Boyang Hou creates/collaborates/curates in Chicago.

b. Xi'an, China


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS                                                                 *solo

2019            Only Connect Osaka, Creative Center Osaka (CCO), Osaka, JP. curated by Soshi Matsunobe

  Chicago Grid, 68 Projects, Berlin, DE. curated by Jan Tichy

2018            Chicago Art Book Fair as Limited Time Engagement, Chicago, IL.

One Last One, Fernwey Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                     Destroy Your Eyes, Baby Blue Gallery, Chicago, IL. curated by Caleb Beck

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

2017             Chicago Art Book Fair as Fernwey Editions, Chicago, IL.

 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.

                       Dustsceawung, DEMO 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 - 2018              Co-Founder and 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.




2019              Rogers Art Loft Selection Panel

2018              Lighthouse Works Selection Panel

Luminarts Visual Arts Finalist 

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 #117 MFA Annual Issue

2014               ACRE Artist in Residence