About the Juror:
We are fortunate to have the highly respected Lilly Wei as the juror. Lilly Wei is a New York-based independent curator, writer, journalist and critic whose area of interest is global contemporary art and emerging art and artists, reporting frequently on international exhibitions and biennials. Her writings have appeared in dozens of publications here and abroad and is a longtime contributor to Art in America, a contributing editor at ARTnews and a former contributing editor at Art Asia Pacific. She is the author of numerous artists’ catalogues and monographs and has curated exhibitions in the United States, Europe and Asia. She lectures frequently on critical and curatorial practices and sits on the board of several non-profit art institutions and organizations including AICA/USA (the International Association of Art Critics), Bowery Arts & Sciences, and Art Omi International. She was a former longtime board member of Art in General, and is a fellow of the CUE Foundation. Wei was born in Chengdu, China and has an MA in art history from Columbia University, New York.