The Art of Troy Gua



Video Studio Visit with Michael Dean of the Prince Podcast
Audio Interview with Michael Dean of the Prince Podcast

Vanguard Seattle: 'Prince from Minneapolis at MoPop is Not The Prince You Know', by T.s. Flock, May 1, 2019

Crosscut: 'Seattle’s biggest Prince fan makes a pocket-size replica', by Brangien Davis, April 19, 2019
Arkteknologies: 'Painting the Vision: Interview with Troy Gua', September 2018
City Arts Magazine: 'Visual Art Picks: June 2018'
The Stranger: 'The 62 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: May 29-June 3, 2018'
Geekwire: 'Art meets tech: 5 Seattle companies showcase amazing paintings, sculptures and work spaces', by Aegea Barclay, February 2018
Minneapolis Star Tribune: 'How did Prince shape his image? Photo show at Weisman Art Museum provides a view', January 2018
Minnesota Daily: 'Purple rain, purple art, purple everything at the Weisman’s Prince from Minneapolis Party', December 2017
CityArts Magazine: 'Islands', September 2017
Tacoma Weekly: 'Troy Gua offers smorgasbord of art at Feast Arts Center', by Dave R. Davison, August 25, 2017
The Seattle Times: 'Review: Kirkland exhibit asks, Is connectivity really bringing us closer together?', by Michael Upchurch, April 6, 2017
The Stranger: July 13, 2016
The Seattle Globalist: ‘Nothing Compares 2 U: Artist Troy Gua’s complicated relationship with Prince', by Cynthia Brothers, May 2, 2016
The Seattle Times: ‘Shoot the moon: Exhibit at King Street Station imagines art in space', by Michael Upchurch, March 8, 2016
Seattle Weekly: ‘Artwork Orange Mashes Up Egypt and Marge Simpson', by T.S. Flock, January 6, 2016
The Seattle Times: ‘Artist Troy Gua Builds a Crypt for America', by Michael Upchurch, December 13, 2015
Work Design Magazine: ‘Check Out PicMonkey's New Seattle HQ', August 21, 2015 ‘Artist vs. The Artist — Le Petit Prince Rides Again', by Keith Creighton, June 8, 2015
KOMO News/Seattle Refined: ‘See Me’ Opens At SAM Gallery, by Angelica Sta. Teresa, March 14, 2015
OC Weekly: Troy Gua: The Artist Formally Stifled by Prince, by Jena Ardell, February 3, 2014
Cleveland Scene: Celebs! Celebs!, by Joseph Clark, June 12, 2013
Gray Magazine: Pop, by Rachel Gallaher, Summer 2013, Issue 10 Artist to Artist: Troy Gua–Art of Soul, by Rhonda Nicole, December 5, 2012 Unfunky Prince Shuts Down 'Le Petit Prince' Miniatures Artist, by Chris Martins, November 14, 2012
Los Angeles Times: Food Art at Far 4, September 18, 2012
Jeremyriad: Le Petit Prince by Troy Gua, January 19, 2012
REDEFINE Magazine: Troy Gua Artist Interview : Le Petit Prince
Soulbounce: Morning Soul, March 14, 2012 Le Petit Prince, March 16, 2012
Canadian Broadcasting Company Music: Prince Becomes Art Doll
this isn't happiness™: le petit Prince
Minneapolis City Pages: Troy Gua's 'Le Petit Prince' doll pays tribute to The Artist
MetaFilter: Let's Pretend We're Marionettes, March 22, 2012
Making it Lovely: Honor Roll for March 23, 2012, March 28, 2012
NPR Music, March 29, 2012
MTV Tumblr, March 29, 2012
Gala Darling: Things I Love Thursday & Carousel: Heart Heart Heart!, March 30, 2012
Muphoric Sounds: Interview With Visual Artist Troy Gua on His “Le Petit Prince”, March 31, 2012
The Guardian: Shorter Cuts: Little Prince, April 3, 2012
Burn So Bright: Pop Culture Remixed, April 6, 2012
NewBlackMan: From the Artist Currently Known as Troy Gua: "Le Petit Prince", April 8, 2012
Charles Oakley on HubPages: "Prince and the Art of Troy Gua", April 10, 2012
CraftFoxes: "Troy Gua — Turning Pop Culture into Acrylic Paintings and Polymer Clay", April 11, 2012
HLN TV: "‘Le Petit Prince’ wows The Purple One's fans", by Craig Johnson, April 12, 2012
Cocoa Popps: "'Le Petit Prince' An Amazing and Whimsical Tribute to Prince, by Artist Troy Gua!", by Wendy Todd, April 23, 2012
The Stranger: Worn Out: "Troy Gua's Prince: Hooker Panties and Grain Elevators", by Marti Jonjak, April 25, 2012
Smoke & Mirrors: "le.petit.prince", by Marcus Holmlund, June 8, 2012
Artist Mike Leavitt talks about LPP and Troy on his site: Intuition Kitchen Productions, June 22, 2012
Seattle Magazine: "Pop Life: Seattle Artist Troy Gua Builds an Icon", by Bond Huberman, June 26, 2012 "Le Petit Prince and The Evolution: Introducing the Art of Troy Gua", by Ron Worthy, July 11, 2012
