Aay Preston-Myint is an artist, publisher, and educator based in Chicago, USA. His practice employs both visual and collaborative strategies to investigate memory and kinship, often within the specific context of queer community and history. In addition to his own work in interdisciplinary media, he is a founder of No Coast, an artist partnership that prints and distributes affordable contemporary artwork, is co-director of the Chicago Art Book Fair, and has served as a DJ and organizer for Chances Dances, a party supporting and showcasing the work of queer artists in Chicago.
Director, the Chicago Art Book Fair. 2017-present.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Depts. of Fiber and Material Studies and Printmedia, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 2012-present.
Print Studio, Equity Committee, and Admissions, ACRE Residency. 2010-present.
Founder, No Coast / No Coast Editions. 2008-present.
Faculty, Ox-Bow School of Art. 2015-present.
Organizer, Chances Dances. 2005-2017.
Editor-in-Chief, Monsters and Dust. 2009-2014.