Dan Lam is an artist and sculptor residing in Dallas, TX. Known for her bold and unique sculptures, she rose to popularity and prominence through social media, particularly Instagram. Her body of work ranges from gallery exhibitions to large scale installations to brand collaborations. She exhibits in the US and internationally and has upcoming shows in Portland, Oregon, and San Francisco, California.

Dan was born in the Philippines while her family was immigrating from Vietnam to the United States. She was raised in Texas where she received her Bachelor in Fine Arts from the University of North Texas in 2010. She received her Masters in Fine Arts in 2014 from Arizona State University.

Some of her gangSTAR* accomplishments include having a full feature in Juxtapoz Magazine, a pop-up large scale installation at the ICA Boston, a permanent public sculpture at Industry City in Brooklyn, NY, and being Facebook artist-in-residence.

In this episode, we discuss…

  • how she creates these colorful sculptures
  • how she was able to become a full-time artist
  • how she got her work into museums
  • what goes into pricing sculptures
  • and so much more!

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