b.1977, Suzhou, China

Hu Renyi | 胡任乂 sets out to push more contemporary mediums, such as installation, performance, social engagement and video. His work emphasizes on many social contradictions, historical research and global identity.

Hu has been international shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions; including such prestigious art institutions as the Minsheng Art Museum, Chi K11 Art Museum, V-Art Center, Today Art Museum, Changjiang Contemporary Art Museum, Himalaya Museum, Berkshire Museum and the Taft Museum of Art.

Hu also teaches at the School of Visual Arts (SVA-NYC) and divides his time between his studios in Shanghai and New York.

Selected Solo Projects

〉2017

Longtang Clan, Public, Shanghai, China

〉2016

Confession Car, Public, Shanghai, China

〉2015

Come Clean, Chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Confession Car, Public, Shanghai, China

Spiritual Room, Yanji Subdistrict Office, Shanghai, China


Selected Solo Exhibitions

〉2017

Protection Error, O'NEWWALL E'JUHEON Seoul, Korea

〉2014

Come Clean, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

〉2013

The War of The Worlds, V Art Center, Shanghai, China

Artificial Function – Hu Renyi Solo Exhibition, Leo Gallery, Shanghai, China

〉2009

The Memory of Yi – Hu Renyi, Shi Ji Han Mo Gallery, Beijing, China

〉2008

Welcome, 798 Avant Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Hu Renyi – Memories of My Childhood, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA

〉2005

Hu Renyi Solo Exhibition, Shi Ji Han Mo Gallery, Beijing, CHINA

〉2002

City Relationship: Hu Renyi Solo Exhibition, Godot Museum, Suzhou, China


Selected Group Exhibitions

〉2017

Performance Is Alive, Miami, FL, USA

Longtang Clan, Himalaya Museum, Shanghai, China Shanghai

Urban Art Season, Shanghai, China

All Happens After Sunset…, MoCa Shanghai, Shanghai, China

〉2016

Immortal Palace, Chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Shenzhen New Media Festival, Shenzhen, China

AMNUA Academies Project: Threshold Frequency, AMNUA Museum, Nanjing, China

WE, Chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Exquisite Porch, Morean Arts Center, MA, USA

Public Privacy, Private Residence, North Chongqing Road, Shanghai, China

China Community of Celibates, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

〉2015

Immortal Present: Art and East Asia, Berkshire Museum, MA, USA

Future of Today, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Immigration, Leo Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Big Biannual, Big Space, Shanghai, China

Changjiang International Photography & Video Biannual, Changjiang Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, China

Small is Beautiful 4, Leo Gallery, Shanghai, China

〉2014

China-Italy Biannual, Beijing, China

Kyu-Kyu, Eclipse Mill Gallery, MA, USA

A New Museum Coming, V Art Center, Shanghai, China

Enlightened, USST Museum, Shanghai, China

〉2013

Sun, V-Art Center, Shanghai, China

Small is Beautiful 3, Leo Gallery, Shanghai, China

Reborn, Suzhou Yucun Museum, Suzhou, China

〉2012

Missinglinks, Electronic Arts Intermix, New York, NY, USA

Talent 2012, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, New York, NY, USA

Place/Displace/Replace, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Small is Beautiful 2, Leo Gallery, Shanghai, China

〉2011

Young Chinese Artists, Vivienne Gallery, Paris, France

〉2009

Zen Holiday, Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, NY, USA

Shabu, Shabu, New Vision: Asian Contemporary Art, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York, NY, USA

〉2008

Art Asia Miami, Miami, FL, USA

Merger, 798 Avant Gallery, New York, NY, USA

Brush, Clay, Wood - The Nancy & Ed Rosenthal Collection of Chinese Art, Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Power of the Brush, Leading Painters from Asia, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, NYC, New York, NY, USA

Altered Traditions, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA

〉2007

ArtHaus Miami UnFair '07, Miami Beach, FL, USA

No East, No West, Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, NY, USA

Three 70's Born Artists, 798 Avant Gallery, New York, NY, USA

〉2006

Candy for Dinner, Remy-Toledo Project, New York, NY, USA