Chen Ke  (Chinese, 1978) 

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Chen Ke Biography
1978   Born in Tongjiang, Sichuan Province
1998   Graduated from the Art school attached to Sichuan Institute of Fine Arts
1998 - 2002   Bachelors degree at Sichuan Institute of Fine Arts
2002 - 2005   Masters degree at Sichuan Institute of Fine Arts
2005   Graduated with MFA from the Sichuan Academy of Fine Art
2006   Nominated for the Annual Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA)
  Currently lives and works in Beijing, China
Selected Exhibitions
2012   With “You”, I Will Never Feel Lonely - Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Spin: the First Decade of New Century, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
Lust and Love of the Young and Liberated, 798 Space, Beijing, China
Face, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2011   Shanshui: Poetry without Sound? Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art - Works from Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Shanshui: Poetry without Sound? Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art - Works from Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
2010   Filter Window, Young Chinese Artists Group Exhibition, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China (group)
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
The Franks-Suss Collection, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art: Painting 1979-2009, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Modern Mirror, Michael Ku Gallery, Taipei
RESHAPING HISTORY China Art from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center (CNCC), Beijing, China
Writing: the 1st Nanjing Biennial, Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing, China
2009   Paradise Lost, Fun Art Space, Beijing, China (group)
2009   China: the Contemporary rebirth, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy (group)
2009   Another me in the world, Kunsthaus Viernheim, Germany (solo)
2008   Personal War, Star Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2008   Couples in Contemporary Art, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China (group)
2008   Looking for me, Minsheng Center for Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China (group)
2008   MoCA Envisage II, Butterfly Dream, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China (group)
2008   Facing Reality-Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China (group)
2008   Free Zone: China-An exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art, Spazio in BSI bank, Lugano, Switzerland (group)
2008   Waiting in the Wings, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China (group)
2008   Beyond Cartoon, Asian Contemporary Art Group Show, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China (group)
2007   China, Facing Reality, Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation Vienna, Austria (group)
2007   Chen Ke, Li Jikai, Wei Jia, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, United States (group)
2007   Floating, New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea (group)
2007   Starting From The Southwest, exhibition of Contemporary Art in Southwest of China, China (group)
2007   With you, I will never be lonely, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
2007   your view, my story, The Ministry of Art, Pferdestaelle des Postfuhramtes, Berlin, Germany
2007   Nuclear Transformation - New paintings from China, Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy
2007   Generation Sweet and Sour - Chinese Contemporary Art, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany
2007   'Taking off From The West — Contemporary Art of China’s Southwest' Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou
2006   A Retrospective of 2005 New Chinese Painting, Shanghai Zenda Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
2006   “New Interface Art: A Super Lost-and-Cool Generation,” Red Bridge Gallery, Shanghai, China
2006   “Fancy-Dream,” Art Exhibition, Marella Gallery, Beijing, China
2006   “The Originals: Neo-Aesthetics of Animamix,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2006   “Beyond Experience, New China,” Arario Gallery, Beijing, China
2006   "New Interface: Landing up Generation," Red Bridge Gallery, Shanghai, China
2006   “Beyond Dimension: New Chinese Painting," Square Gallery of Contemporary Art Nanjing, China
2005   “Press-gang Conscript,” Chongqing Artists Exibition, China Art Seasons Gallery, Beijing, China
2005   “Next Station: Cartoon?” Contemporary Painting Exhibition, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
2005   “Archaeology of the Future: The Second Triennial of Chinese Art,” Nanjing, China
2005   The 2nd Chendu Biennial, Chengdu China
2005   A Cartoon Exhibition, Top Space Gallery, Beijing, China
2005   “Fan Shou Wei Yun, Fu Shou Wei Yu,” Contemporary Art Exhibition, Ts1 Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
2005   “The Sky of Bad Children: Young People Born after 70s,“ Contemporary Art Exhibition, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
2002   “Floating dreams,” Photographic and Video Art from Southwest of China, Hong Kong, China
2001   The 1st Chendu Biennial Show for Students from Art Academies, Chengdu, China