Charles Yuen has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship, Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation grant, and a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Newark Museum.
Numerous solo exhibitions, primarily in NYC (1993 to present) include, Pierogi gallery, Pamela Salisbury gallery, Elizabeth Harris gallery, Studio10, and Metaphor Contemporary Art.
Reviews of Yuen’s art have been published in Hyperallergic, Art in America, and the New York Times.
Originally from Hawaii, Charles Yuen holds a MFA (Rutgers University) and BFA (University of Hawaii). Viewing art as connected to a social and civic vision, activities include a founding membership in Godzilla, an Asian American arts organization. Part catharsis, part poetics, inherently iconoclastic.
Charles Yuen currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.