Victoria Fu

Victoria Fu (b. Santa Monica, California, USA) is a visual artist who received her MFA from CalArts, MA in Art History/Museum Studies from University of Southern California, and BA from Stanford University. She attended the Whitney Independent Study Program and was in residence at Skowhegan. Fu has received grants from Art Matters and the Harpo Foundation, and is a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow. Her artwork is included in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA. She lives and works in San Diego, where she is Associate Professor of Art at University of San Diego, and maintains a studio in Los Angeles.

Her art installations have been exhibited in solos including at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ; California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, CA; DeutscheBank VIP Commission at Frieze Los Angeles; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY; Center for Ongoing Research & Projects (COR&P), Columbus, OH; The Contemporary, Baltimore, MD; University Art Gallery at UC Irvine, CA. Group venues include the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA; 52nd and 53rd New York Film Festivals, New York, NY; IX Nicaragua Biennial, Managua, Nicaragua; among others.

Along with Oslo-based curator and media art historian Susanne Ø. Saether, Fu co-organized the conference Touching the Screen about the influence of touchscreen technologies on artists’ moving image at the University of Oslo. They are currently working on a related publication.

In 2017, she and Matt Rich began a collaborative studio practice, combining aesthetic sensibilities and working processes, which was awarded the San Diego Art Prize. Their collaborations have been exhibited at Document, Chicago, IL; EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL; La Jolla Athenaeum, La Jolla, CA; NADA Miami, FL; Frieze Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA; Miller/ICA at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA; and in solo exhibitions at The Suburban, Milwaukee, WI; Angels Gate Cultural Center; San Pedro, CA;  University Hall Gallery, UMass Boston, MA; Orange County Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, CA.

She is represented by DOCUMENT in Chicago.

Image: Victoria Fu, Self-Portrait in Sweden (still), 2005, Super 8mm film transferred to video

EXHIBITION: Of Other Faces

September 18, 2014 - October 25, 2014

Of other faces is a group exhibition featuring five artists whose works employ strategies of mirroring and doubling to investigate the paradoxical nature of our dualistic world. Through the representation or evocation of reflections, echoes, or iterations, the photographs, sounds, and videos of Andrea Cohen and Wiska Radkiewicz, Victoria Fu, Marta Ryczko, and Manuel Saiz interrogate, express, or reveal hidden contradictions within contemporary social systems as they relate to dualities of self and Other.

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