Cindy Lu


Solo Exhibitions

Suspended Embrace, Arthaus Projects, Williamsport, PA.  2019 

Data Collection, Chandler Gallery, Maud Morgan Art Center, Cambridge, MA.  2018  

Curated Group Exhibitions

Coded, Beacon Gallery, Boston, MA.  2021

ACCESS:ART, Red Bull Arts / BostonCenter for the Arts, Boston, MA.  2021              

Juried Group Exhibitions

Bodies. Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA (online).  2021

The Banality of Evil in Our Daily Lives, AlteMünze, Berlin, Germany.  2020

Celebrating Resistance Through Arts.  Arts Equity Summit, Boston, MA (online due to COVID-19).  2020

Fay Chandler Emerging Artists Exhibit. Scollay Square Gallery, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA.  2019

Tin Ceilings and Other Specifics. The Magenta Suite, Exeter, NH.  2019 

Unconventional. Davis Art Gallery, Worcester, MA.  2019 

Please Touch the Art. Mosesian Center for the Arts, Watertown, MA.  2019

Fiberlicious!  Loading Dock Gallery, Lowell, MA.  2019

Art Party. Friday Arts Project, Rock Hill, SC.  2018

Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis. Boston University Center for the Humanities Fall Forum, Boston, MA.  2018

Shelter, Philadelphia Sculptors & Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA.  2018 

Techne, Arthaus Projects, Williamsport, PA.  2018 

Small Works Salon, Chandler Gallery, Maud Morgan Art Center, Cambridge, MA.  2018



Artist-in-Residence, I-Park, East Haddam, CT. 2021

Opportunity Fund artist career development grant, Boston, MA. 2021

Red Bull Arts Microgrant, Boston, MA. November 2020

MassArt Visiting Artist, MFA-BLR program, Boston, MA.  Summer 2019

Best in Show, Techne, Arthaus Projects, Williamsport, PA.  2018 

Best in Show, Small Works Salon, Chandler Gallery, Maud Morgan Art Center, Cambridge, MA.  2018


Artist of Inspiration, Boston Children's Museum, Boston, MA 2020

Keynote Presenter, Arts Equity Summit, Boston, MA.  2020

Visiting Artist presentation, MassArt, Boston, MA.  2019

Reviews and Interviews

"Who is art for? An evolution of access and audience at the BCA", Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, May 11, 2021.

“Please touch this art at Watertown’s Mosesian Center”, Chris Bergeron, MetroWest Daily News. June 20, 2019             

“Sculptors probe the impossibility of ‘Shelter’ at Da Vinci Art Alliance”, Deborah Krieger, ArtBlog. September 24, 2018.

Featured Artist, Thought Provoker series, Boston Voyager.  August 6, 2018.


Art & Design Courses

Welding, MassArt.  2018

Soft Sculpture, MassArt.  2018

Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking, North Bennett St School.  2017

Fundamentals of Machine Woodworking, North Bennett St School.  2017

Personal Geographies, sMFA/Tufts.  2017

History of Furniture, MassArt.  2017

Career Discovery, Architecture, Harvard GSD.  2017

Art as Process, sMFA/Tufts.  2016

Fundamentals of 2D Design, sMFA/Tufts.  2016                            

A Global History of Architecture, MITx.  2016


Ph.D, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.  2004

BA, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA.  1995

BA, French Language, University of California, Berkeley, CA.  1995


Scientific Editor,  Life Science Editors, 2019 - present

Consultant/Writer.  MIT, Department of Architecture, Cambridge, MA.  2017 – 2019      

Scientific Editor.  Cell, Cell Press, Cambridge, MA.  2014 – 2016               

Postdoctoral Fellow.  Harvard Medical School, Department of Neurobiology, Boston, MA.  2004 – 2014               


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