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Rexy Tseng

Rexy Tseng (1986) is an artist and software developer. His art practice derives from the dark humor and unrequited desires found within contemporary living conditions.

Born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan until the age of thirteen, Tseng relocated to the United States to further his education. He received a BFA in Art with a minor in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009. Then, in 2010 he attended UCLA's graduate program in Design Media Arts on scholarships but left to work full-time in 2012.

Professionally, Tseng has written software for media companies in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. His last employment was as an engineer for Mashable, a U.S. media site, from 2013 to 2017.

In autumn 2017, Tseng left the workspace for Oxford University in England, attending as a MFA student at the Ruskin School of Art and a member of Wolfson College. He is expected to graduate in 2018.

Rexy Tseng extends his creative practice internationally, having had multiple exhibitions in in the U.S., Germany, Hungary, Finland, Iceland, Japan and Taiwan. He has received awards and recognition from Taipei City Government, Pittsburgh Technology Council, Taipei Free Art Fair and others. Tseng has been published and interviewed by TEDxTaoyuan, the Crossing and Cheers.

His latest artistic outing was as an artist-in-residence at Shiro Oni Studio in Japan in 2017.

Rexy Tseng,本名曾慶強,藝術家兼軟體開發者。他的藝術創作理念衍生於現代城市生活中各式黑色幽默與不滿足的慾望。

1986 年出生於台灣台北市,他十三歲時至美國留學,2009 年畢業於卡内基梅隆大學,主修美術副修機器人。2010 年時獲得獎學金進入加州大學洛杉磯分校 (UCLA) 攻讀多媒體設計研究所,但在 2012 年休學成為全職軟體工程師。

Rexy 的軟體開發經驗橫跨舊金山、 洛杉磯、紐約的媒體公司。最近任職經歷為 2013 年至 2017 年間擔任美國媒體網站 Mashable 的工程師。

2017 年秋天,Rexy 離開職場進入英國牛津大學 -- 就讀拉斯金美術學校藝術碩士班與沃弗森學院,預計 2018 年畢業。

Rexy 的藝文創作跨越國界,曾於美國、德國、匈牙利、芬蘭、冰島、日本和台灣參展,並獲得台北市政府文化局、美國匹茲堡科技議會、台北藝術自由日等多處認可表揚。他的文章與訪問曾刊登於 TEDxTaoyuan、《換日線》、《Cheers》。

他最近一次藝術經歷為擔任日本 Shiro Oni Studio 的 2017 年駐村藝術家。

Rexy Tseng,本名曾庆强,艺术家兼软体开发者。他的艺术创作理念衍生于现代城市生活中各式黑色幽默与不满足的欲望。

1986 年出生于台湾台北市,他十三岁时至美国留学,2009 年毕业于卡内基梅隆大学,主修美术副修机器人。2010 年时获得奖学金进入加州大学洛杉矶分校 (UCLA) 攻读多媒体设计研究所,但在 2012 年休学成为全职软体工程师。

Rexy 的软体开发经验横跨旧金山、 洛杉矶、纽约的媒体公司。最近任职经历为 2013 年至 2017 年间担任美国媒体网站 Mashable 的工程师。

2017 年秋天,Rexy 离开职场进入英国牛津大学 -- 就读拉斯金美术学校艺术硕士班与沃弗森学院,预计 2018 年毕业。

Rexy 的艺文创作跨越国界,曾于美国、德国、匈牙利、芬兰、冰岛、日本和台湾参展,并获得台北市政府文化局、美国匹兹堡科技议会、台北艺术自由日等多处认可表扬。他的文章与访问曾刊登于 TEDxTaoyuan、《换日线》、《Cheers》。

他最近一次艺术经历为担任日本 Shiro Oni Studio 的 2017 年驻村艺术家。

EDUCATION

  • 2018 | University of Oxford | MFA (expected)
  • 2012 | University of California, Los Angeles | MFA (attended)
  • 2009 | Carnegie Mellon University | BFA

SELECTED HONORS

  • 2017 | Art Grant | Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2017 | Artist in Residence | Shiro Oni Studio | Fujioka, Gunma, Japan
  • 2017 | Artist in Residence | SÍM Residency | Reykjavík, Iceland
  • 2016 | Silver Prize | Taipei Free Art Fair | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2016 | 2nd Place | On Site Artfest | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2015 | Artist in Residence | 435 Art Studio | New Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014 | Artist in Residence | Arteles Creative Center | Haukijärvi, Finland
  • 2013 | Artist in Residence | Hungarian Multicultural Center | Budapest, Hungary

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

  • 2017 | Kanna Fall Art Festival | Fujioka, Gunma , Japan
  • 2017 | I Was Meant to Love You | Reykjavík, Iceland
  • 2016 | Begehungen No. 13 | Chemnitz, Germany
  • 2015 | On Site Artfest | Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014 | Art Orienting | Haukijärvi, Finland
  • 2013 | Library Thoughts 3 | Budapest, Hungary
  • 2011 | One, Two, One, Two | Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 2011 | Begehungen No. 8 | Chemnitz, Germany
  • 2008 | Pittsburgh Biennial/Robot 250 | Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • 2004 | Between Two Worlds | Ellis Island, NY, USA