BIOGRAPHY

Kyle Yip (b. 1988, Scarborough, Canada) is a Toronto based, JUNO Award-Nominated artist and audio engineer of mixed racial descent. He is internationally recognized for his highly coterminous creations of contemporary visual art, electronic music, and films originally envisioned during his dreams and pioneering the hypersurrealist movement. He was accepted into Sheridan College's world-renowned Baccalaureate of Animation Degree Program and continued his studies of sculpture at OCAD University.

His work has since been exhibited nationally and internationally, including at Frederick Varley’s residence in Unionville, Artscape Youngplace in Toronto, JanKossen Contemporary in New York City, Ignite Gallery at OCAD University, Daegu Art Fair and the CICA Museum in South Korea. Yip participated in Nuit Blanche in 2015 and 2016, and The International Symposium for Visual Culture 2022.

He received the JUNO Award Nomination for the best Electronic Album of the Year from The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for his debut album The Midas Touch in 2016. Yip accepted award nominations for Keepin' It Weird from the Austin Music Video Festival and Best Cinematography from the Kinsale Shark Awards alongside artists such as Prince and The Chemical Brothers in 2019. He received a four-page publication in RICE Contemporary Art Magazine Vol. 2 alongside artists such as Marina Abramović, and was nominated for Best of NewFilmmakers Los Angeles 2021. He was recognized by the Ontario Arts Council with the Exhibition Assistance Grant 2021-2022, received the first-place award in The Holy Art INFINITY international group exhibition in London and in The Art Gallery of Mississauga's 2021 Inaugural Juried Exhibition of Fine Arts. In 2022 Kyle Yip's work was featured in Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art Magazine, Artsin Square Magazine, and the "New Media Art 2023" book in full-color paperback and ebook published by Phaidon Press.