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MFA (2020) Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

BFA (2010) The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions:

A Stage Within a Stage (2023)

DIMIN Gallery

New York, NY

Alchemy of Mood and Matter (2022)

Harkawik Gallery

New York, NY

Fragments (2021)

Moskowitz Bayse

Los Angeles, CA 

Maya and the Mycelial Network (2018)

The Range

Saguache, CO

Accumulations (2018)

Postmasters Gallery

New York, NY

The Cosmos of Seeds (2017)

The Hand

Brooklyn, NY


Public Arts:

Remaking the Stars: CONSTELLATION Lights (2022)

curated by Alaina Simone

Andrew Freedman Home + Beam Center

Bronx, NY


Governors Island

New York, NY

A Universe (2021)

Project details:

Beam Camp

Strafford, NH

Mediated Meditation (2021)

Kings Gate Project Space

London, UK


Haven Arts Park (Founder, 2020-2024)

Haven Arts Park ; Diary Disks

Awarded Andrew Mellon Foundation Humanities in Place Grant

New Haven, CT

Through Breath and Embrace (2022)

A tribute to Yale-New Haven Hospital Healthcare workers

Yale School of Medicine

New Haven, CT

I=N=T=E=R=F=A=C=E (2019)

Yale Cabaret

New Haven, CT

Over the Rainbow (2017)

Babycastles Gallery

New York, NY


Live/Work Die Hard (2012)

Gowanus, Brooklyn NY

Co-curated and produced with Piotr Shtyk.

Select Group Exhibitions:


Château de Montsoreau – Museum of Contemporary Art

Curated by Lara Pan

Loire Valley, France

Old Ghost New Light (2023 - 2024)

Curated by Ye Qin Zhu

Dinner Gallery

New York, NY

World Beyond World (2024)

Curated by Alex Abedine

1969 Gallery

New York, NY

And the Moon Be Still as Bright (2023)

Harper's Gallery

New York, NY

Surface Level (2023)


New York, NY

Think Pinker (2023)

Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody

GAVLAK Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

Combinations (2022-2023)

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum

Curated by Alaina Simone and Damien Davis

New York, NY

Mediated Meditation (2022)

Harkawik Gallery

NADA New York, NY

The Hearing Trumpet (2022)

Curated by Danielle Shang

Galerie Marguo

Paris, France

Arts in Embassy (2022)

U.S. Embassy

The Hague, Netherlands

Roots Taking Root (2021)

James Fuentes

New York, NY

36 Painters (2021)

Harper's Gallery

East Hampton, NY

Redirecting (2021)

Tree Art Museum

Beijing, China

ELMNOP (2020)

Spring/Break Art Show

New York, NY

Chimeras (2018)

Central Park Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

Office Space (2016)

LMCC Residency Space

New York, NY

Cosmicomics (2015)


New York, NY

Residencies and Awards:

Dieu Donné Workspace Residency, Brooklyn, New York (2024)

Andrew Mellon Foundation Humanities in Place Grant (2022-2023)

THAT Co. Studio Grant in Bushwick, New York (2022)

Tsai CITY (Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale) Innovation Fellow (2020-2022)

Andrew Freedman Home studio residency, Bronx, NY (2021)

Critical Practice Research Grant (2020)

Yale CCAM (Center for Collaborative Arts and Media) Studio Fellow (2019-2020)

The Range, Saguache, C.O. Summer resident and exhibiting artist (2018)

Ox-Bow School of Arts, Saugatuck, M.I. Summer Fellowship Resident (2010)

Press Highlights:

Art Spiel (2023): A Stage Within a Stage - Ye Qin Zhu at Dimin

New York Times (2021): A quirky design fair finds a new home: Governors Island  (2021): Interview with Ye Qin Zhu

Arts Council of Greater New Haven (2021): Diary Disks moving to City Hall  


Visiting artist and artist talk presentation at College of Creative Studies, Detroit, MI (2020); Gotham Film and Media Institute, New York, NY (2021); Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT (2021)

Teaching Assistant to Troy Michie's Basic Drawing class at Yale School of Art. New Haven, CT (2020)

Instructor at Beam Center. Brooklyn, NY (2017 - 2018)

Lead instructor at Redwood Art Studio. Sunset Park, Brooklyn (2014 -2016)

Guest Educator at Russel Wright Design Center for Summer Nature & Design Camp. Manitoga, NY (2015)

Panel Talks:

LINK by StillLife co-hosted by THAT Co. and sponsored by GIPHY Arts: with speakers Sarah Han (Director at Harper's Gallery), Shihui Zhou (Founder of Latitude Gallery), Ye Qin Zhu (Artist), and Ho Jae Kim (Artist), 2023 

A Community Approach to Art: Supporting Communities by Engaging Artists + Youth with speakers Rodney Fuller (Executive Director Queens Council on the Arts), Lina M. Alfonso Gutierrez (Program Manager, Grants and Services, at LMCC), Deborah Lendore (Student ambassador of BSAC- Borough Student Advisory Council), Brian Cohen (Director of Beam Center), 2022


Art News (2023): Best Booths at NADA Miami

Art Net (2023): NADA Miami Starts Strong, With Multiple Sold-Out Booths On Opening Night

Testudo (2023): 6 Stand-Out Gallery Shows in New York City This September

Art Forum (2023): Must see: "A Stage Within a Stage"

Artsy (2023): 5 Collectors Championing Artists from Asia and the Diaspora

Art Forum (2023): Must see: "Surface Level"

Artfuse (2022): Combinations at Sugar Hill Children's Museum

Yale School of Medicine (2022): The Art of Remembering: Yale’s COVID-19 Memorial Art Project

NY Times (2022)At NADA, Glorious Collisions of Painting and Ceramics

Governors Island (2021): Gov­er­nors Island Wel­comes Beam Camp City

New Haven Independent (2021): “Diary Disk” Lands In Library To Preserve Communal Memories
New Haven Independent (2021): Diary Disks Press Conference with Mayor Eliker at Ives Library

KCRW (2021): Ye Qin Zhu at Moskowitz Bayse

YaleNews (2020): Inaugural Innovation Fellow will help link the arts and entrepreneurship

New Haven Review, I=N=T=E=R=F=A=C=E (review, 2019): The Art of Interfacing

Art News (2018): Editors’ Picks: 17 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week

Over The Rainbow (2017): view/download online catalogue here

Hyperallergic (2015): Alien Forms: ‘Cosmicomics’ at Frosch&Portmann

BKmag (2015): Space & Specters: from Calvino to Tarantino

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