Unrealiable Narrator: A.D. NYC 5 Year Anniversary

A group exhibition with Harold Ancart, Yan Wen Chang, Arnold J. Kemp, Noah Markoe, Susan Classen Sullivan, Sara Yukiko Mon, Chris Zacher

May 18 - June 22, 2024
A.D. NYC

19 Monroe St., New York, US






“Virtuoso Death Drive”, oil on linen, 26” X 20” / 66.04cm X 50.8cm. 2024





Auto Dealer Dream

A two-person exhibition with Andrew Harding

May 23 - June 23, 2024
Weatherproof

3336 W Lawrence Ave, Ste. 303, Chicago, US




“Trigger Finger”, gouache and oil on twelve canvases, each 38” X 34” / each 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024






“Trigger Finger 1/12 (Bouquet of Roses in Front Passenger Seat)”, gouache on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 2/12 (Bouquet of Roses in Front Passenger Seat)”, gouache on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024


“Trigger Finger 3/12 (Bouquet of Roses in Front Passenger Seat)”, gouache on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 4/12 (Blue Star Painting)”, oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024

“Trigger Finger 5/12 (Bouquet of Roses in Front Passenger Seat)”, gouache on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 6/12 (Bouquet of Roses in Front Passenger Seat)”, gouache on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024

“Trigger Finger 7/12 (Portrait of Self as Immigrant)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 7/12 (Portrait of Self as Immigrant)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024


“Trigger Finger 8/12 (Portrait of Self as Coke Dealer)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 8/12 (Portrait of Self as Coke Dealer)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024


“Trigger Finger 9/12 (Portrait of Self as Daughter)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 9/12 (Portrait of Self as Daughter)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024

“Trigger Finger 10/12 (Portrait of Self as Psycho)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 10/12 (Portrait of Self as Psycho)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024



“Trigger Finger 11/12 (Portrait of Self as MVP)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 11/12 (Portrait of Self as MVP)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024



“Trigger Finger 12/12 (Portrait of Self as Star)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“Trigger Finger 12/12 (Portrait of Self as Star)”, gouache and oil on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024


 Name card edition printed by Sam Dybeck on specialty paper, available as exhibition takeaway, 3.75” X 2.25” / 9.56cm X 5.72cm, 2024
 Name card edition printed by Sam Dybeck on specialty paper, available as exhibition takeaway, 3.75” X 2.25” / 9.56cm X 5.72cm, 2024


 Name card edition printed by Sam Dybeck on specialty paper, available as exhibition takeaway, 3.75” X 2.25” / 9.56cm X 5.72cm, 2024
 Name card edition printed by Sam Dybeck on specialty paper, available as exhibition takeaway, 3.75” X 2.25” / 9.56cm X 5.72cm, 2024






Chang acknowledges the generous exhibition assistance support of the Ontario Arts Council and the Government of Ontario for this exhibition.












Plural Contemporary Art Fair 2024

Presented by Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA

Yan Wen Chang
Patrick Howlett
Malik McKoy
Beth Stuart


Apr 12 - 14, 2024

Grand Quay, Port of Montreal
200 de la Commune St. W., Montreal, CA


FrameWork 4/24: Ella Spitzer-Stephan on Plural



“One Hundred Dollar Banknote Question Mark”, chromium oxide mixed with gunpowder on canvas, 34” X 40” / 86.36cm X 101.6cm, 2024
“Ten Dollar Banknote Shirt and Tie”, chromium oxide mixed with gunpowder on canvas, 38” X 36” / 96.52cm X 91.44cm, 2024
“One Dollar Banknote Candy”, chromium oxide pigment mixed with gunpowder on canvas, 40” diameter / 101.6cm diameter, 2023

“One Hundred Dollar Banknote Bouquet”, chromium oxide mixed with gunpowder on canvas, 40” X 34” / 101.6cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“One Dollar Banknote Ring”, chromium oxide mixed with gunpowder on canvas, 38” X 34” / 96.52cm X 86.36cm, 2024
“One Dollar Banknote Butterfly”, chromium oxide pigment mixed with gunpowder on canvas, 18” X 22” / 45.72cm X 55.88cm, 2023










Odile’s Notorious Magnum Opus Of Thirty-Two Fouettés









“Grand Slam”, oil on canvas, 77” X 77” / 195.58cm X 195.58cm, 2022-23
Detail of “Grand Slam”, Oil on canvas, 77” X 77” / 195.58cm X 195.58cm, 2022-23
Detail of “Grand Slam”, Oil on canvas, 77” X 77” / 195.58cm X 195.58cm, 2022-23
Detail of “Grand Slam”, Oil on canvas, 77” X 77” / 195.58cm X 195.58cm, 2022-23
Detail of “Grand Slam”, Oil on canvas, 77” X 77” / 195.58cm X 195.58cm, 2022-23



 “Hollywood Painting No. 6”, oil on canvas, 42” X 64” / 106.68cm X 162.56cm, 2022
“Bodega Bouquet”, sumi ink on canvas, 42” X 46” / 106.68cm X 116.84cm, 2022

“Resolution Blue”, oil on canvas, 42” X 50” / 106.68cm X 127cm, 2022
“Origin Story”, oil on canvas, 42” X 42” / 106.68cm X 106.68cm, 2022
“Hollywood Painting No. 5”, oil on canvas, 42” X 42” / 106.68cm X 106.68cm, 2022
“Mirror Effect”, oil on canvas, 42” X 52” / 106.68cm X 132.08, 2022
“Destiny Painting No. 9”, oil on canvas, 42” X 126” / 106.68cm X 320.04cm, 2022-23

