Alex Nguyen-Vo was born in Houston, Texas to Vietnamese refugees of the American War in Vietnam. He received his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and BFA from the University of Houston. He has had solo exhibitions at Deli Gallery in New York City, Fjord Space in Philadelphia, and Hidrante in San Juan, Puerto Rico. In addition, he has been curated in group exhibitions at Team Titanic in Berlin, Torrance Art Museum, Julius Caesar Chicago, Beverly's NYC, and Vox Populi Philadelphia. Recently, he was an artist in residence at the Speculative Place residency in Hong Kong.