Li Huai received her BA in fine arts at the Beijing Film Academy and her MFA in art at the California Institute of the Arts. Li Huai’s specialties include installation, painting, drawing, mixed media, and Chinese calligraphy. In thematic terms, her work deals with various issues related to East–West cultural interaction in an increasingly transnational age, including issues involving the Asian diaspora. Her major one person shows include Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, San Diego Museum of Art, Boehm Gallery, The Arts House in Singapore, Carroll Gallery (Tulane University), The Substation Gallery in Singapore, and Galleria Ninapi in Ravenna, Italy. Her work has been in group exhibitions in various national and international venues including the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, the Centro Cultural de Tijuana in Mexico, the Centre Internationale d’Art Contemporain in Montreal, the Third International Biennale in the Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art, and in various contemporary art spaces in South Africa, Japan, Italy.