Ruo Hsin Wu is a London-based Taiwanese painter, illustrator and animator. She holds a BA in Animation from Taipei National University of the Arts and a MA in Visual Communication from Royal College of Art. Her work is primarily drawing-based, using both traditional and digital mediums. In her practice, she uses storytelling as a tool to create empathetic communication, transforming a personal or social issue into intimate experiences for viewers. Her works have been exhibited at galleries and film festivals around the world.


Education:
BFA in Animation, Taipei National University of the Arts, 2016
MA in Visual Communication (Illustration), Royal College of Art, 2020
Solo Exhibition:

Sunlight, Air, and Water , Cuturi Gallery, Campong Glam, Singapore, 2022
Transitional Object, Mizuiro Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan, 2019


Group Exhibition:
‘A Sizzling Summer’ GR Gallery, New York, USA, 2022
One Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, 2022
‘Lizard&Lullaby’ Ruo-Hsin Wu × Lene Kilde joint exhibition, Mizuiro Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan, 2021
Royal College of Art Degree Show, London, UK, 2020
Royal College of Art Work in Progress Show, London, UK, 2020
2019 Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, 2019
Visual Foriences, London Canal Museum, London, 2019
2018 Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea, 2018


Honors:
World Illustration Awards, Shortlisted, UK, 2021
Florida Animation Festival, Honorable Mention, USA, 2021
Animation Dingle, Ireland, 2021
The Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan, 2021
V&A Illustration Awards, Shortlisted, UK, 2020
Golden Harvest Awards for Outstanding Short Films, 2018
New Taipei City Art Exhibition, Media Art, winner, Taiwan, 2017
Chellavision Short Film Fest, USA, 2017
Indie-AniFest, Korea, 2017
Anibar Animation Festival, Peja, Kosovo, 2017
Creativa Fest, Mexico, 2017
Backup and Beyond Festival, Weimar, Germany, 2017
Open World Animation Festival, USA, 2017
Taichung International Animation Festival, Best Student Film, Taiwan, 2016
ACM Siggraph Asia, Macao, 2016
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, Japan, 2016
The Thirteen International Animation Festival, Taiwan, 2016
The Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan, 2016
Video Party Kyoto, Japan, 2016




Contact:
ruowu916@gmail.com