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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 Let Mille Fiori Bloom, Area Contessa Arte, Rome, Italy

2016 I LOVE YOU, Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, Los Angeles

Let Mille Fiori Bloom, Satura Gallery, Genoa, Italy

2015 Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom, E-Moderne Gallery, Philadelphia

Untitled Video, ArtCore at the Brewery, Los Angeles

The Museum Tour, Outside Riverside Museum, Riverside

2014 Qilin, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles

2013 Lascia che mille fiori sboccino, Paci Contemporary, Brescia, Italy

2012 Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art

2010 Dreamscape Live, Avenue 50 Gallery, Highland Park, CA

2009 Untitled Analysis, Silverstreet Project Space, Los Angeles, CA

Untitled New Works, Paulina Miller Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2007 Untitled New Works, Paulina Miller Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2005 Untitled New Works, Paulina Miller Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 10 Women, Marie Baldwin Gallery, Los Angeles

Round Hole, Square Peg, Long Gallery, West Hollywood

2017 Hollywood & Fine, AG Geiger Gallery

2016 Awaken; the Female Voice, City of West Hollywood

From Other Lands, Avenue 50 Gallery, LA

M.A.S. Attack, Torrance Art Museum, CA

Round Hole Square Peg, Los Angeles LGBT Center, CA

I am More, The Gabba Gallery, LA

12th Anniversary Exhibit, Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts

2015 Conceived without Sin, New York City, NY

VS, The Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles

2014 Identity, SNAP!Space, Orlando, FL

Los Angeles Contraventions, Galerie Merkel, Grenzach-Wyhlen, Germany

Identity, Nine5 Gallery, NYC

One Shot: One World, The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles

2013 SNAP!, Orlando, FL

TurnOver, Paci Contemporary, Brescia, Italy

das Paar (with Contemporary Art Ruhr), LAAA, CA

2010 See Thru, LAAA and ICON (collaboration with Shinsuke Shimojo)


Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Cesar Chavez Museum, San Diego Art Institute

Susan Steinhauser

Museum Shows

2017      TRANSANGELES, Kunstlanding, Aschaffenburg, Germany

2016 TRANSANGELES, Chabot Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Social Justice, St. Mary’s College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA

2015 Let Mille Fiori Bloom, Villa Communalle Frosinone, Rome, Italy

The Asia Society, New York City, NY

2014 Freeway Studies 2: Inside the Quad, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design

TRANSANGELES, Wilhelm Morgner Haus Kunstmuseum, Soest, Germany

Beyond Limits, Mediations Biennale, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

From Her, El Pueblo Museum, Los Angeles

2012 Reversing the Gaze, The Kinsey Institute, University of Indiana, IN

2008 Requiem for Genocide, Museum of Modern Art, Yerevan, Armenia

2004 Las Mujeres de Juarez, Nevada State Museum, NV

2005 (invisible), Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Angel Island, West Los Angeles College Gallery

General Lee’s Banquet Room, Museum of the Chinese in the Americas, NYC


2016 Half the Sky, Artworks by Asian Women Artists, Christies NYC

Art Fairs

2018 Los Angeles Art Show

2016 La Biennale di Frosinone, Italy

Tom of Finland Art Festival

2015 L’Dep Gallery, Wynwood, Art Basel Miami

2014 Photo L.A.

San Francisco ArtMKT

Ping Pong Projektraum M54 at Art Basel

2013 Arte Fiera Bologna, Italy

Photo L.A.

Art Basel Miami, Ping-Pong

Miami Project

Art Basel, Ping-Pong Projektraum M-54

2012 Art Basel, Ping-Pong Projektraum

Art Basel Miami, Ping-Pong

Art Platform Los Angeles

Photo L.A.

2011 New Media Art Fair, Cologne, Germany

2010 C.A.R. (Contemporary Art Fair), Cologne, Germany

2004 Leon Contemporary International, Mexico

Public Art Projects

2016 Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom, West Hollywood, CA

2012 Play Me, I’m Yours, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Elephants of Asia, Los Angeles Zoo, CA

2004 Children of Heaven, Los Angeles, CA


New WEHO Park Mural Suggests Make Love Not War, by Staff, WEHOVILLE Magazine, November, 2016

Creating a New Visual Archetype, by Kathleen Caulderwood, American Photo Magazine, February, 2016

Artists as Activists, Pursuing Social Justice, by Amy Pleasant, Huffington Post, September, 2016

La Pop Art Cinese e Americana Esplode Nelle Foto di Mei Xian Qiu, by Fausta The Insognata Dumano, La Provencia, September 2015

Mille Fiore from Central Java and Grown in the World, by The Dumanounoetre, September 2015

Critic’s Pick: Mei Xian Qiu at Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, by Lita Barrie, Artweek.LA, April 11, 2014

Mei Xian Qiu: It’s All in the Name, by Juri Koll, Huffington Post, June 12, 2014

Mei Xian Qiu: Qilin, by Megan Abrahams, White Hot Contemporary Art Magazine, May 2014

Mei Xian Qiu: Qilin, by Aline Smithson, Lenscratch; Fine Art Photography Daily, April 9, 2014

Say Cheese, Out there in the Art World: Mei Xian Qiu at Kopeikin Gallery, by Rene DeLoffree, May 2014

Interview with American, Chinese and Indonesian Fine Art Photographer Mei Xian Qiu, by Ken Weingart, Weingart Art and Photography Blog, March 29, 2014

Communist Foils: The Work of Mei Xian Qiu, by Kyle Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, I’m Yours, March 18, 2014

Rosa Fresca Aulentissima: La Cina di Mei Xian Qiu, by Milena Zanotti, Artribune, April 1, 2013

Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom, by Elisabetta Platti, ZOOM, Winter 2012

What Can I say About Mei? (cover article) by Phil Tarley, Fabrik, Sept. 2012

Telebasel Interview, Youtube link:, June 18, 2012

Ping-Pong Mal 3, Tages Woche, June 13, 2012

A Hundred Flowers Bloom When China Invades, by AnXiao, April 26, 2012 Hyperallergic

On the Level, by Andrea Childs, Photographed by Matthew Williams, Living Etc., U.K. (work photographed), May 2012

The Art of Outrage, moderated by Peter Clothier, 2008, ArtScene Visual Radio

Tokens of Their Gratitude, by Suzanne Muchnic, December 12, 2008, Los Angeles Times

Behind the Menu: MoCA Celebrates the history of good fortune at Chinese restaurants, by Jennifer Furl, April 22-29, 2004, Time Out New York

“Chinese History is on the Menu at NYC,” by Geraldine Baum, March 14, 2004, Los Angeles Times