Benrei Huang 黃本蕊 http://benreihuang.com/go-green
Go Green, 2012
AP edition pigment inkjet on Epson coldpress nature paper
17.75 X 21.25 inch
Born in Taiwan, Lives and works in New York City.
I am a New York based painter, writer, and book illustrator.
I studied fine art at National Taiwan Normal University in Taiwan and received my MFA in Illustration at the School of Visual Arts. From 1988 to 2008 I worked primarily as a children's book illustrator.
In 2008, I began to pursue my love of painting again, developing a series of paintings based on a recurring character from my sketches.
Education and experience:
1959 born in Taiwan, Taipei
1982 graduated from National Taiwan Normal University
1992 graduated from School of Visual Arts, MFA in Illustration
1988 started working as a children’s books illustrator till 2008
2005 invited by Heryin Publisher in Taiwan to give two lectures
2006 invited by Central Academy of Fine Arts, City Design School in Beijing, China to do a one week workshop and lectures
2006 invited by SCBWI Taiwan Chapter to give a lecture at Eslite Bookstore in Taiwan
2007 invited by National Taiwan Taitung University, Children’s literature graduate school to give two lectures on children’s books
2007 invited by SCBWI, Taiwan Chapter to give a lecture in Taiwan
2007 invited by Central Academy of Fine Arts, City Design School in Beijing, China to teach a 4 weeks classes on visual essays
1997 original art of the picture book show at Every Picture Tells A Story Gallery, LA, California, USA
2009 solo show of paintings at Taipei Cultural Center in New York City
2009 solo show of paintings at Eslite Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan
2010 solo show of paintings at Eslite Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan
2012 solo show of paintings at Eslite Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan
2013 solo show of paintings and sculptures at Eslite Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan
2010 Group show at Da Gallery, New York, USA
2013 4-person show at Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, USA