sTo Len (he/him) is an interdisciplinary artist whose work has centered on collaborations with abused landscapes that have included printmaking polluted waterways, 3D scanning FreshKills landfill, recycling waste into art materials, and performing at Superfund sites. sTo Len is based in Queens, NY, with familial roots in Vietnam and Virginia, and his work incorporates these bonds by connecting issues of their history, environment, traditions, and politics.
sTo Len has exhibited his artwork internationally, including exhibitions in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Texas, Vietnam, Japan, Germany, Australia, Denmark, and Canada. Len co-founded the alternative arts space Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y. which exhibited hundreds of artists from 2004 to 2019.
sTo Len is a New York Foundation for the Arts fellow for interdisciplinary work, an NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Fellow, a recipient of grants from Queens Arts Council and City Artist Corps. Len was the first artist in residence at AlexRenew Wastewater Treatment facility in Alexandria, Va. and is the current Public Artist in Residence at the NYC Department of Sanitation city as part of a City program that embeds artists in city government to propose and implement creative solutions to pressing civic challenges.