Gi (Ginny) Huo

Gi (Ginny) Huo is an artist and educator exploring the intentions of what people believe and the legacies of religious systems. Huo received a BFA at Brigham Young University and a MFA at the Maryland Institute College of the Arts. 

Huo’s work has recently been exhibited and screened at places such as CANADA Gallery, Socrates Sculpture Park, BAMCinemafest, The Smithsonian Archives of American Art, and the University of Southern California Queer and Trans Asian Short Films. They have participated in residencies and fellowships such as Smack Mellon, Baxter St Camera Club of New York, Robert Blackburn Printshop SIP Fellowship, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts SHIFT Residency, Queens Museum Art Action Academy, American Academy in Rome as Visiting Artist, Takt Kunstraum in Berlin, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

Huo’s book “all i wanted was to get into heaven” published with Small Editions was named one of the Best Art Books of 2021 by the Brooklyn Rail. Their work has been featured in Hyperallergic, Studio Magazine, ART PAPERS, TAYO Literary Magazine, and The Brooklyn Rail. Huo is the Assistant Director of Education at the New Museum and an Adjunct Professor at Parsons School of Design and was formerly at The Studio Museum in Harlem. They believe that art and education are powerful tools for liberation.