-

Brubey Hu

Artist member since 2020
Waterloo, Ontario

Brubey (Wanzhi) Hu (b. 1994) is a current MFA candidate in Studio Art at the University of Waterloo. She holds Bachelor of Fine Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) with major in General Fine Arts and concentrations in Graphic Design and Book Arts. Brubey works mostly with but not limited to painting and artists’ book, with interests in architecture, dualism, translation, memory, and colour theory. Originally born in Xiamen China, Brubey moved to Vancouver Canada in 2011 for high school, and then to the United States for undergrad. Brubey’s work has been exhibited in Canada, the US, and China. In 2018, Brubey participated in BAiR Emerging Visual and Digital Arts Residency at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. In the Artist Project 2019 in Toronto ON, Brubey is one of the finalists of the Untapped Emerging Artist Competition.


Q+A

When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...

writing journals and playing ukulele

Select Past Exhibitions
2020

Queen Elizabeth Cultural Centre, Oakville, ON
Ontario Society of Artists: Emerging Artist Exhibition

2019

Art Incubate, Waterloo, ON
Once, Twofold (Solo)

2019

The Artery, East Campus Hall, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Hot Girl Summer

2019

Art Mûr, Montréal, QC
Fresh Paint / New Construction 15th Edition

2019

Hui Yuan, Hefei, Anhui Province, China
Tao Hua Tan Residency Artist Exhibition

2019

Better Living Centre, Toronto, ON
The Artist Project: Untapped

2018

The Artery, East Campus Hall, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON
Le Petit Déjeuner

2018

Project Space, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, AB
26 Days

2018

Waterloo Arts Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition 2018

Accolades
2019

University of Waterloo
Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

2019

University of Waterloo
President’s Graduate Scholarship (PGS)

2019

University of Waterloo
Keith and Win Shantz International Research Scholarship

2019

The Artist Project
Untapped Emerging Artist Award

2018

The Banff Centre
Louis Muhlstock Endowment

2017

Main Building #330, MICA, Baltimore, MD
Plus/And, MICA Commencement Exhibition

Press
2019

Sine Theta Magazine
Issue #13 Form

2019

The Gathered Gallery
"Brubey Hu"

2019

Art Mûr
Peinture Fraîche et Nouvelle Construction Invitation, Vol. 14 No.6

Residencies
2019

Anhui, China
Tao Hua Tan: 4th International Artist Retreat and Residency

2018

The Banff Centre, Banff, AB
Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Emerging 2018

Education
2020

University of Waterloo
MFA, Studio Art

2017

Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
BFA, General Fine Arts

Social
What do you mean, “try”?

Try-before-you-buy with a 3 month rental. 100% of your rental payments go towards the purchase (interest free). Message the artist directly, and start the conversation.


Art made (truly) affordable

We make it easy for you to try art with smart payment plans and try-before-you-buy models.

See How It Works
You’re covered.

Artwork protection is included on all art rentals up to $5K. Our Customer Care team is always here to help.

Contact Us
Unlock Trade Access

For industries including interior design, film/TV production, & real estate staging: rent original pieces that fit with your project vision, budget and timeline.

Apply for Trade Access

1% from every transaction goes towards SKETCH WORKING ARTS.