Timeline

1953
Born in Nanjing, China
1978–1981
Studied at the Jiangsu Chinese Painting Academy, China
1981
Moved to the United States
2006
Moved to Beijing, China
Currently lives and works in Beijing, China

Exhibitions

2010
Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
2008
Natural Forms in Chinese Ink Painting, The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, China
2008
Return of Trees and Rocks, The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, USA
2007
Contemporary Trends in Chinese Ink Painting, The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York,USA
2006
Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art, China Institute, New York, USA
2006
The New Chinese Landscape: Recent Acquisition, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, USA
2006
Shanghai Biennial 2006, Shanghai, China
2005
Group Show, Kaikodo Gallery, New York, USA
2005
Selected Objects of Scholarly Admiration, Guanxiang Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2005
Twelve Views of Little Open Work, the Museum of East Asian Art in cooperation with the House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2004
Chinese Contemporary Landscape, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2003
The Esthetics of Eastern Gardens, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
2003
Up Down Left Right: Modern Perception in Chinese Calligraphy, Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York, USA
2001
China Without Borders - An Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
2000
Still Expression: Recent Flower Paintings by Liu Dan, The Chinese Porcelain Company, New York, USA (solo)