Through painting, printmaking and installation, Weihui explores themes of mental health, climate change, and the ways in which identities - both cultural and personal - are created through the narratives we imagine and retell. She was born in Shanghai, China and grew up in Queens, NY, where she currently lives and works.
Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY B.A. 2013
2021 The End of The World Is Forever, Tutu Gallery, Ridgewood, NY.
2013 stranger’s eye, intimate text, Louise McCagg Gallery, New York, NY.
Select Group Exhibitions
2022 The Elements, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY. (Upcoming)
2021 Wholeness, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Emergence, BAU Gallery, Beacon, NY.
End of Season Residency Exhibition, Arts Letters and Numbers, Averill Park, NY.
Bushwick Open Studios 2021, M.David and Co., Brooklyn, NY.
Landscape: The Built and the Grown, Site: Brooklyn, Online.
SunShip: The Arc That Makes The Flood Possible, Arts Letters & Numbers’, CITYX
Venice Italian Virtual Pavilion of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale. Online.
2020 Personal Prospecting: 2020 Residency Exhibition, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Here, Now: 2020 TAS Members Exhibition, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Climate Change: What Will You Do To Help? Oxford Arts Alliance, Oxford, PA.
Art Gowanus 2020 Art Walk, Brooklyn, NY
Virus of Dehumanization: Capitalism and Its Need for the Underclass, Alterwork Studios,
18th St Women, Trestle Art Space, Online.
Heat and Relief, Vacant Museum, Online.
31 Under 30, Michael Rosen Fine Art, Online.
2019 Burn This, LIC Arts Open, Long Island City, NY.
2018 Dream, Creative Spirit Gallery, Marblehead, MA.
2022 Arteles Creative Center (Finland)
2021 Arts, Letters and Numbers (NY)
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill (MA)
2020 Trestle Art Space Residency (NY)
*Centrum Artist Residency (OR)
*Cancelled due to COVID-19
Grants & Awards
2022 Milton and Sally Avery Fellowship for Visual Arts
2021 Queens Arts Fund New Work Grant
City Corps Artist Grant
2013 Centennial Scholars Fellowship (Barnard College)
2021 “Rendering Resilience: Creative Practices for Personal and Collective Coping”,
Local Project, Long Island City, Queens.
“The End Of The World Is Forever Artist Talk”, Tutu Gallery, IG Live.
“Speaking in Myths”, Bank Street School for Children, New York, NY.
2022 The best things to do for Lunar New Year: Ring in the Year of the Tiger with these fun
and colorful cultural events in NYC", Time Out New York. Jan 27.
2021 The Studio Image Project, Friend of the Artist. Forthcoming.
Morning, Sine Theta Magazine. Feb 14.
Issue 02, Humana Obscura, April 1.
2020 A conversation with Weihui Lu, Mud Season Review. Oct 17.
2019 Form, Sine Theta Magazine. Nov 12.
Gallery Associate at M. David & Co., Brooklyn, NY Jul. 2021 – Nov. 2021
Intern at The Independent Art Fair, New York, NY Mar. 2019 – Mar. 2019