Jason Phu studied at the College of Fine Arts (now UNSW Art & Design) in Sydney graduating with Honours in 2011, and at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He has also undertaken residencies at CAFA, Beijing; DAC Studios, Chongqing; CAP Studio, Chiang Mai; and Organhaus, Chongqing.
Phu has held numerous solo exhibitions across Australia including at Nicholas Projects, Melbourne; CCAS Gorman Arts Centre, Canberra; and Alaska Projects, Sydney. He won the Sulman Prize and received a Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship in 2015 which has allowed him to base his practice between China and Australia.
In 2017 he was a finalist in the Ramsay Art Prize, Adelaide; received the West Space commission for the entire gallery, and is one of the Underbelly Arts Festival artists.