| Biography | Inventory Catalogue | Artists Represented | Chen Hai Yan

1955 Born in Fushun, China
1980-1984 BA Department of Printmaking, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China Academy of Art), Hangzhou, China
Teaching at the Department of Printmaking, China Academy of Fine Art, Hangzhou, China

Inventory Catalogue
Solo Exhibitions
In Every Flower a World: An Exhibition of Chen Haiyan's Prints, Art Gallery No. 2, Hangzhou, China

Ink Studio at the Armory Show 2014: Works by Chen Haiyan, Pier 94, The Armory Show, New York, USA
Chen Haiyan: Carving the Unconscious, Ink Studio, Beijing, China
A Week's Dreams, Artone Center, Hangzhou, China
Works by Chen Haiyan, 798 Art District, Beijing, China
Chagall & Chagall: The Artworks of Chen Haiyan, Asia Museum, Dae Jeon City, South Korea
Exhibition of Woodblock Prints by Chen Haiyan, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
Contemporary Prints by Chen Haiyan, Clotworthy Arts Centre, Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

Prints by Chen Haiyan, The Elmwood Gallery, Ulster Arts Club, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Dreams: Woodblock Prints by Chen Haiyan, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions
Last Summer: Artists' European Trip Exhibition, Jueshe Gallery, Hangzhou, China
Ink and the Body, Ink Studio, Beijing, China

Myriad Beings: Works by the Teachers and Graduate Students of the First Studio of the Department of Printmaking at the China Academy of Art, Ideallart Gallery, Hangzhou, China

Reading People: Shanghai International Printmaking Exhibition 2014, China Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Burden and Rediscover: Woodblock Prints from the China Academy of Art, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

The Face of Lu Xun - Exhibition Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of China's New Woodcut Movement and the 130th Anniversary of Lu Xun's Birth, Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

Trace, Invitational Exhibition of Chinese Print Art Masters' Works, Lingnan Fine Arts Museum, Dongguan, China

2011 Guanlan International Print Biennale, Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, Shenzhen, China
Ecology and Home, Fourth Beijing International Art Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Post-Mao Dreaming: Contemporary Art, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Three Decades: The Contemporary Chinese Collection, Gallery of Modern Art Brisbane, Australia
Festive, Art Beatus (Vancouver) Consultancy Ltd, Vancouver, Canada

Vision Féminine - Six Chinese Artists in Venice, Fondaco dell'Arte, Venice, Italy
Dream: In Black & White, Art Beatus (Vancouver) Consultancy Ltd, Vancouver, Canada
Techniques of the Visible, Shanghai Biennale 2004, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
An Opening Era: Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Founding of the National Art Museum of China, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Parallel Time: Asian Contemporary Art Exhibition, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
Chinese Printmaking Today: Woodblock Printing in China 1980-2000, British Library, London, UK

Female Vision: Exhibition of Chinese Female Artists, Western Australia Museum, Perth, Australia
Art Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA

Five Professors' Exhibition, Haining Museum, Jiaxing, China

The 1st Fine Art Exhibition, Jinmao Tower, Shanghai, China

The West Lake Gallery Exhibition, West Lake Gallery, Hangzhou, China

Shanghai Invitational Exhibition of Print Making, M50, Shanghai, China
Korea-China Professors' Exhibition, Dongduk Women's University, Seoul, Korea
Eastlink: Grand Opening of Shanghai's New Contemporary Art Gallery Showing Work by Selected Chinese Artists, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai, China

1999 Art China, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Half of Heaven: Chinese Artists, Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany

Jiangnan: Modern and Contemporary Art from South of Yangzi River, The Art Institute of Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada

The Other Shore of the Sea: Engravings Exhibition, Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA
Exhibition by Asian Women Artists, Regional Workshop on Plastic Arts of Women in Asia, Tehran, Iran

Exhibition by Women Artists, Aichach Art Association, Aichach, Germany
Fine Arts Exhibition by Chinese Women Artists, Reed College, Portland, USA

The People's Progress: Twentieth Century Chinese Woodcuts, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

China — Aktuelles aus 15 Ateliers, Räumen der Heßstraße, Munich, Germany
Images of the Western Lake: The Revival of the Colour Print in Contemporary China, British Museum, London, UK

Spaces: Sino-Austrian Exhibition of Female Artists’ Works, Vienna Parliament, Austria; Meerscheinschloss, University of Graz, Austria; Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Hangzhou, China
1994 New Art from China: Post-1989, Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK

Voices from the Edge: Paintings, Installation and Video Art by Ten Chinese Women Artists, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
1993 China Avant-garde: Counter-currents in Art and Culture, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands; The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK; Kunsthallen Brandts Klćdefabrik, Odense, Denmark

New Art from China: Post-1989, Pao Gallery and Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China
1992 New Art from China: Post-Mao Product, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane; City of Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat; Canberra School of Art Gallery, Australia
1991 “I Don't Want to Play Cards with Cézanne" and Other Works: Selections from the Chinese "New Wave" and "Avant-Garde" Art of the Eighties, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA
1989 China/Avant-Garde, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Contemporary Asian Art Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
1987 Beyond the Open Door: Contemporary Paintings from the People’s Republic of China, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, USA

Modern Chinese Painting Exhibition, Marlborough Fine Art, London, UK

Print Exhibition, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland, UK

Awards and Honours

Lu Xun Engraving Award, granted by the Qingdao Engraving Artists Association, Qingdao, China
Pave the Road (copperplate), Silver Award, Art Exhibition in Zhejiang Province Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China, Hangzhou, China

"Dream – Butterfly" (copperplate), Bronze award, The 12thNational Chinese Printing Works Display, Shenzhen, China
"Love is Red" (copperplate), Excellence Award, National Fine Arts Exhibition of Three Types of Printing, Nanjing, China
Horizon (copperplate), Third Class Prize, Exhibition of the Works of Fine Arts by the Progressive Chinese Youth, Beijing, China


British Museum, London, UK
China Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Muban Educational Trust, London, UK
Museum of Sydney, Australia
National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, California, USA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, USA
Qingdao Art Museum, Qingdao, China
Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Shenzhou Engraving Museum, Chengdu, China
White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection, Sydney, Australia
World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

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