Chihung Yang was born on October 25, 1947 in Taiwan. Between 1965 and 1968, he attended the National Taiwan College of Art. In 1979, he emigrated to the United States of America with his wife, Jane, and their son, Daniel. In 1984-85 and again in 1985-86, he was awarded a year’s residency at The Clocktower in New York City by The Institute for Art and Urban Resources.Mr. Yang and his wife received citizenship in 1989. At present, they live in the SoHo district of New York City, where he maintains a studio on Crosby Street.