Mimi Bai was born in Xi’an, China, and is based in Brooklyn, NY. Her current body of work uses camouflage and ghosts as metaphors for assimilation and her practice encompasses objects, drawing, printmaking, and installation. She has presented work at Artists Space, A.I.R. Gallery, BRIC, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Bai has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, BRICworkspace, Sculpture Space, and the Museum of Arts and Design’s Artist Studios Program. She is a recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant.
Bai attended the Whitney Independent Study Program from 2017-2018 and is a graduate of Alfred University (MFA, Sculpture) and Wesleyan University (BA, Sociology). Bai is currently a Feminist- in- Residence at Project For Empty Space in Newark, NJ.
Brooklyn, NY USA