Lavender Chang was born in Taiwan and moved to Singapore as a teenager. Right from a young age, she was interested in art and had a strong liking for drawing and painting. Lavender got interested in photography during her Diploma days at Temasek Polytechnic Design School. She then decided to pursue her B.F.A. (Honours) in Photography and Digital Imaging at School of Art, Design and Media at NTU Singapore and graduated in 2011. Since graduating, Lavender has been dividing time between her fine art projects and assignment photography.
Lavender Chang has a strong interest in contemporary conceptual photography. Lavender’s artwork is a reflection of the sensitivity towards the subtle nuances surrounding her. She hopes to focus on these experiences, to create a canvas allowing further contemplation and letting the passage of time to leave behind traces of her mortality.
Her works have been exhibited in International Orange Photo Festival (China, 2010), Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2011, Singapore Art Museum and Sundaram Tagore Gallery New York 2014. She received Gold and Silver awards at The Crowbar Awards, and she is the winner of Noise Singapore Prize 2011. Lavender was also one of the nominees of documentary photography and photojournalism focused platform10; she is chosen for 2011 Mentorship Program by John Clang. Lavender is also one of the winners for 2012/2013 Young Talent Programme, and had her winner's solo show in ION Art Gallery in 2013, and shortlisted for ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu in 2014. In 2015, She had her solo exhibition in Galerie Sogan & Art, and recently won the 6th France + Singapore Photographic Awards.