Huang was born in 1975 in Taipei. At the age of 12, he left Taiwan for the United States. He was raised in California, first in Los Angeles and then in San Diego. Huang has been working in New York for the last three years.
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Having first worked on two-dimensional works, Huang quickly evolved to three-dimensional installations, inspired by everyday household electronic devices. He studied Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts in New York where he starting learning about physical computing and robotics, which took him a step further in the creation of his artificial organic environments.
In his creative process, he takes common, everyday items and combines selected parts to form new entities. They then come to life as Huang implements a dynamic system of circulation of water, electricity and air.
Huang was granted an award from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2002.
In the fall of 2003, he received great recognition from his native country, as he was invited for his first solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei.