Wang Zhiyuan
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1958 Born in Tianjin, China

1989 Arrived in Australia, has Australian citizenship, currently living and working in China and Australia

Education

1999-2000 Enrolled in 2 year Master’s course at Sydney College of the Arts, (Sydney University), Sydney, Australia

1980-84 B.A. Fine Arts (print media) at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Solo Exhibitions

2002 A state of flux Art Museum of China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China

Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1999 Two from One, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1996 Solo Exhibition in Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Group Exhibitions

2010 Negotiations- The 2nd Today’s Documents, Today Art Museum, Beijing

2010 The Big Bang-The 3rd White Rabbit Collection Exhibition, White Rabbit Gallery, Australia

2009-10 Beijing Time, Madrid and Santiago, Spain

Chinese Contemporary Art, White Rabbit Chinese Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.

Coming Home, Group Show, 798 Linda Gallery, Beijing

Individual, JoyArt 798, Beijing

2008 West to the East, The Aesthetic Context of Intellectuals, SZ Art Center at 798 Beijing

Best of Discovery—08 Shanghai Art Fair International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shanghai Exhibition Centre, Shanghai

2007 Curious 2007- New Object and Sculpture,Galerie Deschker, Berlin Germany

2006 The Damn of Meaning, Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing

Living Furniture, Busan Biennale, Korea

Brush Hour 2 Space ieum Beijing, China. Sun Contemporary Gallery , Korea

Art 37 Basel, Gallery Hyundai, Basel, Switzerland

Fiction Love, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Shanghai

2005 Grounding Reality-New Chinese Contemporary Art, Seoul Art Center, Korea

Austral-Asia Zero Five, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia

Shanghai Cool- Creative Reproduction, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

Asian Traffic, Today Art Museum, Beijing, Zhengda Art Museum, china

Paradiso d’Amore—Neo-Aesthetics of Animamic Age, Art Museum of the China Millennium Monument, Beijing, China

Inter-tivity, Today art Museum, Beijing, China

2004 Artificial Happiness, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2003 Lost and Found, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Group show, Beijing Seasons Art Gallery, Beijing, China

50x50, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, Ireland

2001-04 Glacier, RMIT Gallery, Benalla Regional Art Gallery, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, QUT Art Museum, Bond University Art Gallery, Australia

2000 Seven pieces sheet metal wall-sculpture on display in the Australian Art section of the National Gallery of Australia from Oct 2000-Oct 2001, Australia

2000 Group Exhibition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

1998 Culture Graft, 4A Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1997-00 IN and OUT, Contemporary Chinese Art from China and Australia, exhibition toured to Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania, Queensland, Perth, Canberra in Australia as well as to Shenzhen and Beijing in China and Singapore

1994 Sulman Prize Exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Grants and Residences

2007 Project grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia

2003 -04 Artist in residence, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

2001 Artist in residence, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia

2000 Project grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia

1996 Project grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia

1995 Project grant, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia

Collections

British Museum, London, UK

RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Platinum Asset Management and White Rabbit Chinese Contemporary Collection, Sydney, Australia, and various private collections from Japan, Korea, U.S.A, Canada, German, Switzerland, Ireland, Australia and Taiwan.