Millie Chen's installations, videos, and interventions are intended as sensorial experiences that prod the perceptual and ideological assumptions of the audience. She has shown her work across Canada, the U.S., and in Mexico, Brazil, France, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Japan and across China. Most recently, she showed at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, as part of the exhibition "Surveyor." She has also shown as part of Sound Symposium in St. John's, Newfoundland and Toronto nuit blanche, in China at Yuangong Art Museum, Shanghai, Tank Loft Contemporary Art Center, Chongqing, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Shijiazhuang, in Brazil as part of FILE-Rio 2007: Electronic Language International Festival, Rio de Janeiro, and in concurrent solo exhibitions in France at the Centre d'art contemporain de Basse-Normandie and Centre cultural canadien, Paris.

Among her numerous awards and grants is a Chalmers Fellowship through the Ontario Arts Council to produce "Demon Girl Duet," a dual-screen video based on two river journeys down the Yangtze in China and the Niagara in Canada/USA, most recently exhibited in the Canada Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010. Chen's work is in several public collections and she has produced a number of major permanent public art commissions. Her writing has appeared in publications in the U.K., Canada and the U.S.

She is Chair and Professor in the Department of Visual Studies, University at Buffalo, SUNY.

See Millie Chen's Curriculum Vitae, 2011: (PDF)