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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022
-> ‘23
East of sun, west of moon, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
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
2022
Sustaining Vision, Grinnell College Museum of Art, Grinnell, IA.
2021
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
Go Figure!?, Sprüth Magers Online 
QUEER OUT T/HERE, Tong Art Advisory, New York, NY.
Friend Zone, Half Gallery, New York, NY
Pressing, Division of Labour, Salford, UK (online)
2020
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
2019
Chinosity Experience, Asia Society, New York, NY
2016
Liverpool Art Fair, The Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Open Exhibition, Editions, Liverpool, UK
CAPTURED MOMENTS, Road Studios, Liverpool, UK
Home, ARTShub47, Liverpool, UK
A-Level Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, UK (online)

SELECTED PUBLIC DISPLAYS
2021

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

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


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2022


The Artsy Vanguard 2022: Oscar yi Hou | Artsy Editorial
THE INTIMATE GAZE OF “OSCAR YI HOU: EAST OF SUN, WEST OF MOON | The Amp
A Debut of ‘Visual Splendor’ | New York Times (Web & Print)
Harper’s Bazaar Icons 2022 | Harper’s Bazaar US (Web & Print)
Identity Explored From One Place Between Two Worlds | South China Morning Post (Web & Print)
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
2021
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
2020
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
2019
Columbia Journal of Literary Criticism (Print) 
ARTIST OF THE WEEK: OSCAR YI HOU | Milk.xyz
2018
Rising Creatives | ROOT-ed Zine (Print)
2017
VICELAND: Underrepresented | VICELAND (Television)
INTERVIEW XVI: OSCAR HOU | Ratrock Magazine
Art Hoe Collective Meets Lorna Simpson | Tate Gallery (Video)        
“oscar yi hou” ISSUE #4: INVENT | Recens Paper (Print)
2016
“OSCAR HOU”, Issue 2 | Grounders Magazine (Print)
Oscar yi Hou | Average Art Magazine (Print)

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

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

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

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Brooklyn Museum
Columbus Museum of Art
Grinnell College Museum of Art
ICA Miami
M+ Museum
New-York Historical Society