2021 - 2023 MFA Textiles, Parsons School of Design, The New School, NY, U.S.
2010 - 2014 BA in Journalism, Wuhan University, China
2012 Exchange program, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

2024 (upcoming)Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Artists-in-Residence program, New York
2024 Residency Unlimited, New York
2023 Residency at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

2023 Crafting the Future BIPOC Supplement Support Fund Award
2023 Finalist for the Dorothy Waxman International Textile Design Prize
2023 Tilly Marchwinski Scholarship for Excellence in Handweaving
2023 Dieu Donné Summer Paper Institute Scholarship
2023 Penland School of Craft, Summer Partial Scholarship for Papermaking
2023 CERF+ Artists Get Ready Grant
2022 New York Studio School, Painting Marathon Scholarship

2021 The Pulitzer Prizes, Winner for Public Service
(Staff of The New York Times, stories about the coverage of Covid-19 pandemic)
2020 The Pulitzer Prizes, Finalist for International Reporting
(Staff of The New York Times, stories about China’s repression of millions of Muslims)
2018 Society of Publishers in Asia Awards, Winner for Excellence in Explanatory Reporting
2012 National Scholarship from China’s Ministry of Education

2025(upcoming) Art League Houston, Houston, TX
2024 "Nature of Being", All Street gallery, New York, NY
2023 "Safe Keeping", Surface Design Association&108 Contemporary, Tulsa, Oklahoma
2023 "Threadscape", New York Textile Month, Area Home, New York, NY
2023 "Portal", Parsons MFA Textiles, New York, NY
2022 "Coping Mechanisms", At The Venue, New York, NY
2022 "Zero Draft", Downtown Yarns, New York, NY
2022 Octopus Records, Brooklyn, NY

Artist Talks and Workshops
2024 Artist Talk at The Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center, New York, NY
2023 Artist Talk at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
2023 Artist Talk at the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston, Houston, TX
2023 Teaching artist at Intertwine Arts, New York, NY
2022 Tapestry Weaving Workshops of Paper Yarn and Natural fibers, New York Textile Month
2022 Workshop: Paper Yarn + Tapestry Weaving, Make It Mend It Club, New York

2024 Glasstire | "Talking with Artists Terumi Saito and Qiqing Lin at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft"…
2023 WhyNot(Washington, D.C.),
“Lin Qiqing: To Express Feelings and Ideas Through Textiles”
2023 Whynot(Washington, D.C.), “The Melting Wok: Chinese Foods’ American Dream” documentary series
2023 NewsLab Podcast(Interview in Chinese) “From Journalist To Textile Artist”
2023 Fashion United “Parsons presents MFA Textiles Class of 2023”

Work Experience
2024 - present Weaving instructor at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2023 - present Teaching artist at Intertwine Arts, New York, NY
2018-2021 Reporter and researcher, The New York Times Shanghai Bureau, China
2016-2018 Reporter, Sixth Tone, China
2014-2016 Assistant researcher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China

2023 - present Art columnist, Ming Pao, Hong Kong
2021 “Spicy Noodles for Immigrants' Lonely Hearts”, You Stir The Pot: Recipes for Change

Selected Publications
“China Blocks American Books as Trade War Simmers”, New York Times, December 27, 2019.
“Hong Kong Takes Symbolic Stand Against China’s High-Tech Controls”, New York Times, October 3, 2019.
“Spilled Milk: How China Failed Its Dairy Farmers”, Sixth Tone, December 19, 2017.

Mandarin (native), Cantonese (native), Zhangjiabianese 张家边话 (native), English (bilingual)