9, 2016 12am EST

Millie Chen is an artist, educator, and writer. Born in Taiwan, she was raised in Toronto. After studying piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music, she received a BFA from York University in 1986 (both institutions in Toronto) and an MFA from Concordia University in Montreal in 1994. Her installations, videos, and performance interventions have been presented across North America, China, Japan, and Europe, and her writing has appeared in publications in the UK, Canada, the US, and China.She is currently chair of UB’s Department of Visual Studies. Chen’s installation 1970s Prototypes is on view at BT&C Gallery through December 17, and she will present an artist’s talk at Hallwalls on Wednesday, Nov. 16. For more information on her work, visit or

Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit for more information.