Xia Junna
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1971 Born 16th July, Inner Mongolia, China

1987 Attended the Affiliated High School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, China

1991 Graduated from high school, awarded a prize of excellence for her graduation work. Entered the Fourth Studio of the Oil Painting Department of CAFA, Beijing, China

1995 Graduated from the Department of Oil Painting of CAFA, awarded both a prize of excellence for her graduation work and a Japan Gangsong Scholarship

Awards

2001 “Chinese Art Elite Annual Conference”, Chengdu, chosen as New & Vigorous Artist of the Year

Critiques

Li Xiaoshan, “The Idyllic Poetic Charm of Xia Junna“

Liu Xiaochun, “On the Path--Contemplating the Paintings of Xia Junna “

Wu Jin, “Her Trajectory“

Han Weihua, “Standing on the Shoulders of an Era“

Jia Fangzhou, “Songs from the Soul“

Lu Rongzhi, “Adopting a Foreign Country as One’s Own, Illusion and Reality in Xia Junna's Paintings“

Shao Dazhen, “True Disposition and Craftsmanship“

Exhibitions

2005 “Harvest of Life” solo exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

“Harvest of Life” solo exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2003 “The Third China Oil Painting Exhibition”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

“China Art Today Exhibition”, Chinese Century Altar, Beijing, China

2002 ”Art Summer Solstice” exhibition with her work ‘Indoor’, Yanhuang Art Museum, Beijing, China

2001 “World Woman’s Art Exhibition”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

“Chengdu Art Biennial”, Chengdu, China

“Youthful Memories”, paper works solo show, Soka Gallery, Taiwan

2000 “The World of Female Artists – The Third Itinerary”, International Garden of Art, Beijing

“Chinese Oil Painting in the 20th Century”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

‘Youth Melody” Solo Show, Beijing

1999 “Sharp New Sights – A Generation born around 1970”

1998 “Century – Female” Art Exhibition

1997 “Chinese Art Exhibition”, Shanghai Gallery

“Chinese Sketch Drawing”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

“Towards the New Century – Chinese Youth Oil Painting”, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

1996 “Shanghai International Art Biennial”, Shanghai, China