Oscar yi Hou


@oscyhou
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Selected Projects
2021
A sky-licker relation
A dozen poem-pictures
✯ Crane Seeking Comforts

Artworks

Larger works
Other Works
Drawings

Curatorial
2021
QUEER OUT T/HERE



© 2021



Oscar yi Hou
Born 1998, Liverpool, UK
Lives and works in New York City

EDUCATION
2021 
2020 
B.A Visual Arts, magna cum laude, Columbia University. New York, NY
École des arts de la Sorbonne (Université Panthéon-Sorbonne). Paris, France


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2021
A sky-licker relation, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY.
A dozen poem-pictures, James Fuentes Online, New York, NY.
Crane Seeking Comforts, T293 Gallery, Rome, Italy


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021







2020




2019

2016






Tidal Motion, Joe Sheftel, Provincetown, MA
Shining In The Low Tide, Unclebrother, Hancock, NY.
Breakfast Under The Tree, Carl Freedman Gallery, Margate, UK. (Curated by Russell Tovey.)
Go Figure!?, Sprüth Magers Online.
QUEER OUT T/HERE, Tong Art Advisory, New York, NY.
Friend Zone, Half Gallery, New York, NY. (Curated by Vaughn Spann.)
Pressing, Division of Labour, Salford, UK. (online) 

myselves, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Warmth and Promise, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY.
Open Air, Tong Art Advisory, East Hampton, NY.
Queer the City, Homotopia Festival, Liverpool, UK.

Chinosity Experience, Asia Society, New York, NY.

Liverpool Art Fair, The Gallery, Liverpool, UK.
Open Exhibition, Editions, Liverpool, UK.
[Two-person exhibition] CAPTURED MOMENTS, Road Studios, Liverpool, UK.
Home, ARTShub47, Liverpool, UK.
A-Level Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, UK, (online)
SELECTED PUBLIC DISPLAYS
2021

2020
Already Home: AAPI Artists on Belonging, “Moments in Culture by Outfront” via Art.sy,
    Digital displays in national transit systems, USA. 
Queer the City, Homotopia Festival, Billboard, Liverpool, UK.

RESIDENCIES
2021
Silver Arts Project Studio Residency, New York, NY


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2021












2020

2019

2018
2017



2016
“Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now“, The New York Times (Print) 
“Oscar yi Hou, A sky-licker relation,” TheGuide.art
“Oscar yi Hou and Louis Fratino are at the vanguard of queer figurative painting”, Document Journal “Interview with Oscar Yi Hou”, Editorial Magazine
 “Oscar yi Hou,” Talk Art (Podcast)
“16 Rising Artists of the Asian Diaspora in the United States,” Artsy.net
“Artworks in NYC subways celebrate Asian American culture in America”, News12 (Television)
“Meet the Asian art world’s dynamic new duo,” FT Weekend (Print)
“An Introduction to Art by Russell Tovey,” BBC’s The One Show, May (Television)
“Interview: Oscar Yi Hou, Crane Seeking Comfort – T293,” Exibart 
“Oscar yi Hou: Crane Seeking Comforts,”, CURA Magazine 
“Oscar yi Hou – Crane Seeking Comforts,” Artribune
“L’artiste s’expose à la galerie T293 au sein du projet « Also on View »,” Luxe Magazine
       
“ENGAGE IN DIALOGUE WITH THE DILIGENTLY LAYERED PAINTINGS OF OSCAR YI HOU“, Art of Choice 
“EXPLORING SELFHOOD THROUGH MEDIUM AT KOHN GALLERY, LA”, Art of Choice 
Columbia Journal of Literary Criticism, June, Print.,
"ARTIST OF THE WEEK: OSCAR YI HOU" Milk.xyz, June, Web.
"Rising Creatives", ROOT-ed Zine, March, Print.
“VICELAND: Underrepresented”, VICELAND, Television.
 “INTERVIEW XVI: OSCAR HOU", Ratrock Magazine, October, Print, Web.
“Art Hoe Collective Meets Lorna Simpson”, Tate Gallery, July, Online video.           
“oscar yi hou” ISSUE #4: INVENT”, Recens Paper, August, Print.
“OSCAR HOU”, Issue 2, Grounders Magazine, August, Print.
 “Oscar yi Hou”, Average Art Magazine, September, Print.

PUBLISHED WRITING
2019
"In Which Humanness Rests" Journal of Art Criticism, Spring. Print.


CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2021
QUEER OUT T/HERE, Tong Art Advisory, New York, NY

LECTURES
2021
Invited Speaker, Seminar: “The Effective Artist,” New York Film Academy



HONOURS
2019        
Robert Gamblin Painting Award, Columbia University