STATEMENT: "My multidisciplinary work employs ancient symbolism, ritualistic activation, transformative transmission, natural and supernatural processes, the physics of math, space and material, light language encoding, sacred geometry, energy medicine, and crystalline infusion. Whether painting, building, creating installation or presenting collaborative projects, my work harnesses magical potency, with medicinal dosages distributed in belief-empowered contexts. My projects and objects work interactively with quantum reality, nature and humanity. Much of my art is explicitly, mindfully, impermanent; embracing transformation and realizing a full cycle of creation through dissolution, beyond spacetime. I work to imbue remedy into a harmony forged between, wonder and mindfulness, intention and serendipity, love and release, perspective and power."
Kylin O'Brien is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist. She holds degrees in Philosophy from Vassar College, in Tibetan Studies from the School for International Training, and in Art and Design from Leeds in the UK, where she was awarded a part-time lectureship while pursuing her studies. She has participated in exhibitions internationally and has had numerous solo exhibitions, most notably in New York City, with the legendary Hudson of FEATURE INC. She has participated in events at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival, and the 56th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia. Kylin has also created commissioned public work during Art Basel Miami, as part of a large-scale public works project nationwide. Kylin has been seen, featured, and talked about in The New Yorker, Brooklyn Magazine, Artsy, rxArt, Art in America, The Huffington Post, NPR, Gothamist and Flavorwire, among others. Kylin is also a black belt in full-contact karate, a feng shui intuitive, an oracle and a reiki energy healer.