Qu Guangci
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1969 Born in Shanghai. Currently living and working in Shanghai.

Education

1989 Graduated from the senior high school of the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts

1994 Graduated from the Sculpture Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, B. A.

1997 Graduated from the Sculpture Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, M.A.

Professional Accomplishments

1997-1999 Researcher of sculptural art, Central Academy of Fine Arts

1999-2007 Professor of the sculpture workshop of the Fine Art College, Shanghai Normal University

Director of “the Invisible Gallery” at Shanghai Normal University

2007-present Artist of X+Q Sculpture Studio

Solo Exhibition

2008 “The Power”, Aura Gallery, Hong Kong

2007 “Collectivism-Guangci Work 2005-2007”, Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

2007 “Last Supper—Solo Exhibition by Qu Guangci”, Aura Gallery, Hong Kong

1998 “Sculptures by Guangci”, Hallway Gallery, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

Group Exhibition

2008

- “Bang!” , Aura Gallery, Beijing

- “Happy together”, Aura Gallery, Beijing

2007

- “She & I”, China Square, New York, USA

- “Calling A Stag A Horse”, San Shang Art, Beijing

- “Escape by Crafty Scheme_Salvation from Traditional and Revolutional Language”, Nanjing Square Gallery Of Contemporary Art, Nanjing

- "Tanah Air: Seni Patung dan Lingkungan", Pakuwon City Complex – Surabaya, Indonesia

2006

- “Soliloquy: China-Indonesia contemporary sculpture exhibition”, National Art Museum, Jakarta, Indonesia

- “Fiction @ Love”, Museum of Contemporary Art/Bund 18 Creative Center, Shanghai

2005

- “Sculpture a Century”, Shanghai Sculpture Space, Shanghai

2004

- “Witness——Sculpture of Xiang Jing and Guangci”, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2003

- “XII Inner Spaces” multimedia festival, CCA Inner Spaces, Poznan, Poland.

- “The First Beijing Art Biennale”, Chinese National Art Gallery, Beijing, China.

- “Sculpture by Xiang Jing and Guangci”, Casas-Museu da Taipa, Macau

2002

- “Rotate 180∘“, Oriental Arts Gallery, Shanghai, China

- “Guangci Xiang Jing 2002 — Box of Democracy”, Invisible Gallery, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China.

2001

- “2001 Salon d’ Autumn”, Paris, France.

- “The 32nd Grosse Kunst Ausstellung Dusseldorf", Eingang Nord, Dusseldorf, Germany

- “People’s Gala – Venice Biennial Exhibition”, Invisible Gallery, Shanghai, China.

2000

- the second “Youth Sculptor Invitation Exhibition", co-organized by the West Lake Art Gallery, Shengzhen College of Sculpture and Tsingtao Sculpture Gallery, China.

- “Sea Level - Paintings & Sculptures Invitation Exhibition 2000", Liu-Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China.

- "Conversations with Henry Moore - Sculptures Invitation Exhibition", Guangdong Art Gallery, Guangzhou, China.

1999

- Work “Road to Heaven “ won the 3rd prize in the 9th “Exhibition of National Fine Arts”, and became the collection of Chinese National Art Gallery, Beijing, China.

- the second "Chinese Sculptures Annual Exhibition", He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China.

1998

- “October Exhibition for Beijing Youth Sculptors", Gallery of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China.

1997

- Work “Sculpture Set of Tibet” won the 2nd prize in the “Graduate Show of Central Academy of Fine Arts 1997”, and 2nd prize of “Okamatsu Family Fund, Japan”. It later became the collection of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China.

1995

- “Exhibition for Young Artists across the World 1995”, Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing, China.

1994

- Work “Streets” won the 2nd prize in the “Graduate Show of Central Academy of Fine Arts 1994”. It later became the collection of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China.

- Work “Wangfujing” won the Gold Medal in the 8th “Exhibition of National Fine Arts”, National Fine Art Gallery, Beijing, China.

1993

- Work “Mother” received the honour of distinction in the “65th Anniversary of Comrade Mao Zedong’s Speech at Yan‘an Art and Literature Seminar” art exhibition, Chinese National Fine Arts Gallery, Beijing, China.

Other Accomplishments

- Organized “The Standards of Chinese Contemporary Sculptures”, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China.

- Organized with Liu-Haisu Art Museum, the sculpture section of “The Patter of Pearls on Jade Plate”, Shanghai Youth Exhibition Serials, Invisible Gallery, Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China.

- Host of “Sino-German New Media Arts Week”, organized by Peking University and The Goethe Institut Peking.