|Intro||American artist, Oakland Calif. and Chicago|
|Is|| Artist |
|From||United States of America|
|Type|| Arts |
|Birth||1981, New York City, United States of America|
Aay Preston-Myint (born 1981) is a visual artist and art educator based in Oakland, California. Preston-Myint was born in New York City, worked extensively in Chicago, Illinois, and is a co-founder of the Chicago Art Book Fair. The Chicago Art Book Fair has been held annually since 2017 and emerged from the No Coast publishing imprint. Preston-Myint was a professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently a program manager at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California. He founded Chances Dances, a party that “supports and showcases the work of queer artists in Chicago.”
Aay Preston-Myint’s solo exhibitions include At Night, I Think of You, held at the Threewalls Gallery in Chicago in 2013; Project #11, and held in 2018 at the ‘sindikit gallery in Baltimore, Maryland in 2018. He had two solo exhibitions shows in 2019: Wormhole at Adler & Floyd in Chicago and X O at the Royal Nonesuch Gallery in Oakland, California.