Shuxia has worked in museums and art spaces for over a decade. She joined the Chau Chak Wing Museum as its inaugural curator for the China Gallery in 2019. She holds a PhD from the Australian National University, an MA in Art History from the University of Sydney, and an MA in Studio Art (Honours) from Sydney College of the Arts.
She has been curating, publishing and teaching Asian art nationally and internationally. Her current curatorial projects include: “Chinese Toggles: Culture in Miniature” (Sydney, 2023-2024), “Sentient Paper” (Sydney, 2021-2022), “Wayfaring: Photography in 1970s and 80s Taiwan” (Canberra, 2021), and “Auspicious: Motifs in Chinese Art” (Sydney, 2020-2021).
Shuxia is currently working on three book projects: Wayfaring: Photography in 1970s and 80s Taiwan (co-edited volume, Canberra: ANU Press, 2024), Chinese Toggles: Culture in Miniature (co-edited volume, Sydney: Power Publications, 2023), A Home for Photography Learning: the Friday Salon, 1977-1980 (edited volume, Shanghai Fine Art Publishing House, 2023).
She is the recipient of The Robert H. N. Ho Greater China Research Grant (2014-2015) and China Professional Placements, Australia Council for the Arts (2020). Currently, she is the David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellow (2022-2023), investigating the role women played in Sino-Australian relations during the Sino-Japanese war.
Shuxia is also lecturer, curating and cultural leadership, at UNSW’s Art&Design.
Peer-reviewed Journal essays
Selected Magazine, Online and Catalogue essays