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Phillip Hua

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Santa Clara

Birth year

Lives in
San Francisco, CA

Works in
San Francisco, CA


Academy of Art University (pending), 2003, BFA

Representing galleries
Artered Gallery, NY. E-Moderne Gallerie, PA

digital, mixed-media, conceptual, abstract



Gross Domestic Product. E-Moderne Gallerie. Philadelphia, PA. (forthcoming)

Persist. Art In Storefronts. City Center, Storefront #169, Oakland, CA. Curated by Kerri Johnson and Brook Baird.
Entwined Excess Hang Art Gallery. San Francisco, CA 

Futures Market. Google, Inc. Mountain View, CA 
Consider It. Art In Storefronts. 984 Market St. San Francisco, CA. Curated by the San Francisco Arts Commission and Triple Base Gallery.

All The King's Men. Performance. Union Square. San Francisco, CA 


Young Masters 2014. The Lloyds Club. London, UK (forthcoming)
Young Masters 2014. Sphinx Fine Art. London, UK (forthcoming)
Launch. E-Moderne Gallerie. Philadelphia, PA
Flora and Form. Gray Loft Gallery. Oakland, CA 
Emerging Artists of the Bay Area. Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. Marin, CA. Curated by Kenneth Baker, Art Critic, San Francisco Chronicle 
Affordable Art Fair. Brussels, Artered Gallery

Affordable Art Fair. Singapore, Artered Gallery
Cut + Paste Hang Art Gallery. San Francisco, CA
Phillip Hua, Kate Nartker, Zachary Royer Scholz CCSC Art Gallery. San Francisco, CA

LA Art Show. Los Angeles, CA, Hang Art Gallery
Summer National Juried Exhibition. Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. Juror: Lucinda Barnes, Chief Curator and Director of Programs & Collections, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive 

Decay. Arc Gallery. San Francisco, CA
ArtPadSF Art Fair. San Francisco, CA, Hang Art Gallery
The End Is the Beginning Is the End. Google, Inc. Mountain View, CA 

Memory Upgrade. Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle WA. Curated by Juan Alonso.
Red Dot Art Fair. Miami, FL, Hang Art Gallery
Green. Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley CA.
2010 Bay Area Annual. Sanchez Art Center. Pacifica, CA. Curated by Betti Sue Hertz, Director of Visual Arts, Yerba Buena Center for Arts 
Affordable Art Fair. New York, NY, Hang Art Gallery 
Artopia: Finalists from the SFWeekly Masterminds Grant Project One Gallery. San Francisco, CA
American Pastiche: Choose Your Own Adventure Hang Art Gallery. San Francisco, CA

(S)Edition: Prints as Activism. Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts. Grand Rapids, MI. Curated by Steve Samson, Exhibitions Manager at UICA and Mark Pascale, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago.
ReVisions: New Creations from scrap. SF Environment EcoCenter. San Francisco, CA. Curated by Meg Shiffler, Gallery Director for the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Samara Rivers, and JD Beltran.
On The Cutting Edge. Coos Art Museum. Coos Bay, OR.
Scope Art Fair. Miami, FL , Micaela Gallery
COLD + HOT. Micaela Gallery. San Francisco, CA.
Top 40. California Museum of Photography. Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Rex Bruce.
AAF Contemporary Art Fair. New York, NY (Hang Art Gallery)
Top 40. Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Rex Bruce.
EPIC. SOMArts Cultural Center. San Francisco, CA. Curated by Rico Reyes.
Time Lapse. Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
Beyond Boundaries. Seedcorn Gallery. The Greenlining Institute. Berkeley, CA.
Face. Chico State University Art Gallery. Chico, CA

APAture. Kearny Street Workshop. San Francisco, CA
Give and Take.Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
ACE. Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

I.O.U. Mission 17. San Francisco, CA
On the 13th Day... ART! Reaves Gallery, San Francisco, CA
ON/OFF: Art In the Digital Era. Cabrillo Gallery. Santa Cruz, CA 
New Faces. Hang Art Gallery. San Francisco, CA.
Salon D'ete. Micaela Gallery. San Francisco, CA.
Xanh. Turkshop. San Franciso, CA.
Get Out Of Jail Free. San Francisco LGBT Center. San Francisco, CA.

APAture. Kearny Street Workshop. San Francisco, CA
Colors of Life Belcher Studios Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 
XanhArts Festival. Turkshop. San Francisco, CA. 
9th Annual International Exhibition. Cornell Museum of Art and History. Delray, FL. 
Urban Abstract. Backstage Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 

Ut Pictura Poesis. Cesar Chavez Art Gallery. San Francisco State University. San Francisco, CA. 
Emerge. Belcher Studios Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 
Paper! Awesome! Pigman Gallery. San Francisco, CA. Curated by Brion Nuda Rosch. 
State of Abstraction. Belcher Studios Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 
28th Annual Juried Art Show. Vacaville Art League. Vacaville, CA. 
The Art of Dreaming. The Canvas Gallery. San Francisco, CA. 
8th Annual International Exhibition. Artist's Gallery of Seattle. Seattle WA. 

