Lin Tianmiao  (Chinese, 1961) 

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Lin Tianmiao Biography
1961   Born in Taiyuan Shanxi Province, China
1984   Fine Art Department, Capital Normal University
1989   Art Student league, New York USA
1994   Returned to Beijing, China
  Lives in Beijing, China
Selected Exhibitions
2012 - 2013   Bound/Unbound: Lin Tianmiao. Asia Society, New York, NY (solo)
2011 - 2012   The Same - New works of Lin Tianmiao 2011. Beijing Center for the Arts, Beijing, China (solo)
2009   Pulp Stories I. Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
2009   APT, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, NY
2008   Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection. Berkeley Museum of Art, University of California, Berkeley,
2008   Focus. Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2008   Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now. The Museum of Modern Art,, NY (solo)
2008   Lin Tianmiao. Long March Space, Beijing, China (solo)
2007   Focus: on Paper. Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore (solo)
2007   Global Feminisms. Brooklyn Museum, New York
2006   Asian Contemporary Art In Print in Celebration of Asia Society’s 50th
2006   Anniversary 2006. Asia Society and Museum, New York, New York, USA
2006   Asian Contemporary Art In Print. The Gallery of Singapore Tyler Print Institute
2006   Martell Artist of the Year 2006. National Gallery of China, Beijing
2006   Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection. Kunsthalle, Hamburg Germany
2005   Rapt: Austral-Asia Zero Five, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia
2005   About Beauty, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2005   ShangHai Cool – Creative Reproduction, ShangHai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, ShangHai, China
2005   The New Works of Wang,GongXin & Lin,TianMiao, Courtyard Gallery Annex, Beijing, China
2005   Mahiong, Museum of Fine Arts Bern, Switzland
2005   Xiangfeng! Chinese avant-garde sculpture. Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, Netherlands
2005   Fairy Tales Forever. ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark
2004   Between Past and Future, ICP and Museum of Asia Society, New York, USA
2004   Concrete Horizons, Adam Art Gallery , Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
2004   Officina Asia, Gallery d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
2004   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Samek Art Galler, Bucknell University. Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. USA
2004   Non Zero, Tokyo Art Project, Beijing, China (solo)
2003   Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Japan
2003   Arles Photograph art Festival, Arles, France
2003   New Zone Chinese Art, Zacheta National Art Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
2002   2nd Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2002, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum Japan
2002   Gwang Ju Biennale 2002, Gwang Ju, Korea
2002   Ireland Biennale 2002, Ireland
2002   Focus, The Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
2002   Shanghai Biennial 2002. Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2002   Guangzhou Triennial 2002. Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2002   Paris-Pekin. Espace Cardin, Paris, France
2001   Floating Chimeras. Edsvik Konst Och Kultur, Solletuna, Sweden
2001   Wang GongXin & Lin Tianmiao’s New Works. Loft New Media Art Space, Beijing, China
2001   The Digital Art Festival 2001. Loft New Media Art Space, Beijing, China
2001   Shout on the Face, Earl Lu Gallery Lasalle – sia College of the Art Singapore
2001   The New-Media Art Festival: Non-Linear Narrative The Gallery of National Academy of Art, Hong Zhou, China
2001   Threads of Vision: Toward A New Feminine Poetics, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio, USA
2001   Translated acts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany and Queens Museum of art, New York, USA
2000   At The New Century 1979-1999, China Contemporary Art Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art, China
2000   Inside/Out New Chinese Art, National Gallery of Australia; Hong Kong Museum of Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, China
2000   Home? Contemporary Art Project. Shanghai, China
2000   Bed/Chair. Xuxian Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
1999   The Second Yearlong Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition. He Xiang Ning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
1999   Inside/Out New Chinese Art. Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1999   Magnetic Writing/ Marching Ideas, Works on Paper. It Park Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1999   Cologne/Beijing/Beijing/Cologne: Exchange Exhibition. Gothaer Kunstforum, Cologne, Germany
1999   Inside/Out New Chinese Art. Mexico Museum of Contemporary Art, Mexico City, Mexico
1999   Food for Thought: An Insight in Chinese Contemporary Art. Mu Art Foundation, Netherlands
1999   Beijing in London, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
1998   Woman – Century, National Gallery of China
1998   Mark of Existence: Art Workshop in Process. Beijing, China
1998   Life: Contemporary Chinese Art. Wan Fung Art Gallery, Beijing, China
1998   Neo Lagoon: Contemporary Art of North East Asia. Niigata Prefecture Museum, Japan
1998   Inside/Out: New Chinese Art. Asia Society, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
1997   Crack in the Continent. Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
1997   Fifth International Istanbul Biennial. Istanbul, Turkey
1997   Between Ego and Society. Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997   Another Long March. Chasse Kazerme, Breda, Netherlands
1997   Against the Tide. Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
1997   Bound-unbound 1995-1997, Gallery of the central Academy Of Fine Art, Beijing, China (solo)
1995   Open Studio, Baofang Hutong 12#, Beijing, China (solo)
1995   Chinese Women’s Artists Invitation Show. National Gallery of China, Beijing, China
1995   Women Approach to Contemporary Art. Beijing Art Museum, Beijing, China
1995   File No.1 – Conceptual Documents for Impossible Art. Soho Biennial, New York, NY
1993   Group Show. Ground Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988   Group Show. City Gallery, Courtland, NY
1985   Youth Artist Association Show. National Gallery of China, Beijing, China
1985   Beijing Youth Painting Exhibition. National Gallery of China, Beijing, China
1984   Beijing Youth Painting Exhibition. Liulichang, Beijing, China
Selected Public Collections
  Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Literature
2007   China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007. www.chinaartbook.de
1999   Thread Concrete and Women’s Installation art in China Art Asia Pacific (1999) / Melissa Chiu
1998   Against the Tide, Art ia Pacific (January 1998), 100 / Francesca Dal Lago
1998   Asia sits so closs yet so far- Contemporary expression of North East Asia, Neo Lagooh-Contemporary Art of North East Asia (Catalogue of the Exhibition) Japan / Arata Tani
1998   Cream-Contemporary art in culture (10 Curators, 10 Writers,100 Artists) / Rosa Martinez
1997   Breakout and Trascendence After the Rebellion: New Tendencies in Chinese Contemporary Art (Since the Mid-1980s), 1997 Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art “Gathering Wind” 1997 Exhibition of Chinese (1997 Exhibition Chinese Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Wtari Museum, 175. / Qian Zhijian
1997   Lin Tianmiao at the Central Academy of fine Art, Sculpture News, (Winter 97),54. / Karen Smith
1997   Towards the Millenium: From Land’s end to the peripheral Verge, 1997 Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Watari Museum, 145. / Karen Smith
1997   Somewhere between Utopia and Chaos: Contemporary Chinese Art Toady, Another Long March (Catalogue of the Exhibition) Breda, The Netherlands / Hou Hanru
1997   Instanbul Biennial: Curarorial Interpretions, Flash Art (Nov-Dec. 1997) / Rosa Martinez
1997   Against the Tide (Brochure For the show) July 1997 / Lydia Yee
1996   Metropolitan Individuals, Flash Art (Nov-Dec 1996) / Hou Hanru
1995   In Peking wird eine Menge riskiert Art (August ´95), 42., Aktionen die Obrigkeit