Born in 1961 in Beijing, China

Lives and works in Beijing and New York



State Academy of Fine Art, Maastricht, Holland

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

MFA Bard College, Annondale on Hudson, NY, USA


Solo Exhibitions

2014   ¡°Emperor and His¡­ ¨C Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition¡±, Aye gallery, Beijing

2013   ¡°The Khitans - Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition¡±, Platform China, Beijing

           ¡°Another Reality¡±, Gallery LIN, Taipei

2012   ¡°Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition¡±, Wada Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan

2011   ¡°Sisyphus - Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition¡±, Aura Gallery, Beijing,

2011   ¡°Sick Man ¨C Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition¡±, Today Art Museum, Beijing

2011   ¡°Burning the Wood: The Collection of Du Yuesheng - Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition¡±,

 Aye gallery, Beijing

2010   ¡°Gang Zhao¡±, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany

2009   ¡°Dance in Dream ¨C Zhao Gang Solo Exhibition¡±, Triumph Art Space, Beijing

2008   ¡°Painting of Zhao Gang¡±, Hong Kong Art Center / Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

¡°Gang Zhao¡±, TSI Yi Space Gallery, Beijing

2007   ¡°Gang Zhao¡±, Jack Tilton Gallery, NY, USA

           ¡°Gang Zhao¡±, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany

           ¡°Gang Zhao¡±, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong

           ¡°Portrait Landscape Memory¡±, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen

2006   ¡°Broken Narrative¡±, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Vienna, Austria

2005   ¡°Want Sex¡±, Beijing Art Now Gallery, Beijing

           ¡°The War Game¡±, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany

2004   ¡°Irony of Mistranslation¡±, Michael Goedhuis, NY, USA

2002   Gallery 4A, Sydney, Australia

1999   Courtyard Gallery, Beijing

1994   Peg Alston Fine Arts, NY, USA

1992   Vorpal Gallery, NY, USA

1991   ¡°The Unpainted Landscapes¡±, Gutharc Balin Gallery, Paris, France

1990   Vorpal Gallery, NY, USA

1989   Via Del Moro 25/b, Rome, Italy

1987   Lavaggi Gallery, NY, USA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2013   ¡°Paint(erly)¡±, BANK, Shanghai

2012   ¡°Pinellia¡±, Aura Gallery, Beijing

2010   ¡°Demolition Milk ¢ò¡±, Kunst Im Tunnel, D¨¹sseldorf, Germany

2009  ¡°Embrace Suzhou - Exhibition of the Chinese Contemporary Arts¡±, Suzhou Museum, Suzhou

           Guangzhou Triennale, Guangzhou, China

           Yokohoma Triennale, Yokohoma, Japan

2008   ¡°Delirious Beijing¡±, PKM Gallery, Beijing

          ¡°Chinese Apartment Art: 1970s-1990s¡±, Shuimu Art Space, Beijing

2007   ¡°Yi School: Thirty Years of ¡®Abstract Art¡¯ Preview in Beijing¡±, Wall Art Museum, Beijing, China / Spain

           ¡°Origin Point: ¡®Star Group¡¯ Retrospective Exhibition¡±, Today Art Museum, Beijing

           ¡°Long March Project in Performa 07¡±, New York, USA

           ¡°A Point in the Red¡±, Kashya Hilderbrand Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2006   ¡°Jiang Hu¡±, Tilton Gallery, New York, USA

           ¡°The Face of Contemporary Art in China¡±, Virginia Beach Contemporary Museum of Art, USA

           ¡°The Face of Contemporary Art in China¡±, Washington D.C., USA

2005  ¡°Contemporary Erotic Drawings¡±, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA

           ¡°Contemporary Erotic Drawings¡±, Diverse Works, Houston, Texas, USA

           ¡°David Diao and Gang Zhao¡±, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

2004   ¡°Sunrise Sunset¡±, Smack Mellon Gallery, NY, USA

           ¡°Silknet¡±, Galerie Urs Meile, Luzern, Switzerland

2003   ¡°David Diao / Gang Zhao: at Mid Career¡±, Asian American Arts Center/Chambers Fine Art, NY, USA

2002   ¡°Jessica Murray Projects¡±, NY, USA

2001   Central Academy Gallery of Fine Art, Beijing

           ¡°Wei Liu and Gang Zhao¡±, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2000   ¡°Xing Xing Group Show¡±, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1998   ¡°Salon 300¡±, Williamsburg, NY, USA

           ¡°David Lowe and Gang Zhao¡±, Peng Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

1990   ¡°The Door¡±, P,S,1, Institute of the Arts/Blum Helman Gallery, NY, USA

1989   ¡°The Stars: 10 Years¡±, Festival d¡¯Automne de Paris, Paris, France

1987   SUNY Albany Art Gallery, Albany, NY, USA

1986   ¡°Beijing / New York: Avant-Grade Chinese Art¡±, Sharon Creative Arts Foundation, CT. USA / Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA / City Gallery, NY, USA

1980   ¡°Xing Xing (The Star)¡±, China Art Gallery, Beijing

1979   ¡°Xing Xing (The Star)¡±, Beihai Park, Beijing