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Mel Chin

Mel Chin was born in Houston, Texas, and lives and works in Burnsville, North Carolina. He is known for his broad range of approaches to art, including multidisciplinary collaborative projects, and for his investigations of how art can provoke greater social awareness and responsibility. His work is exhibited extensively in the United States and abroad and was documented in the PBS program Art21: Art in the Twenty-first Century. A traveling retrospective exhibition, titled Mel Chin: Rematch, opened at the New Orleans Museum of Art in February 2014.