Gao Hang Chinese, b. 1990


Gao Hang (b. 1991, Baoding, China) currently lives in works in Houston, TexasHang moved to Houston, Texas in 2015, to attain an MFA in Painting from the University of Houston, after obtaining a Bachelor of Art degree in Oil Painting from Capital Normal University in Beijing, China, 2013.


His work has been exhibited globally in art venues, such as: Art League Houston, Houston, Texas; Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas; Baoli World Trade Center Expo, Guangshou, China; Art Museum of Capitol Normal University, Beijing, China; CICA Museum of Art, Gimpo, Korea as well as commercial galleries in New York City, USA; Palma De Mallorca, Spain; Murnau, Germany; Eindhoven, Netherlands, and London, United KindomHe was recently awarded the 2021 Artadia Houston Fellowship Award, Brooklyn, New York; 2020 Sunny Art Prize, London, United Kingdom; Houston Art Alliance  2021 Artists and Creative Individuals Grant, Houston, TX.


His work has been featured in publications, such as: The New York Times, New American Paintings #144, GlasstireArtnewsArt Plugged, Neo-Cha, Maak MagazineIt’s Nice That, Radi China, and Chinese Daily. Hang’s work can be found in public collections, including: CICA Museum of Art, Gyeonggi-do, Korea; Art Museum of Capital Normal University, Beijing, China; Chinese Quintessence Arts Museum, Beijing, China. Recently, Hang has expanded his artistic practice into the digital realm of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens.

Punk face talking, 2021


You are completely special - Breach Gallery, Miami, FL (Solo show)

Newtro - Everyday Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

DISCO NAP - Eligere Galley, Soul, Korea

Global Song - Tang Contemporary Art Center, Hong Kong, China

ACRO art fair - L21 Gallery, Madrid, Spain

ZONA art fair - The Hole, Mexico City, Mexico




GAO HANG! - The Hole, NY (Solo show)

A Little Bit Wrong - Waluso Gallery, London, UK (Solo show)

Instant Gratification - Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX (Solo show)

21st Century Realism - COVA Gallery, Eindhoven, Netherlands (Solo show)

Phase II - The Hole, NY (Solo show)

Almost Extraordinary - The Winter Street Gallery, Houston, TX (Solo show)

Untitled Art Fair - The Hole, Miami, FL

Eating Sugar, No Papa! - L21 Gallery, Palma, Spain

OMGWTF - Primary Gallery, Miami, FL

Birth of Venus - Pulpo Gallery, Murnau, Germany

NATURE MORTE - The Hole Gallery, New York, NY

Art Taipei - Taipei World Trade Center, Taiwan, China

Collect It for the Culture - Midway Gallery, Houston, TX

Thinking Out Loud - Pulpo Gallery, Murnau, Germany

AFTER IMAGE - Online exhibition, Maak Magazine

The Fiction - Gallery Func, Shanghai, China

Now Now - Breach Gallery, Miami, FL

Don’t Go South - Studio Berkheim, Germany



DAZZLED - GR gallery, New York, NY

Sunny Art Prize Exhibition - Sunny Art Centre, London, UK

Sine Sole Sileo - Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX

In Praise of American Cheese - Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX

Self Portrait - UNCW Art Gallery, Wilmington, NC

Moving Still - San Jacinto College North Gallery, Houston, TX 



Skin or Surface - Anya Tish Gallery, Houston, TX (Solo show)

The Illusion and Reality - Ning Gallery, New York, NY

Celebrates Texas Art 2019 - KBR Tower Gallery, Houston, TX

What We Eat and Wear - CICA Museum of Art, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

Small Works 2019 - Five Point Gallery, Torrington, CT

56th Annual Juried Competition - Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA



30 Fluorescent Bears - Project Gallery, Houston, TX (Solo show)

Good Times, Bad Times - Art League Houston, Houston, TX (Solo show)

Survival Condo - Evergold Project Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Big Show 2018 - Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

Color 2018 - CICA Museum of Art, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

55th Annual Juried Competition - Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA

Fifth Annual Regional Juried Exhibition - Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX   

40th MFA Thesis Show - Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX

Celebrates Texas Art 2018 - Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX

In Control - Clarke and Associates Gallery, Houston, TX

2018 Art League Instructor Show - Art League Houston, Houston, TX

Art Auction - Art League Houston 70th Anniversary Gala, Houston, TX



Two Sharks - Secondbedroom Gallery, Los Angeles (Solo show)

New Texas Talent Show - Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas

Unspeakably human or unimaginably bestial? - Anya Tish Gallery, Houston 

Silent Auction - Art League Houston, Houston

Calais Jungle - Second Bedroom Gallery, Houston 



Daylight Savings - Brandon Gallery, Houston

Artists Group Show - Diversity Center Gallery, Houston

Big Show 2016 - Lawndale Art Center, Houston