10th National Fine Arts Exhibition. Memphis/Germantown Art League. Germantown, TN.
41st Annual Regional Show. Center for Creative Arts. Fairfield, CA. 

Bold Expressions. 48th Annual Open International Exhibition. Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Carmicheal, CA. 
APAture. Kearny Street Workshop. San Francisco, CA. 

Voted "Best Local Artist," reader's poll, SFWeekly May 19-25, 2010
SFWeekly Mastermind Grant Finalist, 2010
First Place, "On the Cutting Edge," Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR. 2009
Selected to exhibited in the Google corporate art program. 2009
Nominated to participate in the Florence Biannale. 2005, 2007, 2009
Savoir Faire Award. 2005 
Third Place, Chip Express Industrial Art Contest. 2004 
First Place, Experimental Art Category. Artist Magazine. January 2004

7x7 Magazine "Guide to Open Studios: 10+ Artists to Keep Your Eyes On" Allison McCarthy, September 30, 2011
Huffington Post "San Francisco Open Studios 2011 Preview" Tami Yu, September 29, 2011
SFWeekly "Degradation in Motion" Keith Bowers, August 24, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle "Phillip Hua: Birds, flowers mask fiscal statement" Kimberly Chun, September 1, 2011

Vhcle magazine "Why Art?" Tim Sunderam, Issue 3, 2010
SFWeekly "Best of San Francisco 2010" May 19-25, 2010
SF Public Press "Newspapers are Art" John Liau, February 22, 2010
SFWeekly "Masterminds 2010" Reyhan Harmanci, February 17-23, 2010
San Francisco Chronicle "Don't miss: 'American Pastiche' at Hang Art" Mary Eisenhart, January 7, 2010
SFWeekly "Bee Have" Hiya Swanhuyser. January 6-12, 2010
American Artist "Transitioning from Snail Mail to Email" Daniel Grant, January 2010
Art ltd "Peering into Art in Storefronts" Cherie Louise Turner, January/February 2010

Grand Rapids Press "Weighty Topics: UICA Exhibits Tackle Timely Social Issues" Molly Kimelman, December 17, 2009
California Home + Design Magazine "The Hit List 2009" November/December 2009
San Francisco Chronicle "Artwork to aid San Francisco's blighted streets" Rachel Gordon, October 24, 2009
7x7 Magazine "Fall Arts Preview" Allison McCarthy, September 2009
Interior Design Magazine"Good on Paper" Annie Block, August 2009
SF Art News "Time Lapse at Hang Annex" Michael Yochum. April 2, 2009. 
San Francisco Arts Monthly, New York Times Sunday Edition "Hang Art Annex" April 2009
The Orion "University Gallery Focuses on Asian Art" Earl Parsons. March 11, 2009.

Arteaser "Phillip Hua" Dormain Geyer, November 2008
San Francisco Chronicle "Window on the Artist's World" Delfin Vigil, October 12, 2008
Plastic Antinomy "A Day in the Life of ArtSpan Open Studios" Spring 2008
PersuAsian "A Commodity, Superimposed, on News" Winter 2007-08

White Hot Magazine of Contemporary Art "Xanh" May 2007

The San Francisco Bay Guardian "Picks" May 24-30, 2006

Artist Magazine February 2004
EE Times Today (Cover Image) , March 31, 2004

ABC Local News. Artists help fill empty storefronts. Air Date 10/23/09
Inside City Limits. Air date 04/17/09
Intimate Portraits: Vietnamese-American Artists Directed by Barbara Grandvoinet. 2004

2009 - Present. Professor of Digital Media. Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

"The Economy's Effects on the Welfare of Artists." Northern California Grantmakers. 10/15/2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Baird, Inc.
Brown-Forman Corporation
Jim Beam Brands
Bank of America
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Recent Exhibits

Phillip Hua participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2015 Verdant: International Group Exhibition
Modern Eden Gallery
Sep, 2015 Memory Sketches
Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, California
Jul, 2015 TERRA INFIRMA: All Things Unsettled
GearBox Gallery
Mar, 2014 Flora & Form
Gray Loft Gallery
Mar, 2014 Emerging Artists of the Bay Area
Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (Marin MOCA)
Aug, 2013 Phillip Hua, Kate Nartker, Zackary Royer Scholz: Group Show
The Art Gallery at the Cesar Chavez Student Center, SFSU
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