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: “A Home for Photography Learning: the Friday Salon, 1977-1980” (Beijing and Hong Kong, 2018-2021), “Auspicious: Motifs in Chinese Art” (Sydney, 2020-2021), and “Wayfaring: ‘70s and ‘80s Taiwanese Photography” (Canberra, 2021). Shuxia is currently working on two book projects: A Home for Photography Learning: the Friday Salon, 1977-1980 (edited and co-authored volume, Shanghai Literature and Art Publishing House, 2021), and manuscript of The “Grey Zone”: Self-organized Photography Groups in China, 1977-1989. 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). Shuxia is a sessional lecturer on Asian art at the National Art School, Sydney.
Peer-reviewed Journal essays
Selected Magazine, Online and Catalogue essays