Education

2002  BFA, University of Waterloo   

Solo Exhibitions

2017  Retainers of Anarchy, Vancouver Art Gallery
2013  Friendly Fire, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon
2013  Horror Fables, Le Gallery, Toronto
2013  Celestials of Gold Mountain, Wil Aballe Art Projects, Vancouver
2012  Radiant Specters, Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco
2012  Friendly Fire, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston (catalogue)
2011   Celestials of Saltwater City, Centre A (Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art)
2010  Horror Fables, MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels)
2010  of Manga & Mongrels, Gallery Jones, Vancouver
2009  Horror Fables, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa (catalogue)
2009  Horror Fables, Ace Art Inc., Winnipeg
2008  of Shunga & Monsters, Le Gallery, Toronto
2007  of Manga & Mongrels, G+ Gallery, Toronto
2006  of Manga & Mongrels, Gallery 101, Ottawa     

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015    Bites Back, Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai
2015    Anatomica, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax
2015    越界/粵界 (transgression/cantosphere), Centre A (Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art)
2015    Out of Line, Oakville Galleries
2015    Truth of the Matter, Ottawa Art Gallery
2014    Shine A Light: Canadian Biennial, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (catalogue)
2014    A Journal of the Plague Year - Islands Off the Shore of Asia, Para Site, Hong Kong
2014    Thru the Trapdoor, On Main Gallery, Vancouver
2014    Neo Folk, Ikkan Art International, Singapore
2014    Beside Yourself, Audain Art Centre, Vancouver
2013    You Cannot Kill What is Already Dead, Doris McCarthy Gallery, Toronto
2013    Spatial Poetics XII: Release Me, Powell Street Festival, Vancouver
2013    Intersections, Cineworks, Vancouver
2013    Accumulations, Le Gallery, Toronto
2013    A Clear Blazing Trail, Magic Pony Gallery, Toronto
2012    Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past, Asian Art Musuem of San Francisco (catalogue)
2012    The Calendar’s Tales, 808 Gallery, Boston University School of Fine Arts
2012    Local Flora, Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa
2011    Picture Book 1, Interurban Gallery, Vancouver
2011    Place and Circumstance, City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa
2010    Exploded View, Ottawa Art Gallery
2010    Monster, West Vancouver Museum
2010    Made in Canada, Shenkman Arts Centre, Orleans
2010    Par Chemin, Yves Laroche Galerie d’art, Montreal
2009    Life Drawing, Narwhal Art Projects, Toronto
2008    Hut on an Island, Grasshut Gallery, Portland
2008    Listen to your Heart, MOHS Exhibit, Copenhagen
2008    Parcours et Perspectives, Musée d'art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul, Quebec
2007    The Pleasure, Jaime Torres Bodet Cultural Centre, Mexico City
2006    Paper Pushers, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
2006    Fresh Start, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica
2006    I Am 8-Bit, Gallery 1988, Los Angeles
2006    Said and Done, AntiSocial Gallery, Vancouver
2005    Enjoy Relax Happy, Niagara Gallery, Toronto
2005    My Culture Includes My Scene, Ottawa Art Gallery
2005    Then and Now, Gene Siskel Film Center of the Chicago Institute of Art
2005    Semi-Permanent05: Sketchel, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia
2004    Coming Soon, Gene Siskel Film Center of the Chicago Institute of Art
2004    Fresh Produce 04, Gallery Anno Domini, San Jose
2003    Scatalogue: 30 Years of Crap in Contemporary Art, Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa
2003    Affordable Art Fair, Pier 92, New York
2002    Luck be a Weirdo Tonight, Zero to One Gallery, Kitchener

Collections

2014  National Gallery of Canada
2013  City of Ottawa
2012  Ottawa Art Gallery
2008  Musée d'Art Contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul
2007  Canada Council Art Bank

Awards

2012  RBC Emerging Artist Award
2010  Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts Award
2005  Joseph S. Stauffer Prize, Canada Council for the Arts
2003  Best Painting, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition 

Grants

2015   Canada Council for the Arts, Long-Term Grants to Visual Artist
2014    BC Arts Council, Project Assistance to Visual Artists
2013    Canada Council for the Arts, Assistant to Visual Artists: Project Grants
2012    Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant
2011    Canada Council for the Arts, Assistant to Visual Artists: Project Grants
2011    Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2011    Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists Emerging Grant
2011    City of Ottawa, Creation / Production Grant
2010    Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant
2010    Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2009    Canada Council for the Arts, Assistant to Visual Artists: Project Grants
2009    Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant
2009    Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2009    Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists Emerging Grant
2009    City of Ottawa, Creation / Production Grant
2007    Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant
2007    Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists Emerging Grant
2007    City of Ottawa, Creation / Production Grant
2006    Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2005    Canada Council for the Arts, Assistant to Visual Artists: Project Grants
2005    Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2004    Ontario Arts Council, Visual Artists Emerging Grant
2004    City of Ottawa, Creation / Production Grant 

