After graduated as an MFA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 1995, I continued to teach at several institutions in Michigan including Henry Ford Community College and Schoolcraft College. I am currently teaching as an Adjunct at the Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.

My current body of work is an expansion of a piece I collaborated with an elementary school student. In this collaboration I have created a piece of sculpture based on the child’s collage. It is the transformation between the spontaneous artwork of children and the creative process an artist engages intrigued me. A small page of collage has been turned into a relative larger installation of forms on a wall that I called “Biomorphic.” “Biomorphic” is a topic I have been using as a teaching tool in my classrooms even before the collaboration. The way forms are displayed on a wall provide challenges between gravity and the forms, it further allows the complex relationship between the wall and the viewer. The relationships are convoluted yet driven my creative process.

To contact regarding pieces for sale or inquiries, please email: yiukeungl@gmail.com

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