"Exploring inner worlds and the meaning of existence is my motivation for making art. Art is the passport to seek the meaning of life. I believe that there are precious meanings behind normal lives. I hope viewers can think from different perspectives when they see my work."
Runyu Xia was born in Shanghai, China in 1990 and lives in New York currently. He received his BE in Film and TV Technology (Animation Concentration) from Shanghai University in Shanghai in 2013, and his MFA in Computer Art from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2015.
He specializes in digital art and is fascinated by exploring inner worlds and the meaning of existence. Xia also enjoys working on animated film.
His works have been shown in many cities including New York, Miami, Las Vegas, Chicago and Kansas City. His works have been exhibited in Superfine! NYC Contemporary Art Fair, Artexpo, Red Dot Miami, Paper Birch Landing Gallery and Morpho Gallery, and selected by Metropolitan Area College Computer Animation Festival (MetroCAF) and Snowtown Film Festival.
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