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Nicole Pun is a visual artist based in Hong Kong. She uses photography, video, performance to explore queer identity, desire and female representation. Her artistic practice involves collaborations and interviews with strangers. She received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 2014. She has a BSSc from the Chinese of University of Hong Kong, with a background in Journalism and Communication. Her work has been exhibited in Circus Gallery in Los Angeles; Avenue 50 Studio in Los Angeles; SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco; McGroarty Arts Center in Tujunga; “In & Out” Nicole Pun Solo Exhibition at Lumenvisum in Hong Kong. She is the recipient of a number of grants and awards, including Yale-China Arts Fellowship, Emerging Artists Scheme of Hong Kong Arts Development Council, WMA Masters Special Mention Award and First Prize of Chiquita Canyon landfill art competition.


solo exhibition, Aco, Hong Kong (forthcoming)
’Sex/gender reinterpretation’ (forthcoming) , L1 Gallery, JCCAC, Hong Kong
Our Bodies Ourselves’ (forthcoming), Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT
’Com tell me a story and I will tell your fortune’ pop-up show, Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

’In & Out’ solo exhibition, Lumenvisum, Hong Kong

'Love is Data',  Ave 50 Studio, curated by Kathy Gallegos, Los Angeles, CA
'Realities and Concepts',  Santa Monica Art Studios, curated by Meredith Marlay, Los Angeles, CA

‘National Queer Arts Festival 2014’,  SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
‘In&Out’  solo show, Mint Gallery, California Institute of the Arts (Calarts), Valencia, CA
Wild Queeries’,  Queer Art Collective show, Main Gallery, Calarts
'Stories Untold', Jockey Club Creative Arts Center, Hong Kong

‘Simple Hearts’ ,  Lime and Mint Gallery, Calarts, Valencia, CA
‘Left(over)’ solo show, L-shape Gallery, Calarts, Valencia, CA
‘Bite me’ art exhibition, McGroarty Arts Center, Los Angeles

‘International student showcase’, Tatum, Calarts

‘Rotterdam Foundation for Arts Education (SKVR) summer group show’, SKVR Gallery, Rotterdam


2016 Special Mention in WYNG Masters Award 2016

2013 First prize in Chiquita Canyon landfill art competition


2014 M.F.A (Photography and Media), California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita

2012 B.S.S.c (Journalism and Communication), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong