Jessica Pi-Hua Hsu was born in Formosa, Taiwan in 1957. In 1979 she received her Degree in Education from National Cheng-Chi University, Taiwan. In 1987 she did graduate study in the History of Art at the University of California, Berkley, U.S.A. In 1989 she majored in painting at the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston, U.S.A.
Hsu’s arts have multiple cultural visions that reflect both Eastern and Western aesthetic vigor, as well as traditional and contemporary sustenance. Hsu’s uninhibited creativity is inspired by music, dance, meditation, natural scenery, and classical culture. Her life philosophy and creative style which emphasizes "reduction" provides energy to her "literary abstract paintings" which are grand, carefree, and spacious.
Hsu is a prolific abstract artist who specializes in mixed media creation and cross-disciplinary collaboration. She often channels her originality through Chinese flower arrangement research , writing essays and poems on nature and humanity, and body art performance. Her work consistently displays sophisticated execution of concept and exuberant passion for life. Her style contains western minimalism, bright colors, and the energetic rhythm of Chinese calligraphy..
Her works are shown in many major international art fairs and exhibitions in Asia, U.S.A. and in Europe. Her paintings, cross-media artwork, and video media are highly valued and collected all over the world.