Remembering Hung Liu: OMCA staff stories


Even if you didn’t personally know beloved Oakland-based artist, Hung Liu (1948 - 2021), there was something that felt so familiar about her. Liu’s artwork explored themes of identity, the immigrant experience, and American culture with such vulnerability and compassion that it felt like a close friend was confiding their innermost emotions to you as you gazed at the canvas. By the end, you felt more open to sharing your heart as well.