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Wuon Gean Ho

Wuon-Gean Ho works in print, artist’s books and film, and has exhibited widely in juried, invited and solo shows for the past 20 years. She trained in water-based woodblock printmaking in Japan in 2000, and gained a distinction for her masters in Printmaking from the Royal College of Art. As a designer, she works on various projects including The UK Royal Mint Chinese Lunar calendar series of coins for 2014–26. As a writer, she is the news editor and regular author for the magazine Printmaking Today. In 2009 and 2011 she curated the 2nd and 3rd International Printmaking Festival in Qijiang, Chongqing, China. She has been teaching printmaking since 2007 in London, Italy, USA and China, and is currently working as a print fellow in the Royal Academy Schools, London.

Selected Residencies

2017 Atelier Presse Papier, Canada, residency and solo show

2017 Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, USA, collaborative publishing project

2013 Portland Chinese Classical Garden, USA, artist residency

2011 Opificio della Rosa, Montefiore Conca, Italy, artist residency

2010 Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, artist residency

2007 Sitka Center for Arts and Ecology, USA, artist residency

Selected Awards 

2017 Award Presse Papier, Biennale Internationale d’Estampe Contemporaine de Trois- Rivières, Quebec, Canada

2014 First Prize for Books of Desire, Classense Library, Ravenna, Italy

2014 British Institution Award at the Royal Academy Summer show 

2010 Birgit Skiöld Memorial Trust Artist Book award

Selected Conferences

2015 Southern Graphics Council International Conference Tennessee, USA, 

Portfolio curator and organizer, Topic: Distortion. Panel Chair, Topic: Distortion

2013 IMPACT 8 Dundee: Unending Forest, solo show installation of prints and 

books. IMPACT 8 Dundee: Shift, solo show installation of 72 prints 

2012 40th Southern Graphics Council International Conference, invited  

International panelist, New Orleans, USA, Topic: Movement in Print

Selected Collections

British Museum, National Art Library, Tate Library, Victoria and Albert Museum

Kennesaw State University, University of Tennessee, University of Aberystwyth, Changsha Normal University

Artwork for Sale