Zhao Nengzhi
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1968 Born in Nanchong, Sichuan Province, China

1990 Graduation from Sichuan Institute of fine Art, Chongqing

Lives and works in Beijing and Chengdu



2008 Faces and Faces, Dolores de Sierra Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2007 China’s Neo Painting - A Triumph Over Images, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai

2007 The Power of the Universe - Exhibition of Frontier Contemporary Chinese Art Asia art Center, China

2007 Revolution, ChinaSquare, NY, USA

2007 Black , white and gray, Today Art Musem, Beijing, China

2007 Phantom – Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Z-art Center, Shanghai, China (solo)

2007 Hallucination, Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand (solo)

2007 Hallucination, Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, Beijing (solo)

2007 From New Figurative Image to New Painting, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

2007 Word of mouth from four corners - 3th Guiyang art Biennale Exhibition, Guiyang Museum, China

2007 Giant in illusion - Submission of Artworks to the Korea - China Contemporary art, Korea

2007 New South-West Contemporary Painting Exhibition, Chengdu, China

2007 Chinese Whispers, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, China

2007 Starting from the Southwest, Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Southwest China, Guangdong Mu seum of Art, Guangzhou, China

2006 Z-art Center Opening, Z-art Center, Shanghai, China

2006 Body Heng, Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing, China

2006 Beyond Dimension, Chinese New Painting, SQUART Gallery of Contemporary Art, China

2006 Unclear and Clearness, Seoul, Korea

2006 Transforming, Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Zhu Qizhan Museum, Shanghai, China (solo)

2006 Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Art Seasons, Singapore (solo)

2006 Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

2006 The Naked Truth, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

2006 The Self-Made Generation, Retrospective of New Chinese Painting 2005, ZENDAI MoMA, China

2006 The Power of Art on Paper, Art Seasons, Beijing, China

2006 Zhao Nengzhi FACES L.A. Gallery Frankfurt (solo)

2006 Open Your Mouth Open Your Eyes Wide-ZhaoNengzhi, LA Gallery BeiJing, China (solo)

2005 Ten Eras Ten Colors, SOKA Contemporary Space, Beijing, China

2005 Mahjong, Chinsieche Gegenwartkunst Aus Der Sammlung Sigg, Berne Museum, Switzerland

2005 Mc1 Biennale Internationale D’Art Contemporain Chinos Montpellier, Montpellier, France

2005 Archaeology Of The Future, The Second Triennial Of Chinese Art Nanjing Museum Nanjing

2005 Always to the front, China Contemporary Art, Kuandu Museum of fine Arts, Taipei, China

2005 Chendu Biennial, Chendu Modern Museum, Chengdu, China

2005 Grounding Reality, Seoul Art Center, Korea

2005 Chendu Biennial, Chendu Modern Museum, Chengdu, China

2004 Blue House Art Center, Chengdu, China

2004 Live in Chengdu, Shenzhen Museum, Shenzhen, China

2004 4+1 Chinese Contemporary Art, Asia Art Center, Taipei, China

2004 China Avantgarde (Part VI), LIMN, San Francisco, USA

2004 Fragments of Memory-Zhao Nengzhi's work on paper, Soobin Gallery, Singapore (solo)

2003 Interplay-Chinese Contemporary Art, Jakarta, Indonesia

2003 Image of Images, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

2003 New Generation and Post-revolution, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing, China

2002 The Youth Cruelty Painting, Shanghai, Beijing

2002 Chinese New Idea Photograph Art, Pingyao, Shanxi, China

2002 On The Edge of The Millennium: New Art from China, New York And London

2002 International Contemporary Art Fair Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

2001 Zhao Nengzhi, London UK (solo)

2001 ON Boys and Girls, Kunming and Singapore Basel Art Fair , Basel, Switzerland

2001 Gely Different, Big Works by 11 Chinese Avant-garde Artists, Singapore, China

2001 Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

2000 At the New Century, 1979-1999 China Art Invitation Show, Modem Art Museum, Chengdu, China

2000 The Chengdu Movement, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2000 Expression, Works by artists from China Hong Kong Taiwan, Taipei

2000 Expression, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai (solo)

1999 Liberation, London, UK

1999 The Beauty of Materialism, Huadong Normal College Gallery, Shanghai, China

1998 - 1999 International Art Exhibition, Featherstone, Boston, USA

1998 Black and White, China Contemporary, London UK

1998 Christie’s Asian Avan-garde, London, UK

1998 Confused - Reckoning with the Future Contemporary Chinese Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1998 Kunst RAL98, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1996 Best New Artist, Awarded by Jiangshu Art Monthly

1994 Fragment, Chongqing, China

1993 Chinese Oil Painting Biennale Exhibition, China National Gallery, Beijing, China