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2020- Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture- The State University of New York at New Paltz​, USA

2014- Bachelor of Fine Arts- Tainan University of Technology (TUT), Tainan, Taiwan


2023- The Eco Wanderers, Energy Square Lobby Gallery, Kingston, NY, USA

2022- Dear Pen Pal by Maxine Leu and Corina Willette, Worlds End Comics, Kingston, NY, USA

2020-The Idea Puzzle Cube, Kingston Library, Kingston, NY, USA, 2020

2016- Milliliter- Maxine Leu Solo Exhibit, The Corner, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2013- Universe X Earth Creation Exhibition by Yun-Zhen Zhu and Maxine Leu, Dream Mall, Kaohsiung, Taiwan


2024- MAPC 2024 Themed Portfolio- Resurrected Beauty, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA, 2024

2024- President's Award for Public Art 2024-2025, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY, USA

2022- ReThinking- Eco Arts Week, The D.R.A.W. Kingston, Kingston, NY, USA

2015- Painting of Dogs- Qiu-mei Lai Solo exhibition, Kaohsiung Cultural Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

2014- Variant Contemporary, 2013 Art Space, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2014- Environmental Art Creativity competition of Sticky Sculpture, Millennium Park, PingTung, Taiwan

2012- Carbon Exploration, National Cheng Kung University Art Center, Taina, Taiwan



  • Miniprint Kazanlak 2024, Art Gallery Kazanlak, Bulgaria, Europe, 2024

  • Earth’s Reflection International Juried Exhibition, invited as a panelist in a panel discussion about water and hydrology, The Trolley Barn, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, 2024

  • Upstate Art Weekend!, Blue Marble Arts, Stone Ridge, NY, USA, 2024

  • MAPC 2024 Themed Portfolio- Resurrected Beauty, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA, 2024

  • Dreamscapes, Warner Gallery, Mamaroneck Public Library, Mamaroneck, NY, USA, 2023

  • 2023 Atlanta Print Biennial, Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, GA, 2023

  • Painting is a Painting is a Painting, ArtPort Kingston, Kingston, NY, USA, 2023

  • HERstory, Arts Society of Kingston, Kingston(ASK), NY, USA , 2023

  • Is It Me? International Juried Exhibition, The Art Effect's Trolley Barn Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, 2023

  • Climate Change 2023, Las Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA, 2023

  • 2022-2023 Exhibition of SUNY Art at the SUNY Rockefeller Institute, Albany, NY, USA, 2022

  • 2022-2023 Exhibition of SUNY Art chancellor's Gallery, Albany, NY, USA, 2022

  • D.R.A.W. Teaching Artists Show, Energy Square Lobby Gallery, Kingston, NY, USA, 2022-2023

  • Black and White, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, PA, USA, 2022

  • Un Voyage dans le bonheur: An ongoing Journey…, The CAW- Culture@Walfer, Luxembourg, Germany, 2022

  • Nature, Grey Cube Gallery, the online gallery at, 2022

  • Art in the Wild, New York University, NYC, USA, 2021

  • The Communication, Art, and Digital Media Faculty Exhibition, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY, USA, 2021

  • Newburgh Now!, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Newburgh, NY, USA, 2021

  • Contempo: East to Perform, The Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY, USA, 2021

  • 11th Annual Art & Earth Juried Exhibit, Berkeley Arts Council, Martinsburg, WV, USA, 2021

  • Exchanging Texture, Taina; Mbmore, Taipei; Taichung Municipal Wen-Hua Senior High School, Taichung; Graphics Life Studio, Tainan, Taiwan, 2021

  • PLAY, The Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, 2021


  • Let the Good Times Roll, ArtPort Kingston, Kingston, NY, USA, 2020

  • Breaking Through, SUNY New Paltz MFA Thesis Exhibition, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art's Alice and Horace Chandler Gallery and North Gallery, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2020

  • Big Read Art Exhibits, Adriance Memorial Library and Boardman Road Branch Library, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA, 2020

  • Art Show in celebration of Local Art, Wired Gallery, Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz NY, USA, 2020

  • Other Worlds Are Possible- SUNY New Paltz Spring 2020 MFA Thesis show, the online gallery, 2020 at, 2020

  • Time, BAU Gallery, Beacon NY, USA, 2020

  • Outdoors In, Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2020

  • The Shape of Memories, The Loft Artists Association, Stamford, CT, USA, 2019

  • Entomology, Manny's Art Supplies, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2019

  • Composed to Decompose outdoor exhibit, Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2019

  • Eye of the Beholder, MD Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD, USA, 2019

  • Exchanging Texture, Texture Studio, Taina; Mbmore, Taipei; Taichung Municipal Wen-Hua Senior High School, Taichung; Error 22, Tainan, Taiwan, 2019

  • Recycle 2019 Art Exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, USA, 2019

  • The Earth Speaks V, Dunning Art Gallery, Tannersville, PA, USA, 2019

  • Sublime Concepts, Bethany Arts Community, Ossining, NY, USA, 2019

  • 2019 SUNY Student Art Exhibit and Best of Show Awards- SUNY System Administration, Albany, NY, USA, 2019

