Ni Hao received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011 and MFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2014. Originally trained as a sculptor, Ni’s work often combines sculptures, installations, video and sound performances that explores the continuously changing power systems and structures that control the world and our daily existence within them.
Ni’s work has been featured in exhibitions at places like Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack; Boston Center for the Arts, Boston; 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei; New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford; and the Queens Museum, New York. His recent solo exhibitions include Ambush at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Siege at T293 in Rome, and Trust Me, Love Me at Vacancy in Shanghai in 2019. Ni Hao’s Structure Study V was exhibited in the group show Aujourd’hui aura lieu at the Gwangju Biennale Pavilion Project with Palais de Tokyo, 2018. In 2020, Ni Hao’s Structure Study I was acquired by MMCA Seoul (National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea) and was exhibited in the 2020 MMCA Asia Project: Looking for Another Family.
In 2020 Ni was recently nominated for the Huayu Youth Award in China and will be participating in a group show at UCCA Center for Contemproary Art in Beijing, China.