Madeline Fan

Works of Art

Tape Drawings, Paintings, Ink Drawings, Watercolors

I live and work in Brattleboro, Vermont. I make tape drawings, oil paintings, and ink drawings.  


Smoke.   Packing tape on vinyl, 2012.

Smoke.  Packing tape on vinyl, 2012.


 Solo Exhibitions

     2003     Four Seasons. Chambers Fine Art, New York, NY.

     2003     Collect. Cull. Collate., Simpson College, Indianola, IA.

     2001      Waterborne. Maclean Visual Resources Center, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

     1998       Skytrix. Femmes Artistes Gallery,

     1997        If A Stunt Is Pulled In The Forest And No One Sees It , Is It Still Funny? Avondale Estates,


     1996        Explorer's Notebook - Traveling to Otherlands. Otherlands, Memphis, TN.

Selected Group Exhibitions


     2016        UP IN ARMS: Taking Stock of Guns, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center , Brattleboro VT.                               

     2009       Drawing Itself, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT.

     2003       Festival of the Arts, University of Chicago Alumni Exhibition. Hyde Park, IL.

     2002       All Small. Eyedrum Gallery. Atlanta, GA.

     2001        ARTwork III. The Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL.

     2000       Madeline Fan and Rachael Buffington. Avondale Estates, GA

     2000        An Exhibition to Commemorate John Brown’s Birth Bicentennial. Harpers Ferry National

                       Historic Park, Harpers Ferry, WV. and other national venues.

     1999         From Our House to Your House. Curated by Teresa Bramlette. Nexus Contemporary

                      Art Center. Atlanta, GA.

     1998        Center Space at the Woodruff Art Center. Curated by Brooksie Hughes.

     1994-97   Relatively Speaking: Mothers and Daughters in Art. Curated by Judith Swirsky. Snug

                      Harbor Cultural Arts Center. Staten Island, N.Y. and other national venues.

     1994          Inaugural Show. Curated by Margie Neuhaus. Ms. Foundation, New York, N.Y.

     1994          The Black Sheep Exhibit. Curated by Seth Dembar. 612 Metropolitan, Brooklyn,


     1994          Betrayal/Empowerment, The AAAC Annual: Artists From the Archive. Curated by

                      Robert Lee, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, N.Y.

     1993          Selections from the Graduate Thesis. Curated by Loren Madsen. Visual Arts Gallery,

                       N.Y., NY.

     1993          ?Structures? Curated by Guy Goodwin. Visual Arts Gallery, New York, N.Y.

     1992          Homage to Matisse. Curated by Bill Tucker. Visual Arts Gallery, New York, N.Y.

     1992          Range. Curated by John Lees. Visual Arts Gallery, New York, N.Y.



     School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. M.F.A. '93.

     University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. B.A. with Honors '89.

Awards and Lectures


     2013     Vermont Studio Center. Residency. Johnson, VT.

     2002    Ragdale Foundation. Residency.  Lake Forest, IL.

     2002    Tryon Farm Foundation.  Residency. Michigan City, IN.

     2001     Vermont Studio Center. Residency. Johnson, VT.

     2000    Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. Artist-in-Residence. Harpers Ferry, WV.

     1995     Memphis College of Art. Visiting Artist. Memphis, TN.

     1994     Asian American Arts Centre. Panel Discussion. New York, N.Y.

     1993     Vermont Studio Center. Residency. Johnson, VT.

 Publications and Reviews


     2003   Four Seasons: Classical Chinese Furniture with Works by Madeline Fan.  By J. May Lee Barret.

                  Asian Art. September 2003.

     2003   Review in Orientations, Gallery News. October 2003.

     2002   All Small. Catalogue. Rachael Buffington, ed.

     1999    From Our House to Your House, Nexus Contemporary Art Center.  Catalogue.

                      Barbara Schreiber, ed.

     1994     Relatively Speaking: Mothers and Daughters in Art. Catalogue. Judith Swirsky, ed.


Shooting Gallery. Ink on Paper 5' x 12', instructions, tripod with cellphone mount and website:, #fandrawngun.  This piece invites the viewer to pose with the art and then post it to the web.  I will try to collect all of the photos and publish them here.