Maya Lin  (American, 1959) 

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Maya Lin Biography
1959   Born October 5th in Athens, Ohio
1977 - 1981   Studied at Yale University, Graduating with an MFA in Architecture
1981 - 1983   While still an undergraduate, she won a public design competition for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial constructed in Washington, DC
1986   Founded her own studio
1987   Received an honorary doctorate degree from Yale University
2002   Elected Alumni Fellow of the Yale Corporation, the governing body of Yale University
2003   Served on the selection jury of the World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition
2005   Elected to The American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York
2008   Completed a 30-ton sculpture called "2 x 4 Landscape," which is on exhibit at the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco, California
Selected Exhibitions
2009   "Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes", April 1-July 1, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2008 - 2009   "Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes", Oct 25 - January 8, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
2008   "Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes", March 30 - June 30, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
2007   "Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes", Sept 7 - Dec 30, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
2006   "Maya Lin: Systematic Landscapes", April 22 - Oct 1, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Literature
2000   "Boundaries", Maya Lin