Works and lives in Taipei, Ping Yu Pan earned her degree from the Graduate Institute of Plastic Arts at Tainan National University of the Arts in 1998, and is currently an associate professor in Fine Art School (FAS), Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA). She has received grants from Asian Cultural Council and ROC-US Foundation for Scholarly Exchange, won the 9th Asian Artist Scholarship offered by Vermont Studio Center, and participated in artist-in-residency Program hosted by Headland Center for the Arts, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco/de Young Museum, etc.
Pan possesses domestic and foreign experience, and her work which consist chiefly of mixed-media sculpture or installations, explore the relationship between myths and contemporary life. She has published two catalogues in 2009 and 2013, her work has been exhibited in many places in Taiwan, and among different international cities. Her work has also collected by Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts and Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, TNUA.
As an art scholar, Pan is also interested in applying craft process into contemporary art practice. She has teaching Indigo dye in art practice for two years in FAS, TNUA, had also planned Indigo exhibition for class in the end of each semester.