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Pao Hui Kao interests in different fields which can define her as a designer, researcher, artist, currently based in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Her works shown great influences of innovated material, traditional crafts, social issue, ecorches. By making objects, sculptures and installations, her works emphasize on creating extraordinary aesthetics out of ordinary material and surrounding through continuous material experiments.


Pao Hui Kao expresses her peculiar viewpoint on contemporary issues such as uncanny of technology, appearance and functionality; furthermore, questioning and seeking the essence of things.

2022 LOEWE Craft Prize Finalist
Seoul Museum of Craft Art
South Korea

MJ AIR Art Residency

Urushi lacquerware in Fukushima 

Artist Residency 
Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art



LOEWE Craft Prize

Seoul Museum of Craft Art

2022 Seoul, KR

Spazio Nobile at Home

2021 Tervuren, BE

Works on Paper. Galila’s Collection

2021 Art on Paper, Jewish Museum Belgium, BE

Another Way to Draw

2021 Art on Paper, Bozar, Brussels, NL

2020 New Layer Taiwan the 4th Edition 

National Taiwan Craft Center, Hualien, Taiwan

2020 Collectible Design Fair

Presented by Spazio Nobile Gallery, Brussels, BE

Open Craft

2019 Dutch Design Week, Temporary Art Center, Eindhoven, NL

2019 Tracing borders

Temporary Art Center, Eindhoven, NL

2019 Dutch Design Week

Temporary Art Center, Eindhoven, NL

2019 Yanizu

Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art, JP


Design Drives Knowledge Drives Design

2018 SZIDF, Shenzhen, CH


2018 Future Beyond Imagination

Taiwan Design Expo' , Taichung, TW


2018 From Natural to natural

Taitung Design EXPO, Taitung, TW


2018 Rock Paper Salt Air

MINT Gallery, London, UK


2018 Designday #13, Maastricht, NL


2018 Ventura Future 

2018 Milan Design Week, Milan, IT


2018 Made in Masstricht

Abtstraat, Maastricht, NL


2018 Paper Generations 

Generations of Paper, YKSI expo, Eindhoven, NL


2018 2018 Kunst Art, Amsterdam, NL


2018 Strenght from paper Solo show

Temporary Art Center,  Eindhoven, NL

2018 Collect 2018

Saatchi Gallery, London, UK


2018 Object Rotterdam

Rotterdam Art Week, Rotterdam, NL



2018 Funiture fair Koln, Passagen, GE


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Temporary Art Center, 2017, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, NL

2017 CODA Paper Art

CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, NL

2017 Festival Design Kwartier 

Museum Panorama Mesdag, Den Haag, NL


2017 Venice Design- Venice Art Biennale

Palazzo Michiel, Venice, IT

2017 Meta Craft

MINT, London, UK

2017 Milan Design Week, Ventura Project

Ventura Lambrade design district, Milan, IT

2017 Object Rotterdam - Rotterdam Art Week

SS Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

2016 Dutch Design 100 Years

Taipei, TW

2016 Crafting Complex Materials- Dutch Design Week

MU art space, Eindhoven, NL

2016 In Need Of- Design Academy Eindhoven Graduation Show

Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven, NL


Design Academy Eindhoven,

MA Contextual Design

The Netherlands


Yulon Nissan Design Center, 

Vehicle design trainee



Hua-Fan University(華梵大學),

BA Industrial Design



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