Timeline

1966
Born in Guandong, China
1988
Bachelor of Architecture Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
1991
Master of Fine Arts Central Academy of Arts and Design, Beijing, China
1995
First Place, Voertman Art Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas
1996
Master of Fine Arts University of North Texas, Denton, TX
1996
Awards to Artist, The Kimbrough Fund Award, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
1996
First Place, Voertman Art Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas.
1996
First Place, Greater Denton Arts Council Award, 26th Annual Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibit of North Texas Area Art League, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas.
1999
Arizona Artists Materials Fund Grants, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
2001
Lindback Minority Junior Faculty Grant, Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2002
Art-in-Architecture Program commission for the Federal Building and U. S. Courthouse, Davenport, Iowa
2003
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant, New York, NY
2008
The National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Humanities, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
2008
Interpreting Brooklyn Project Grant, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY
Lives and works in Palo Alto, California and Beijing, China

Exhibitions

2012
New Work, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2012
Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments 1993-2008, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME (solo)
2011
Xiaoze Xie: Transient Memories, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX (solo)
2010
New Paintings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2010
Layers, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China (catalog) (Solo)
2010
Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea (Solo)
2010
Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008), Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Touring through 2012: Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee; Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon; Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine. (catalog) (Solo)
2010
Rhythm of Time, Corridor of Memory: A Site-specific Installation by Xie Xiaoze, MADA s.p.a.m. (Solo)
2010
Architectural Studio Office at Red Star Kindergarten, Shanghai (Solo)
2010
Re-Present: Pat Boas, Adam Chapman, Isaac Layman, Joe Park, Xiaoze Xie, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2010
Memory, Well Art, Shanghai
2010
The Message and the Medium: The Library Turns 10, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California
2009–2010
Something Geographical: Vernon Fisher, Buzz Spector and Xiaoze Xie, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois; South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Illinois
2009
First Chongqing Biennale for the Young Artists, Chongqing International Convention and Exhibition Center, Chongqing, China (catalog)
2009
China Urban: Exploring the Historical and Contemporary Chinese City, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, Oregon (catalog)
2009
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada (Solo)
2008
Acts and Scenes 2001-2007, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, New York (Solo)
2008
Quotidian Truths: Paintings by Xie Xiaoze, Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles, California (Solo)
2008
Both Sides Now, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (Solo)
2008
Absurd Recreation: Contemporary Art from China, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California (catalog)
2008
Other Ideas, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, New York
2008
CULMINATION/Catalogue one at mkg, Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
Re: Visions - Zolla/Lieberman Gallery Through 32 Years, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2006–2008
Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art, China Institute Gallery, New York, NY.
2007
A Book, Muse of an Artist, Gallery William Morris, Seoul, Korea
2007
Kaneem Smith and Xiaoze Xie, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
2007
The Museum Libraries, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto and Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY.(solo)
2007
On Time: The Works of Xiaoze Xie, Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, The State University of New York Cortland, Cortland, New York (solo)
2007
Just Words: Xu Bing, Hong Hao, and Xie Xiaoze, Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2007
What We Keep: An Exhibition on Books and Memory (Xiaoze Xie, Michele Oka Doner and Nina Katchadourian), Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, Idaho
2007
Between Reality and Illusion, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, Texas. Curated by George Morton and Karol Howard (catalog)
2007
Xiaoze Xie: Photographs, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, New York (Solo)
2007
Disposable Views, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, North Carolina (Solo)
2007
Legacy, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea (catalog) (Solo)
2007
Transient Memories: Works on Paper by Xie Xiaoze, dARTex, The Danish Cultural Center, Beijing, China (catalog) (Solo)
2007
Xiaoze Xie: Works on Paper, The Modern Chinese Art Foundation, Ghent, Belgium (catalog) (Solo)
2006
Opt-in: Revisioning America, Chicago Music Garage, Chicago.
2006
Across the Divide, Reed Whipple Cultural Center Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2006
Everyday, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2006
The MoMA Library, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York (catalog). (solo)
2006
What War? White Box, New York, NY.
2006
Why Lee Shot C: Buzz, she left'em Vernon! Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005–2006
“The Daily News”, Salt Lake Art Center, Utah; Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming; Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho.
2004–2006
“Misleading Trails”, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China; NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IlL; University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX; Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Vanderbilt University Art Gallery, Nashville, TN; Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD; Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
2004–2006
“Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US”, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA; David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI; Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA; Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe,AZ; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA; Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, VA
2005
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2005
Shelter: A Mixed-media Installation by Tulu Bayar and Xiaoze Xie, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
2004
Chinese Artists in Academia, Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO; St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO; Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfields, MO.
2004
“2001-2003 Fragmentary Views”, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, New York
2004
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2004
“Texas Vision: The Barrett Collection”, The Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
2003–2004
Natural Forces: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho.
2003
The Great Drawing Show 1550-2003, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Cross the Divide, Max L. Gatov and Werby Art Galleries at California State University, Long Beach, California. (catalog)
2003
Davidson Galleries, Seattle, Washington
2003
“History: A Microscopic View”, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China
2002
Charles Cowles gallery New York, NY, USA
2001
Sally Packard and Xiaoze Xie, Art League Houston, Houston, Texas.
2001
Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
2001
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, New York.
2000
2000 Exhibition of Guangdong Contemporary Oil Paintings, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China.
2000
Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA
2000
Order: Installation and Paintings by Xiaoze Xie, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Scottsdale, AZ
2000
Charles Cowles Gallery New York, NY, USA
2000
Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix, AZ, USA
2000
Rosalyn Richards and Xiaoze Xie, Bucknell University Art Gallery Lewisburg, PA, USA
1999
West Looks East, Jae Hahn, Kather, LewAllen Contemporary Santa Fe, NM, USA
1999
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery Houston, Texas
1999
The Blinding Light - Paintings and Photographs, Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA, USA
1998
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery Houston, TX, USA
1998
Building for the Millenium: Recent Acquisitions, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Scottsdale, AZ, USA
1997
George Segal and Xiaoze Xie, Bruce Gallery Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
1997
Davidson Galleries Seattle, WA, USA
1997
The Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington. (solo)
1997
Brookhaven College, Dallas, Texas. (solo)
1996
Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas. (solo)
1996
Xiaoze Xie/Part I: The Library Paintings; Part II: Flags & Banners. Arts Council of Brazos (solo)
1996
Valley’s Local Color Gallery and College of Architecture Gallery at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. (solo)
1996
Inviting the Muse, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Oklahoma.
1996
X-tracted, 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
1996
Puppet, Irving Art Center Irving, TX, USA
1996
The Library Paintings, Gallery 414 Fort Worth, TX, USA
1996
First Texas Annual, grand opening gr, The Contemporary Art Center of Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX, USA
1995
Scott Barber and Xiaoze Xie, 500X Gallery Dallas, TX, USA
1995
Mosaics Series, Dallas Visual Art Center Dallas, TX, USA
1995
Voertman Art Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas.
1995
Dallas City Hall, Dallas, Texas.
1995
McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, Texas.
1995
Dishman Art Gallery, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas.
1995
Art Tex / MFA at CAA, state-wide invitational exhibition of current graduate students, the University of Texas at San Antonio Art Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.
1994
Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas.
1994
Unity and Diversity, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas Denton, TX, USA
1994
Union Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
1994
Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, Texas.
1993
Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, Texas.
1991
Four Young Artists, Shantou Painting Institute Guangdong, China

Public Collections

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona.
Bucknell University Samek Art Gallery, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
Eastfield College, Dallas, Texas.
The JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, New York, New York
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona.
University of Seattle, Seattle, Washington.