Zhao Nengzhi

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1968         Born in Nanchong, Sichuan Province, China

1990         Graduated from Sichuan Academy of Fine Art, Chongqing

Lives and works in Beijing and Chengdu.

Solo Exhibition

SEEING LANDSCAPEKunstCentret Silkeborg Bad / Art Centre Silkeborg Bad

Zhao Nengzhi - Real Sense, Museum of Changsha, Hunan, China

Zhao Nengzhi's Works 1992-2008, Art Side Gallery, Seoul KOREA

INTIMATE TREND-Painting from Sichuan and Taiwan, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts

“Images Of Feelings - Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition”, Switzerland Art Seasons, Switzerland

“Confessional Figuration - Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition”, China Square, NY

“Phantom” Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Z-art Center, Shanghai

“Hallucination”, Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

“Hallucination” Zhaonengzhi Solo Exhibition, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Beijing

“Transforming” Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, Zhu Qizhan Museum, Shanghai

“Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition”, Art Seasons, Singapore

“FACES” - Zhao Nengzhi, L.A.Galerie, Frankfurt

“Open your Mouth Open your Eyes Wide”, Zhao Nengzhi Solo Exhibition, LA Gallery, Beijing

“Fragments of Memory“ Zhao Nengzhi’s Work on Paper, Soobin Gallery, Singapore

“Expression”, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai

“Zhao Nengzhi”, London, UK

Group Exhibition

2011 Art Changsha, Hunan Museum 

Unable Absence-Winshare Contemporary Art Display, Wenshare Museum, Chengdu

Relation, Cross the Duplicity, Artside Gallerry, Beijing

Writers - Nanjing Biennale, Art Museum of Jiangshu, Nanjing           

Reshaping history-China Art from 2000 to 2009 Research Representational Painting, Time Museum, Beijing 

‘Time Lag’, Linda Gallery, Beijing

‘Blue house-Character of the Dialect’, Blue House Museum, Chengdu

‘Polar Tension’, Qisheng Art Museum, Chengdu 

‘Reflective’, Wall Museum, Beijing

‘Community Community’, Songzhuang Museum, Beijing 

Corresponding--Nanjing.Chengdu, Nanjing Qinghe Contemporary Art Museum, Nanjing

Telltale Paintings, Dialogue space

INTIMATE TREND-Painting from Sichuan and Taiwan, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts

Case Studies Of Artists in Art History and Art Criticism  SZ Art Center, Beijing

Beyond Socialist Realism Chosun Ilbo Museum, Seoul, Korea

Time-Lag - the New Force of Chinese Contempoary Art, Magee Art Gallry,Madrid

The Sichuan Movement-New Paintings From China, National Museum of Indonesia, Jakata

Face To China, Akureyri Museum, Iceland

Face to face, Madrid


China’s Neo Paintin, A Triumph Over Images, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai

THE POWER OF THE UNIVERSE –Exhibition of Frontier Contemporary Chinese Art, Asia Art Center, Beijing

Reconstpuot the World Image, K Gallery Chengdu

“Revolution”, China Squqre, NY

“Black, White and Gray”, Today Art Museum, Beijing

“From New Figurative Image to New Painting” Tang Contemporary Art Beijing

“Word of Mouth from four corners ”, Guiyang art Biennale Exhibition 3th, Guiyang Museum, Guiyang, China

“Giant in illusion” - Submission of Artworks to the Korea-China Contemporary Art, Korea

"New South-West Contemporary Painting Exhibition", Chengdu, China

“Chinese Whispers”, Osage Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

“Starting from the Southwest” Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Southwest China, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou

“Z-art Center Opening”, Z-art Center, Shanghai

“Body Heng”, Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing

“Beyond Dimension” Chinese New Painting, SQUART Gallery of Contemporary Art

“Unclear and Clearness”, Seoul, Korea

“Basel Art Fair”, Basel, Switzerland

“Cold Energy”, Pyo Gallery, Beijing

“The Naked Truth”, Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok, Thailand

“The Self-Made Generation” Retrospective of New Chinese Painting 2005, ZENDAI MoMA, Shanghai

“The Power of Art on Paper”, Art Seasons, Beijing

“Grounding Reality”, Seoul Art Center, Korea

“Ten Eras Ten Colors”, SOKA Contemporary Space, Beijing

“Mahjong” Chinsieche Gegenwartkunst Aus Der Sammlung Sigg, Berne Museum,Switzerland

“Mc1 Biennale Internationale D’Art Contemporain Chinos Montpellier”, Montpellier,  France

“Archaeology of The Future” The Second Triennial Of Chinese Art, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing

“Always to the Front” China Contemporary Art, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei  

“Chendu Biennial’, Chendu Modern Museum, Chengdu

“2004 in Chengdu”, Blue House Art Center, Chengdu

“4+1” Chinese Contemporary Art, Asia Art Center, Taipei

“Live in Chengdu”, Shenzhen Museum, Shenzhen

“China Avant-garde” (Part VI), LIMN Gallery, San Francisco

“Interplay” Chinese Contemporary Art, Jakarta

“Image of Images”, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen

“New Generation and Post-revolution”, Yan Huang Art Museum, Beijing

“The Youth Cruelty Painting”, Shanghai, Beijing

“International Contemporary Art Fair Zurich”, Zurich

“Chinese New Idea Photograph Art”, Pingyao, Shanxi

“On The Edge of The Millennium: New Art from China”, New York And London

“GELY DIFFERENT” Big Works by 11 Chinese Avant-garde Artists, Singapore

“ON Boys and Girls”, Kunming and Singapore

“Basel Art Fair”, Basel, Switzerland

“Expression” Works by Artists from China, Hong Kong, Taipei

“At the New Century” 1979-1999 China Art Invitation Show, Modem Art Museum, Chengdu          

“The Chengdu Movement”, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“International Art Exhibition”, Featherstone, Boston, USA

“Liberation”, London, UK

 “The Beauty of Materialism”, Huadong Normal College Gallery, Shanghai

“99’Academic Exhibition”, Upriver Gallery, Chengdu

“Black and White”, China Contemporary, London, UK

“Three Yong Faces”, Hanat Gallery, Hong Kong

“Confused”- Reckoning with the Future Contemporary Chinese Paintings & Photography,        Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Kunst RAL98”, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Christie’s Asian Avan-garde”, London, UK

“Best New Artist”, Awarded by Jiangshu Art Monthly

“Fragment”, Chongqing

“Chinese Oil Painting Biennale Exhibition”, China National Gallery, Beijing