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

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

2015

Experimental Relationship, Circuitous Succession Gallery, Memphis, TN, USA

2013

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

The second story of Two Stories, Kips Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2011

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

2008

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

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

NSFW: Female Gaze, Museum of Sex, New York, USA

Please fasten your seatbelt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China

Mallory/Wurtzburger: A Retrospective, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, 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

2015

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

EVIDENCE, FORMAT Festival, Derby, UK

2014

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

An Ocean of Possibilities”, Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Fries Museum, the Netherlands

2012

Span of Vision, VT Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

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

This Must Be the Place: Contemporary Photography in Memphis, Dixon Gallery, Memphis, TN, USA

2011

Flash Forward, Magenta, Toronto, Canada

nextkunst.licht, Kunst Licht Gallery, Shanghai, China

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

2008

Girl and Her Camera, Lianzhou Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China

4th Wall, 2008 China Pingyao International Photography Fest, Pingyao, China

Girl’s Club, L Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN, USA

 

SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

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

1st Place in Self-Portrait, IPA | Lucie Awards, LA, USA

2012

New Works Awards Fellowship, En Foco, NY, USA

Artist Residency, LMCC Workspace Residency Program, NY, USA

2011

Finalist, ITS#PHOTO, Trieste, Italy

2010

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

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Franklin Furnace Archive, NY, USA

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA

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