Lingfei Ren is a lens-based artist, producer and curator living in Jersey City, US. She graduated from BA Fine Arts at Southeast University, Nanjing, China, followed by MA Arts Management at George Mason University, Washington DC, and MFA Photography, Video and Related Media at the School of Visual Arts, New York City. Her art practices discuss the definition of “home” and reveal urban people’s life conditions and the psychological affect from frequent moves. Ren started her career as an art educator working and interning at Shanghai Museum, Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Now she is the senior photo editor at Musée Magazine, an independent curator, and a photographer for WSJ. Magazine and Wallpaper* China.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021   Do-Until Loop Parade, La Boîte-en-valise, New York City, US (upcoming)

2020  2020 Visions, SVA Gallery, New York City, US, online

2020  Arm's Reach, SVA Gallery, New York City, US, online

2020  Take/Make, Photo Fringe, Brighton, UK, online

2020  #ICPConcerned, The International Center of Photography, New York City, US

2020  The 20th Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China

2020  Unbounded Project, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Xiamen, China

2020  Interior Life, Filter Space, Chicago, US

2019   People's Choice, Greenpoint Gallery, New York City, US

2019   Small and Smaller, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, New York City, US

2019   When Black Swallows Red, La Mama La Galleria, New York City, US

2019   Object & Reflex, SVA Gramercy Gallery, New York City, US


Selected Production

2021    Director/Director of Photography, Chop Suey Club Social Media Campaign 2021

2020  Producer/Production Manager, Feed_Back (short film)

2020  Photographer/Videographer/Editor/Music Composer, Deux · Melanie Surya F/W Campaign 2020

2020  Photographer/Photo Editor, "Marc Glimcher: Defining the Avant Garde," WSJ. Magazine China, Issue October 2020

2020  Producer/Photographer/Photo Editor, "The Daughter of the Earth," PAP Magazine, Issue April 2020

2020  Photographer/Photo Editor, "We Are Not: Adam Pendleton," Wallpaper* China, Issue March 2020

2019   Videographer, A Performance by Rue Bainbridge at Pace Gallery

2019   Photographer/Photo Editor, "Cheer Leader: Raymond Pettibon," Wallpaper* China, Issue Nov/Dec 2019

​2019   Producer/Director of Photography/Editor/Music Composer, Split (fashion film)

2019   Director of Photography, In Reality (fashion film)

2019   Assistant Photographer, "Ugo Rondinone," T Magazine, Issue April 2019

2019   Assistant Photographer, "Marcel Dzama," Wallpaper* China, Issue May/June 2019

2018   Assistant Photographer, "Jeff Koons," GQ China, Issue April 2018

2017   Videographer/Editor, Artists' Profiles, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts


2021   Tianjin Photography Festival, National Convention & Exhibition Center, Tianjin, China (upcoming)

2019   Kanak Guo: Strange Him, Space240, New York City, US


2020  Video, Fine Art, Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards

2020  Collage, Fine Art, Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards

2020  Winner of the Professionals' Choice, Danny Wilson Awards, Photo Fringe

2019   Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship


2021  Artist Talk, Do-Until Loop Parade, New York City, US, online (upcoming)

2021  Artist Talk: Lingfei Ren, Fringe Photo, Brighton, UK, online



2021    Lingfei Ren, Metropolitan Zoo, Musée Magazine, Issue 25 Curation, 2021

2020  Lingfei Ren, From That Day On, Der Greif, Nov 18, 2020, online

2020  Surplus Management (In and Out of Order), Der Greif, Issue 13, 2020

2020  Discover the Art World’s Rising Stars In These 2020 MFA Graduate Shows, Galerie Magazine, July 10, 2020, online