Photo: Tristan Martinez

Boyang Hou

2021-2022 Studio Resident

Boyang Hou (b. Xi’an, China) is an artist mainly working in painting, sculpture and art installation. Hou’s works have been the subject of solo and group shows nationally and internationally at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, Creative Center Osaka, Osaka, Japan, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. He has been the beneficiary of several grants and awards, including the BCA Studio Residency. Boston, MA, Dave Bown Projects, New American Paintings #125 and #114 and a Luminarts Finalist. Boyang has attended residencies at Ace Hotel Chicago, ACRE Residency, Compound Yellow and Vermont Studio Center and has been mentioned in Artsy, the Chicago Reader and Art in America among others. Hou received his BFA from New York University and his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

He resides and works in Boston and is represented by Ruschman Gallery in Chicago. Hou is a Part-Time Lecturer in Painting and Drawing and in Sculpture at SMFA at Tufts. Boyang is one half of the press Limited Time Engagement and was one of four co-founders at the artist-run gallery Fernwey, active in Chicago from 2014-18.