Jade Yumang’s work primarily focuses on the concept of queer form through sculptural abstraction, installation, and performance. Jade received an MFA at Parsons School of Design with Departmental Honors in 2012, and a BFA Honors in University of British Columbia in 2008. Selected exhibitions include: Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY), Museum of Arts and Design (New York, NY); Art League (Houston, TX), TRUCK Contemporary Art (Calgary, AB); Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (Overland Park, KS); Des Moines Art Center (Des Moines, IA), Western Exhibitions (Chicago, IL), BronxArtSpace (Bronx, NY), The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art (New York, NY), District of Columbia Arts Center (Washington, DC), Glasshouse (Brooklyn, NY), and ONE Archives (Los Angeles, CA). Jade is the recipient of several grants from Canada Council for the Arts and British Columbia Arts Council; and is featured in the book Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community. Jade was born in Quezon City, Philippines; grew up in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; immigrated to unceded Coast Salish territories in Vancouver, BC, Canada; and currently lives in Chicago, IL, USA, which sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. Jade is part of a New York-based collaborative duo, Tatlo, with Sara Jimenez; and is an Assistant Professor in the department of Fiber and Material Studies at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.