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PHAAN HOWNG  

American Born Taiwanese, b. Providence, Rhode Island 1982
Currently residing and working in Baltimore, MD.


EDUCATION
2015 MFA Multidisciplinary Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Mount Royal School of Art
2004 BFA Painting, Minor Political Science, Boston University


UPCOMING SOLO and GROUP EXHIBITIONS
July 2017 Sindikit Gallery Artscape Group Exhibition, Baltimore, MD (group)
November 2017 Baltimore Museum of Art Commons Collaboration (solo)
April 2018 Spring Solos, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA (solo)
June 2018 A Call to Arms, Rubys Grant video debut, location TBD, Baltimore, MD (solo)
 
SOLO & 2 PERSON EXHIBITIONS​         
2017
        
Emergency Contacts Alt Esc’s No Vacancy II, Brooklyn, NY (2 person)
2016
 
        Bioloigical Controls: If It Bleeds We Can Kill It, School 33 Project Space, Baltimore MD

SPECIAL PROJECTS-public//site specific//outdoor installations//performances
2017  Procession No. 40017,  WPA Gala, Washington DC (performance/happening)
2016  RE:RE:RE:RE:, Re:Artshow, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY (special invite site specific installation)
           Fields Festival, Darlington, MD (commissioned outdoor sculptural installation)
2015  Lazy River, ArtScape, Pearlstone Park, Baltimore, MD (commissioned outdoor sculpture installation)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE, Re:Artshow (11th rendition), Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY
RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:RE:, Re:Artshow (10th rendition), Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY
2016
 
Strange GenitalsArt F City, Brooklyn, NY & Satellite Art Show, Miami Beach, FL
Re:Re:Re:Re:, Reartshow, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY
Landscape No. 1922Fields Festival, Darlington, MD
COLOR, Juried Show Curated by Lilian Tone, Assoc. Curator MoMA  BWAC, Brooklyn NY
Devil May Care, Current Space, Baltimore MD        
Loaning Sister Cities, Casino, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2015
Misfit Toys, Randall Scott Projects, Baltimore MD
Faculty Pop-Up Show, Scott Center Gallery, Westminster, MD
Lazy River, ArtScape, Pearlstone Park, Baltimore, MD
Rx//A100 Special Blends, La Bodega Gallery, Baltimore MD
The Deep, MICA MFA Thesis Show, The Contemporary at Kagro,  Baltimore MD
Instigate. Activate: No Place, No You or Me, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2014

Convergence, 808 Gallery, Boston, MD
Maybe for Sure, Sheila Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD
I Know What You Did Last Summer, T.Rowe Price Gallery, Baltimore MD
2013
33 Mount Royal Fall Show, Sheila Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2012
Rock, Pickle, Scissors, the Ice Box, Philadelphia, PA

AWARDS/HONORS
2017
Baltimore Museum of Art Commons Collaboration Grantee
Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance Rubys Artist Project Grants Grantee in Media and Performing Arts
Beyond the Frame Bmore Art Studio Tour with Christopher Bedford and Mera Rubell
2016
Silver Medalist, COLOR (juried by Lilian Tone, Assistant Curator Department of Painting and Sculpture, MOMA), BWAC, Red Hook , NY
2015
Lotta Art Featured Artist, Baltimore, MD
MICA Student Leadership Recognition, MICA, Baltimore, MD
 The Trawick Prize, Bethesda, MD, Semi-Finalist

RESIDENCIES/PROGRAMS
March 2005 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Jun-Jul 2012 Tyler School of Art Summer Intensive Painting Program, Philadelphia, PA
August 2015 Windy Mowing Painting Residency, Halifax, VT

TALKS/LECTURES
2017
Art Uncovered with Kimberly Ruth, Break Through Radio, NYC, NY,  premiere date March 28, 2017
Eulogies for the Present Future public performance for Biological Controls, School 33, Baltimore MD
2016
Artist Talk for
Devil May Care, Current Space, Baltimore, MD
2015
Phaan Howng
Thesis Lecture, Lazarus Auditorium, MICA, Baltimore, MD          
        Artist Talk for No Place, You Or Me, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA

PRESS
Artnet
-Sarah Cascone, Editors’ Picks: 8 Things to See in New York This Week, May 22, 2017
Vice Magazine Creators- Beckett Mufson Find your Alt+Esc at this DIY Art Heaven, April 4, 2017
Bmore Art- Cara Ober Twenty-two Studios in Two Days  March 6, 2017
Baltimore City Paper-Top 10 Art Shows of 2016, Noise Arts Blog, December 22, 2016,
Baltimore City Paper-Bret McCabe, On Separating Hunter From Prey in Phaan Howng’s Wryly Subversive Installation Wonders, December 6, 2016
Hyperallergic-Monica Uszerowicz, Miami Beach’s Art Fair Draws the Interactive Into Its Orbit,  December 2, 2016
Art F City-Michael Anthony Farley, GIF of the Day: Let’s Cut Off America’s Flaccid Orange Dick, November 11, 2016
Art F City-Michael Anthony Farley, This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Manicures for the Post-Apocalypse,  October 10, 2016
Art F City-Michael Anthony Farley,  All The Instagrams I Should’ve Taken at Fields Fest, August 25, 2016
Baltimore City Paper-Rebekah Kirkman "Devil May Care" at Current Space, City Paper, pg 30, Volume 40, March 23, 2016
Washington Post- Mark Jenkins, Instigate. Activate. March 27, 2015
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