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Artist: Yao-pi Hsu

Falling Leaves
Title: Falling Leaves
Description: Digital Archival Pigment Print
Media: Photography
Size: 24 x 18
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Contact Yao-pi Hsu



Phone: (408) 244-3913

2019  Showings

wheelchair accessible

May 18 - 19 , Site: 328
200 Kimble Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030


About Yao-pi Hsu

I worked in the biosciences field as a research scientist for 34 years. Two award winning photographs I took during a memorable trip back to China, my homeland inspired me to get into photography. Since than I have continued to pursuit my interest in photography. Art and science each take a turn in how I understand the world around me. As a fine art photographer I apply the same principles I used in scientific research: search and research, examine and reexamine, and explore concepts from different perspectives. I explore the world around me, as I look for reflections, angles or perspectives that represent how diverse and abundant the world expresses its various forms and beauties. I delight in capturing the extraordinary beauty of an ordinary subject and in creating something new that is already there.
Solo Exhibitions
2019 Gallery South, Jan 15- Feb 28, 2019. 14440 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA. 2017 Olive Hyde Art Gallery, January 5 - February 11, 2017, Fremont, CA.
2016 EcoCenter, December 9, 2016 - February 10, 2017, Palo Alto, CA.
2015 Triton Museum of Art, September 26-November 15, 2015, Santa Clara, CA.
Group Exhibitions
abstract7 Group exhibition “Symphony of Color” January 10- March 2, at Village Art Gallery, Danville, CA
Theatre &
CA. May
2011- 2019 A member of Gallery 24, 24 North Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA.
Awards and Recognitions
2017 Finalist of 37th Annual Spring Photography Contest of Photographer’s Forum Magazine.
2016 First Place Award of Photography, 43rd Annual Santa Clara Art Association
Exhibition at Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA.
Allied Artists West group exhibition at Addison Penzak Jewish Community Los Gatos, CA. May 10 -July 2.
Allied Artists West group exhibition at John O’League Gallery , Hayward, 25-July 27.
abstract7 group exhibition at Mirada Art, Half Moon Bay, June 29 - July 1 abstract7 group exhibition at Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA. June 30- July 29
2015 Best of Show- Winner of 2016 Solo Exhibition- of the Salon at the Triton Museum of Art: A 2D Art Competition & Exhibition. 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, CA.
Dec. 6, 2014-Feb 8, 2015
2014 First Place Award of Photography, Santa Clara Art Association Juried Member Show at Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Third Place Award and Honorable Mention of Photography, 2014 Autumn Fest Juried Art Show, Fine Art League of Cupertino, Cupertino, CA.
Beginning and Advance Photoshop, Mission College, 2005
New York Institute of Photography, 1997
M.S. University of California at Davis, 1966-1967
B.S. Chung-Hsin University,Taiwan, Republic of China 1959-1963