Vancouver-based artist Howie Tsui (Tsui Ho Yan / 徐浩恩) was born in Hong Kong and raised in Lagos, Nigeria and Thunder Bay. He holds a BFA (2002) in painting from the University of Waterloo and received the Joseph S. Stauffer Prize (2005) from the Canada Council for most outstanding young artist. His work is in the public collections of the National Gallery of Canada, Canada Council Art Bank, City of Ottawa, Ottawa Art Gallery and Centre d'exposition de Baie-Saint-Paul. Solo exhibitions: Gallery 101, Carleton University Art Gallery, AceArtInc (Winnipeg), Montréal arts interculturels, Centre A (Vancouver), Agnes Etherington Art Centre (Kingston), Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, with group engagements at the West Vancouver Museum, Oakville Galleries, Boston University School of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Para Site (HK), Art Labor (Shanghai) and the National Gallery of Canada.
Much thanks to the BC Arts Council and Canada Council for the Arts for their generous support of Retainers of Anarchy - a new solo exhibit to debut at the Vancouver Art Gallery in the spring of 2017.