Lily Honglei, Virtual Reality Art, Augmented Reality Art, new media artist in New York, Chinese cultural heritages, Asian art



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Lily Honglei creative capital award

Creative Capital 2015 Awardees

Digtial concert 2020 Vision

collaboration with

Astoria Music Project

Lily Honglei's presentations at

SIGGARPH Asia 2020

Lily Honglei, Virtual Reality Art, Augmented Reality art, Media Artists in New York, Chinese contemporary artists

Painting Center New

York. Lily & Honglei with curator

Bryan McFarlane, 2011

New Ink Painting

exhibition, Shanghai University


DSL Collection of

Chinese Contemorary Art

Cyber Museum

Lily & Honglei: lecture at Lowell

Lecture on

WGBH Forum Network

Artist Biography

Artist collective Lily Honglei is based in US. Their work involves traditional and new media & comparative cultural studies.

Lily Honglei’s artworks have been presented at numerous national and international venues for contemporary art, including Museum of Art and Design in New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Queens Museum of Art in New York, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, The Painting Center of New York, Eyebeam Art Technology Center New York, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning in New York, Asian American Art Alliance in New York, Dumbo Art Festival in New York, Boston Cyberart Festival, Zero1 Biennial of New Media Art in San Jose CA, Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT, University Gallery at University of Massachusetts, Musée Guimet in Paris, Museum of Ara Pacis in Rome, Museum of San Salvador in Lauro, Rome, He Xiangning Art Museum in China, Shanghai University Gallery in China, SIGGRAPH Art Gallery and SIGGRAPH Asia, name a few.

Lily Honglei received awards including People's Choice Award at Museum of Art & Design in New York, Creative Capital 2015 Award for Moving Image & Visual Arts, New York Foundation of Arts Fellowship 2015, among others. They have accomplished large-scaled commission projects for New York State Council on the Arts in 2018 and 2020, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning NY in 2017, Queens Council on the Arts in 2016 and 2019, Creative Capital Foundation in 2015, Jerome Foundation in 2014 via, DSL Collection of Chinese contemporary art in 2009, name a few.

Lily Honglei's artworks have been collected by ACM SIGGRAPH Art Gallery, ACM SIGGRAPH ASIA Art Gallery, Les Rencontres Internationales Video Library, Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art at Cornell University Library, City Hall of New Bedford, MA, among many institutional and individual collectors. Some of Lily Honglei's work may be acquired through Breezy Art Gallery.

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Exhibitions, Lectures and Presentations

Lily & Honglei's presentation at Creative Capital, NY

Solo exhibition Shadow Play at Wilfrid Museum of Asian Arts & Studies

Lily & Honglei's lecture at University of Massachusetts Lowell

Forbidden City at Museum of Art and Design, New York (recipient of People's Choice Award)

Performing in Second Life, Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, New York.

Lily & Honglei - new media art of China
(above) Solo exhibition Forbidden City in University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, College of Visual and Performing Arts Gallery.

Lily & 

Honglei - Digital Art from China
Lily & Honglei's Solo Exhibition Prosperity in Artworks Museum City of New Bedford, MA. (painting & video installation)

Lily & Honglei - new media art of China

Solo Exhibition with painting and mixed-media artworks, Kiel, Germany. 1994