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About Maya Lin
Hailing from the United States of America, Maya Lin is a sculptor and architect. She rose to prominence after winning the Vietnam Veterans Memorial design competition in 1981. Also, she has served as a member of the board of trustees of the U. S Natural Resources Defense Council.
Lin is the founder and owner of the Maya Lin Studio which is located in New York. Her works include “Eleven Minute Line” in 2004, “Above and Below” in 2007, “A Fold in the Field” in 2013, “Bodies of Water series” in 2006, and “Confluence Project” in 2000.
She was educated at Athens High School, Saybrook College, and Yale University.
She is the offspring of Henry Huan Lin and Julia Chang Lin. She has a brother named Tan Lin. In 1995, she got married to Daniel Wolf. Her two children are called India and Rachel.
In 1999, she won the Rome Prize. She also won the 2000 American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award. Again, she was the winner of the 2003 Finn Juhl Prize.
Lin was the recipient of the 2007 AIA Twenty-five Year Award. She was awarded the 2014 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. Additionally, she received the 2009 National Medal of Arts, and the 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom from the former U. S president, Barack Obama.
She enrolled in a bronze casting course from Ohio University when she was still a high school student.
Lin holds a Masters degree in Architecture.
Her mother is a retired professor of literature.
Her father has also served as the Ohio University College of Fine Arts’ dean.
The husband of Lin was a photography collector and dealer.
Her brother is a poet.
In 2005, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.
Her full name is Maya Ying Lin.
Lin published her first book titled “Maya Lin, Boundaries” in 2000.
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F.A.Q. about Maya Lin
When is her birthday?
Maya Lin's birthday is on October 5, 1959.
In how many days is her birthday?
Maya's birthday is in 314 days
How old is she?
She is 63 years old.
Where is Maya from?
She was born in Athens, Ohio, U.S..