CAYUGA MUSEUM’S EMERGING ARTIST SERIES CONTINUES

Show Spotlighting Multi-Media Artist Christine Chin Debuts September 19th


Auburn, N.Y. (September 9, 2019): The Cayuga Museum of History and Art Emerging Artist series continues with this year’s seventh show, featuring the work of artist Christine Chin.  Based out of Ithaca, Chin uses eclectic methods and materials to create a diverse array of essentially living artwork. Much of her work utilizes biological materials or displays life in unique and innovative ways. The show will be on display from September 19 to October 12, 2019.


Christine Chin is an artist whose work makes humorous and ironic commentary on contemporary issues of technology and the environment. Recent projects have addressed artificial intelligence, genetically modified food and alternative energy. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally at venues including the New York Hall of Science, Art Basel Miami, and Canon Communication Space, Beijing.


Christine Chin has a BA from Princeton University, an MA in Visual Art from Purdue University, and an MFA in Photography from the University of New Mexico. She currently resides in Ithaca, New York. You can learn more about her artwork here: http://people.hws.edu/chin/ChristineChinWebsite/.


The reception to the month-long show is scheduled for Thursday, September 19 from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm.  Works will be on display, and are also for sale. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is $5 general public, Museum members free. The Cayuga Museum is located at 203 Genesee Street, Auburn.


The CNY Emerging Artist Project features the work of a different artist each month, with an opening reception on the third Thursday of each month.  Todd Bachta and Star Greathouse will be the next featured artists, from October 17 to November 16. The full schedule can be found at http://cayugamuseum.org/cny-emerging-artist-project/. The presenting sponsor of the CNY Emerging Artist Project is Tompkins Trust Company.


For more information, contact: Kirsten Wise, (315) 253-8051

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