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Lucy Seena K Lin


Urban and Regional Planning

Lucy Seena K Lin is an artist, urbanist, and scholar-activist who recently received her Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA. Her research focus on social and spatial politics, creative strategies and resilient cities expands the understanding of urban conditions by weaving together art-based practices and urban theory.
She received her BA from UC Berkeley in Fine Arts. Her prior experiences span the realms of studio practice; visual arts programming; artist, nonprofit and community development; and municipal arts administration and cultural policy. Ms. Lin has worked with a number of San Francisco Bay Area institutions including the San Francisco Arts Commission, City of Berkeley, ProArts in Oakland, Intersection for the Arts, Chinese Culture Foundation, Kearny Street Workshop, and the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation. She has served on juries for organizations including Root Division, SOMArts Cultural Center, and California College of the Arts. Her written work can be found in the Fall 2016 issue of BOOM: A Journal of California and the Urban Humanities Institute Mexico City forthcoming book. She is currently working on the creative placemaking project, Boyle Heights en Movimiento, which received a 2016 LA Department of Cultural Affairs Arts Activation grant award.