Amy Cheng was born in Taiwan and raised in Brazil, Oklahoma, and Texas. She received a BFA from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MFA from Hunter College, City University of New York. She has exhibited her paintings nationally and internationally; her work is held in a number of corporate and public collections. She has completed a number of public art commissions including projects at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport; the Howard St. ‘L’ Station in Chicago; the Cleveland Street subway station in Brooklyn; the 25th Avenue subway station in Brooklyn; the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport MetroLink Station; the Jacksonville International Airport; the Slauson bus station, Los Angeles; traffic box coverings in downtown Odessa, Texas; and the Valley Regional Transit Station in Boise, Idaho. She received a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship to Renmin University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China in Spring 2017, a P.S. 122 Painting Center Fellowship in New York City for a ten-month residency in 2011–12, and a Senior Lecture/Research Fulbright fellowship to Brazil in 2008. She has been awarded two New York Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellowships, and an Arts International travel grant to China. She is a Professor in the Art Department at the State University of New York at New Paltz.