Residencies

2014    Spring Workshop, Hong Kong
2011     Centre A International Centre for Asian Art, Vancouver
2009    Art City, Winnipeg
2008    Symposium international d'art contemporain de Baie-St-Paul, Baie-Saint-Paul, QC
2007    Islands Fold Artist Residency, Pender Island, BC 

Catalogues

2014    National Gallery of Canada, Shine A Light: Canadian Bienniale 2014, Ottawa, 2014. Author: Drouin-Brisebois, Hill, Kunard, Shaughnessy and Vogl.
2014    Laurence King, The Book of Hearts, London, 2014. Author: Francesca Gavin.
2012    Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Howie Tsui: Friendly Fire, Kingston, 2012. Author: Jan Allen, Steven Loft & Paul Roberston.
2012    Asian Art Musuem of San Francisco, Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past, San Francisco, 2012. Author: Mami Kataoka & Allison Harding.
2009    Carleton University Art Gallery, Howie Tsui: Horror Fables, Ottawa, 2009. Author: Emily Falvey & Sandra Dyck.
2008    Islands Fold Publishing, Of Shunga & Monsters, Pender Island, 2008. Author: Luke Ramsay. 

Selected Bibliography

2015    Angela Ko, "Interview with Howie Tsui", Left Coast Art, (June 8, 2015).
2014    Doretta Lau, “Play List: Howie Tsui”, South China Morning Post, (May 11) P2.
2014    "Artist Eats: Howie Tsui”, Worlds Best Ever 
2013    “Hit List: Howie Tsui,” Akimbo
2013    Christine Conley, “Howie Tsui”, Canadian Art (Winter 2013), 148.
2012    Erica Gomez & Vanessa Kauffman, “On the Cover: An Interview with Howie Tsui”, Eleven Eleven (Issue 15), P255.
2012    Peter Simpson, “Pinball Battlefield”, Ottawa Citizen (14 May), C5-C6.
2012    Jesse Hamlin, “Asian Art Museum's 'Phantoms of Asia' connects”, San Francisco Chronicle (13 May), P14.
2012    Andrew David King, “Ghosts in the Archive”, ZYZZYVA (26 June).
2012    Kamille Parkinson, “Interpreting the War of 1812”, Kingston Whig-Standard (19 July).
2011    Joni Low, “Evoking Past into Present: The Spectral Imagination of Howie Tsui”, Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (Nov/Dec 2011, Vol.10 No.6), 67 - 86.
2011    Robin Laurence, “Ghost Stories Find Scary Form”, Georgia Straight (16 - 23 June) 63.
2011    Kevin Griffin, “Howie Tsui: A Bestiary of Horror Stories”, Vancouver Sun (1 July).
2011    Jeff Hamada, “Howier Tsui/Interview”, Booooooom! (14 July).
2011    Carren Jao, “Howie Tsui at the crossroads of culture”, Poketo (5 July).
2010    Petra Halkes, “Exploded View”, Border Crossings (Vol. 29, No. 3, Issue 115), 131-132.
2010    Helena Wadsley, “Of Manga & Mongrels”, Galleries West (Vol. 9, No. 3, Fall / Winter 2010).
2010    Aaron Boissonneault, “Horror Fables”, PaperWait(Vol. 12 ) 34-41.
2010    Adam Volk, “Asian Fusion”, Ottawa Xpress (1-7 April), 8.
2010    Paul Gessell, “The Trouble with Excellence”, Ottawa Citizen (5 March), A3.
2010    Robin Laurence, “Monster: The Fear Inside”, Canadian Art (25 February).
2010    Paul Gessell, “Odd, and Odder ”, Ottawa Citizen (27 February), G1.
2009    Robert Enright, “The Mongrel’s Progress: Howie Tsui”, Border Crossings (Vol. 28, No. 4, Issue 112), 16.
2009    Cindy Deachman, “Black Magic”, Ottawa Magazine (February/March), 47-48.
2009    Paul Gessell, “Creep Show at Carleton”, Ottawa Citizen (27 April), D1.
2009    David Balzer, “Spring Drafts”, Eye Weekly (26 March), 47.
2009    Rupert Bottenberg, “Mulling over Manga”, Montreal Mirror (12-18 March), 45.
2009    Morgan A. Cook, “Sex, Death, Fear and Fairy Tales”, Upfront Magazine (April), 14-15.
2009    Tony Martin, “Chan vs. Tsui: An Epic Conversation”, Get Guerilla, (Issue 19, March).
2009    Damian Purdy, “The Fright Stuff”, The Manitoban, (Oct. 19 – 26), 22.
2009    Jaya Beange, “Asian Fables a Real Horror Show”, The Uniter, (Oct. 21 - 28), 15.
2009    Sandee Moore, “Freaky Fixation”, Uptown Magazine, (Nov. 5 - 12), 17.
2009    Rosanne Barrett, “Long-distance call: Howie Tsui”, South China Morning Post, (13 Dec), 10.
2008    Paul Gessell, “Corporate Art on the Edge”, Ottawa Citizen, (Jan. 24), E-E1.
2008    Leah Turner, “Artisan”. Color Magazine, (Autumn Issue, 6.4), 86.
2007    Donna Balkan, "Canada Council Celebrates 50 Years", Ottawa Life Magazine, (Vol. 10/No. 4), 21.
2006    Allison Collins, “From Tsui's Imagination”, Ottawa Xpress (14-21 September), 17.
2006    Paul Gessell, “A weird and wonderful collision of east and west”, Ottawa Citizen (14 September), E1.
2006    Emily Lam. “Of Manga and Mongrels”, The Fulcrum, (Sept. 28), 21.
2005    Anita Euteneier, “Culture Clash”, Ottawa Xpress, (June 23-30), 18.
2005    Fiona Killackey, “Pleased to Meet You”, STU Magazine, (No. 35), 24.
2004    Anita Euteneier, “Packing a Punch”, Ottawa Xpress, (Sept. 16-22), 19.
2004    Anita Luo, “Showstopper”, Jasmine Magazine, (Fall), 68.
2004    Fateema Sayani, “Howie Tsui in Process”, Hipster and Poser, (Sept.), 14-15.
2003    Colin Vincent, “Howie Tsui”, Mirror Magazine, (Dec/Jan), 12-13.
2003    Denis Armstrong, “Poop packs a punch”, Ottawa Sun, (June 19), 34.
2003    Anita Euteneier, “Suspended Adolescence Goes International”, Ottawa Xpress, (May 15-21), 17.
2003    Alan Neal, “Where watching paint dry is great fun”, Ottawa Citizen, (April 21), B4.