“Portrait of Self with Bouquet of Roses”, oil on canvas, 18” X 22” / 45.72cm X 55.88cm, 2022
“Portrait of Self with Bouquet of Roses”, oil on canvas, 18” X 22” / 45.72cm X 55.88cm, 2022

“Portrait of Self at Final Destination”, oil on canvas, 26” X 56” / 66.04cm X 142.24cm, 2022
“Portrait of Self at Final Destination”, oil on canvas, 26” X 56” / 66.04cm X 142.24cm, 2022





Chang acknowledges the generous exhibition assistance support of the Ontario Arts Council for this exhibition.















same problem my father had and what he dreamed


Public billboard

May 2022 - May 2023
Hamilton Artists’ Inc.
Cannon Project Wall
155 James St. North, Hamilton, CA

Philip Leonard Ocampo, Find me in the front passenger seat, Hamilton Artists’ Inc., 28 Sept 2023
About the billboard















Four Hollywood Paintings


A solo exhibition

Aug 25 - Sept 17, 2022
X in Residency
1120 Dupont St., Toronto, CA
One building east of Cooper Cole Gallery
Lower Level, Unit 35






“Hollywood Painting No. 1 - 3”, oil on three canvases, each 82.75” X 49.5” / each 210.185cm X 125.73cm, 2022





“Hollywood Painting No. 4”, gouache on paper, 14” X 11” / 35.56cm X 27.94cm, 2022
Empty Yanne$y customized bottle made by Chang’s ex-best friend in 2019, gifted to her on Chang’s 27th birthday

“Hollywood Painting No. 1”, “Hollywood Painting No. 2”, “Hollywood Painting No. 3”, oil on canvas, 82.75” X 49.5” / 210.185cm X 125.73cm each, 2022


“Grey Star Painting No. 2”, oil on canvas, 37” X 36” / 93.98cm X 91.44cm, 2022
“Grey Star Painting No. 2”, oil on canvas, 37” X 36” / 93.98cm X 91.44cm, 2022


Marcel Breuer Model B3 Wassily Chair replica steel chrome frame purchased on Kijiji in 2018 for $99CAN, electroplated with 24 Karat Gold in 2022. Seat hand-stitched with a black cotton embroidery thread, cut-up pieces of paintings made by Chang from 2017 to 2022 entitled as follows - “Portrait of Self in Passenger Seat No. 1”, oil on canvas (2022), “Big Dreams”, gouache on denim (2020), “Take Away My Pain, I Regret I Told Mama Life Would Change”, mixed media on canvas (2018), “Home, Exile, and Return”, mixed media on canvas (2018), “You Can’t Play God Without Being Acquainted With The Devil”, mixed media on canvas (2017). Black leather seat Marcel Breuer Model B3 Wassily Chair replica chair stolen from ex-boyfriend in 2018













A. Dream


MFA Thesis Exhibition

June 23 - July 23, 2022
General Hardware
1520 Queen St. W., Toronto, CA



Milo Christie, Artist of the Week: Yan Wen Chang, LVL3, Chicago, 1 Nov 2022











"Grey Star Painting No. 1.1", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Grey Star Painting No. 1.2", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Grey Star Painting No. 1.3", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022

"Black Star Painting No. 1.1", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Black Star Painting No. 1.3", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Black Star Painting No. 1.4", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022

"Black Star Painting No. 1.2", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Grey Star Painting No. 1.4", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Grey Star Painting No. 1.5", oil on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022

"Sunset Painting No. 1", oil on denim, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Two dragonflies as mother and daughter forever flying in circles around the only rose in Kuala Lumpur", gouache on denim, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2021
"Welcome Home", gouache on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2021


"Portrait of Self with Shooting Star", gouache on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022
"Hollywood", gouache on canvas, 11” X 14” / 27.94cm X 35.56cm, 2022









"Grey Star Painting No. 1", oil on canvas, 38” X 38” / 96.52cm X 96.52cm, 2022


"Portrait of Self in Passenger Seat No. 8", oil on canvas, 58” X 40” / 147.32cm X 101.6cm, 2021

"Portrait of Self in Passenger Seat No. 8", oil on canvas, 58” X 40” / 147.32cm X 101.6cm, 2021



"Portrait of Self in Passenger Seat No. 14 with Pair of Dice", oil on canvas, 56” X 38” / 142.24cm X 96.52cm, 2021

"Portrait of Self in Passenger Seat No. 14 with Pair of Dice", oil on canvas, 56” X 38” / 142.24cm X 96.52cm, 2021
"Portrait of Self in Passenger Seat No. 110", oil on canvas, 46” X 40” / 116.84cm X 101.6cm, 2021"Portrait of Self in Passenger Seat No. 110", oil on canvas, 46” X 40” / 116.84cm X 101.6cm, 2021



"Black Star Painting No. 1", oil on canvas, 40” X 40” / 101.6cm X 101.6cm, 2021-2022


"Untitled with Bouquet of Roses No. 2", oil on canvas, 68” X 80” / 152.4cm X 203.2cm, 2022



"Untitled with Bouquet of Roses No. 2", oil on canvas, 68” X 80” / 152.4cm X 203.2cm, 2022



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