About Gwenessa Lam

Gwenessa Lam is a visual artist and educator. Her artwork stems from interests in perception and the compression of time and memory within images. Gwenessa received her BFA from the University of British Columbia and MFA from New York University. She has taught at New York University, the University of British Columbia, and the Alberta University of the Arts. She has attended residencies at Skowhegan, MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Banff Centre.   Her work has been exhibited at the Bronx Museum of Art and the Queens Museum of Art in New York.  Gwenessa lives and works in Vancouver, BC and is currently Associate Professor at Emily Carr University of Art and Design.

Selected Works

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Gwenessa Lam

Coin (Chinese Talisman), c. 1900, Ming Dynasty, 1923-1924, bronze, based on Alaska State Museum Juneau Collection, III-O-14

2019

Lightjet Cprint

  • 24" x 24"
Gwenessa Lam

Stone Lamp, 900-4000 years old, Alaska State Museum Juneau Collection, II-A-1776

2019

Graphite on paper

  • 12" x 14"
Gwenessa Lam

Coin (Chinese Talisman), c. 1900, Ming Dynasty, 1923-1924, bronze, based on Alaska State Museum Juneau Collection, III-O-14

2019

Graphite on paper

  • 12" x 12"
Gwenessa Lam

Installation view of Gwenessa Lam: The Articulate Object Series, Art Gallery of Alberta

Graphite on paper and Lightjet Cprints

  • September 26, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Gwenessa Lam

Cluster no. 4 (Town)

2013

Graphite on paper

  • 27 1/2" x 37 3/4"
Gwenessa Lam

Cluster no. 3 (Insect)

2013

Graphite on paper

  • 27 1/2" x 37 3/4"
Gwenessa Lam

Cloud (Diaolou)

2013

Graphite on paper

  • 27 1/2" x 37 3/4"

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