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 drawings have been shortlisted for V&A Illustration Award 2020. Her films have also been screened at many 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


Honors:

V&A Illustration Awards, shortlisted, UK, 2020
World Illustration Awards, Shortlisted, UK, 2021
Florida Animation Festival, Honorable Mention, USA, 2021
New Taipei City Art Exhibition, Media Art, winner, Taiwan, 2017
Taichung International Animation Festival, Best Student Film, Taiwan, 2016

Film Festival
The Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan, 2021
Animation Dingle, Ireland, 2021
Golden Harvest Awards for Outstanding Short Films, 2018
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
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

Solo Exhibition:
Transitional Object, Mizuiro Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan, 2019

Group Exhibition:
‘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
Artist Sofa, Meet Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan, 2017




Contact:
ruowu916@gmail.com