In 1967 Zhang Qikai was born in Beijing (China).
In 1992 he obtained the Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts in the National Academy of Fine Arts of China.
In June 1998 he was chosen to attend the advanced course in Visual Art organized by the Antonio Ratti Foundation in Como (Italy), where Hamish Fulton was the visiting professor.
In January 1999 he studied the public art at Barnet College in London.
In July 1999 he was chosen to attend the “(Re-) New Art Workshop 2” organized by Casino-Luxembourg-Forum d’Art Contemporain, where Johan Armleder,Johan Grimonprez, Bert- Theis were the visiting professors.
In October 2002 he receied the Bachelor Degree of Fine Arts in the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera in Milan.
Now he is living and working in Beijing ,China.
2004-《Transport》Pianissimo Contemporary Art, Milan. Italy.
2003 -Zhang Qikai - White Project, Gallery Marconi, Cupra Marittima (AP) Italy.
-The Internazionale, Placentia Gallery, Italy.
-Zhang Qikai -Works & Installation, Genova, Italy.
2002 -In attesa. Pianissimo Contemporary Art, Milan.
-Fermenti Naturali 2002, Piacenza, Italy.
2000 -in the time…in the space…Pianissimo- Contemporary Art, Milan .
1998 -Studio Casoli, Milan.
2008 -Metamorphic City,Gallery space Da, Beijing
-5.10 first Line, HuanTie First Line Chinese Space, Beijing
2007 – Contemporary Chinese Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, italy.
-Shanghai Art Exposition, Shanghai.
-Art Beijing 2007, Beijing International Art Exposition, Beijing.
2006 –Acceleretion secret, HuanTie First Line Moca Space, Beijing
-Beijing/Background-3rd Dashanzi International Art Festival 2006, Beijing
-International artist’s symposium XYZ 2006 , Austria
-Light on Chinart Generation , Palace Capponi, Firenze ,Italy
-Contemporary Chinese Art, Gallery la Bertesca –Masnata , Genova, Italy
-Oriente, Foundation Mudima, Milan
2004 -38th Parallel – the Horizon ,Olympic Games Athens 2004, Greece
-Mito and Realty- One aguardo to east, Foundation Michetti, Italy
2003 -Prague Biennale 1. Prague.
-Free International Forum ,Bolognano, Pescara, Italy
-Hotel Pupik 03 second presentation , Schrattenberg, Scheifling, Austria.
-Controlled Revolution , Ex- Hospitalof Soave, Lodi( Italy).
2002 -Periscopio 2002, Gallery of the Palace Stelline, Milan.
-Last Minute. Ex Hospital of Soave,Codogno, (Italia),
-Miart,The Internazionale Art of Contemporary, Milan, recommeded by Galerie Leda
Fletcher of Genève.
2001 -Exhibition, Le Domaine de Kerguehennec, Centre d’Art Contemporain,Bretagne(France).
-Labyrinth , Biennail of Contemporary Arts of Asia,Genova(Italy).
-Artissima ,International Contemporary Art, Torino(Italy)
2000 -N.U.N.C. , Ex- Hospitalof Soave, Lodi( Italy).
-Mind the gap., Academy Gallery of Muenchen, Muenchen(Germany).
1999 -(Re-) New Art Workshop 2, Casino Luxembourg-Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg
-Asiart, Biennail Exhibition of Contemporary Arts, No.1. Museum of Contemporary Arts and
Ducale Palace, Genoa.
-International Contest of Visual Art
1998 -Visuai Rave, Humanitarian Society, Milan.
-Salon 1, Permanent Museum, Milan.
-Workshop Exhibition, Ex-Church of St.Francis, Como.
1997 -Please, Care of Gallery, Consortium for the promotion of research in al. Milan
-Asiart, Biennial Exhibition For Oriental Art, N.O. St. Desiderio Palace, Genova.
1996 -The Contemporary Chinese Artists in Italy, C.O.E. Institute, Milan(Italy)
-Reves, International Review of Visual Arts, Verona (Italy).
1995 -Nine of Spring , Medusa Gallery, Ancona (Italy).
-Exit Poli, Albertini Palace, Forli. (Italy).
-Ex Novo, Breracult Gallery, Milan.