Timeline

1948
Born in Shanghai
1968
Graduated from the high school affiliated to the Zhejiang Fine Arts Academy , Hangzhou, China
1982
Received Masters from the San Francisco Arts Institute, California, USA

Exhibitions

2013
Folds of the Inera-Fade, HIVE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Beijing, China (solo)
2013
Life Poetry of Mountain Tea Time, Osage Atelier ,Hongkong ,China (solo)
2013
Moving Beyong:Chinese Painting,2013 Edinburgh Arts Festival,Summerhall,Edinburgh,English
2013
Illusion Image:Contemporary Chinese Ink Art Series,HIVE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Beijing, China
2013
Infra-White:Non-Dimensionality and Reverse-Reconstruction,Soka Art Center, Beijing, China
2013
Mind and Hand in Accord-The Sixth Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art, Pifo Gallery, Beijing, China
2013
Washing Painting New Dimension—2013 Critics Nomination Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
2013
ART13 London, Olympia Grand Hall, London, UK
2012
Phase of Heart-Abtract Art Group Exhibition I, Va Gallery, Hong Kong
2012
Stay Away, Va Gallery, HK
2011
Korea • China• Japan Young Artists Exhibition, Gallery 604 J, Busan, Korea 2010
2011
Sailing~Afar —Liang Quan's New Works, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2010
Negotiation—the Second Today’s Documents, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2010
Reshaping History—Chinart from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center, Beijing, China
2010
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2010
The Power of Simplicity, WELLSIDE GALLERY, Shanghai, China
2010
One Day in June, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Columbia
2010
Back to the Essence from Ink Painting to Ink, Da Xiang Art Space, Taiwan
2010
Unending Distance—the 3rd Exhibition of Abstract Art, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2010
The Great Celestial Abstraction-Chinese Art in 21st Century, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2010
Array with No Objects—Academic Inviting Exhibition of Contemporary Abstract Art, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China
2009
Yi Pai:30 Years of Abstract Art in China, la caixa forum Palma / la caixa forum Barcelona/ la caixa forum Madrid, Spain
2009
Where the Spirit Lives: Exhibition on the Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Abstract Paintings, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2009
Beyond the Image: Liang Quan, Lui Chunkwong & Yan Shanchun, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, China
2009
798 Beijing Biennale, 798 Art Area, Beijing, China
2009
Water and Ink• Abstract, Shanghai Duolun Modern Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2009
Ink, Not Ink, Drexel University, Philadelphia, U.S.A/Museum of Warsaw Royal, Poland
2008
Guangdong Contemporary Art Exhibition, Guangdong Fine Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2008
Yi Pai: Century Thinking, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2008
Zeichen Im Wandel der Zeit, Staatliche Kunstammlungen, Dresden, Germany
2008
Savoring Images with a Pure Heart: Contemporary Chinese Ink and Wash Invitational Exhibition, Daxiang Art Space, Taiwan
2008
Ink, Not Ink—Chinese Contemporary Ink and Wash Exhibition,Shenzhen Art Museum/Shenzhen, Today Art Museum/ Beijing, China
2008
Chinesische Tuschemalerei Der Gegenwart, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresgen, Germany
2008
Double Exhibition of Abstract Art, Osage Gallery, Shanghai, China
2008
Form, Idea, Essence, Rhythm—New Aspects of Contemporary East Asian Ink Painting, Taipei fine Art Museum, Taiwan
2008
Solo Exhibition, M. Sutherland Fine Arts, New York
2007
“The Fourth Chengdu Biennial” Chengdu, China
2007
Abstract Exhibition of Nine Artist, Refined Nest Gallery, Shanghai, China Lines-Chinese Abstract Art, Creek Art, Shanghai, China
2007
Ever-loving Shuimo, Songzhuang, Beijing, China
2006
Solo Exhibition, M. Sutherland Fine Arts, New York
2006
Solo Exhibition, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2005
“Ink & Paper” Chinese Contemporary Art, Weimar Art Museum, Weimar, Germany
2005
Korean-Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2005
Solo Exhibition, M. Sutherland Fine Arts, New York
2005
Korean-Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2004
Solo Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany
2004
Mies van Der Rohe Haus, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2003
“An Open Era” National Fine Art Museum, Beijing, China
2003
"Metaphysics 2003” Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2002
“Shenzhen Biennial” Shenzhen, China
2002
A New Era of Ink and Wash: Cross-Straits Exchange Exhibition of Contemporary Ink and Wash (Father of the Republic Memorial Hall of Taiwan)
2002
Chinese Experimental Ink and Wash Exhibition (Qingdao Exhibition Center; Chinese Cultural Center, Toronto, Canada; Tao Water Art Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts; Red Gate Gallery, Beijing)
2001
20 Years of Experiment in Chinese Ink and Wash Exhibition (Guangdong Art Museum)
2001
Urban Slangs: Contemporary Art Exhibition in the Zhujiang Delta (He Xiangning Art Gallery, Shenzhen)
2001
“The First Chengdu Biennial” Chengdu, China
2001
Solo Exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany
1999
The First Shenzhen International Biennial of Ink and Wash (Guan Shanyue Art Gallery, Shenzhen)
1998
Shanghai Biennial (Shanghai Museum)
1997
Grand Exhibition of Chinese Art: Contemporary Chinese Painting (Shanghai Library)
1996
“Modern Chinese Engraved Printing” British Museum, London, England
1994
Alisan Fine Arts Limited, Hong Kong (solo)
1994
Exhibition of Modern Chinese Graphic Arts (British Museum, U.K)
1991
“New China” Solo Exhibition at World Bank Headquarters (Washington D.C)
1989
“Liang Quan” Solo Exhibition at University of California San Diego
1988
Modern Chinese Art Exhibition (Cambridge University, U.K)
1985
Young and Middle-aged Teachers’ Art Exhibition of Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts
1985
“Young Faculties’ Art” Zhejiang Academy of Fine Art, Hangzhou, China
1983
National Art Exhibition (China Art Gallery)
1975
National Fine Art Exhibition, Beijing, China

Public Collections

The White Rabbit Gallery
The British Museum
Hong Kong Museum of Art
Shanghai Art Museum
The National Art Museum of China
Guangdong Museum of Art
Minsheng Art Museum
University of San Francisco