Professional Activity

2003-2008       Ottawa Art Gallery, Public Programs Assistant
2003-2005       Galerie SAW Gallery, Board of Trustees, Programming Committee Chair 

Curatorial

2005    Off Grid, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
2004    Opposition Party, Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa 

Writing

2014    “Frail Monuments,” Anders Oinonen: Eyebrow Haircut, The Hole (NYC) & Anteism Publishing
2004    “Soundtrack to Oblivion”, Artengine, Ottawa

Symposiums, Talks and Workshops

2014    Artist Talk, “Nostalgic Art from a Hybrid Life”, University of British Columbia
2013    Walking Tour, “Salt Walk”, Access Gallery, Vancouver
2012    Artist Talk, “Derisive Amusements”, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston
2011    Artist Talk, “Nostalgic Art from a Hybrid Life”, Algonquin College, Ottawa
2011    Youth Workshop Instructor, “Stop Motion Animalia”, Ottawa Art Gallery
2010    Youth Workshop Instructor, “X-Ray Anatomy of Monsters”, MAI
2010    Artist Talk, “Nostalgic Art from a Hybrid Life”, Visual Culture Colloquium Series, Carleton University
2010    Artist Talk, “Horror Fables”, West Vancouver Museum
2010    Youth Workshop Instructor, “Creature Cards”, Ottawa Art Gallery
2009    Symposium Speaker, “Comics, Japanese Pop Culture & Contemporary Art”, Concordia University
2009    Artist Talk, “Horror Fables”, Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa) & AceArtInc (Winnipeg)
2008    Artist Talk, “Visiting Artist Program”, University of Ottawa
2007    Youth Workshop Instructor, “Noise Skronk Orkestar”, Ottawa Art Gallery
2006    Artist Talk, “Of Manga & Mongrels”, Gallery 101
2005    Panel Moderator, “Street Art: Alternatives to the Institutional System”, Ottawa Art Gallery


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