Xiaojing Yan is a China born Toronto based artist. She holds a M.F.A on Sculpture from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA and B.F.A from Nanjing Arts Institution, China. As an artist migrating from China to North America, both her identity and her work pass through the complex filters of different countries, languages, and cultural expectations. Yan’s sculptures have been exhibited in galleries and museums in China, Canada and United States. Yan is the recipient of numerous grants including most recently the Travel Grant from College Art Association, NYC, the Emerging Artist Grant from Canada Council for the Arts and Exhibition Grant from Ontario Arts Council.