  • President's Residence, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2018

  • What’s Next? The experimental outdoor exhibition, Unison Art Center, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2018

  • International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2018 ROC, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, 2018

  • Recycle 2018 Art Exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, USA, 2018

  • ReUse Sculpture, Clean Water Park, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2017

  • Installations in White Cube, SUNY New Paltz Fine Art Building Rotunda, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2017


  • The Pastel Art Work Group Exhibition, Art Center of Tainan University of Technology, Tainan, Taiwan, 2015

  • A = HC∞- The 2014 Graduate Exhibition, Kaohsiung Cultural Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2014

  • It's You Again- The Third Space, National University of Tainan, Tainan, Taiwan, 2014

  • Love Art in Life, Art-Gate Group Exhibition of Oil Painting, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, 2014

  • Unfathomable Mystery, Exhibition of the Art Education on Surrealism in Taiwan, Pingtung Art Museum, Pingtung, Taiwan, 2013

  • Treasure Art Exhibition, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2013

  • Thin-king, Yongkang District Social Education Center, Tainan, Taiwan, 2013

  • Tainan Local Fine Arts Exhibition, Tainan Municipal Culture Center, Tainan, Taiwan, 2013

  • The 13th Huang Shi Art Exhibition, Changhua County Culture Affairs Bureau, Changhua, Taiwan, 2012​

  • Centennial Invitational Exhibition of Taiwan Traditional Printmaking, Wenying Collection Room, Museum of Taiwan Traditional Wood Block, Taichung, Taiwan, 2011



  • The Monthly Art Award- ⁠December theme: Visual Story( Dec.2022⁠)Boynes Emerging Artist Award, 2023

  • Art grant for The Fuller Moon Arts Festival at Wickham Work, Warwick NY, USA, 2022-2023

  • Art grant for Earth Fest with collaborator artist Joseph Kattou at Wickham Work, Warwick NY, USA, 2022

  • Art grant for The Rye'sAbove Project, The Rye Arts Center and The Rotary Club of Rye, Rye, NY, USA, 2021- 2024


  • Maxine Leu's been nominated by the associate professor of critical studies, Matthew Friday and associate professor of Art, Emily Puthoff as the SUNY Chancellor’s Award 2020, NY, USA, 2020

  • ARTSPACE Student Award of The Earth Speaks V, Tannersville, PA, USA, 2019

  • Art grant for SunCommon’s Community Solar Array Project with collaborator artist Michael Asbill, Orange County, NY, USA, 2019

  • Peoples' Choice of Recycle 2018 Art Exhibition, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, NY, USA, 2018

  • Selected Prize of International Biennial Print Exhibit: 2018 ROC, Taiwan, 2018

  • The Best show in 2018 Group Award of Sculpture Jam, Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, USA, 2018

  • Graduate Student Research and Creative Project Award, SUNY New Paltz, NY, USA, 2017-2019

  • Empathy in Action- the 2017 Annual Conference logo design contest winner, New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages(NYS TESOL), 2017

  • The First Place Award in Peculiar Pumpkin of The Night of 100 Pumpkins, New Paltz, NY, USA, 2016-2017


  • Merit Award of the Talking About Printmaking Art Exhibition, Tainan, Taiwan, 2014

  • Perfect Attendance Award (2007-2014), Tainan University of Technology, Tainan, Taiwan

  • Outstanding Student Award of the 2014 Graduate Exhibition, TUT, Tainan, Taiwan, 2014

  • Honorable Mention of the 2013 Tainan Local Fine Arts Exhibition, Tainan, Taiwan, 2013

  • Silver Medal Award of the 3rd Southern Art Exhibition, Tainan, Taiwan, 2012

  • Judges’ Award of the 13th Huangsi Art Exhibition: 3D crafts and photography, Taiwan, 2012

  • Merit Award of the 27th Annual Exhibition of New Year Prints, Taiwan, 2012​

Artist Residency



Leu, Maxine. HFA 2021 Project @ArtPort Kingston. YouTube. uploaded by Maxine Leu, 25 May, 2021

Leu, Maxine. Made in the USA, When gnomes need to clean their homes: MFA Thesis-Sculpture, SUNY DSpace, May, 2020 

Leu, Maxine. Earth Day Action - Two Hour Collection. YouTube. uploaded by Maxine Leu, 7 February, 2020

Leu, Maxine. Plastic bag mummy cleans streets, New Paltz Times, 25 April, 2019

Leu, Maxine. The Bags. YouTube, uploaded by Maxine Leu, 23 June 2018.

Leu, Maxine. How To Do Pumpkin Carving, THE ESL TIMES, May 2017

Leu, Maxine. Qiumei Lai Oil Painting Solo Exhibition, 476th Art Exhibition News, Artist Magazine, 2015

Leu, Maxine. Not Junk: Virtual Curation, Ph.D.Huang Chin Fu Academic Platform, 2013​

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