BFA (2010) The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY
MFA (2020) Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions:

Maya and the Mycelial Network (2018)

The Range

Saguache, CO

Accumulations (2018)

Monica Cook & Ye Qin Zhu

Postmasters Gallery

New York, NY

Chimeras (2018)

Cheryl Bentley & Ye Qin Zhu

Central Park Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

The Cosmos of Seeds (2017)

The Hand

Brooklyn, NY

Ye Mandala (2016)

*Future Development Space

Brooklyn, NY

 

Curation and Projects:

A Universe (postponed till 2021)

Project details: beamcamp.cargo.site

Beam Camp

Strafford, NH

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 Styk.

Select Group Exhibitions:

ELMNOP (2020)

Spring/Break Art Show

New York, NY

Death by Audio Arcade (Indie Games and Art Showcase, 2017)

Cloud City

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y.

What Can the Object Do? (2017)

The Hand

Brooklyn, NY

Now, Therefore (2016)

Valerina Gallerina

Ridgewood, Queens NY

Office Space (2016)

LMCC Residency Space

New York, NY

Cosmicomics (2015)

frosch&portman

New York, NY

 

Magic Scents (2015)

Valerina Gallerina

Ridgewood, Queens NY

Meownifesto (2014)

House of Tigre Gallery

Ridgewood, Queens NY

BRUCCENIAL 2012

New York, NY

BRUCCENIAL 2010

New York, NY

Red Barn (2010)

OxBow Gallery

Grand Rapids, MI

Sculpture Storage (2010)

La Mama Gallery

New York, NY

Contenpt (2009)

Houghton Gallery

Cooper Union,

New York, NY

My Way (2009)

Performa '09 Hub

New York, NY 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9wuIUU-C60

Residencies:

Ox-Bow School of Arts, Saugatuck, MI. 2010 Summer Fellowship Resident

The RangeSaguache, CO. 2018 Summer resident and exhibiting artist.

Projects:

Yale Tsai CITY Innovation Fellow (2020 - present) Lead liaison between Tsai CITY (Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale) and Yale Schwarzman Center (YSC). Working with the directors of YSC to reopen early 2021 with engaging arts programming. Designing and developing programs, initiatives, and creative research opportunities, and helping to improve student engagement in and access to resources for innovative, artistic, and technology-based projects. Organizing a series of talks, workshops, and discussions led by artists who are also entrepreneurs, as well as forming interdisciplinary collaborative teams to address various issues within New Haven, CT.

Design Brigade: On Memory (Summer 2020) Worked in a team of 6 to design a COVID-19 memorial through the lens of social justice in New Haven, CT. From conception to handoff of the project, we worked alongside the Department of Cultural Affairs and community leaders, conducted outreach and research, created designs, presented the project to stakeholders and the Mayor, and formed guides for the City to develop the project further. Our reflections on the project and process: medium.com/@hana.davis

Art Palestine International (2008 - 2012 and 2016 - 2017) Program Manager of a not-for-profit organization dedicated to exhibiting contemporary Palestinian art. Some exhibitions we have conducted include: The Thousand and One Nights at Postmasters Gallery, NY; How Green Was My Valley at Whitebox Art Center, NY; Over The Rainbow at Babycastles Gallery, NY.

www.artpalestine.org

Redwood Art Studio (2014 - 2016) an art school co-founded with my brother Qin Zhu. With an emphasis on exploration and personal growth, the school taught drawing and painting to the kids in the community we grew up in, Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Socotra Studio (2012) Co-created with Piotr Styk, the design and build studio is an ongoing collaborative project exploring material property, ritual, craft, and function in the objects we make.

socotrastudio.com

Educator:

Visiting artist and artist talk presentation at College of Creative Studies. Detroit, MI (2020) 

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

Teaching Assistant to Justin Berry's 3D Rendering class at Yale School of Art. New Haven, CT (2019)

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)

Portfolio prep and conceptual design course at Yunhua Fang Studio. Cupertino, CA (Summer 2007)

Painting instructor at The Cooper Union Saturday Program. New York, NY (2007)

 

Awards:

Critical Practice Research Grant (2020)

Yale CCAM Fellow (2019-2020)

Bibliography:

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

Design Brigade: On Memory, New Haven memorial (2020) https://medium.com/@hana.davis;

https://www.metropolismag.com/design/arts-culture/covid-19-memorial-builds-a-community/

New York Times (2020) https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/19/arts/design/art-schools-covid.html

New Haven Review, I=N=T=E=R=F=A=C=E (2019) http://www.newhavenreview.com/blog/tag/Interface

Art News (2018) https://news.artnet.com/art-world/editors-picks-june-18-1296680

Over The Rainbow (2017) view/download online pdf here

Evergreen Review (2017) http://evergreenreview.com/read/the-memoirs-of-a-polar-bear/

NYC Creative Salon (2017) https://nyccreativesalon.squarespace.com/structure-1/

Internet-Yami-Ichi NYC, Zine and Web-zine (2016)

Hyperallergic (2015) http://hyperallergic.com/224299/alien-forms-cosmicomics-at-froschportmann/

BKmag (2015) http://www.bkmag.com/2015/08/12/space-specters-from-calvino-to-tarantino/

E Flux (2011) http://e-flux.com/aup/project/ye qin zhu untitled/

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