1958

 

 

 

 

 

Born in Tianjin, China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

1983

 

 

 

 

 

Graduated from Chinese Painting Department of Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POSITION

Presently Associate Professor at Chinese Painting Department of Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected AWARDS & HONORS

2014

 

 

 

 

 

"Artist of the Year" granted by L'OFFICIEL Art 2013

2013

 

 

 

 

 

"Ink Artist of the Year" granted by AAC · Art China 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

 

         

The Trip in Kyushu,Hi Art Center,Beijing,China

Li Jin Solo Exhibition Context New York 2016, Context New York, New York, USA

Being, INK studio, Beijing, China

2015

         

The Sensory Life of the Mass: 30 Years of Li Jin, Long Museum, Shanghai, China

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Roots of Pleasure: The Paintings and Sculpture of Li Jin, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

Li Jin, I Must Be Myself, L’Officiel Art Space, Beijing, China

Banquet · An Exhibition of works by Li Jin, Museum of Contemporary Art Xinjiang, Urumqi, China

Li Jin New Art Work Exhibition, Houtian Gallery, Beijing, China

Merrymaking: Li Jin’s Solo Exhibition, Gallery 100, Taipei

On the Spot Journal-Li Jin’s Experimental Ink Painting, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eat and Drink, Man, Woman, The Victorian Artists Society, Melbourne, Australia

Li Jin – New Work, The Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin · Today · Banquet, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Tuschmalerei (Ink Paintings), Dittmar Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Li Jin New Year Work Exhibition, Houtian Gallery, Beijing, China

2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin, Kasten Gallery, Mannheim, Germany

Li Jin: One Square Meter Paintings, Houtian Gallery, Beijing, China

2009

 

 

 

 

 

The Art of Li Jin, Kunstraum-Bernusstrabe, Frankfurt, Germany

2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malerei und Tuschzeichnungen (Paintings and Ink Drawings), Dittmar Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2007

 

 

 

 

 

A Feast, Food and Sex, Artside Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin’s New Works, Gallery 99, Aschaffenburg, Germany 

Li Jin Solo, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Li Jin - Solo Exhibition, Art Scene China, Shanghai, China

2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eat, Drink, Man, Woman, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Art Exhibition By Li Jin: Eat, Drink, Man, Woman, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

Simple PleasuresPassing Time with Li Jin, Asian Art Options, Singapore

2004

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin: New Works, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

2003

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin: A Feast, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA

2002

 

 

 

 

 

Eat, Drink, Man, Woman—Paintings by Li Jin, Yan Gallery, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin New Ink Paintings, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

Li Jin Ink Painting Exhibition, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2000

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin's Ink Figure Paintings, Baulmann Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

1996

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin Ink Exhibition, Mirrors and Flower Gallery, Vienna, Austria

1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flowers Out of the Wall – Li Jin Ink Exhibition, Spring-Summer Painting Gallery, Beijing, China

1994

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin Figures Paintings, Museum of Contemporary Art Beijing, Beijing, China

1990

 

 

 

 

 

Li Jin Art Exhibition, Villanova University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

 

          The Revival of Tradition: Another Approach to Contemporary Chinese Art, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, USA

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Poetry Calligraphy Painting Magazine’s First Annual Exhibition: Male·Female, Shandong Art Museum, Jinan, China

Within and WithoutTransformations in Chinese Landscapes, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, USA

Ink and the Body, Ink Studio, Beijing, China

In SequenceChinese Contemporary Ink Art Exhibition, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

China’s Changing LandscapeContemporary Chinese Ink, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet (Nordic Watercolour Museum), Skärhamn, Sweden

2013

 

 

 

 

 

         

Portrait of the Times30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

Illusion/ImageContemporary Chinese Ink Art Series I, Hive Centre of Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

The Origin of DaoNew Dimensions in Chinese Contemporary Art, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese Contemporary Ink Art Exhibition, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

Ink: The Art of China, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Shuimo/Water Ink: Chinese Contemporary Ink Paintings, Sotheby’s, New York, USA

Re-Ink: Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Ink and Wash Painting 2000-2012, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China; Today Art Museum, Beijing, China.

2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

Re-Interpretation, China Cultural Centre, Berlin, Germany

Expression of Chinese Contemporary Art, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

Temperament and Civilization—Reshaping History: Chinart from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center, Beijing, China

2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

Four Square Exhibition on Inheritance of Chinese Contemporary Ink, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese Contemporary Ink Art, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany.

Ink Not Ink, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RebootThe 3rd Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Tomorrow’s Fine Arts and Technology Gallery and Museum, Chengdu, China

Focus on Ink: 2007 Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Ink Art, CAFA Museum, Beijing, China

Contemporary Cultural Venation · China Version, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2007 Art Changsha—Fang Lijun, Wang Yin, Li Luming, Mao Yan, Li Jin, Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha Bamboo Slips Museum, Changsha, China

Banquet: A Feast for the Senses, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA

2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese Art Today, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Retrospective Exhibition on Chinese Ink Art, 19762006, Nanjing Museum, China

Li Jin · Wu Yi Artwork Exhibition, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing China

2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collections Exhibition of National Art Museum of China, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

The Difference Between You and Me, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Australia

2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fresh Brushwork in Chinese Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

International PaperDrawings by Emerging Artists, the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

An Opening Era, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese and Korean Modern Art Exhibition, Korean Modern Art Exhibition Center, Seoul, Korea

“CHINART”, MKM Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

China: 20 Years of Ink Experiment 1980-2001, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

The First Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu Tomorrow’s Fine Arts and Technology Gallery and Museum,, Chengdu, China

21st Century Chinese Artists Annual Invitation Exhibition, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China

2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neo-Inkpaintings, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China

1998

 

          First Invitation Exhibition of Chinese Ink Painters, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1996           Exhibition of 15 Artists in 1996, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1995           Ink Figure Paintings by Six Chinese Artists, Soobin Art Int'l, Singapore
1989           China/Avant-Garde,National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

1986

 

          Exhibition of Four Artists at Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Tianjin, China

1985

 

 

         

Invitational Exhibition of New Works of Chinese Painting, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China

The Advancing Chinese Youth Fine Art Exhibition,National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA

Museum of Fine Arts, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong S.A.R., China

Guangzhou Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, USA

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia

The Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, USA

 

Last Updated: January 2017