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Mengda Zhang


2019   MFA, University of Pennsylvania

2016   BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago



Sep 2019 London Design Festival 2019, “Biodesign Here Now” by Open Cell, London, UK

July 2019 Holding Pattern, Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY

- Curated by Matt Freedman and Ken Lum

June  2019    BioDesign Challenge, MoMA, New York, NY

- Selected as the representative of University of Pennsylvania*

June  2019    LIFE IN REPLY, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

May   2019    Analogous to Our Own, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

- University of Pennsylvania MFA thesis show
- Curated by Sara O’Keefe


April   2019    Close Enough, Lightbox Film Center, Philadelphia, PA 


Feb    2019 Moving In, FJORD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Dec    2018    Beautiful Monsters, Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia PA


April   2017 You Think You Know Me (performance), gallery no one, Chicago, IL

Mar    2017 What About Us, Fox Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Mar    2017 @las Exhibition, Charles Addams Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

May   2016 SAIC BFA Show, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL



2019 Failed Performances, Haide Yuan, University of Chicago, USA

2018       Living Ruins, Old China Hand Style, Shanghai, China


2019 PennMFA thesis exhibition 2019. Art & Education. APRIL 30, 2019

2018      他们,以公共艺术参与灾后重建. Yaoti Ren and Liping Sun, Xinhua News. Aug 1, 2018

2018      一群90后尝试用公共艺术疗愈地震灾区民众内心. Baobao Yang, The Paper. July 23, 2018

2017       Art From The Heart. Linda Lin, 34th Street. Feb 15, 2017

2015      Documentary of Living Ruins. Wenli Liu. Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, USA

2015      Living Ruins. Ludian Local News, Yunnan Province, China



2017  Art±Bio Collaborative, Puerto Rico