2019 MFA Yale University


forgive everything, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
Strange Attractor, Art Basel, presented by Lyles & King, Basel, CH
THREE BETRAYALS, No Place Gallery, Columbus, OH

White Male Ally, Lyles & King, New York, NY
, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

cunt waifu, Lyles & King, New York, NY 
Common Burn, the bunker, Los Angeles, CA 
it has always been the perfect instrument, Knockdown Center, Queens, NY 
Catalina Ouyang and Josh Dihle, presented by Eric Ruschman, Calle Edison 137, Mexico City, MX

marrow, Make Room, Los Angeles, CA
fish mystery in the shift horizon, Rubber Factory, New York, NY 

another document, SCREEN_
blood in D minor, Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
DEATH DRIVE JOY RIDE, Make Room, Los Angeles, CA 

Open Fracture (with Benjamin Rosenthal), PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO
sister, destroyer, lover, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY

an elegy for Marco, Millitzer Gallery, St. Louis, MO
follies of the tuna, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, St. Louis, MO

Virgin Pacific, fort gondo compound for the arts, St. Louis, MO


Night Owl, Massimodecarlo VSpace
Sacrament of the Body, Kandlhofer Gallery, Vienna
Wonderland, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT 
Machines of Desire
, Simon Lee Gallery, London 
Vaster Than Empires, Friends Indeed, San Francisco, CA
52 Artists: Revisiting a Feminist Milestone, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Wonder Women, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, New York, and LA
The Hearing Trumpet, Marguo Gallery, Paris, FR
Mouthed Echoes, Lyles and King, New York, NY  

Compositions: Weight, HOUSING, New York, NY
The Armory Show, with Night Gallery, New York, NY
My Secret Garden, Asia Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan, curated by Emilia Yin and Melanie Ouyang
Desire Encapsulated, Make Room, Los Angeles, CA
In Practice: You may go, but this will bring you back, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY, curated by Katherine Simone Reynolds 
Wonderland, EPOCH Gallery 
Delusionarium 5, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

PAPA RAGAZZE!, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
I Don’t Know Whether the Earth is Spinning or Not: VII Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, curated by Francesca Altamura and Lizaveta Matveeva
Materia Medica, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Kelly Akashi
Death Becomes Her, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY 
Beyond the Visible, Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY, curated by We narrate us (Jennifer Chia-ling Ho and Min Sun Jeon)

Too Full to Cry, Shin Gallery, New York, NY
Bottari, 55 Hester St, New York, NY, curated by Tae Guen Um
10 years: 100 sculptures, with Anonymous Gallery, Paris, France
Felix Art Fair, with Brennan & Griffin and Catbox Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Ripe at Dawn (MFA Thesis Exhibition), Green Gallery, New Haven, CT

Interwoven, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Dominic Chambers
Odds & Ends Book Fair, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
FURIES, Helena Anrather, New York, NY 
ART021, with Make Room, Shanghai, China 
This Country, Zilkha Gallery at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, curated by Kahlil Irving 
Garden Level, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Ada Potter
Gentle Heterodoxy, fffriedrich, Frankfurt, Germany, curated by Sebastjan Brank and Dennis Brzek 
10 years: 100 sculptures, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico
The White Noise Mixtape (as part of The Racial Imaginary Institute Biennial), 47 Canal, New York, NY, curated by Tenaya Izu and Henry Murphy
Everytime you switch me off, I die. A Little, Like a Little Disaster, Polignano a Mare, Italy
Seeing Other People, projects+gallery, St. Louis, MO, curated by Jessica Baran
SPRING: Amanda, Adrienne, Body, Catalina, Cole, Danica, Edo, Felicia, Jesse, Michael, Misha & The Girls, Mort, Rachel, Ryan and Shane, Parapet Real Humans, St. Louis, MO
Mist-Wreatched, SPRING / BREAK 2018, New York, NY, curated by Kari Adelaide and Max Razdow
specular sounds ii: extending her vortex, LUMP projects, Raleigh, NC 
A Body of Her Own, Make Room, Los Angeles, CA
New Monuments for a Better Tomorrow, Pt. I, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Jesse Firestone
Chimera, No Place, Columbus, OH, curated by Cudelice Brazelton  

Imagined Communities, Nationalism & Violence, Rubber Factory, New York, NY
Spectrum Miami, with Mary Sky, Miami, FL
Let Me Be an Object That Screams, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL, curated by Matt Morris
Art San Diego, with Mary Sky, San Diego, CA
You Can't Make Love to Concrete, COOP Gallery, Nashville, TN, curated by J.E. Baker
Nobody's Home, DEMO Project, Springfield, IL 

Julie spoke softly under her long, skinny nose, Field Projects, New York, NY, curated by Paulina Bebecka 
House of Orange, Kilroy Metal Ceiling, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Wilma Projects
Time With Others, Mary Sky, Hancock, VT
Tropical Summer, Parapet Four Seasons, Los Angeles, CA
Concept/Focus, Hardesty Arts Center, Tulsa, OK and The Luminary, St. Louis, MO, curated by Adam Welch
cream Peter, 3011 Keokuk, St. Louis, MO
Make Your Mother, Granite City Art and Design District, Granite City, IL  


Damman, Catherine. The Siren Wails, the Artist Molds. 2021.
Thomas, Alexandra. Myth, Sound, Body: Catalina Ouyang’s fish mystery in the shift horizon. 2019.
Morris, Matthew. RiceBunny, Fox Fairy, Mysterious Sound Object: Semiotic Insurgents. 2018.


