Junyi Liu is a New York City based visual artist. She was born in China and grew up in Guangdong. She started with studying the 19th Century Russian Academic drawing methods in workshops. In 2014 she came to the U.S. for college in University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS) as a visual arts major. She received her BFA in painting at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2018.

Junyi's works were published by Poets Artists and Scene & Heard Journal. Her works have been exhibited in Salmagundi Club,Dacia Gallery, Barrett Art Center, Viridian Artists, Las Laguna Art Gallery (CA), Arc Gallery & Studios (CA), Cartavetra Gallery (Italy), Palazzo dei Cartelloni Gallery (Italy), Old Courthouse Arts Center (IL), Peabody Institute (MD), Maryland Art Place (MD), etc. Junyi is a member of Salmagundi Club, Portrait Society of America, and Art Students League of NY.






2016-18        Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD, Painting

2017             Studio Art College International (SACI), Florence, Italy, Painting

2014-16        University of Illinois at Springfield (UIS), Springfield, IL, Visual Arts

2013-14        Dalian University of Foreign Languages (DUFL), Dalian, Liaoning, International, Chinese Education


Selected Exhibitions

2019         “Figuratively Speaking”, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

“30 Under 30”, Viridian Artists, New York, NY

“High Art, Low Art, and Everything in Between”, Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

“Women Artists Group Exhibition”, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

“Saturated: An Eye For Color”, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

“Place Setting”, Polititis Art Coalition, Rochester, NY

“Woman Celebrating Creativity”, National Association of Women Artists, New York

“Adorn Me”, Poets Artists, curated by Carol Hodes

“Nude Nite”, Tampa, FL

2018         “Plein-air Baltimore (Solo Show)”, AIA Baltimore Architects Bookstore, Baltimore, MD

“The SOHO Art Show”, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

“October National 2018”, Gallery 510 Arts Guild, Decatur, IL

“2018 Juried Exhibition”, Floyd Center for the Arts, Floyd, VA

                “Figures and Faces 2018”, Las Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

                “Real People 2018”, Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL

                “Fun House 2018”, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

              “‘Dream’ National Juried Exhibition”, Arc Gallery & Studios, San Francisco, CA

                “2018 Commencement Exhibition”, MICA, Baltimore, MD

                "Chinese Young Artists Group Exhibition", MICA, Baltimore, MD

                "This Is Florence: A MICA Collective Show", Fox 2 Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2017        “The Story of Others”, Cartavetra Gallery, Florence, Italy

               “SACI Fall 2017 Student Exhibition”, SACI, Florence, Italy

               “This is Florence”, SACI, Florence, Italy

              “World Wise Study Abroad Exhibition”, MICA, Baltimore, MD

              “Out Of Order”, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

               “Spectrum”, MICA, Baltimore, MD

              “Hide Out”, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2016       “The Other Side of Justice: Defining My Understanding of the Complexities of    Baltimore & Beyond”, MICA, Baltimore, MD

              “Seventh Stanza: MICA Artists Compose for Peabody’s Musicians”, First String Gallery, the Peabody Institute of the John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

               “Lookbook Exhibition”, MICA, Baltimore, MD  

               “9th Sketchbook Annual Selections”, MICA, Baltimore, MD

              “UIS Student Art and Research Symposium”, UIS, Springfield, IL



2018    Vincent Desiderio Painting Master Class Full Tuition Scholarship (NYAA)

Steven Assael Drawing Master Class Full Tuition Scholarship (NYAA)

Art Students League of NY Work Study Scholarship

2017       Winifred M. Gordon '28 International Programs Award

               Billy N. Hadaway '51 and Sonia Gordon Memorial Scholarship

              Studio Arts College International (SACI) Jules Maidoff Scholarship

              Winifred M. Gordon '28 International Program Award

2016-18   MICA portfolio scholarship

 Affiliations & Memberships

2018      Salmagundi Club

Portrait Society of America

Cecilia Beaux Forum

Art Students League of NY