Born in in Xi'an in 1966. Currently resides in Beijing. Trained in Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.
Yu Hong’s sensitive renderings of female figures often probe the issues of women’s roles in contemporary society. For Fresh Ink, Yu responded to the MFA’s iconic masterpiece, Court Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk. Her new paintings question the ways in which women and “women’s work” have been depicted now and then.