YunFen Wang

I am a painter and graduated from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. I like to find inspiration in my daily life. For someone who is a bit introverted and shy like me, it is easy to feel embarrassed by anyone’s gaze or actions. This is why I create the Interpreting Discomfort series. Interestingly, when I shared this view with others, I realized that it was not the only problem I encountered. Everyone feels different degrees of discomfort for others’ excessive care or gaze. So I started to focus on how these uncomfortable feelings are formed, and what kind of people or things can cause this situation.

Interpreting Discomfort #9 (2021), Oil on Canvas, 24in x 48inYunFen Wang
Interpreting Discomfort #3 (2020), Oil on Wood, Panel 12in x 12in YunFen Wang
Interpreting Discomfort #1 (2020), Oil on Canvas, 24in x 30in YunFen Wang
Interpreting Discomfort #10, (2021), Oil on Wood Panel, 20in x 20in YunFen Wang

YunFen Wang was born and raised in Taiwan. She received her MFA from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco with an emphasis in painting and drawing in 2021. Prior to this, her BFA was obtained in Taiwan, Chinese Culture University.

Website: https://wang19930217.wixsite.com/yunfenwang

Instagram: instagram.com/yunfen_fine_artist

Small Works 2021 includes 215 works of art by 136 artists from 28 state and runs through Thursday, December 23, 2021.

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