BFA (2005-2010) The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
(2010 Summer Fellowship Resident) Ox-Bow School of Arts, Saugatuck, MI

MFA candidate (2020) Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions:

Maya and the Mycelial Network (2018)

The Range

Saguache, C.O.

Accumulations (2018)

Monica Cook & Ye Qin Zhu

Postmasters Gallery

New York, N.Y.

Chimeras (2018)

Cheryl Bentley & Ye Qin Zhu

Central Park Gallery

Los Angeles, C.A.

The Cosmos of Seeds (2017)

The Hand

Bushwick, Brooklyn, N.Y.


Ye Mandala (2016)

*Future Development Space

Greenpoint, Brooklyn, N.Y.



Over the Rainbow (2017)

Babycastles Gallery

New York, NY


Live/Work Die Hard (2012)

Gowanus, Brooklyn N.Y.

Co-curated and produced with Piotr Styk.

Select Group Exhibitions:

Death by Audio Arcade (Indie Games and Art Showcase, 2017)

Cloud City

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y.

What Can the Object Do? (2017)

The Hand

Bushwick, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Now, Therefore (2016)

Valerina Gallerina

Ridgewood, Queens N.Y.

Office Space (2016)

LMCC Residency Space

New York, NY

Cosmicomics (2015)


New York, NY


Magic Scents (2015)

Valerina Gallerina

Ridgewood, Queens N.Y.

Meownifesto (2014)

House of Tigre Gallery

Ridgewood, Queens N.Y.


New York, NY


New York, NY

Red Barn (2010)

OxBow Gallery

Grand Rapids, MI

Sculpture Storage (2010)

La Mama Gallery

New York, NY

Contenpt (2009)

Houghton Gallery

Cooper Union,

New York, NY

My Way (2009)

Performa '09 Hub

New York, NY


2008 - 2012 and 2016 - 2017: Program Coordinator at Art Palestine International, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to exhibiting contemporary Palestinian art. Some of the exhibitions we have conducted are: The Thousand and One Nights at Postmasters Gallery, NY; How Green Was My Valley at Whitebox Art Center, NY; Over The Rainbow at Babycastles Gallery, NY.

Redwood Art Studio (2014 - 2016, co-founded with Qin Qin Zhu) With an emphasis on exploration and personal growth, Elisha Lopez, Qin, and I taught drawing and painting to the kids in the community we grew up in, Sunset Park (Brooklyn). Link here.

Socotra Studio (2012) Piotr Styk and I created Socotra Studio, an ongoing collaborative project exploring material property, ritual, craft, and function in the objects we make.



Instructor at Beam Center. Brooklyn, NY (2017 - 2018)

Lead instructor at Redwood Art Studio. Sunset Park, Brooklyn (2014 -2016)

Guest Educator at Russel Wright Design Center for Summer Nature & Design Camp. Manitoga, NY (2015)

Portfolio prep and conceptual design course at Yunhua Fang Studio. Cupertino, CA (Summer 2007)

Painting instructor at The Cooper Union Saturday Program. New York, NY (2007)


Over The Rainbow (2017) view/download online pdf here

Evergreen Review (2017)

NYC Creative Salon (2017)

Internet-Yami-Ichi NYC, Zine and Web-zine (2016)

Hyperallergic (2015)

BKmag (2015)

E Flux (2011) qin zhu untitled/

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