PIXY LIAO

Born in Shanghai, China, 1979. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, USA

 

EDUCATION

2008

MFA Photography, University of Memphis, Memphis, USA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020

New Wife, Old House, Chambers Fine Art, New York, NY, USA (online)

Choose Your Own Adventure, Scope 2020 Biennale for Photography in Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Experimental Relationship (for your eyes only, or maybe mine, too), curated by Henry Lu, Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, Canada

Two Heads, Stieglitz 19, Antwerp, Belgium

2019

Carry the Weight of You, Galleri Vasli Souza, Oslo, Norway

UNE RELATION EXPÉRIMENTALE, the Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France

Experimental Relationship, FOTOGRAFIA EUROPEA, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Open Kimono, Chambers Fine Art, New York, NY, USA

Temple for Her, Flyweight Project, New York, NY, USA

2018

Pixy Liao, curated by Holly Roussell, Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival, Xiamen, China

2017

Lady and Gentleman, Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö, Sweden

2016

Venus as a Boy, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China

Some Words are Just Between Us, First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2013

Let's Make Love, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, USA

2011

Memphis, Tennessee, Chinese American Art Council, New York, NY, USA

2008

Experimental Relationship, Adam Shaw Gallery, Memphis, TN, USA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

A Room of HER Own, How Museum, Shanghai, China

Collective Care: A House with Many Guests, M Woods Museum, Beijing, China

The Body Electric, curated by Dr. Shaune Lakin, National Gallery of Australia, Sydney, Australia 

2019

Holy Mosses, curated by Nick Yu, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Photography in Memphis, Brooks Museum in Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA

What a Genderful World, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Kind Stranger, curated by Xiaodong Yan, UNart Center, Shanghai, China

Kinship, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, UK

2018

MUSE MUSE, Czech Center New York, New York, NY, USA

Disobedient Daughters, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

2017

NSFW: FEMALE GAZE, Museum of Sex, in collaboration with Vice's Creators Project, New York, NY, USA

A New Ballardian Vision, curated by Leo Xu, Metro Pictures, New York, NY, USA

2016

Out Frames, Museum of Modern Art in Bologna, Bologna, Italy

When We Become Us, Capsule Gallery, Shanghai, China

Bagism, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

WECHAT - A Dialogue in Contemporary Chinese Art, curated by Barbara Pollack, Asia Society Texas Center, Houston, TX, USA

The Real Thing, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2015

No Holds Barred-Young Contemporary Art from China, curated by Boyi Feng and Lars Jonnson, OPEN ART Biennial, Örebro, Sweden

2014

Double Vision, curated by Boyi Feng, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2012

Span of Vision, VT Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, China

Song of Ordinary Madness, Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon

2011

Flash Forward, Magenta, Toronto, Canada

2010

Making the Leap: Crossing Borders, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Irrelevant: Local Emerging Asian Artists Who Don't Make Work About Being Asian, Arario Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2009

Photography Now 2009, juried by Charlotte Cotton, Center of Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, USA

 

SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2019

Artist in Residence, SVA RisoLAB, New York, NY, USA

2018

Individual Artist Awards, The Santo Foundation

Madame Figaro Women Photographers Award, Jimei x Arles International Photo Festival

Jury's Special Mention for Aperture/Paris Photo First PhotoBook Award

Shortlisted for Arles Author Book Award

Artist Residency, University of the Arts London in Collaboration with NYFA

2016

Artist Residency, Pioneer Works, New York, NY, USA

2015

Artist Residency, Light Work, New York, NY, USA

2014

2nd Prize Winner, LensCulture Exposure Awards, London, UK

2013

Fellowship in photography, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, USA

Darkroom Residency, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, USA

2012

New Works Awards Fellowship, En Foco, NY, USA

Artist Residency, LMCC Workspace Residency Program, NY, USA

2010

Artist Residency, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, USA

 

COLLECTION

Franklin Furnace Archive, NY, USA

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA

He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Fort Wayne Museum of Arts, Indiana, USA

Light Work, Syracuse, New York, USA

The Kinsey Institute, Indiana, USA

The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, USA

The Center of Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, USA

The White Villa Collection