About the artist:
Gao Hang, born in 1991, in Baoding, China, currently lives in works in Houston, TX. Hang moved to Houston, Texas in 2015, to attain an MFA in Painting from the University of Houston, after obtaining a Bachelor of Art degree in Oil Painting from Capital Normal University in Beijing, China, 2013. His work has been exhibited in numerous Texas art venues, such as: Art League Houston and Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Texas, as well as in international venues in Guangzhou, China; London, United Kingdom; Eindhoven, Netherlands; Beijing, China; and New York City, USA. Hang published an artist book of watercolors, “Good Times Bad Times Give Me Some of That,” which gives a humorous insight into the struggle of immigrating to the United States. His work has been featured in several publications including: ItsNiceThat, New American Paintings, Maak Magazine, Neocha Magazine, and Art Plugged. Hang was recently awarded the Artadia Houston Fellowship Award; the Sunny Art Prize in London, UK; and the Houston Art Alliance - Artists and Creative Individuals Grant in Houston, Texas. Recently, Hang has expanded his artistic practice into the digital realm of NFTs, or non-fungible tokens.