Yuehao Jiang (IPA: ju-ɛ haʊ, or “You-eh How”) is a Chinese new media artist and educator based in Los Angeles. Born in the 90’s, her work examines the relationship between mass-produced commodities and digital data under the impact of consumerism.
Yuehao’s work has been exhibited internationally, at places such as Brand Library & Art Center (Los Angeles, 2020), B4BEL4B (Oakland, 2020), Guardian Art Center (Beijing, 2019), K Museum of Contemporary Art (Seoul, 2018), Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria, 2017), and the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles, 2015).
She holds an MFA in Design Media Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles and a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has been teaching as an lecturer at UCLA Design Media Arts since 2019.
Education2017 Master of Fine Arts, Design Media Arts, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA
2014 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL
New For Old, Metro Arts, Brisbane, Australia
Beyond Embodiment, Brand Library & Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Skylight ROW DTLA, Los Angeles, CA
Nǚ: Other Half of The Sky, B4BEL4B, Oakland, California
The Second Scene, PPPP, Beijing, China
Stacked, Glendale Tech Week, Glendale, CA
Art Nova 100 Opening Exhibition, Guardian Art Center, Beijing, China
New Frontier Exhibitions, Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT*
Cross Domain, Suzhou Jinji Lake Art Museum, Suzhou, China
Dear My Little Prince, K Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Future of StoryTelling Summit, New York City, NY*
VR Expo, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA*
Feminist Climate Change – Beyond The Binary, Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria
Delete Me, DMA MFA Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
远方, N9 Art Center, Suzhou, China
The 6th China Suzhou Creative & Design Cultural Industry Expo, Suzhou, China
Nah Fair, Los Angeles, CA*
FAR Bazaar: Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA
Free As In, Fall MFA Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Twenty-fifth Hour In A Day, MFA Solo Show, UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
The Pleasure Principle, FARAGO, Los Angeles, CA*
Deep Web Roach Queen, UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Game Art Festival, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA*
Illinifest Student Film Festival, Lincoln Hall Theater, Champaign, IL
Aniwow! China (Beijing) International Student Animation Festival, Communication University of
China, Beijing, China
Media Futures, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL*
Fall 2014 BFA Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
A Sampling: Creative Confection, Comfort Station, Chicago, IL
LUMEN Festival, Atlantic Salt Company, New York City, NY
Re/modeled+Re/leased, The Gallery, Beijing, China
Data Viz Collaborative, Gallery X, Chicago, IL*
* denotes collaboration
2019 - Current
Lecturer, Design Media Arts, University of California, Los Angeles
(Classes taught include Drawing & Color, Special Topics in Video and Animation, and Interactivity.)
2017 - 2015
Teaching Assistant, Design Media Arts, University of California, Los Angeles
2017 - Current
Lead Artist for Immersive, MAP Design Lab, Los Angeles, CA
Visual Artist, Processing Community Day 2019, Processing Foundation
Curator, Our Time – Taiwan New Cinema, Taiwan Academy, Los Angeles, CA*
Assistant Director, The Dolls, SAIC Fashion Walk, Chicago, IL
* denotes collaboration
School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Processing Community Day Shanghai, New York University Shanghai, China
School of Art, Soochow University, Suzhou, China
Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Clifton Webb Scholarship Recipient, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Edna and Yu-Shan Award Recipient, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Presidential Scholarship Recipient, SAIC, Chicago, IL
Selected Reviews and Interviews
Hanna Chea, The Quad: In adjusting to online learning, students and staff hope to maintain connections, Daily Bruin (Los Angeles, CA: September 22, 2020) online.
Allyson Toy, Art Show “女 Nǚ: Other Half of the Sky” Exposes the Human Dimension of Bay Area Tech Culture, Radii (Shanghai, China: February 21, 2020) online.
Cao Weixiang, Art In The Era of New Media – Interview With Artist Yuehao Jiang, Ifeng (Shanghai, China: January 3, 2019) online.
The Collision Of Chinese And Japanese Artists: The Establishment Of Pure New Coordinates Of Contemporary Asian Art In A Wonderful World, Sohu (Beijing, China: January 14, 2019) online.
Processing Foundation, Breaking the Screen: Artist Yuehao Jiang on Creating the Visual Identity for Processing Community Day 2019, Medium (San Francisco, California: November 5, 2018) online.
Shi Wanwan, Jiang Yuehao – Museum of Nowhere, Artron (Beijing, China: March 24, 2018) online.
Li Xue, Shanzhai Remix, Challenging the Copyright Monopoly, World Journal (College Point, New York: February 9, 2018) newspaper.
Matt Stromberg, ArtRx LA, Hyperallergic (Brooklyn, New York: May 17, 2016) online.