Oscar yi Hou

CURRICULUM VITAE 

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
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
2022
2021
East of sun, west of moon, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY [Forthcoming.]
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
2022
2021








2020




2019

2016






Sustaining Vision, Grinnell College Museum of Art, Grinnell, IA.
The Loneliest Sport, Spazio Amanita, New York, NY
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
2022








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2019


2018

2017




2016
“Re-Enchanting the Human”, Twin Magazine, Issue 26 (Print)
“Oscar yi Hou’s Layered Portraits of Queer Kinship Evade Easy Interpretation”, Artsy Editorial
“The Review‘s Review: Ye’s Two Words”, The Paris Review
“Oscar yi Hou paints portraits to honour his loved ones”, i-D
“Brooklyn-based artist Oscar yi Hou receives UOVO Prize”, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
“Oscar yi Hou Receives the Third Annual UOVO Prize”, Surface Magazine
“Painter Oscar Yi Hou receives third annual UOVO prize”, The Art Newspaper
“Young Gun Painter Oscar yi Hou Forges His Own Path”, Cultured Magazine

“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 Editorial 
“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
2022
2021
Guest Seminar Speaker, Princeton University
Guest Seminar Speaker, New York Film Academy

HONOURS
2022
2019
     
UOVO Emerging Artist Prize, Brooklyn Museum
Robert Gamblin Painting Award, Columbia University