Resume CV

  • Born in Taiwan, currently lives and works in New York City


  • 1997 First Place, National Senior Diploma in plastic expressions, France
  • 1995 Awarded a National Diploma of Plastics Arts, with a national jury honor, France
  • 1992-97 Majored in Plastic Arts, Aix-en-Provence Art College, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • 1989-92 Department of Fine Arts, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1983-86 Graduated from Department of Sculpture, Arts and Crafts Faculty, Fu-Hsing Trade and Art School, Taipei, Taiwan


  • 2019 Taipei DangDai, presented by Inart Sapce, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center
  • 2016 "Ruey-Shiann Shyu Solo Exhibition”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 "One Kind of Behavior", Bronx Museum, New York
  • 2014 "Urban Landscape", IT Park, Taipei
  • 2013 "the Echoes of Remembrance", inart Space, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2013 "Unfinished Journey: An Ongoing Project by Shyu Ruey Shiann", Chinese American Arts Council /456 Gallery, New York
  • 2013 "Poetic Rationality, Warm Coldness-Shyu Ruey Shiann Solo Exhibition", ISE Foundation, New York
  • 2012 "Distant Rainbow", Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2011  "Journey", Tenri Cultural Institute, New York
  • 2007 "Zero to Infinite", National Hsinchu University of Education, HsinChu, Taiwan
  • 2006 "Echo from within", Shin Leh Yuan Art space, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2006 "Beyond the Becoming", Taipei International Village, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2002 "About my 97-00", National Central University
  • 2002 "Ruey-Shiann Shyu Solo exhibition", GAS works studio, England
  • 2000 "Virtual Reality", Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1999 "Ruey-Shiann Shyu Solo exhibition", IT Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1999 "A Language of Precision and Abstraction: overture of Life", Dimension Endowment of Art, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1997 "First solo exhibition", Aix-en-Provence, City Art Gallery, Aix-en-Provence, France


  • 2019 "Once Upon A TimeUnfinished Progressive Past", Taipei MoCA, Taipei
  • 2019 "Useless: Art Machines for Dreaming, Thinking, and Seeing", Bronx Museum, New York
  • 2019 Taipei DangDai Artfair, presented by Double Square Gallery, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center
  • 2018 “Poetic Utterance”, Inart Space, Tainan 
  • 2018 “Focused Movement”, Double Square Gallery, Taipei 
  • 2016 “Beyond the Frame: New Media Arts from Taiwan”, Long Beach Museum of Art, CA
  • 2016 “The Way Things Go”, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei 
  • 2015  New York Electronic Festival, New York
  • 2015 “State of Play, White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney
  • 2014 “The Pioneers” of Taiwanese Artists, 1961-1970, National Taiwan Museum of Fine  Arts, Taichung
  • 2014 “Reformation”, White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney
  • 2013 "Intersecting Vectors--Experimental Projects from the TFAM Collection", Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
  • 2013 "Inter-Vision" A Contemporary Art Exhibition Across the Strait 2013, Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung / National Art Museum of China, Beijing
  • 2013 "Transcendency of Illusion", Taipei
  • 2013 "Smash Palace", White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney
  • 2013 “Transcendency of Illusion”, Taipei
  • 2012 "2012 Very Fun Park", Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei
  • 2012 " Art of Universal Knowledge", feature exhibition in Kinetica Art Fair, Ambika, London, England
  • 2012 "Lunarfest", Harbour Front Centre, Toronto and Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, Canada
  • 2010 " Continuation – Special Exhibition of LI Chun-Shen Modern Painting Award Winners (Review)",National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung
  • 2009 " Dream in a Contemporary Secret Garden", Asian Contemporary Art Week, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
  • 2008 "Snake Alley", Asian Contemporary Art Week, New York
  • 2007 Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York
  • 2007 Jamaica Flux: Workspace and Windows 2007, New York
  • 2007 Nine International artists Exhibit at location One, New York
  • 2006 "City Mambo", Stone Villa, Sydney vs. Shin Leh Yuan Art space, Taipei
  • 2005 Kaohsiung International Container Art Festival, Kaohsiung
  • 2003 Kaohsiung International Container Art Festival Kaohsiung
  • 2002 "At the Edge of the Mimetic situation, I, here, now", The Pier-2 Art District-Kaohsiung
  • 2002 "Labyrinth of Pleasure", Kaohsiung Fine Arts Museum
  • 2001 Lee Chung Sheng Art Foundation Modern Painting Prize, Crown Art Center, Taipei
  • 2001 Kaohsiung International Container Art Festival, Kaohsiung
  • 2001 "Labyrinth of Pleasure", Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
  • 2001 "Very Fun Park", travel show to Contemporary Art from Taiwan / Hong Kong Arts Center / Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Australia / Taipei Eslite Art Gallery
  • 1999 "Magnetic Writing/Marching Ideas, Works on Paper", IT Park Gallery, Taipei
  • 1999 "Media Muscle Cramp", Hanart Gallery, Taipei
  • 1998 "Reflection and Reconsideration: 2.28 Commemorative Exhibition", Taipei Fine Arts Museum
  • 1997 "Fete de la Science", Montbeliard, France
  • 1997 "Work Show", Aix-en-Provence Art College, a joint exhibition on the Internet with M.I.T, Boston.
  • 1995 "Quan Les Machines Riant", Centre d’Art et de Plaisanteire, Montbeliard, France Invitation Exhibition "Alternate-automate", Friche


  • "Pregency", National Taiwan University Hospital Yun-Lin Branch
  • "Restructure Exercise", Neihu District, Dept. of Environmental   Protection, Taipei city
  • "Play a Melody", Software Park, Nangang District, Taipei City


  • 2006 Yageo Tech-Art Award of the Asian Cultural Council New York
  • 2005 Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival 2005
  • 2003 Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival 2003
  • 2001 Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival 2001
  • 2001 Creation Awards, Lee Chung Sheng Art Foundation Modern Painting Award
  • 1998 Nan Ying Award and honors award at the 12th Nan Ying Fine Arts Exhibition
  • 1998 Taipei Award, Plastic Arts Section, Taipei City Fine Arts Exhibition
  • 1997 Taipei County Government Award, River: New Asian Art – A Dialogue in Taipei Residencies


  • 2007 A.I.R. Location One, New York
  • 2002 A.I.R. Gasworks, London


  • 1999-2002   Teach Industrial Design at Shih Chien Universit


        2006   Making Techno Art out of Rubbish—Shyu

                  RueyShiann, A Documentary by Huang 

                  Mingchuan. (Published by Public Television

                  Service, Taiwan—View Point Series)

                  This documentary focuses on RueyShiann

                  Shyu’s art career, life and families.