Hongtao Zhou
SELECTED HONORS/GRANTS
2019 China National Art Fund
2019 Shanghai IV Summit Discipline in Design-Publication Fund
2019 Artist in Residency Award, Headlands Art Center
2018 Finalist, China Top Ten Prominent Youth Design Award, Dragon Design Foundation, China (Awarded in the Great Hall of China)
2018 Shanghai IV Summit Discipline in Design-Open Research Fund
2017 Shanghai Oriental Scholar Grant
2017 Shanghai IV Summit Discipline in Design-Furniture Master Studio Fund
2017 Artist of Hawaii Award and Violette Wong Hu Award, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
2013 First Place, Hawaii Woodshow, (Novice), Honolulu, HI
2012 BLINK Grant, Madison Arts Commission, WI
2011 Fellowship Award-Sculpture, Vermont Studio Center, VT
2010 Silver Medal, International Snow Sculpture Competition (Team Captain), Quebec, Canada
2010 Cover & winner, The Best of Core77: Favourites from 2009
2008 3rd Place, International Design Awards (IDA)Competition, Los Angeles, CA
2007 Merit Award, Taiwan International Design Competition, Taipei, Taiwan
2006 First Place Trophy, Design Emphasis 2006, International Woodworking Fair, Atlanta, GA

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2019 International Jury, SaloneSatellite, Salone del Mobile.Milano, Shanghai
2019 Artist Talk, Saint Joseph's Arts Society, San Francisco
2019 Scientific Committee of Directors at Legno Arredo Training Centre-Permanent Collection SaloneSatellite
2017-2019 International Advisor, UHM Architecture Global Track and Executive Education
2018 China Forest Product Association Woodworking Committee Vice Chairman
2018 Wanted Design, New York Design Week
2018 Panel Speaker, Eternal Flow, Zaha Hadid Design Crossover Forum and Exhibition. How Art Museum, Zaha Hadid Design, London
2017-2018 China Red Star Design Award Jury
2016 Award Advisor, 1st Place Award, ASCE Geo Wall Competition, Wood Structure, Team Zhejiang University
2014-2017 Executive Committee Member, Association of Chinese Artists in American Academia (ACAAA)
2014 Speaker, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Peking University, Beijing
2014 Speaker, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
2014 Mediator, ARCC/EAAE European Association for Architectural Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Architecture, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
2014 Honorable Oversea Member, China Ming Furniture Institute, Beijing
2013-2016 Committee Member, University of Hawaii-Manoa Campus Art Advisory Committee (CAAC)
2013 Judge, Hawaii Wood Guild Exhibit, The Isaacs Art Center, Kamuela, HI
2012-2017 Coordinator /Director (16-17), UHM Architecture Global Track and Executive Education
2011 Instructor and Residency, Walden Project, Willowell Foundation, Vergennes, VT
2010 Conference Speaker, The Lifecycle of Furniture, 2010 Furniture Society Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
2007 Vice President, Purdue Chinese Student & Scholar Association, Purdue University

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS (*Denotes Solo Exhibition, +Denotes Juried Exhibition)
2020 Harmony and Evolution, Ruth Davis Design Gallery, UW–Madison’s School of Human Ecology, WI
2019 Shine Shanghai Conceptual Design Show, TX Huaihai, Shanghai
2019 Shanghai Riverside Textscape, Shanghai Shipyard MIFA 1862 by Kengo Kuma, Shanghai
2019 Shanghai Urban Space Art Season (SUSAS) Joint exhibition, LIGHTENING the living future, Shanghai
2019 Typojanchi: International Typography Biennale, Seoul, South Korea
2019 The 13th National Exhibition of Fine Arts, China 70 year Anniversary.
2019 Design Intelligence Award Grant Exhibition, China Academy of Art, Zhejiang Exhibition Hall, Hangzhou, China
2019 The Beauty of Visual Language of Art, San Francisco Public Library
2019 Venice Design, Venice Biennale
2019 Milan Triennial (National Exhibition of China, Tongji University, College of Design and Innovation)
2019 ZHOU Hongtao Solo, Michigan State University Union Gallery
2019 Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne
2019 Interference, Grand Church San Pietro, Como, Italy
2019 China Design Exhibition, Shenzhen Modern Art and Urban Planning Museum, GUAN Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen (China Culture Administration)
2019 Shine Shanghai Conceptual Design Show, Shanghai Opera House
2019 Land of Art, Jardins de Marqueyssac Garden, Dordogne, France
2018 The 4th New Craft International Artist Exhibition and Academic Seminar, National Art Gallery, Bangladesh, University of Dhaka.
2018 The 43th China International Furniture Fair (Shanghai) ICFF
2018 Textscape, If So, What? The Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
2018 After Tomorrow, France Consulate, San Francisco
2018 Design Shanghai, Shanghai Exhibition Hall
2018 UNTITLED, The Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
2017 Art Basel SCOPE, Miami, Untitled, San Francisco
2017 Momentum, China Interior Design Week, Tongji University Museum, Shanghai*
2017 Words in Characters, Books as Vehicle, East Asia Library of Stanford University, Museum of Art at Oklahoma State University
2017 Textscape, Printing the World/Imprimer le Monde (Opening Exhibition of Pompidou 40th Anniversary),Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (Top 40 Key International Digital Artists/Designer)
2017 Artists of Hawaii, Architectural Installation with Kaili Chun, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI*
2016 The Spotlight: Functional Lighting as Illuminated Sculpture, the Craft in America Center, LA
2015 Gwangju Design Biennale, South Korea
2015 Across the Divide, Beijing Normal University Gallery, (Arch 201 Students’ Work) *
2014 Time is a Saw: Contemporary Chinese Artists, Crossman Gallery, UW-Whitewater, WI
2014 Aesthetic Afterlife, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
2013 Sticky, Group installation with Graduate Students: School of Architecture Gallery, University of Hawaii–Manoa, Honolulu,HI
2013 JING- International Furniture Design Exhibition & Forum, Visual Art Center at Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
2013-2014 Fearless Furniture, Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indianapolis, IN+
2012-2014 The Tool at Hand, Curated by Ethan Lasser. Originating: Milwaukee Art Museum travels: Philadelphia Art Alliance, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, and Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland
2012 Scary Identity, School of Architecture Gallery, University of Hawaii–Manoa, Honolulu, HI*
2012 Ossuary, Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, WI+
2011 Design for Sitting, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, China+
2011 Beijing International Design Triennial, National Museum of China, Beijing, China+
2011 IIDEX/NeoCon, Canada's National Design Expo & Conference, Toronto, CA+
2011 Reconstituted, Memorial Union Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, WI*
2010 Outdoor Furniture Exhibition, 2010 Furniture Society Conference, MIT, MA+
2010 Forward, Co-Prosperity Sphere, CAA Conference, Chicago, IL+
2009 Green Furniture, Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
2007 International 2007 Taiwan Design Expo, Hsiao-Long Cultural Park, Taiwan+

