Clarence Lin is an artist/ photographer currently based in the United States. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia University in the City of New York. He has participated in residency programs at the Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting and the Institute of Contemporary Arts and International Cultural Exchange. He has been the recipient of various awards and fellowships, including from New York Foundation for the Art, Getty Foundation, and the California Community Foundation. His works have been shown nationally and internationally.