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Shuhui Tsai was born in Taipei, Taiwan. She is a contemporary artist who creates works in cross-border media. Works include sculpture, installation, photography and embroidery. Shuhui Tsai graduated from the Art Department of City College of the City University of New York, and completed her Bachelor of Arts in 1992 and her Master of Arts in 1994. Recipient of the Holly T. Popper Scholarship. She held solo exhibitions at Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art (2014) and Taipei Fine Arts Museum (1999-2000). Her works have been exhibited at The Alternative Museum in New York, USA, the 59 Rue de Rivoli Gallery in Paris, France, and the foyer of LaborGras studio in Berlin, Germany. She thinks knowing herself is the most important thing. Her personal experience is her source of inspiration for her creations, including reflections on gender issues and the environment. Shuhui Tsai’s works reveal a grand temperament, pure and delicate style, exuding unique originality and oriental poetry. She has won several creation and exhibition awards from the National Culture and Art Foundation. Her works are included in the National Cultural Database of the Ministry of Culture, the Taiwan Contemporary Art Database, and the Asian Art Archive.

  • 2021, Infinite Moments, Contemporary Women’s Art Exhibition, Chengda Art Center, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2015-2016, Kaohsiung International Female Artists Invitational Exhibition Paris Touring Exhibition, Kaohsiung Women’s Museum → 59 Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France → Taitung Life Aesthetics Museum
  • 2015, Conference on the Advancement of Women in Asia (CEDAW), organized by Lixin Foundation, Xindian CITIC Business Center, Taiwan
  • 2014, This Youth – Cai Shuhui Embroidery Composite Installation Project, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2011, Two Sides exhibition, SWAN Day Berlin 2011, foyer of LaborGras studio, Germany
  • 2000, Jiji Ark Installation Art Exhibition, Fine Arts Park, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
  • 1999-2000, This Is What I Say – Cai Shuhui Solo Exhibition, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
  • 1997, The Art of Expansion: Contemporary Artists II, The Alternative Museum, New York, USA
  • 1995, Storms on the Danshui River – The 7th Taipei County Art Exhibition, Beach between Zhongxing Bridge and Zhongxiao Bridge, Taipei County, Taiwan
  • 1992-1994, City University of New York City College Art Institute, MFA, USA
  • 1990-1992, Department of Art, City College of the City University of New York, Bachelor of Arts, USA

Hand-embroidered, American cotton fabric, French DMC cotton thread, acrylic frame
61 x 244 x 11 cm

《Love and Hope》2022 World Women’s Art Festival
WE/WOMEN – From Prehistory to HERstory
2022.06.25 – 09.21
National Museum of Prehistory