COLLECTIONS
2019 Shanghai Shipyard MIFA 1862 by Kengo Kuma, Shanghai
2019 Historical Dongchang Cinema, Shanghai
2019 GUAN Shanyue Art Museum, Prominent National Art Museum, China
2019 The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
2017 Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2015 University of Virginia, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
2014 Lincoln State Park’s Nature Center, Department of Natural Resources, State of Indiana
2012 Stevens Point Sculpture Park, Stevens Point, WI
2012 Madison Public Library, Madison, WI
2011 Chipstone Foundation

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2019 Tontsen Eye, Wallpaper*
2019 Tontsen Eye, Domus
2019 Take A Seat, France TV, Culturebox
2019 Take A Seat, France Newspaper, Dordogne Libre, Feb 25
2019 Take A Seat, YAHOO News, France, Mar 15
2019 Growing Chairs, Interior Design, New York
2015 A 3D Font That Reads Like Text But Can Be Viewed Like Sculpture, Huffington Post Arts, March 25, 2015
2015 Textscape, Clarin, Argentine, March 15, 2015
2015 Hongtao ZHOU Architectural Texts, Artsillustrated, India, March, 2015, p106
2014 Fearless Furniture, Indy Star
2014 Aesthetic Afterlife, Express Milwaukee
2014 Chair or Axe, profile artist in Nuvonews Weekly of Indianapolis
2011 Beijing Triennial, Zhuangshi, Tsinghua University Press, China, p89
2011 Zero Impact Experiments, Modern Weekly, Hong Kong/Shanghai, Jan
2011 Burniture, Design Bureau, Chicago, May/June
2010 Snow Furniture by Hongtao ZHOU, Journal of Modern Craft, London, May
2010 Chinese Snow Artist on World Stage, Xinhua News (Evening), China, February 6th
2009 Green Furniture on Display at Milwaukee Art Museum, Journal Times, Dec, 1B
2009 Cold Seat, (Parting Shot, Winter), American Style, p104
2009 Sustainable Ice and Snow Furniture, NISHA design, Israel, April, P5
2009 The Cold Truth: This Furniture Won't Last, Wisconsin State Journal, February, P3
2009 Hongtao ZHOU Really Cool Furniture, Square, UK, February
2008 Arm Rocking Chair, Furniture Business, Russia, Issue 68, p26
2006 CNC Rocker, Inside cover, Modern Woodworking, October, p4

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2019 Hongtao ZHOU, Jump Out Of Page, Textscape By Hongtao ZHOU, People's Fine Arts Publishing House, China
2019 Xiaojia SU, Hongtao ZHOU, The Dunhuang Grottos and Global Education,Chapter 9, The Significance of the Dunhuang Mogao Frescoes for Universal Education Today, The University of Hawaii Press
2015 Hongtao ZHOU, Bing LIU, Experimenting for Creativity across Academic Boundaries-Architecture, Sculpture and Furniture, Across the Divide, China Light Industry Press, p245
2015 Textscape, Interior Design, New York, March 2015, Big Ideas Issue, p146
2015 Sticky, Contemporary Installation Art, Artpower International Publishing, Hong Kong, p201-202
2013 The Tool at Hand-A Chipstone Object Lab Experiment, Collected in US Congress Library, Book Chapter Profile, p96-99
2010 Structural Tambour, Transmaterial 3, Princeton Architectural Press, p86 & back cover
2009 The Cold Truth, American Craft Magazine, Oct/Nov, p30-31
2005 ZHOU, H. & WANG, F. Chinese Words Furniture Creative Design, Zhuangshi, China, p1