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Rexy Tseng

Rexy Tseng (1986) is a multimedia artist and software developer. His art practice derives from the dark humor and unrequited desires found within contemporary living conditions.

Born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan until the age of thirteen, Tseng relocated to the United States to further his education. He received a BFA in Art with a minor in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. Then, in 2010 he attended UCLA's graduate program but left to work full-time in 2012.

Professionally, Tseng has written software for media companies in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. He is currently an engineer for Mashable, a U.S. news site.

Rexy Tseng has also continued his practice in art, having had multiple exhibitions in in the U.S., Germany, Hungary, Finland and Taiwan. His most recent artistic outing was as an artist-in-residence at 435 Studio in New Taipei.

Rexy Tseng (1986 年) 是一位多媒體藝術家兼軟體開發者。他的藝術創作衍生於現代城市生活中的各式黑色幽默與不滿足的慾望。

出生於台灣台北市,他十三歲時至美國留學,2009 年畢業於卡內基美隆大學,主修美術副修機器人。2010 年時進入加州大學洛杉磯分校(UCLA)攻讀研究所,但在 2012 年休學成為全職軟體工程師。

Rexy 的軟體開發經歷橫跨舊金山、 洛杉磯、紐約的媒體公司,目前於美國新聞網站 Mashable 擔任工程師。

他的藝術創作不曾中斷,曾在美國、德國、匈牙利、芬蘭和台灣參展。最近一次藝術經歷為擔任新北市政府 435 藝術家工作室的駐村藝術家。

EDUCATION

  • 2012 | University of California, Los Angeles | MFA (incomplete)
  • 2009 | Carnegie Mellon University | BFA

SELECTED AWARDS

  • 2016 | Silver Prize | Taipei Free Art Fair | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016 | 2nd Place | On Site Artfest | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2015 | Artist in Residence | 435 Art Studio | New Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014 | Artist in Residence | Arteles Creative Center | Haukijärvi, Finland
  • 2013 | Artist in Residence | Hungarian Multicultural Center | Budapest, Hungary

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • 2016 | On Site Artest | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016 | Begehungen No. 13 | Chemnitz, Germany
  • 2015 | On Site Artest | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014 | Art Orienting | Haukijärvi, Finland
  • 2013 | Library Thoughts 3 | Budapest, Hungary
  • 2011 | One, Two, One, Two | Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 2011 | Begehungen No. 8 | Chemnitz, Germany
  • 2008 | Pittsburgh Biennial/Robot 250 | Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 2007 | Uncanny Valley Rally | Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 2004 | Between Two Words | Ellis Island, NY, USA