Lexy Ho-Tai
lexymakesthings.com
lexyhotai@gmail.com

Education
2016 BFA, Fashion Design, Parsons School For Design, New York, NY , GPA: 3.94
2015 BA, Textiles, Central Saint Martins, Study Abroad, London, UK

Awards and Residencies
2018 Artist-in-Resident, Free Island Arts Outpost, Children's Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
2017 - 2018 Artist-in-Residence, Flux Factory, Queens, New York
2017 - 2018 Van Lier Fellowship, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2017 Artist-in-Resident, The Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY
2016 Designer of the Year Finalist, Parsons School for Design
2015 New Challenge Grant for Social Justice, $5000 for Accessible Art
2012 - 2016 Dean’s List, Parsons School for Design
2012 - 2016 Dean’s Scholarship, Parsons School for Design
2012 First Place, Foundation Year Sketchbook Contest, Parsons School for Design

Exhibitions and Performances
2018 Arts and Accessibility, Curator, The Flux Factory, Queens, NY (forthcoming)
2018 Fellow Focus, Solo Show, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY (forthcoming)
2018 Anything!, Flux Factory Group Show, The Flux Factory, Queens, NY
2018 Welcome to Kookerville: Immersive Exhibition and Workshops, Solo Show, The Flux Factory, Queens, NY
2018 Sing for Hope Artist Pianos, Liberty Square, New York, NY
2017 It's Showwwtime!, Mini-Golf Hole, Figment Arts Festival, New York, NY
2017 Sing for Hope Artist Pianos, Liberty Square, New York, NY
2017 In Process, The Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY
2016 Meet the Kookers!, Fourth Arts Block, New York, NY
2016 Talent, New York Textile Month, Governor’s Island, New York, NY
2016 Construct, Wanted Design, New York, NY
2016 Saks Fifth Avenue Window Display, New York, NY
2016 The Future Now, Kellen Gallery, New York, NY
2016 Kookerville, Destination Moon Music and Art Festival, Wurtsboro, NY
2016 Mural Mural, Prince of Bronze Warehouse, New York, NY
2016 Parsons Store-y Pop-Up Shop, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York, NY
2015 Maker’s Display Case, 2 West 13th Street, New York, NY
2015 Fabric Playground, Figment Arts Festival, New York, NY

Press
2018 "7 Things to Do With Your Kids This Week," The New York Times
2017 Sarah Cascone, “Editors’ Pick: 12 Things to See in New York This Week,” Artnet News
2017 Nicole Barylski, “Lexy Ho-Tai, Lotte Nielsen, and Carrie Mae Weems to Share their Creative Process,” Hamptons.com
2016 “New York Textile Month to Launch With ‘Talent’ Exhibition,” Women’s Wear Daily
2016 Nathan Ainley, “For Her Senior Thesis, This Fashion Student Made Monster Suits," VICE
2016  Ritika Karnick, “Recycled Monsters are the New Fashion Icons,” New School Free Press          

Workshops
2018 "Kreate Your Own Kooker," Studio Sunday, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2018 "Community Flag," Springs School, East Hampton, NY
2018 "Kreate Your Own Kooker," Sag Harbor Arts Center, Sag Harbor, NY
2017 “Kreate Your Own Kooker,” MAD Makes, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2017 “Kreate a Kollaborative Kooker,” ArtsLab: Teens Workshop, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2017 “Kreate Your Own Kooker,” Head Start Family Program (Ages 3-5), The Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY
2017 “Kreate Your Own Kooker,” Sag Harbor School, The Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY
2016 “Kreate Your Own Kooker,” Load Out! Fourth Arts Block, New York, NY
2016 “Bodies are Beautiful,” Parsons Store-y, New York, NY
2016 “Makerspace,” Youth Bike Summit, St. Paul’s, MN

Selected Work Experience
2018 Professor of Soft Structures, Parsons School for Design, New York, NY
2018 - Present Mural Teaching Artist, Groundswell, New York, NY
2018 - Present Volunteer Teaching Artist, Sunnyside Community Center, Queens, NY
2018 - Present Freelance Costume and Props Designer, Superhero Clubhouse, New York, NY
2018 Installation Designer, The High Line Summer Festival, New York, NY
2018 Prop Designer, Zaubernaucht! (Jody Oberfelder Production), New York, NY
2017 - Present Sculptor and Muralist, BernArt Maze, Halifax, NS
2016 - Present Teaching Artist, Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
2016 - 2017 Assistant Costume Designer, Irina Kruzhilina, New York, NY
2016 Assistant Mural Artist, NYC Parks: Bridgewater Park, Queens, NY
2016 Mural Teaching Artist and Leader, Sweet Generation, New York, NY
2016 Fashion Instructor, New England Fashion + Design Association, Southfolk, CT
2015 - Present Creator and Co-Founder, Accessible Art: Adaptive Art program for Disabled Youth, Bronx, NY
2014 - Present   Art Team Volunteer, Blissful Bedrooms, Bronx, NY
2014 - 2016  Design Intern and Assistant, Christian Joy Costumes, New York, NY
2014 - 2015  Weekly Art Teacher, Brooklyn Free School, New York, NY
2014 Silkscreen Intern, Kayrock Screenprinting, New York, NY
2014 Fashion Design Instructor, Muskoka Woods Summer Camp, Muskoka, ON
2013 - 2014   Teaching Artist, Free Arts: After School Art Mentorship, New York, NY
2013 Costume Intern, Black and White Film, New York, NY