Meeson Pae Yang

lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Solo Exhibitions/ Projects

2018  Transmute, The LOFT, San Pedro, CA
2017  New Work, SoLA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2017  Embedded, Artertain, Seoul, Korea
2016  Emanate, solo project, Millard & Partners, London, United Kingdom (forthcoming)
2016  Permeate, solo exhibition, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (forthcoming)
2015 Transitive, solo permanent installation, London, United Kingdom
2013  Art Stage Singapore, solo project, City of Singapore, Singapore
2011 Dispersion, Contemporary Istanbul, solo project, Istanbul, Turkey
2011  Installations, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rolling Hills Estates, CA
2011  Moment, Windward Held and Bordy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011  Liminal, The Collaborative, Arts Council for Long Beach & Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
2011  Coalesce, Pulse, Los Angeles, CA
2011  Permeate, Blythe Projects, Culver City, CA
2010  Ephemeral Phenomena, Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich, Switzerland
2010  Traverse, ArtHK, Wanchai, Hong Kong                  
2010  Accumulations, Launch, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Dispersion, Art LA, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Stratum, JK Gallery, Culver City, CA
2009  Refractions, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007  Propagation, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
2006  Transitory, The Loft, San Pedro, CA
2006  Systems, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

Public Art

2019 Gaze, Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission, Terraces at Paseo Colorado, Pasadena, CA
2019 Emit, Ocean Ave Penthouse, Santa Monica, CA
2019 Emit, Internet Brands Headquarters, El Segundo, CA
2016 Garden, Royal Caribbean International Ltd, Rostock, Germany
2014  Reflections, National AIDS Monument, West Hollywood, CA (Finalist)
2013 Traverse, Le Meridien, Zhengzhou, China
2013 Encoding, Department of Cultural Affairs Public Art, Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX
2011 Urban Oasis, Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission, M&D Properties Development One Green Street, Pasadena, CA
2011   Traverse, Department of Cultural Affairs, Ontario Airport, Ontario, CA
2010  Immersion, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Biomedical Campus Public Art Project, Phoenix, AZ
2010  Dispersion, Department of Cultural Affairs LA, Public Art Installation, Tom Bradley International Airport, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Traverse, Arts Council for Long Beach, Mobile Exhibits Public Art Installations, Long Beach, CA
2006 Sweater, Special Project: Los Angeles Arts Association, Directed by Tim Hawkinson, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018   Meditations, The Collaborative, Long Beach, CA
2016   Los Angeles Art Show, Ping Pong, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA/ Basel, Switzerland
2014   Abstracting from Nature, Descanso Gardens Gallery, Flintridge, CA
2014   Three Projects, Cerritos College Gallery, Cerritos, CA (*3 person show & catalog)
2013   Liminal, Scope Art Miami, Miami, FL
2013   Reverberation, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
2013   Transitive, Fu Xin Gallery, Miami, FL
2013   An Anatomical Poem: from cellular to visceral, El Camino College Gallery, Torrance, CA
2013   The Body an Anatomical Poem, El Camino College Gallery, Torrance, CA
2012   Investigating Systems, Kearny Street Projects, San Francisco, CA
2012   Featherweight, West Los Angeles College Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012   Visions for the New California, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2011   Measure for Measure, Harvard University, University Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2011   C.A.R New Media Art, Galerie Agentur 162, Essen, Germany
2011   Playtime, See Line Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011   Art Paris, Le Grand Palais, Paris, France
2011   Measure for Measure, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
2011   India Art Summit, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India
2011   Art Stage Singapore, Marina Bay Sands Exhibition and Convention Center, Singapore
2011   LA Art Fair, Fu Xin Gallery (Shanghai), Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2010   KIAF, Seoul, Coex Convention Center, Seoul, South Korea
2010   Measure for Measure, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
2010   Room Mobile, See Line Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010   EKFA Winter Show, Eli Klein Fine Art, New York, NY
2010   Forest, Arena 1, Santa Monica, CA
2010   LA Art Show, Featured Installation, Los Angeles, CA
2010   ARCO, Madrid, Spain
2010   Art Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2009   ArtAsia, Miami, FL
2009   Let There Be Light, Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA
2009   MOD: Matters on Design, curated by Dan Goldman, Los Angeles, CA
2009   GEM, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Systems Theory, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2008   Scatter, SCA Project Gallery, Pomona, CA *three person exhibition
2008   Tarfest, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Asian New Media, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Accessorize, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, Juror: Peggy Fogelman
2007   All In, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2007   Go Native: Installed, Phantom Galleries, Pasadena, CA
2007   An Intersection of Past and Present, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA *catalog
2006   Contemplating Apocalypse, Brewery Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2006   10th Annual Festival of New Media Arts, Online Archive, Freewaves, Los Angeles, CA
2006   Biannual, Gallery 825 South Annex, Hermosa Beach, CA, Juror: Jeremy Strick, MOCA
2005   Index, El Camino Gallery Sculpture Garden, Torrance, CA
2005   Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
2005   Six Degrees, Walled City; San Pedro/Los Angeles, CA
2005   L.A. Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Juror: James Elaine
2004   Boundless, Stenersenmuseet, Norway, Curator: Henry Meyric Hughes
2004   Open Call, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
2004   Open Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, Juror: James Elaine
2004   Open Call L.A. 2004, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003   See Between the Lines, Bohemia, Los Angeles, CA
2003   Instructors Exhibition, Stewart Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
2002   Ofivina 02, New Song, Irvine, CA

