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68 Quarry Road, Acton, MA 01720   email: tel:617-699-6401

Born in Taiwan in 1957. Emigrated to U.S. in 1982 and settled down in Boston area, and has been active in Art in the New England area since.

  • MFA in sculpture from Mass College of Art, 1991
  • Co-Founder and Director of Contemporary Arts International (CAI), Acton, MA since 1999
  • Adjunct Faculty at College of the Holy Cross between 2000-2013, Worcester MA


Current Position (since 1999):

Director –Contemporary Arts International (CAI)

In 2003, Yin has established the “Home” for the non-profit, tax-exempt Organization “Contemporary Arts International” (CAI), and began the creation of a large scale granite sculpture park.

In 2006, joined by Hungarian sculptor Viktor Lois; together, they are carrying out themission to promote the creation and understanding of contemporary 3D and multi-disciplinary arts in a global context.


Past Experience:

1995-present  Carving large scale granite sculpture, many have been in public and private collection. This artistic undertake eventually led her to obtain the Acton Quarry and established the current home of the CAI. During this period, she has also commissioned to create large-scale sculptures in the public art grounds.

1990-present Stretching beyond conventional media into performance art, Yin incorporates time, sound, movement and text as sculptural materials, and choreographs the “sculpting process” to share with audience. From 1996-2004, she was a Member of Mobius Artist Group in Boston, frequently present sculptural performance. The Container Man project, developed in partnership with Viktor Lois, is one of the examples of Yin’s ambitious artistic undertake. It is large in scale, not only on the physical size of the sculpture, but also on its global geographical ground it covers. In 2005, it was funded by Taiwan, Croatia, Serbia, Hungary, Poland national funds as well as private Foundations to tour East Europe.

1984 -1988      Lived/worked in Nepal, where Yin fully emerged in the South Asian culture and philosophy. She studied South Asian Arts with Nepali masters, particularly sculpting and traditional lost-wax casting. Yin operated a private metal foundry during that period. She travelled extensively in Asia, and learned the language, Nepali.



Massachusetts College of Arts           M.F.A. in Sculpture, Boston, MA, 1991

Soochow University                            B.A. Taipei, Taiwan, English Literature, 1979

Also, studied at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Fall 1983; National Academy of Design, NYC, Spring 1983; Apprenticed with Tibetan Monastery woodcarver and Nepali stone carvers in Nepal 1983 summer

Apprenticed with Nepali master and learned South Asian lost wax bronze casting 1985-1988

Studied Chinese seal carving since 1976

Studied Chinese Calligraphy and Painting since childhood



Yin has received over 20 large project grants (sum up approximately US$180,000) from a variety of institutions, majority of them are funded between 1994 to 2005 before Yin develop the CAI’ permanent home in Acton, MA., they include: Mass Cultural Council, New York State Council for the Arts, National Council for Cultural Affairs and National Culture & Arts Foundation, Taiwan; Trust for Mutual Understanding, Exchange in Poland and Croatia via Mobius; International grant from Hungary, Poland, Croatia, Serbia; and, Asian Cultural Council, New York City



THE RIGHT HAND (1996)                             Children’s Park in Bethel, Maine

THE ANGEL (1998)                                        Halls Pond Sanctuary, Brookline/Boston, MA

EGG (Granite 1999)                                         Chelmsford Industrial Park, MA

VASE (steel & cable ties 1999)                         Cheng Kong University student Dormitory Courtyard, Taiwan

EGG – from ICE to STEEL (2000)                  Worcester City Public Library, Worcester, MA

MILLENIUM WALL (granite 2000)               St. Theresa Church, Billerica, MA

IT IS POSSIBLE, HISTORY SAID SO (mix2002)        Public Library, Pula City, Croatia

EGG-YUAN (Wood 2006)                               Cheng Kong University campus, Taiwan

THE TURUL FAMIL (steel 2006-2009)                     Tatabanya Open-air Museum, Tatabanya City, Hungary

MERCY (Granite 2010)                                               Cheng Kong University campus, Taiwan

1st WORLD WAR MEMORIAL (granite 2011)           Acton Town Hall, Acton, MA

I SEE BUDDHA IN YOU (limestone 2018)     Tatabanya Art Museum, Hungary




Lecturer:   College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, Adjunct Faculty 2000 to 2013

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Adjunct Faculty, 1997

Visiting Artist:

Tainan University, Taiwan (special lecture series) 2010, 2011

Cheng Kong University, Taiwan 2009, 2010, 2011

University of Massachusetts Boston, (Graduate Seminar) 1994,1995

Massachusetts College of Art, Boston (Graduate Seminar) 1993,1998

Vermont Carving Studio, VT 1999

Andres Art Institute, NH 2000

Speaker, Art Conference, National Council for Cultural Affairs, “Performance Art”, Taiwan 1997, 1998

Tainanjen Theater Group, Taiwan (Stage-designer for 5 major theatrical productions 1998-2004, one of which travels to England, and the Taiwanese Antigone is included in “Antigone” production book in the world collection publish by Columbia University.)

Suburban Art & Culture Council, Hong Kong, (multi-disciplinary sculpture workshop and sculptural performance), 1995




Large body of sculpture (more than 50) on display on the Contemporary Arts International sculpture Park in Acton MA.

Holy Cross College Cantor Gallery (2002, 2008); Boston Congress Bridge (2002); Boston Fort Point Channel (2002); Worcester Art Museum (2001-2002); Boston South Station (2000); Federal Court House (2000); Tremont Gallery & Theater, Boston (1998, 2001) ; Bryant Park, NYC (1999); SUNY Purchase (1994); Manchester Airport, NH (1994); DeCordova Museum Sculpture Park, MA (1993); Asian American Art Center, NYC (2001;1996; 1993 Solo); New York University, NYC (1994); Rutgers U. NJ (1994); Emerson Majestic Theater, Boston (1993); Worcester First Night (1992, 1993); Nashua Center for the Arts, NH (1992); Cambridge Multicultural Art Center (1992); UMass Boston (1991 solo, 1992); Dean College, MA (1993)


CKU Campus Sculpture “Mercy” (2010); Container Man Tour and Exhibition (17 sites) in major cities:

Ex: Taipei (Hua Shan Art Space), Taichong (Train Station Square), Chiayi (Railway Art Space),

Tainan (City Hall), Kaohsiung (Harbor Art Space), Taidong (Teacher’s College), Pintong (City Park)

Oct – Dec 2002;Tainan Zoujishi Gallery (2001-2); Antigone production in Taipei, Kaihsiung,Tainan (2001);Cheng Kong U (1998 Solo;1999); Wu Yuan Gallery(1998 Solo); Hua Deng Theater(1996, 2000, 2001 Solo); Tainan Art Festival(1995); 15th World Poet Conference, TPE(1994); Crown Art Center, Taipei (1994)

Hong Kong:   Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (1995)

Nepal:              USIS, Kathmandu (1988 solo); Nepal Association of the Fine Arts, Kathmandu (1987 solo)

Croatia:         Zadar City (2001); Pula City, Istra, (1999, 2005)

England:         Greenwich Theatre & Albany Theatre, London, UK (2000)

Hungary:       Tatabanya City Art Museum (City Open-air Museum) 2002, 2005, 2007, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018

Poland:           Ustka City; Gdansk City 2003

Serbia:             Beograd SKC Center (2005); Senta Youth Summer Festival (2005)


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