Anna Sew Hoy


Anna Sew Hoy (b. 1976, Auckland, New Zealand) received her MFA from Bard College in 2008 and her BFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1998. Solo presentations of Sew Hoy’s work have been mounted at venues such as: Aspen Art Museum, CO; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; LAXART, Los Angeles; San Jose Museum of Art, CA; 2008California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA; Koenig & Clinton, New York; Various Small Fires, Los Angeles; Leslie Fritz Gallery, New York; and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York. Her work is in the collections of: the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego. In 2017, Psychic Body Grotto, a public sculpture commissioned by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) and supported by a 2015 Creative Capital Grant for Visual Arts, opened at the Los Angeles State Historic Park. She was awarded the Martha Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence at University of California, San Diego in 2017; the California Community Foundation Grant for Emerging Artists in 2013, and the United States Artists Broad Fellowship in 2006. Anna Sew Hoy is represented by Koenig & Clinton, Brooklyn and Various Small Fires, Los Angeles. The artist lives and works in Los Angeles.