Boyang Hou thinks/makes in Chicago. He is also a co-director of Fernwey Gallery.

b. Xi'an, China


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS                                                                 *solo


2017             The Year is Now, Babs Contemporary, Johnson, VT.  

                     Dangerous Professors, Triumph, Chicago, IL. curated by Ruslana Lichtzier

                     PosterBlack Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2016             Jenny from the Color Block, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. curated                       by Eric Ruschman

                      A Well Trodden Path, Chicago Printmakers Collaborative,   Chicago, IL. curated                       by Erik Beehn

                     * T.V. Buddha, Paris London Hong Kong, Chicago, IL. curated by Dan Devening

                       Luminarts Visual Arts Exhibition, The Union League of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

                       DustsceawungDEMO Projects, Springfield, IL. curated by Adam Farcus

2015             * FIN, Lease Agreement, Baltimore, MD.

2014              The Condition of the Frog is Uncertain, President’s Gallery, Harold                                            Washington College, Chicago, IL. curated by Jaxon Pallas



2014 - Present              Director, Fernwey Gallery, Chicago, IL.



School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

MFA Painting and Drawing 2014.


New York University, New York, NY.

BFA Studio Art 2010.




2017               Vermont Studio Center Artist in Residence

2016               Dave Bown Projects Award of Excellence

                        New American Paintings #125 Midwest Issue

                        Luminarts Visual Arts Finalist      

2015               New American Paintings #125 Midwest Issue

2014               ACRE Artist in Residence