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Maya Lin


American architectural designer and artist who, at age 21, designed the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, DC. Her aunt is definitely Lin Huiyin, who’s reported to be the first feminine architect in China. She actually is a Chinese-American sculptor and panorama artist. She wedded and experienced a child with artwork and photography seller and collector Daniel Wolf. Like Kellie Martin, Lin also graduated from Yale University or college.

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Full Name Maya Lin
Date Of Birth October 5, 1959
Place Of Birth Ohio
Profession Sculptor
Education Yale University, Yale School of Architecture
Nationality American
Spouse Daniel Wolf
Children Rachel Wolf, India Wolf
Parents Julia Chang Lin, Henry Huan Lin
Siblings Tan A. Lin
Awards Presidential Medal of Freedom, Twenty-five Year Award, AIA Honor Award
Star Sign Libra

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1She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts on February 25, 2010 at the White House in Washington D.C. for her services and contributions to architecture.
2Designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC.



National Endowment for the Arts: United States of Arts2016TV Series documentary shortHerself
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.2016TV Series documentaryHerself
60 Minutes2004TV Series documentaryHerself - Architect (segment "The Greyston Bakery")
Art in the Twenty-First Century2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood1998TV SeriesHerself
Frank Lloyd Wright1998DocumentaryHerself - Artist
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision1994DocumentaryHerself
Reading Rainbow1992TV SeriesHerself

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