Crystal Chan Wai Man is an artist born and raised in Macau. She has lived in Taiwan and Greece and graduated from the fine arts programme at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her gestural paintings involve figures and bleak landscapes that are drawn with an expressive line and brushstrokes. Her work evokes emotions that resonate with haunting memories and nostalgia. Her artworks have shown in Macau and internationally, including at the Women Artists International Biennial of Macau, at the Macau Literary Festival Exhibition, and at renowned photographer Nick Knight’s SHOWstudio in London. Soloexhibitions have been held in Macau and in New York. In 2014, she was an invited artist-in-residence at “This Is My City” in Portugal. From 2015 to 2017 she received a Macau Cultural Affairs Bureau Grant for Artistic and Cultural Study
and a Macau Art For All Society Art Scholarship. She is the winner of the 2017 Will Barnet Show at the National Arts Club in New York. In 2018 she worked for Takashi Murakami’s studio in New York.