Lam received her Bachelor Degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Master of Fine Arts Degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University.
Lam had held several solo installation and sculpture exhibitions, and her conceptual and site-specific installation works have been exhibited in many venues. She has been invited to participate into more than 100 exhibitions in Hong Kong and overseas, including France, China, Japan, Korea, Australia and Malaysia, etc. In 2001, she was invited to participate into the “Asian Art Project: Up-ricing” and had touring art performance in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Chiayi and Beijing. At the same year, she started her “Cultivating Civilization” research art project.
She specializes in creation with different medium in particular sites. In recent years, her works display special focus on relationships between cultural development and human activities. Her recent works including “The late version of Shahaijing series” is related to issue of environmental protection and ecology; “The Canopy is cramming with lemons” comments on the government's West Kowloon Cultural District project and “One minute prison” , an interactive art project, offers opportunities for participants to think about their personal “guilt” while inside the former real cell of Victoria Prison for one minute.
Lam was also the recipient of several arts awards, including “Most Promising Artist Award” (Painting category) in 1995, First Prize in the Painting category in 1996 and First Prize in the Sculpture category in 1997 from the Phillippe Charriol Foundation, “New Vision Award” in 2001 from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Finalist of “Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial” (1998 & 2005), selected artist of “Artist in Neighborhood Scheme IV” in 2008, “40 under 40” award which being recognized as one of the top young design talent of Greater China Region from PERSPECTIVE magazine and "Award for Best Artist(Visual Arts)" by Hong Kong Arts Development Council (2011)etc.
-Current Exhibition in Australia
Exhibition Name: Nv Yishu Series Vll: Thread
Venue: Long Gallery, Montsalvat, 7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham, Melbourne, Australia.
-Exhibition: 10th Anniversary exhibition In Conversations with 100 local artists
Venue: YY9 Gallery
-Exhibition：GwangHwaMun International Art Festival 2014
Venue：SeJong Cultural Center, Museum & Story hall, Seoul, Korea
-Exhibition： 28th AIAE (2014)
Venue: Kinmen Cultural Park Historial Folk Museum, Kinmen, Taiwan
-Exhibition: Coming Home - Art container project documentation exhibition
Venue: Baptist University Gallery
Hong Kong Graphic Art Fiesta: Collaborative printmaking
Venue: 1/F, Hong Kong Heritage Museum
"Remember the days of being wild-Leslie Cheung Special Exhibition"
Venue: Moon Gallery, Hong Kong
Organizer: Moon Gallery
Venue: Busan Film Centre, Korea
Period: late April 2013 (Will upadate later)
*as part of the Leslie Cheung commemorative program