Awards & Honors

2013   AHL Foundation Award, New York, NY
2011 Elizabeth Vyse Memorial Award, Long Beach, CA
2009 James Irvine Foundation’s Visions from the New California Award, Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, CA
2007  Artists' Resource for Completion Grant, The Durfee Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
2007  Beverly G. Alpay Award, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA
2005  Honorable Mention, L.A. Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003  Nominee Best Film, Damah Film Festival , Seattle, WA
2003  Nominee Best Film, 48 Hour Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
2002  Hans G. and Thordis W. Burkhardt Foundation Award, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Reviews/ Publications

Daily Serving, Fan Mail: Meeson Pae Yang, Mailee Hung, October 27, 2016
Vice: The Creators Project, Colors and Shadow Augment an Artistic Investigation into Polarity, Francesca Capossela, July 27, 2016
Art LTD, On View:Meeson Pae Yang, Staff, July 2016
Sculpture, Myths of Fantastical Life: A Conversation With Meeson Pae Yang, Michael Amy, June 2013,32,5,pp.24-31 (cover story)
LAWeekly, Art Platform, Pulse and Other Art Fairs Take Over the City. What Did L.A. Think, Shana Nys Dambrot, October 6, 2011
Artweek.LA, Meeson Pae Yang: Liminal, Bill Bush, August 15, 2011, Volume 39, Collaborative’s Liminal Mixes Nature and Science, Ashleigh Oldland, August 11, 2011
Artillery, Critic’s Pick, July/August 2011 Issue, page 26 -27
Artweek.LA, Meeson Pae Yang: Permeate, Bill Bush, May 13, 2011, Volume 26
Art Ltd, Meeson Pae Yang: Accumulations at LAUNCH, Scarlet Cheng, September/October Issue, page 14
New Scientist, Art Scaled Up and Down, Amanda Gefter, September 29 ,2010, issue 2780
Korea Times, Meeson Pae Yang, Sookee Chung, June 11, 2010, A-23
Los Angeles Times, Critic’s Notebook: The L.A Art Show, Christopher Knight, January 22, 2010
The District, Twinkle Town, Vy Pham, December 16, 2009
944, Growing From Concrete, Janine Rayford, December 2009,
Flavorpill, Let There Be Light, Shana Nys Dambrot, December 5, 2009,
Larchmont Chronicle, Natural vs. the Artificial in Painted World in 'Vermis,' March 2009, Section 1 pg. 26
Daily Serving, Meeson Pae Yang, Seth Curcio, October 26, 2009
Theme Magazine, Micro-Art, March 2009, pg. 22-23
Flavorpill, Meeson Pae Yang & Steve Burtch, Shana Nys Dambrot, March 2009,
THE Magazine, Studio Visits, December 2008, pg. 26
Daily Breeze, 1 Exhibit is a real snore, the other is cyborg friendly, Jim Farber, Feb. 1, 2008,,pg.14-15
Art & Living Magazine, summer ’07, page 110
Artifacts, Alpay Awards, summer ‘07, cover page
Los Angeles Times, Close-Knit ‘Sweater’ Teamwork, Holly Myers, July 14, 2006, Calendar E-20
California Homes, July 2006
Artifacts, Exhibitions, Fall 2003, pg. 6-7
New Song Quarterly, Ofivina 02, Jung Cha, winter 2003, pg.56-57

Selected Collections

Royal Caribbean International Ltd, Rostock, Germany
Le Meridien, Zhengzhou, China
Private, Richard Landry, Malibu, CA
Private, Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich, Switzerland
Private, Homeira Goldstein, Manhattan Beach, CA
Private, HH Princess Fahdah bink Khaled Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia
Private, Jeff Pan, Plano, TX
Private, Brigitte Kammerer, Sao Paul, Brazil
Private, Ben Lunsky, Santa Monica, CA
Private, Javad Kheradmandan, Los Angeles, CA
Private, Meg McComb, Los Angeles,CA
Private, James Panozzo, Los Angeles, CA
Private, Barbara Lazaroff, Beverly Hills, CA
Ace Gallery, Doug Chrismas, Los Angeles, CA
World Trade Center, Dallas, TX

Teaching/Professional Experience

2015- pres.  Lecturer. School of Art- Digital Fabrication. California State University Long Beach, CA
2014  Visiting Artist Instructor - School of Art- Computer Art. California State University Long Beach, CA
2012 - pres.  Art Instructor -Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
2012 -2012  Teaching Intern - California State University Long Beach, CA
2009 - 2010   Lead Public Art Instructor - Arts Council for Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
2004 - 2012  Arts Education Director - Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
2004 - 2005  Director of Art/Production Designer - Transcendental Media, Irvine, CA
2003- 2004    Art Instructor - Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA


2018  Biola University, La Mirada,CA, Artist Lecture
2016  California State University of Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, Artist Lecture
2014  Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA, Artist Lecture
2013  California State University, Long Beach, CA, Teaching Intern, Foundation Digital Art
2013  El Camino College Gallery, Torrance, CA, Artist Lecture
2011  Los Angeles County Arts Commission & Arts Council for Long Beach, Artist Lecture
2012  Windward School, Los Angeles, CA, Artist Lecture, Workshop, & Residency
2010  Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles, CA, Art Instructor
2010  Exploratorium Museum, San Francisco, Artist Lecture & Workshop
2005  El Camino College, Beginning Sculpture, Torrance, CA, Artist Lecture

Organizations & Affiliations

Los Angeles Arts Association, Gallery 825, Member, Los Angeles, CA
Angels Gate Cultural Center, Artist-Teacher, San Pedro, CA


2014      MFA   California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
2002      BFA University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA