Artist Bio

Xuan has worked on mosaics since 1999. Her mosaics aim to tell a story, to inspire, to delight the imagination, and to heal. The inspiration for her art is mostly derived from her life journey, as well as from her perception of the external world.  Creating mosaics gives her freedom, inspiration, the motivation to create, and the feeling of satisfaction when she generates something beautiful.  And that, in itself, nourishes her soul.

To capture the depth and complexity of such subjects, real or imagined, she delves into different artistic styles and techniques in her designs, such as impressionism, still life, and architecture.  She has evolved from only using ceramics to incorporating a wide variety of materials into her mosaics to pull unlikely materials into unique harmony.

Since "Xuan" is pronounced "Swan" in English, the mosaics she creates carry the hand-made swan logo that represents her signature. 

Meet the Artist

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June 2022 - Video clip of First Friday talk  2022, featured by Woodside Arts & Culture for my presentation about my mosaic styles, working progress, and Community projects installation.

 

November 2021,  online article

Love, skill and passion: How each of Xuan My Ho’s mosaics tell their own stories

April 2021 issue - featured Xuan's biography and artistic activities in the field of mosaic arts.

Exhibitions

Xuan’s mosaics have been exhibited in international juried shows including the 2009 and 2014 Mosaic Arts International Exhibition at The Museum of Man, San Diego, California and The Williams Tower Gallery,

Houston, Texas.

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2021    The Swanmosaic Collection, San Jose, Ca

2019    Moments in Mosaics, Marcela’s Village Gallery, Menlo Park, Ca 

2017    Pieces of Life, The Main Gallery, Redwood City, Ca

2012    Peninsula Art Museum, Twin Pines Art Center, Belmont, Ca

2012    Curves, Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, Ca

Marble Surface

An interview session in VietFace TV studio Orange County, California on Januiary 17th, 2018 about my mosaic arts with English subtitles.