Biography

Heidi Lau was raised in Macau and now lives and works in New York City. She has been featured in exhibitions nationally and internationally in venues such as the Bronx Museum, Macao Museum of Art, Museum of Chinese in America (New York, NY), Wave Hill (Bronx, NY),  Kniznick Gallery at Brandeis University and Real Art Ways (Hartford, CT). Lau has received numerous residencies and awards, including the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, Emerging Artist Fellowship at Socrates Sculpture Park, Center for Book Arts Workspace Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space and BRIC Media Arts Fellowship, among others. She completed the Bronx Museum’s Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program in 2011 and was an artist-in-residence at the Museum of Art and Design Artist Studios in 2017. Lau's work was exhibited by Geary in a solo presentation at NADA New York in March 2018 where she was the recipient of the NADA Acquisition Gift for BxMA (Bronx Museum of the Arts). She also participated in Spring Break Art Fair 2017 and 2018. In 2018 Lau will be an artist-in-residence at The Joan Mitchell Foundation in New Orleans, as well as at  St. John's Pottery in Minnesota, made possible by the Jerome Foundation.