Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Yijun Liao is an artist currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. She is a recipient of NYFA Fellowship, En Foco’s New Works Fellowship and was a selected winner of LensCulture Exposure Awards and Magenta’s Flash Forward Award, etc,. She was a Honorable Mentionee of New York Photo Awards and a finalist of ITS Photo Award.
Liao is currently a darkroom resident at Camera Club of New York. She has done artist residencies at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace program and Woodstock AIR program at CPW.
Liao’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, including Arario Gallery (NY), kunst licht Gallery (China), VT Artsalon (Taiwan), Kips Gallery (Korea), The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space (Lebanon), NordArt (Germany), Pingyao International Photography Fest (China), etc,.
Liao holds a MFA in photography from University of Memphis.