Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Pixy Liao is an artist currently resides in Brooklyn.

She is a recipient of NYFA Fellowship in photography, En Foco's New Works Fellowship and LensCulture Exposure Awards, etc,. She has done artist residencies at University of Arts London, Pioneer Works, Light Work, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Center for Photography at Woodstock, and Camera Club of New York.

Liao’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, including He Xiangning Art Museum (China),  Museum of Sex (NY), Asia Society (Houston), Shanghai K11, Flower Gallery (NY), Capsule Shanghai (Shanghai), Leo Xu Projects (China), Metro Pictures (NY), Vasli Souza Gallery (Sweden), First Draft Gallery (Sydney) etc,.

Liao holds an MFA in photography from University of Memphis.