Black, Ezrha Jean. “2022 Top Ten.” Artillery Magazine. 4 January 2023.
Griffin, Jonathan. “Wonder Women.” ArtReview Asia. Winter 2022.
Guilford, Lauren. “Pick of the Week: Catalina Ouyang. Artillery Magazine. 17 November 2022.
Harris, Jane Ursula. “Catalina Ouyang: Perilous Embodiment.” Flash Art. Spring 2022.
Wu, Simon. “Catalina Ouyang Questions White Male Allyship.” Frieze. 8 October 2021.
Tuazon, Ana. “Catalina Ouyang.” Artforum. September 2021.
Wong, Harley. “16 Rising Artists of the Asian Diaspora in the United States.” Artsy. 19 May 2021. 
Huang, Stephanie Mei. “PAPA RAGAZZE! at Nicodim Upstairs.” Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles. 21 January 2021. 
“Catalina Ouyang at Lyles & King.” Contemporary Art Writing Daily. 2 December 2020.  
Steinhauer, Jillian. “4 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now: Catalina Ouyang.” New York Times. 11 November 2020.
Holwick, Remy. “Catalina Ouyang: it has always been the perfect instrument.” OPC Digital. 29 October 2020. 
Lai, Ophelia. “Give it a twist: Catalina Ouyang.” ArtAsiaPacific. September/October 2020
Michno, Christopher. “Materia Medica.” Artillery Magazine. 8 September 2020.
Laster, Paul. “3 Los Angeles Exhibitions Exploring the Nature of Things.” Art & Object. 28 August 2020. 
Zappas, Lindsay Preston. “A group show at François Ghebaly looks at the humans’ relationships with nature.” KCRW. 28 July 2020.
Cohen, Gabriel, “Crisis as portal: Catalina Ouyang talks cosmic flesh, the concomitants of trauma & unravelling the myth safety & security in the aftermath.” AQNB. 20 May 2020. Gutterman, Scott. “Outline: A Festival for All Seasons.” The Brooklyn Rail. April 2020. 
Kramer, Julia. “Death, As Seen by 8 Female Artists.” The Cut. 10 March 2020.
Stepanova, Valerie. “Knockdown Center | Outliner’s Multi-disciplinary Series.” Flaunt. 5 March 2020.
Vickery, Morgan. “Make Room Gallery | Marrow.” Flaunt. 17 December 2019. 
Tilley, John Martin. “Word Trash.”  Office Magazine. 21 June 2019. 
Graves, Cassidy Dawn. “Art This Week: Extinct Fish and Playable Simulations.” Bedford and Bowery. 20 May 2019.  
Interview with Brainard Carey for Yale Radio. Praxis Interview Magazine. February 2019. 
Pastò, Marialuisa. “Furies at Helena Anrather / New York.” Daily Lazy. December 2018.
Larkin, Daniel. “Best of 2018: Our Top 15 Brooklyn Art Shows.” Hyperallergic. 17 December 2018. 
Scott, Andrea K. “Furies.” The New Yorker. December 2018.
“The 10 Best Booths at Art021.” Artsy. 9 November 2018.  
Interview with Brian Paul. LivingContent. October 2018. 
Interview, Horst und Edeltraut. September 2018.
Abrar, Larayb. “Exhibition Review: blood in D minor, Catalina Ouyang.” Musee Magazine.  12 July 2018. 
“On Conclusion and Findings: A Conversation Between Yanyi and Catalina Ouyang.” VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. 23 April 2018.
“Interview with Catalina Ouyang.” DE:FORMAL Gallery, 2018
“There Is No Threat: False Alarms, Obsolete Calendars and Other Allegorical Decoys.” Minus Plato. 15 January 2018
Mary Sky. "The Anatomy of War: An Interview with Catalina Ouyang." The Rib. 19 December 2017.
Bechtold, Margaret Williamson. “Art in the Age of Instagram: Catalina Ouyang.” A Women’s Thing. 22 November 2017.
Quinton, Jared. "Let Me Be an Object That Screams." Artforum. 24 September 2017.
Gray, Julia. "Snakes and Submission." Office Magazine. 15 July 2017.
Kunze, Maggie. "Nobody's Home at DEMO Project." Sixty Inches from Center. 25 May 2017.
Cascone, Sarah. “14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017.” artnet news. 21 December 2016.
Wu, Danielle. “Envisioning a World Where White Men Are Pedestals for Sculptures.” Hyperallergic. 12 December 2016.
Arnold, Willis Ryder. “Artist Catalina Ouyang explores Chinese-American immigrant experience in new exhibit.” St. Lous Public Radio. 1 December 2016.
Sayad, Helene. “The Work and Wardrobe of Artist Catalina Ouyang.” St. Louis Magazine. December 2016.
Lewis, Seth. “Make Your Mother.” All the Art STL. Summer 2016.
Smoker, Lucie. “Concept Focus: St. Louis Artists.” Art Focus OK Magazine. 29 April 2016.
Stumeier, Daniel. “Make Your Mother at G-CADD.” Daily Serving. 28 April 2016.
Curry, Nicholas and Tucker Pierce. “Artist Insight: Catalina Ouyang.” Westminster Press. 24 December 2015.


Vermont Studio Center, 2022
Artist in Residence, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY, 2020-2021
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, 2020
Santo Foundation Individual Artist Award, 2019
Puffin Foundation Grant, 2019
Artist in Residence, Shandaken: Storm King, New Windsor, NY, 2019
Real Art Award, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, 2019
Artist in Residence, North Mountain, Shanghai, West Virginia, 2017
Artist in Residence, Mary Sky, Hancock, Vermont, 2017
Artist in Residence, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 2016
Artist in Residence, OBRAS Foundation, Evora Monte, Portugal, 2016
Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition FOCUS selected artist honorarium, 2016
NARS Foundation Residency & Fellow, Brooklyn, 2015
CURA Prize, 2015
Elizabeth Greenshields Grant, 2011