Timeline

1966
Born in Xian, Shaanxi province, China
1988
Oil Painting, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Central Institute of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1994–1996
Oil Painting, Postgraduate of Fine Arts, Central Institute of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Currently lives and works in Beijing, teaching at Central Academy of Fine Art Oil Painting Department

Exhibitions

2013
Wondering Clouds, Long March Space, Beijing, China (solo)
2013
Portrait of the Times–30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
2013
From Beijing – Works by the Faculty of China Central Academy of Fine Arts, New York Academy of Art, New York, USA
2012
In Time – 2012 Chinese Oil Painting Biennale, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2012
Face, Mingsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, Beijing, China
2011
Looking Back on 60 Years, Museum of Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China
2011
A New Horizon: Contemporary Chinese Art, National Museum of Australia, Sydney, Australia
2011
Yu Hong, GOLDEN HORIZON, Shanghai Art Museum, China (solo)
2011
Collecting History, China New Art, Chengdu MOCA, Sichuan, China
2010
Self Image: Woman Art in China, 1920-2010, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
2010
Oil Painting and Contemporary Society, Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
2010
Fresh Ink: Ten Takes on Chinese Tradition, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Gund Gallery, Boston, USA
2010
ZAOXING: Artwork from the Faculty of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Art Museum, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2010
Shanghai Bund Origin Project, Former British Consulate, Shanghai, China
2010
Swatch-Switzerland in My Eyes, Swiss Pavilion, Shanghai World Expo, Shanghai, China
2010
30 Years of Chinese Painting, Minsheng Museum of Art, Shanghai, China
2010
Reshaping History: China Art 2000-2009, National Convention Center, Today Art Museum, Arario Gallery, Beijing, China
2010
Golden Sky, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (solo)
2010
YU HONG, In and Out of Time, Opposite House, Beijing (solo)
2009
In and Out of Time, Yu Hong, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (solo)
2009
Europalia International Arts Festival: Attitudes - Female Contemporary Art from China, Brussels, Belgium
2009
Art In Use, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China
2009
Speak. Describe: 2009 Cross-Strait Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan and National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2008
2008 Chinesexy, Beijing, China
2008
Half Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
2008
Deep Breathing: Contemporary Chinese Women’s Art, Suhe Art Center, Shanghai, China
2008
Face and Faces, Galeria Dolores de Sierra, Madrid, Spain
2007
Net: Reimagining Space, Time and Culture, Chambers Fine Art Beijing, China
2007
Made in China, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007
Made in China, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2007
Black White Grey-A Conscious Culture Stance, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2007
Asia City Internet, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2007
Awakening from a ten-year long sleep 1997-2007, HJY Art Center, Beijing, China
2007
Energy and Character, China Art Museum, Beijing, China
2007
Witness To Growth-Yu Hong Solo Exhibition, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (solo)
2007
What Do You See? Yu Hong Solo Exhibition, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan (solo)
2006
Yu Hong Loft Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
2006
The Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
2006
Sharjah Biennial 7, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2006
Loft of Language - 8 Female Artists in China, 4/3 Gallery, Beijing, China
2006
Expressing, The Heart of the Art, Luoyang, Henan, China
2006
Western Eye - Early Contemporary Chinese Painting, Beijing, China
2006
Long March Capital, Long March Space, Beijing, China
2006
In the View, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Thailand
2006
Another Look, Long March Space, Beijing, China
2006
The Blossoming of Realism - The Oil Painting of Mainland China since 1978, Taipei Fine Arts Museum,Taiwan
2006
Woman in a Society of Dual-Sexuality, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand
2006
Energy and Character, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2006
Art in Motion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2005
History of River - The Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition in New Era, Art Museum of China, China
2005
2th Beijing Biennial Art Exhibition, Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2005
The Wall - Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art Millennium Art Museum, Beijing, China
2005
Contemporary Chinese Art, Tomayo Art Museum, Mexico
2005
Born in China, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York & London
2004
Dreaming of Dragons Nation, Contemporary Art from China, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland
2004
Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Bucknell University, PA, USA
2004
Techniques of the Visible – The 5th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2004
Me! Me! Me!, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China
2004
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
2003
Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, USA
2003
A Woman's Life: The Art of Yu Hong, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA (solo)
2003
A Woman's Life: The Art of Yu Hong, Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, USA (solo)
2003
1th Beijing Biennial Art Exhibition, China Art Museum, Beijing, China
2003
3th Exhibition of Chinese Oil Painting, China Art Museum, Beijing, China
2003
An Opening Era, China Art Museum, Beijing, China
2003
Witness to Growth, Museum of Hubei Academy of Fine Art, Wu Han, China
2002
China Contemporary Art, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2002
Witness to Growth, The East Modern Art Center, Beijing, China (solo)
2002
Witness to Growth, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China (solo)
2002
On the Edge of the Millenium: New Art from China, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA; Goedhuis Contemporary, London, England
2002
A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art, Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China
2002
Beijing-Paris, Pierre Cardin Art Center, Paris, France
2002
East + West Chinese Contemporary Art, Austria
2002
Golden Harvest: Chinese Contemporary Art, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Croatia
2002
Guangzhou Triennial: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art(1990-2000), Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2001
Towards a New Image 1981-2001: Twenty Years of Contemporary Chinese Painting, China Art Museum, Beijing, China; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Guangzhou Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
2001
China Art Now, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2001
Living in Time, National Gallery in Hamburg, Berlin, Germany
2001
Chengdu Biennial, Chengdu Museum of Modern Art, Chengdu, China
2001
China Art Museum, Shanghai Art Museum, Guangzhou Art Museum, China
2000
Nature: The Third Exhibition of the World of Women Artists, Beijing, China
2000
Exhibition of Paper Work, Museum of the Central Institute of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2000
Time of Reviving: Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art in 2000, Upriver Gallery, Chengdu, China
2000
China Art in the 20th century, China Art Museum, Beijing, China; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
1999
Exhibition of the Upriver Art Museum Collection, He Xiangning Museum, Shenzhen, China
1999
Exhibition of Dong Yu Art Museum Collection, Dong Yu Art Museum, Shenyang, China
1999
Transience: Chinese Experimental Art at the End of the Twentieth Century, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, USA
1999
1999 China Art, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, USA
1998
Century Woman, China Art Museum, Beijing, China
1998
Exhibition of Upriver Art Museum's Collection, Upriver Art Museum, Chengdu, China
1997
47th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy
1997
The Portrait of Chinese Oil Painting in the Last 100 Years, China Art Museum, Beijing, China
1997
The Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Woman Artists, Chicago, USA
1997
The Portrait of Chinese Oil Painting in the Last 100 Years, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1997
Asian Art Exhibition, Dhaka, Bangladesh
1996
The Power of the line – Drawings from Contemporary Artists from Home and Abroad, Taiwan
1996
The Exhibition of the Association of Chinese Oil Painting, China Art Museum, Beijing, China
1995
The Second Exhibition of the World of Woman Artists, Beijing International Art Center, Beijing, China
1995
The Power of the line – Drawings from Contemporary Artists from Home and Abroad, Hong Kong
1994
Transformation, Mark Tancy Studio, New York, USA
1994
Between East and West: Transformation of Chinese Art in Last 20th Century, Discover Museum,USA
1994
Yu Hong & Liu Xiaodong's work, OIPA East Village, New York, USA
1994
The Sketch Exhibition of Chinese Artists, Nueva York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Taiwan
1993
45th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy
1993
Chinese Avant-garde, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands; The Museum of Modern Art, UK
1993
Contemporary Chinese Painting, The Z Gallery, New York, USA
1993
Red Star Over China, Keen Gallery, New York, USA
1991
Century – China, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1991
China Annual Oil Painting Exhibition, China History Museum, Beijing, China
1991
The New Generation Art Exhibition, China History Museum, Beijing, China
1990
Yu Hong's Painting, Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (solo)
1990
The World of Woman Artists, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
1989
Monte Carlo International Art Show, Monte Carlo, Monaco
1989
Exhibition of Chinese Woman Artists, Macao
1989
The 7th Chinese Fine Arts Exhibition, Nanjing, China
1989
Exhibition of Chinese Woman Artists, Touring Exhibition, Japan
1988
The Sketch Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1988
Nude Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1986
The First Oil Painting Exhibition of China, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Public Collections

Ludwig Museum, Cologne,Germany
National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Upriver Art Museum, Chengdu,China
Dong Yu Art Museum, China
Shanghai Art Museum,China
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu, China

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