Tong (Raine) Shen is a practicing visual artist, designer, and writer with a BFA from the University of Waterloo. She has studied in China, Germany, and the U.S. Shen has exhibited in Montréal, Toronto, and in the Waterloo/Kitchener region; she has won several awards for her work including scholarships from the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts and Nancy Lou- Patterson from the University of Waterloo. She is currently attending Concordia University in Montréal for her MFA.
Come Up To My Room (CUTMR) is the Gladstone Hotel’s annual alternative design event. CUTMR invites artists and designers to show us what goes on inside their heads. Coming together in dialogue and collaboration, participants are limited only by their imaginations, making CUTMR one of the most exciting shows in Toronto. January 24 – 27, 2013.