Linda Tien studied metalsmithing and jewelry design at Texas Tech University (BFA) and Indiana University (MFA). Her work has been exhibited at The Cole Art Center, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, The Appalachian Center for Craft, Vanderbilt University, The Museum of Fine Art Houston, Arrowmont School of Arts and Craft, and The Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology, among other locations. Tien is currently the Program Coordinator at the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University. Tien’s work, which incorporates a range of different media and formats, is an exploration of her identity and is most influenced by her experiences as a second-generation Vietnamese-American.
Images courtesy of the IU Office of the Provost (Ethan Gill).