41x 48 inches
Mixed media on panel
At the time she started her art practice, Hua found herself deeply influenced by the observation, experience, expression, and aesthetic preferences from fictional literature and ancient Chinese poetry. She often explores contrary ideas simultaneously like nature and artificiality, randomness and embodiment, organization, and entropy. Her practice now evolves into gathering theoretical or experiential fragments from personal life, nature, and physical process and expends them into painting, sculpture, photography, and installation.
Born in Shanghai, Hua finished high school in Canada, earned a BA majoring in fine art, and minoring in chemistry and music from Colby College in Maine. She then moved to Chicago and studied painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago for one year. After a few years of relocating and searching, she currently is an MFA painting candidate at Cranbrook Academy of Art. She now lives and works in China, Canada, and the US.