CV




Education

2023
Master of Fine Arts in Contemporary Art Practices (Candidate), Art and Social Practice, Portland State University, Portland, OR
GPA: 4.0
2015
Bachelor of Arts with Honors and Distinction in Studio Art, Kenyon
College, Gambier, OH
GPA: 3.33
2014
Glasgow School of Art: Painting and Printmaking

2011
Iowa Young Writers’ Studio
2010  
Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop


Selected Solo and Two Person Shows

January
2022
The “What the Fuck?” Art Show
AB + MK Galleries, Portland, OR
October- 
November
2020
Censored
Avalanche Art Space, Great Barrington, MA

January
2020
50 Years
Graham Gund Gallery, Gambier, OH
September-
October
2017
DREAMS REALLY DO COME TRUE
Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

June
2017
What do hairy balls have to do with the approximately infinite nature of the universe?
Malba Arts Project, Flushing, NY
January
2017
TIME ISN’T REAL
WHITENESS IS A LIE
& YOUR MONEY DOESN’T MEAN ANYTHING

Chinatown Soup, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions/Screenings/Performances

2023
After Hope, Essex Peabody Museum, Salem, MA

2022
Gender, Humor, Solidarity, ruruHaus, Kassel, Germany

2020
After Hope, The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

2020
REGRESS, Bullet Space/292 Gallery, New York City, NY

2020
30 Under 30, The Foundry, West Stockbridge, MA

2019
Changing the Picture, Museum of Moving Image, Astoria, NY

2019
Garden of Earthly Delights, The Re Institute, Millerton, MA

2019
RUB at Printed Matter, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, LA

2019
Wicket Leaks, Flux Factory, New York, NY
2019
30 Under 30, No. 6 Depot Gallery, West Stockbridge, MA

2018
Casheesh, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2018
Sincerely Yours, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

2018
Lunch Poems screening at Die Erste Vertikale International Film Festival
2018
Spectacular Atrophy 01803, Taipei, Taiwan

2018
RUB at Freedom School, SPRING/BREAK Art Fair, New York, NY
2018
Art Across Archives: Postcards from Chinatown (selected works from the Asian American Artists Archive), THINK!CHINATOWN, New York, NY
2018
Magic Image Lab, Venue B1, Taipei, Taiwan

2017
Biennial of New Media Arts (featured artist), Santiago, Chile
2017
Architecture of Care, Project Art Space, New York, NY

2016
Chop Suey Club Chinese Art and Design Showcase, XY Atelier, New York, NY

2016
Long Island City Arts Open (featured artist), The Factory, Long Island City, NY

2016
Terrible Children, Chinatown Soup, New York, NY

2015
Yourself, Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY

2015
Chinatown, City Bird Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Annual Senior Student Exhibition, The Gund Gallery, Gambier, OH


Awards

2023
Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize (1st Prize)
2023
Boston Writers of Color Literary Support Stipend Recipient

2022
PSU College of the Arts Scholarship
2020
Mass MoCA Assets for Artists Grantee
2018
National Endowment for Arts Creative Equity Fellowship

2017
Pushcart Prize Nomination for White Fur Rug

2015
The Peterson Prize in Art, Kenyon College

2015
Distinction in Senior Exercise for Studio Art

2013
Horn Gallery Art Grant

2011-2015
Kenyon Merit List Scholar


Lectures and Presentations

2022
Failure, Maine College of the Arts, Portland, ME

2020
the ugliest art you’ve ever seen in a gallery, Gund Gallery, Gambier, OH

2019
Lunch Poems in VHS Tapes, Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, NY


Press

2022
Poetry Northwest, “Abject Uncertainty,” Jeff Alessandrelli

2022
fck yr bookclub, “Flamin’ Hot Fuckboy,” David Brennan

2021
The Harvard Advocate, artwork featured in the Summer 2021 issue
2021
Periodicity Journal, “About SkyMall,” Mikko Harvey

2020
The Artful Mind, “Miss Expanding Universe,” Geoffrey Young

2018
Speciwoman, “Miss Expanding Universe”

2017
Banana Magazine, Issue 3, “Ashley Yang-Thompson,” Michael D. Nguyen

2017
Artists Studios, “General Heartbreak,” Jill Connor

2016
Smart Girl Collective, “Smart Girl of the Week,” Milah Libin & Princess
Nokia

2015
Scope, No. 4, “An American Artist of the ‘Cartoon Generation’,” Yan Zhao


Book of Poems

2020
SkyMall, by Mikko Harvey and Ashley Yang-Thompson, above/ground press


Poems in Journals

2021
Unreliable Memoir: Clothes,” Litro Magazine
2019
“Worm House,” a weekly self-published graphic haiku, Worm House Times

2018
“Portable Jacuzzi,” “Inflatable Pool Slide,” and “Burt Reynolds: My Life,” Bateau Press

2017
“White Fur Rug” and “White Pogo Stick,” The Journal

2017
“Spicy Village Break-up Anthem,” Anomalous Press


Artist Residencies

2019
Vermont Studio Center (full fellowship and stipend), Johnson, VT

2018
Ox-Bow Artists’ Residency (full fellowship and stipend), Saugatuck, MI

2018
Salem Art Works Young Artist Fellowship, Salem, NY

2017, 2018
Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
2017
Malba Arts Project (funded by Queens Council of the Arts), Queens, NY
2016, 2018
Vermont Studio Center (full fellowship), Johnson, VT

2016-2018
The Wassaic Project (art education fellowship), Wassaic, NY

2016-2017
Artist-in-residence at Chinatown Soup, Manhattan, NY

2016
Studio Residency Program at the Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY