Yaya Chang is a Franco-American-Chinese artist, born in New-York and Hong Kong and now based in Paris (Belleville). Her works are inspired by his cultures, her houses and her multiple and sometimes contradictory personalities. Ariane, who works at Yaya, works with pastel, oil, acrylic, watercolor and ink. The focus has recently been on routine: art, for her, is the spontaneous bursting of the daily routine. she is self-taught, firm is the belief that you do not need a degree to create art.
Yaya signs her work with a "YA within a red square to signify a chinese stone chop. Several of her pieces are signed with a custom carved stop chop "YA" in red ink. The character zhang, written in the traditional form is her last name in mandarin. In all Chinese dialects, the last name is said first, hence "YA".
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Born in New York in 1986.
BA from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She graduated in 2008 magna cum laude with a double major in Chinese Asia Pacific Studies and History of Art.
MSC from Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales et Economiques, in Cergy, France. She gratuated in 2012.
"La Routine", Strada, 92 rue du Temple, 75003 Paris (June-September 2017)
"La Routine", L'Atelier Singulier , 38 rue Sedaine, 75011 Paris (February-March 2017)
"Beijing, T'es Ouf", Amy Q Gallery, Chaoyang Park , Beijing, China (April 2016)
"The Whole is Greater Than the Sun of its Parts", Gaerie Nouvel Organon, Paris (January 2014)
"Art In Technology", Google Headquarters, Paris (January 2012)
"Variations on Goddard", Salon des Trois Pièces Cuisine, Paris (November 2011)
"Dessins de Yunnan", Au Caves Populaires, Paris (August 2011)
"Au tour l'Opéra", Grand Salon de la Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris (December 2010)
"Delectable Paths", Showroom pf SugarPlum Cake shop, Paris (June 2010)
"Geely Design-Where East and West Meet in Art & Design"- A visionfor Mobility in 2100. To mark the team's arrival in Paris, Executive Vice President of Geely Design, the Geeky car designers were joined by French artists, Paris (September 2018)
"Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart", book launch and exhibition of contributors, Paris (September 2016)
"Mutatis Mutandis", Paris (January 2015"
"Idealisme in the City of Lights", Hornig Propertye, Hamptons, NEW YORK (Summer 2012)
Drawing of piano room of the bookshop. Published in Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag&Bone Shop of the Heart.
Sketch of autor, Assaf Gavron, reading from novel CrckAttack in Paris.