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Ching Ching Cheng and Amanda Sutton Artsy — LA Artcore

Ching Ching Cheng was born in Taiwan and immigrated to the United States in 2002, and received an MFA from ArtCenter College of Design in 2020. Her practice has consisted of drawings, paintings, sculptures, installations, performance, and videos. Ching has exhibited at LACMA Rental and Sales Gallery, Chinese American Museum, Craft and Folk Art Museum, 21c Museum, DTLA ArtCenter, colleges, universities and art fairs throughout the United States, and also has had solo exhibitions in Taiwan and China. Recently she attended a parent artist residency at Elsewhere Studio in Colorado funded by the Sustainable Art Foundation, a week residency at Cardboard City at Santa Monica, and a month and a half residency at Atche Art Space in Los Angeles in 2022, also attended a three-month residency program at 943 Studio in Kunming, China in 2011. Ching has taught workshops and lectured at colleges, universities, museums, non-profit organizations, and private art centers. She recently received Individual Artist Grants from the City of Pasadena in 2022, received artist-in-residency grant from Side Street Project funded by Mike Kelley Foundation in 2022, received grants in 2011, in 2015 from an art and cultural center in Taiwan, and in 2018 from the city of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles World Airports, Arts Exhibition Program. Ching currently lives and works in Altadena, California.

Amanda Sutton Artsy was born in Petaluma, CA and lives and works in Los Angeles. A retired professional ballet dancer, her work often deals with the body and the alien. Her interdisciplinary work explores legacies of trauma, notions of faith and perceptions of reality, and her family's connection to physical and internet-based UFO and conspiracy communities and the sociological and religious implications of these belief structures. She earned her BA from UCLA's School of the Arts and Architecture in 2019 and has shown work at New Wight Gallery, Barrett Art Gallery, Trunk Gallery, HomeLA and other locations throughout southern California. Her choreography, performance and sculptural installations have been featured at Desert Daze and the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.