Tristan Cai lives and works between Singapore/USA. He received his MFA from San Francisco Art Institute and his BFA(hons) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Cai has been included in recent exhibitions at the Noorderlicht Photography Festival, Netherlands, Arles Voies Off, Paris, National Museum of Singapore, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Jeonju, GoEun Museum of Photography, Pusan, Korea, RS Projects in Berlin, Germany and Shanghai World Exposition, China, SOMArts Cultural Center, USA, amongst other. He is also a passionate educator and has taught at Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, San Francisco Art Institute and the Maricopa Community Colleges.
In recognition for his fine works, he has been awarded the San Francisco Art Institute MFA Fellowship, Murphy and Cadagon Contemporary Art Award, Harvey Fellowship and Professional Development Grant (National Arts Council, Singapore). His works have also been recently featured on Culturepush, Conscientious, Humble Arts Foundation New York, CameraArts, F-Stop, Yvi and Photography Forum.