Shen Shaomin

(Australian/Chinese, b. 1956)

bonsai-no.39 by shen shaomin

Shen Shaomin

Bonsai-NO.39, 2007

bonsai-no.44 by shen shaomin

Shen Shaomin

Bonsai-NO.44, 2007

bonsai-no.46 by shen shaomin

Shen Shaomin

Bonsai-NO.46, 2007

bonsai-no.6 by shen shaomin

Shen Shaomin

Bonsai-NO.6, 2007

experimental field no.1 peapod by shen shaomin

Shen Shaomin

Experimental Field No.1 Peapod, 2004

experimental field no.3 poppy flower by shen shaomin

Shen Shaomin

Experimental Field No.3 Poppy Flower, 2004



Born in Heilongjiang province, China
Lives and works in Sydney, Australia and Beijing, China


“I Touched the Voice of God,” Eli Klein Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
“Hot Pot: A Taste of Contemporary Chinese Art,” Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
“Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture,” Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney Canberra, Australia
“The Floating Eye,” The 9th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
“The Unseen,” The 4th Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
“Garden of Learning,” Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
”ARSENALE 2012,” The First Kiev International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
“Scenes from Within: Contemporary Art from China," Blackbridge Hall Gallery, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA
“Flora and Fauna: MAD about Nature,” Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
“BAD Exhibition,” Pin Gallery, Beijing, China

Public Collections

Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Uli Sigg Collection, Mauensee, Switzerland
Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
White Rabbit Collection, Sydney, Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Droga 8 Collection, Australia
The Estella Collection
Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI
Heilongjiang Art Museum, Harbin, China
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY


China Art Book. Uta Grosenick / Caspar Schübbe (Ed.), 680 pages, approx. 850 images, trilingual: Engl./Ger./Chin., Dumont Buchverlag, Cologne 2007.