BIOGRAPHY (for more recent bio, please click here.)

Born: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Education: Master's of Art, University of Pittsburgh, 1994
Bachelor's of Science, Tufts University 1992
The Bronx High School of Science, 1984-1988
Location: Brooklyn, NY


2008 Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, "Surprised Again on the Diagonal," 2002, oil on canvas, 72 x 66 in (183 x 168 cm)
2007 Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA, "Demonstrations" drawings and paintings


2008 Processes & Representations, Neue Galerie Oberschöneweide / Karl Hofer Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany, August 2008
2008 Transition Gadgets, Shoreline Community College Art Gallery, Shoreline, WA, April 3 - April 30
2007 Demonstrations, Shift Collaborative Studio, Seattle, WA,
May 3 - June 2
2002 9-11 Reactions / Reflections, The National Arts Club, New York, NY, September 16 - 28
2000 Lun-Yi TSAI, Oil Paintings, The China National Museum of Art, Beijing, China September 26 - October 15


2008 Karl Hofer Gesellschaft Sommerfest an der Spree, Neue Galerie Oberschöneweide, Berlin, Germany, July 2008
2007 Convergence: 14 Emerging Northwest Artists, Burien Arts Gallery, February 2 - March 31
2006 Aesthetics/Analytics, , Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle WA, November 9 - December 9, Curated by Barbara Shaiman
Shift^3: New Members Exhibit, Shift Collaborative Studio, Seattle WA, November 2 - December 16
2005 Digital Art Gallery: 9th International Conference on Information Visualization, University of Greenwich, London, England, July 6 - 8
Art + Math = X, Patterns in Nature Digital Gallery, CU Special Year in Art and Mathematics http://euclid.colorado.edu/~farsi/conference/artist_tsai.html
Intersection: Art + Math, UMC Art Gallery, University of Colorado at Boulder, June 27 - August 5
Art of Resistance: Criminal Beauty, Capitol Hill Arts Center, Seattle, May 14 & 15
Beyond Borders: A Celebration of our Ethnic Diversity, The Arts Council of Snohomish County, Everett, Washington, May 5 - June 16, 2005
2004 VEXED: on the theme of art and politics, , Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Oct. 5 - 29, Curated by Esther Luttikhuizen
Beyond Talk: Redrawing Race, Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, April 30 - December 12
2002 True Colors: Meditations on the American Spirit, The National Arts Club, New York, NY, July 9 - August 20


2004 Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama by Robert DiYanni, McGraw-Hill, p. 639
2003 SoHo—The Rise and Fall of an Artists’ Colony by Richard Kostelanetz, Routledge, pp. 181 – 185



2009 "Across the Great Divide: Bridging the Two Cultures of Math & Art," Math Colloquium Speaker, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, November 13

"Processes & Representations," Math Colloquium, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, December 3rd
Math Colloquium Speaker, Dept of Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, November 21st
"Processes & Representations," Math Colloquium, Dept. of Mathematics, Tufts University, Medford, MA, October 3rd
Invited Math Club Speaker, "Processes & Representations," Dept. of Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, September 26th

2006 Math Colloquium Speaker, "Demonstrations: Mathematics & art," Dept. of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, October 31st


2009 Math, Art, and the Infinite: Mapping Reality, by Lun-Yi Tsai, Tufts Magazine (Cover story), Fall 2009, p. 16 - 21
2008 Calculating Reality: An Interview with Lun-Yi Tsai, Tufts University News, October 29, 2008
The Art Behind Math: An interview with artist and professor, Lun-Yi Tsai,
by Andrea Cebrecos, Metropolis Newspaper, October 6, 2008
Local prof’s art adds up to German Honors,
by Fabiola Santiago, Miami Herald, September 6, 2008
MDC Professor and Artist Named Germany’s “Mathmaker of the Week,’
by Nicole Tallman, Miami Dade College News & Notes, September 2, 2008
Mathemacher der Woche Lun-Yi Tsai: Der Brückenbauer (Mathmaker of the Week Lun-Yi Tsai: The Bridge
Jahr der Mathematik 2008, August 25, 2008
Im Portrait (interview), Berlin Online TV – Freshmilk,
by Bianca Welsch, July 5, 2008
“Transition Gadgets at SCC Gallery”
by Jocelyn Robinson, The Enterprise, Seattle, WA, April 11, 2008
2007 Beautiful Math & Fantastic Reality, NPR Radio KUOW 94.9 FM, Seattle, June 1, 2007
Intuition + Math + Architecture = Drawing,
by Sheila Farr, The Seattle Times, May 25, 2007, p. 43H
"Conceptions of Space" (Beautiful Geekery) by Jen Graves, The Stranger, May 10, 2007, p. 23
Math & Art Month by Rachel Shimp, The Seattle Weekly, May 16, 2007, p. 28
2005 Two exhibits celebrate the power of art by Mike Murray, Herald (A&E), April 29, 2005, p. 27
2004 Vexed: an exhibition of politically charged art by Erin Perschbacher, Internationalist, Winter, p. 49
Mathematical Impressions: Lun-Yi Tsaï A92
by Laura Ferguson, Tufts Magazine, Fall 2004, p. 59
Artists speak volumes, despite ‘No Comment’
by Jared Smith, The Trail, October 8, 2004, p. 12
Wing Luke exhibit fosters dialogue about racial differences
by Regina Hackett, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, June 4, 2004
Compelling collection of art with a conscience
by Matthew Kangas, Seattle Times, May 28
2002 Artists’ SoHo, by Richard Kostelanetz, NYArts Magazine, November, p. 93.