Chen Qiang
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1960 Born in Hunan, China

1989 Graduated from Fine Arts Department, East China Normal University, Shanghai

Currently working and living in Shanghai

2007 Artist in Residence Program of the Insel Hombroich Foundation, Bethany,

Neuss, Germany

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007 “Beautiful Time”, Creek Art Center, Shanghai, China

2004 “Painting 1993-2003”, Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan

2001 “Painting 2001”, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

1995 “Chen Qiang’s Abstract Paintings”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2007

“Eurasia one”, ISLAND 6 Art Center, Shanghai, China

2006

“Subtlety: Paper Works by Shanghai Oil Painters”, Xuhui Art Museum, Shanghai, China

“Our Impediment: Contemporary Art Exhibition”, White Canvas Gallery, Nanjing, China

“Reshaping Art 2006” Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China

“In the Name of Material: Nominated Works by HSS Art Centre”, HSS Art Centre, Shanghai, China

“Shanghai Abstract Art Exhibition 2006”, Mingyuan Arts Centre, Shanghai, China

“High Art From Shanghai: Exposition d’Art Contemporain de Shanghai au Toit de la Grande Arche de la Défense”, Paris, France

“The Chinese Contemporary”, Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan

2005

“Morbid: Our Arts Today”, Nanjing Art Museum, Nanjing, China

“Metaphysics 2005: Black & White”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

“Exposure: Exhibition of Modern Arts” Shanghai Art Deco, Shanghai, China

“Open Road: Opening Exhibition of the Creek Art Center”, Creek Art Center, Shanghai, China

“I Have a Date with the Spring”, Hanmo Spring Gallery, Shanghai, China

2004

“Shanghai Abstract Art”, Mingyuan Arts Centre, Shanghai, China

“Dreams of the Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art Exhibition From China”, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland

“Matching Making on Suzhou Creek”, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China

2003

“Metaphysics 2003: Shanghai Abstract Art Exhibition”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

“Prayer Beads & Brushwork Strokes”, Beijing Tokyo Art Engineering, Beijing, China

“Different Choices”, Peninsula Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2002

"China Contempor”, Artseasons Gallery, Singapore

“Ost + West: Ausstellung für die Zeitgenössische Kunst aus China”, Kunstlerhaus in Wien, Austria

“Metaphysics 2002: Shanghai Abstract Art Exhibition”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

“An Abstract New World: Group Exhibition of Shanghai Abstract Artists, 2002”, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2001

“Extra/Ordinary”, Aura Gallery, Shanghai, China

“Metaphysics 2001: Shanghai Abstract Arts Exhibition”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2000

“Shanghai 2000”, Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA

“Invitation Exhibition of Shanghai Youth Art Work, 2000” Liu Haisu Museum, Shanghai, China

1999

“Urban Impressions: Exhibition of Shanghai Abstract Art Salon 1999”, Arts College of Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

“New Abstract Works in Shanghai”, Shanghai Shijia Garden, Shanghai, China

“A Tribute to the Wu River: Exhibition of Contemporary Artists’ Works”, Guizhou Museum, Guiyang, China

“Shanghai Young Artists’ Exhibition 1999”, Liu Haisu Museum, Shanghai, China

1998

“Contemporary Art from Hong Kong, Taipei and Shanghai”, National Taiwan Arts Education Institute, Taiwan; Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

1997

“Works by Contemporary Artists”, Changning Cultural Centre, Shanghai, China

“A Celebration of the Return of Hong Kong: Contemporary Art Exhibition”, New Wing of Hong Kong Conference and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China

“Invisible Existence: Exhibition of Abstract Art”, Arts College of Shanghai University, Shanghai, China

1995

“In China: Paper Material Works Exhibition” Carol Johnssen Gallery, Munich, Germany

1994

“Visual Archives 1994”, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

1992

“Exhibition of Shanghai Oil Paintings”, Shanghai Artists’ Gallery, Shanghai, China