Yam Lau


Yam Lau was born in Hong Kong. He received his MFA from the University of Alberta and is now based in Toronto where he is an associate professor of painting at York University. Lau publishes regularly on art and design and has exhibited his work widely in Canada, USA, Europe and China. He is a co-founder of the community-based art project “Donkey Institute of Contemporary Art” in Beijing, China. His work is represented by Katzman Kamen Gallery in Canada and Yuanfen New Media Art Space in Beijing.

Recent exhibitions


A World is a Model of the World, Darling Foundry, Montreal

Rehearsal, Galerie B-312, Montreal
Dwelling: About House + Home, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey

In Praise of Evanescence: Space Time and the Image of the Everyday, Musée D’Art De Joliette, Joliette