Hai-Ou Hou

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Hai-Ou Hou

United States

Hai-Ou Hou

609 Thompson Creek Rd.

Stevensville, MD 21666

(410) 903-6459




     Hai-Ou Hou was born in Beijing where she received her B.F.A from Central Institute of Fine Art and Design.  She earned her M.F.A. from Towson State University.  She taught at the Hubei Fine Art Institute, China.  She is currently owner and director of the Chesapeake Fine Art Studio.


        Hai-Ou has developed a strong expressive style which she teaches at Chesapeake Fine Art Studio weekly.  She offers instruction in workshops throughout the country at all levels in plein air and quick-draw technique.


     Hai-Ou is a Signature Member of both the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters' Association and the American Impressionist Society. She is also a member of the Portrait Society of America and the Washington Society of Landscape Painters.  Her work is widely represented in commercial galleries and is included in many public and private collections throughout the U.S. and abroad.   She has received numerous awards and honors through participation in art events and exhibitions.

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