Olivia Yu

Born and raised in Hong Kong, 1991
Lives and bases in London, United Kingdom


2011-15       BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London
2014           Art Therapy Foundation Course, British Association of Art Therapists, London
2013           ERASMUS Exchange Programme, BA Painting, The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
2010-11       Foundation Course, Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of Arts London


2015      Winners of We Create Live 2015 by Liquitex & Subism, UK
2015      Shortlisted for Christie's First Open/LDN Auction by Artstack x Christie's, London
2014      Winner of People's Choice Award of The Secret Art Prize by Curious Duke Gallery, London
2014      Runner Up of The Secret Art Prize by Curious Duke Gallery, London
2013      ERASMUS Scholarship for Painting, The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria

Solo Exhibitions

2015      "Lucid Playground", Stour Space, London

Group Exhibitions

2015      "Introducing", Curious Duke Gallery, London
2014      "State Of Origin", Unit 24 Gallery, London
2014      "Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair" (Painting Sculpture Mixed Media 4D), Candid Arts Galleries, London
2014      "Rotterdam International Art Fair 2014", Laurenskerk, Rotterdam
2014      "When Arts Meet 2014", Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, Hong Kong
2014      "Secret Art Prize Exhibition", Curious Duke Gallery, London
2014      Screening of I.A.N.Y.C ShortFilm "2014 BA(Hons) & FDA Media Practice Degree Show", The Prince Charles Cinema, London
2014      "Raw Talent 2014", Dalston Department Store, London
2014      "Fine Art Degree Show One 2014”, Central Saint Martins, London
2014      "The 4th Now Show+ing Exhibition- the Gourmand”, Platform Theatre Bar, London
2013      "When Arts Meet Exhibition 2013", Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, Hong Kong
2013      "Raw Talent 2013", The Arch at Hoxton Gallery, London

Collaboration & Projects

2017      Crunch Lab
2016      “Warm Ice Series” Bespoke Art for Kit and Ace Pop Up Studio, Regent Street, London
2015      "We Create Live 2015 - Live Art& Music Event" presented by Liquitex in Bristol
2015      "Wild Thing" Fashion Editorial For Hope Street Magazine Online, Prop Designer
2014      "I Am Not Your Cigarette" Short Film by Phoebe Joy Kwong, Painter behind the scene