1955

         

Born in Fushun, Liaoning, China

             

 

         

 

EDUCATION 

1984

 

         

BA Department of Printmaking, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Art), Hangzhou

             

 

         

 

TEACHING POSITION 

1984-present

         

Department of Printmaking, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou

             

 

         

 

AWARDS & HONORS

1999

 

         

Lu Xun Engraving Award, granted by the Qingdao Engraving Artists Association, Qingdao, China

1994

 

 

 

 

         

Pave the Road (copperplate), silver award, Art Exhibition in Zhejiang Province Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China, Hangzhou, China

Dream–Butterfly (copperplate), bronze award, The 12thNational Chinese Printing Works Display, Shenzhen, China

1991

 

         

Love is Red (copperplate), excellence award, National Fine Arts Exhibition of Three Types of Printing, Nanjing, China

1985

 

         

Horizon (copperplate), Third Class Prize, Exhibition of the Works of Fine Arts by the Progressive Chinese Youth, Beijing, China

             

 

         

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

         

Lignin Gold Sound:Chen Haiyan Art Exhibition, Fujian Art Museum, Fuzhou, China

2014

 

 

 

         

In Every Flower a World: An Exhibition of Chen Haiyan’s Prints, Art Gallery No. 2, Hangzhou, China

Ink Studio at the Armory Show 2014: Works by Chen Haiyan, Pier 94: The Armory Show 2014, New York, USA

2013

         

Chen Haiyan: Carving the Unconscious, Ink Studio, Beijing, China

2012

         

A Week's Dreams, Artone Center, Hangzhou, China

2008

         

Works by Chen Haiyan, 798 Art District, Beijing, China

2003

 

         

Chagall & Chagall: The Artworks of Chen Haiyan, Asia Museum, DaeJeon City, South Korea

2000

 

         

Exhibition of Woodblock Prints by Chen Haiyan, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

1996

 

         

Contemporary Prints by Chen Haiyan, Clotworthy Arts Centre, Antrim, UK

Prints by Chen Haiyan, The Elmwood Gallery, Ulster Arts Club, Belfast, UK

1990

 

         

Dreams: Woodblock Prints by Chen Haiyan, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

             

 

         

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

         

Ink and the Mind, Ink Studio, Beijing, China

2015

         

Last Summer: Artists’ European Trip Exhibition, Jueshe Gallery, Hangzhou, China

2014

 

 

 

 

 

         

Ink and the Body, Ink Studio, Beijing, China

Myriad Beings: Works by the Teachers and Graduate Students of the First Studio of the Department of Printmaking at the China Academy of Art, Ideallart Gallery, Hangzhou, China

Reading People: Shanghai International Printmaking Exhibition 2014, China Art Museum, Shanghai

2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Burden and Rediscover: Woodblock Prints from the China Academy of Art, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou

The Face of Lu Xun — Exhibition Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of China's New Woodcut Movement and the 130th Anniversary of Lu Xun’s Birth, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

The 19th National Print-making Exhibition, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

Trace, Invitational Exhibition of Chinese Print Art Masters’ Works, Lingnan Fine Arts Museum, Dongguan, China

2011 Guanlan International Print Biennial, Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, Shenzhen, China

2010

 

         

Ecology and Home, Fourth Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

2009

 

 

 

         

Post-Mao Dreaming: Contemporary Art, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Three Decades: The Contemporary Chinese Collection, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

2007

         

Vision Féminine—Six Chinese Artists in Venice, Fondaco dell’Arte, Venice, Italy

2006

         

Dream: In Black & White, Art Beatus, Vancouver, Canada

2004

         

Techniques of the Visible, Shanghai Biennale 2004, Shanghai Art Museum, China

2003

 

 

         

An Opening Era: Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Founding of the National Art Museum of China, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

Parallel Time: Asian Contemporary Art Exhibition, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou

2002

 

 

 

         

Chinese Printmaking Today: Woodblock Printing in China 1980–2000, British Library, London, UK

Female Vision: Exhibition of Chinese Female Artists, Western Australian Museum, Perth

2001

 

 

 

 

         

Art Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA

Five Professors’ Exhibition, Haining Museum, China

The 1st Fine Art Exhibition, Jinmao Tower, Shanghai, China

The West Lake Gallery Exhibition, West Lake Gallery, Hangzhou, China

Shanghai Invitational Exhibition of Print Making, M50, Shanghai, China

2000

         

Korea-China Professors' Exhibition, Dongduk Women's University, Seoul, Korea

1999

 

 

         

Eastlink: Grand Opening of Shanghai's New Contemporary Art Gallery Showing Work by Selected Chinese Artists, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China

1999 Art China, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1998

 

 

 

 

         

Die Hälfte des Himmels: ChinesischeKünstlerinnen, Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany

Jiangnan: Modern and Contemporary Art from South of the Yangzi River, The Art Institute of Vancouver, Canada

The Other Shore of the Sea: Engravings Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, USA

1997

 

 

         

Exhibition by Asian Women Artists, Regional Workshop on Plastic Arts for Women in Asia, Tehran, Iran

Exhibition by Women Artists, Aichach Art Association, Aichach, Germany

1996

 

 

 

         

Fine Arts Exhibition by Chinese Women Artists, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, USA

The People’s Progress: Twentieth Century Chinese Woodcuts, Art Gallery of South New Wales, Sydney, Australia

China —Aktuelles aus 15 Ateliers, Räumen der Heßstraße, Munich, Germany

1995

 

 

 

 

         

Images of the Western Lake: The Revival of the Colour Print in Contemporary China, British Museum, London, UK

Spaces: Sino-Austrian Exhibition of Female Artists’ Works, Vienna Parliament, Austria; Meerscheinschloss, University of Graz, Austria; Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Hangzhou, China

1994

 

 

         

New Art from China: Post-1989, Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK

Voices from the Edge: Paintings, Installation and Video Art by Ten Chinese Women Artists, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China

1993

 

 

 

 

         

China Avant-garde: Counter-currents in Art and Culture, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands; The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK; Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark

New Art from China: Post-1989, Pao Gallery and Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China

1992

  

 

         

New Art from China: Post-Mao Product, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane; City of Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat; Canberra School of Art Gallery, Australia

1991

 

 

         

I Don't Want to Play Cards with Cézanne" and Other Works: Selections from the Chinese "New Wave" and "Avant-Garde" Art of the Eighties, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

1989

 

         

China/Avant-Garde, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

Contemporary Asian Art Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

1987

 

 

 

         

Beyond the Open Door: Contemporary Paintings from the People’s Republic of China, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

Modern Chinese Painting Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK

Print Exhibition, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK
             

 

         

 

COLLECTIONS

British Museum, London, UK

China Art Museum, Shanghai

Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China

Muban Educational Trust, London, UK

Museum of Sydney, Australia

National Art Museum of China, Beijing

Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA

Portland Museum of Art, USA

Qingdao Art Museum, China

Shenzhen Art Museum, China

Shenzhou Engraving Museum, Chengdu, China

White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection, Sydney, Australia

The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

 

Last Updated: February 2017