Tishan Hsu studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received his BSAD in 1973 and MArch in 1975. While at MIT, he studied film at Harvard University’s Carpenter Center. He moved to New York in 1979, where he currently resides. Hsu’s work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main; High Museum, Atlanta; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami; and the Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis. Hsu has served as a member of the board of White Columns and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He has been a professor of visual arts at Sarah Lawrence College, and a visiting professor at Pratt Institute and Harvard University.