Ecosalon: 20 CONSCIOUS ARTISTS WHO GO BEYOND THE CANVAS - April 2012, by K. Emily Bond and Dominique Pacheco 
Evening Magazine - KING5 TV - February 2012, Troy Gua: Colorbandz™, by Jim Dever
The Mark Magazine - February 2012, Markart: A hybrid of pop and contemporary, Brazilian publication
The Stranger - January 2012, Cover art: 'Venus/Mars (Saturn)'
Seattle Weekly - January 2012, Weekly Wire by Brian Miller
Arcade Magazine - 30.1, Winter 2011, The Inverted Stage, collaboration with Michael Hebb
Translinguistic Other - November 2011, Troy Gua’s Untitled Madonna: The Opening at the Beginning and the End of Being by Emily Pothast
Weekly Volcano - November 2011, Hybrids and Colorbandz™: The artist currently known as Troy Gua by Alec Clayton
Laughing Squid - August 2011, Chrysalis, A House Wrapped in Shrink Wrap by EDW Lynch
KPLU / NPR News - Artscape - September 2011, On Beacon Hill, a house is both home and public art gallery by Florangela Davila
Seattle Magazine 2011 Spotlight Award Winner - September 2011, Pop Eye by Bond Huberman
Boing!Boing! - Artists alter paint-by-numbers for exhibit, David Pescovitz, August 2011
Hyperallergic - August 2011, Seattle Injects Some Excitement into Public Installation Art by Howard Hurst
KOMO4 TV News - July 2011, 'Mad Homes'
Evening Magazine - KING5 TV - July 2011, 'Mad Homes'
KING5 TV News - July 2011, 'Mad Homes'
KPLU / NPR News - Artscape - July 2011, 'Mad Art' Houses Blossom on Seattle's Capitol Hill by Jennifer Wing
Seattle Times - July 2011, Capitol Hill Houses Turned Into Giant Art Installations by Michael Upchurch
The Stranger - July 2011, Visceral, Violent, Charming by Jen Graves
The Stranger - July 2011, SLOG Visual Arts Blog: The Show of the Summer Is In Rooms That Are About to Disappear: Mad Homes (Rightly Titled) by Jen Graves
Seattle Weekly - July 2011, feature Pattern Recognition by Brian Miller
The Monarch Review - February 2011, Featured Artist Todd Jannausch, visual arts editor>/a>
The Stranger - January 2011, SLOG Visual Arts Blog: Currently Hanging by Jen Graves
Weekly Volcano - January 2011, 2010 In Review: The Best South Sound Art Shows of 2010 by Alec Clayton
Port Townsend Leader - September 2010, feature Pop This, Kathie Meyer
City Arts Magazine - August 2010, Ampersand, Erin Shafkind
Weekly Volcano - January 2011, Best of Tacoma 2010 Editors' Picks: Arts and Entertainment by Alec Clayton
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 10 - Spring 2010 - Front Cover Art, Juror Dina Deitsch, Assistant Curator at the deCordova Sculpture Park + Museum, Lincoln, MA
Seattle Weekly - April 2010, feature The Fussy Eye by Brian Miller
City Arts Magazine - April 2010, Joey Veltkamp's Guide to First Thursday Artwalk: Show of the Evening PickMeet Greet Rinse Repeat
The Stranger - January 2010, feature The New Guard by Jen Graves
The News Tribune - January 2010, feature by Rosemary Ponnekanti
Weekly Volcano - January 2010, feature by Alec Clayton
Tacoma Weekly - January 2010, feature by Dawn Quinn
City Arts Magazine - January 2010, Ryan Molenkamp
My Heroes Died of Syphilis - January 2010, Amanda Manitach
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 8 - Winter 2009, Juror Steven Zevitas, Editor and Publisher of The Open Studios Press
Visual Overture Magazine - Winter 2009
Daily Candy - September 2009, New Plate Special: The New Guard Dinners
Dimensions Variable - July 2009, Sharon Arnold
Another Bouncing Ball - July 2009, Regina Hackett
ArtZone with Nancy Guppy, Seattle Channel, 2009 - January 30, 2009
Seattle Weekly - January 7, 2009, Weekly Wire, Erika Hobart
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - January 20, 2009, Visual Arts Best Bet, Regina Hackett
City Arts Magazine - January 2009, feature Curator’s Eye by Greg Lundgren
Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 4 - Fall 2008, Juror Carl Belz, Director Emeritus, The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University
Best Of - October 2008, Say Hello to Troy Gua, artist profile by Joey Veltkamp
Artist Talk - August 2008, interview by Brian Sherwin for
Dimensions Variable - May 2009, interview by Sharon Arnold