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SHEN CHEN

Shanghai, China  b.1955

1990   MFA, Boston University, Massachusetts
1989   Exchange Students Award, New York Studio School of Painting and Sculpture, New York

1988   Fellowship Award-Art in Residence, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine

1982   BFA, Shanghai Academy of Theater, Shanghai

1978   Shanghai Art College, Shanghai

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018  SHEN CHEN, Matthew Liu Fine Art, Shanghai

          SHEN CHEN, Gallery Gowolhun, Seoul

          SHEN CHEN, Cynthia Reeves Contemporary/Art Central, Hong Kong

2017  SHEN CHEN, Nanhai Art Gallery, San Francisco

          SHEN CHEN, Ginkgo Space, Beijing

2016  SHEN CHEN, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, New Hampshire

          SHEN CHEN, Canvas International Art, Amsterdam

2014  SHEN CHEN, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, Massachusetts

          SHEN CHEN - paintings, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

2013  Between the Lines–Paintings by Shen Chen, Canvas International Art, Amsterdam

          SHEN CHEN, The Solo Project, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, Art Basel, Switzerland

2012  SHEN CHEN, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

          SHEN CHEN, Cynthia Reeves Contemporary Art, New England

2011  SHEN CHEN – Paintings, Elisabeth de Brabant Art Center, Shanghai

          SHEN CHEN-Selected Works from Sanshang Museum, Elisabeth de Brabant Art Center, Shanghai

2010  SHEN CHEN, San Shang Museum of Contemporary Art, Zhejiang

          Paintings by SHEN CHEN, Shanghai University Art Center, Shanghai

2009  SHEN CHEN, Cynthia Reeves Contemporary Art, New York 

2008  SHEN CHEN, Today Art Museum, Beijing

          Void but Complete Pictures – Recent Works by SHEN CHEN, Nantong Art Museum, Jiangsu

          SHEN CHEN - Recent Works, SanShang Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing

2006  SHEN CHEN – Recent Paintings, Gallery 456, New York

1994  SHEN CHEN, Ink Paintings, Gallery White Art, Tokyo

1991  Ink of China - Paintings by SHEN CHEN, Mentor Gallery, Virginia

1988  SHEN CHEN- Paintings, China National Museum of Art, Beijing

1987  Abstract Ink Paintings by SHEN CHEN, Beijing Gallery, Beijing

1986  Ink Paintings by SHEN CHEN, Ancient Observatory Gallery, Beijing 

1985  A Collection of Ink Paintings by SHEN CHEN, Roma Academy of Fine Art, Rome

1984  Fresh Experience - Abstract Ink Paintings by SHEN CHEN, China Journalist Society, Beijing

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018  New Avant-Gard Art in Shanghai 1979-2010, Mingyuan Museum, Shanghai

          Blurred Boundaries, Art Gallery at New York School of Interior Design, New York

          Way of Thinking, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

          Chinese Abstraction, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, New Hampshire

          FARBE, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

2017  Open Books, Charles E. Shain Library, Connecticut College, Connecticut

          Abstract Art in Dialogue, Art Gallery New York School of Interior Design, New York

2016  Neo Moroism, Tokyo Gallery, Beijing

          Research exhibition on Contemporary Chinese Line-School, Epoch Art Museum, Wenzhou

2015  Paper Theatre, Pearl Lam Gallery, Shanghai

          Abstract Painting from Chinese, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

           An Exhibition in Celebration of Shanghai Academy of Theater 70th Anniversary, Dorgan Museum, Shanghai

2014  The Supremacy of Invisible - Chinese Abstract painting. Museum Hurrle, Durbach

          Another Utopia – Shanghai Abstract Art, Ming Yuan Museum, Shanghai

          A Fragment in the Course of Time – Landscape of Chinese Ink Art in 1980s – Himalaya Museum of Art, Shanghai

2013  Asian Contemporary Art from China, Japan and Korea, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

          Choate / Chaos, Cynthia-Reeves Gallery, New England

2012  China /Germany: Abstract Painting Today, WILO Art Foundation, Dortmund

          China /Germany: Abstract Painting Today, WILO Art Foundation, Beijing

          Chinese Abstract (Slow) Art, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen

          Change, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing

2011  Buddha’s Trace - Contemporary Art from Asia, Bochum Museum, Bochum

          Chinese Abstract Painting Now, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen

          Chinese Abstract (Slow) Art, Singer Museum, Laren, the Netherlands

          Breathing, Sylvia Wald Art Foundation, New York

2010  Assimilating Antiquity, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing

          The Coincidence of Opposites, Causey Contemporary, New York

          Here and Now, Museum of Chinese in America, New York

2009  Contemporary Ink Painting, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

          How Chinese, Gallery 456, New York

          The Power of Contemporary Chinese Abstraction, Macao Museum of Art, Macao

          Remembering how the air shimmers- Abstract art by Three Artists. 1918 Art Space, Shanghai

          Return to the modern, Xi Hu Museum of Art, Zhejiang

2008  Turn to Abstract - A Retrospective of Shanghai Experimental Art 1976-1985, Zhendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai

           Quiet Quest: Realism to Abstraction. One Moon Gallery, Beijing

           Works by Three Artists, East Link Gallery, Shanghai

           Asian Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s, New York

2007-2008  Qi Yun-An International Traveling Exhibition of Chinese Abstraction, Hexiangning Museum, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal,            Shenzhen; Art Now Gallery, Beijing; Hanart TZ Gallery, ArtistCommune, Hong Kong; China Square Gallery, New York

2007  Asian Contemporary Art, SanShang Art Museum /China Square Gallery, New York

          Contemporary Asian Art, Sotheby’s, New York

          Echoes & Reflections, China Square Gallery, New York

2006  Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, New York

          International Modern Ink Painting, Asian Cultural Center, New York

          New Chinese Occidentalism- Chinese Contemporary Art in New York, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York

2005  Simplicity, Crystal Art Foundation, New York

          The Art Ville, Two Times Thirteen Gallery, New York

2003  Between the Lines, China 2000 Fine Art Gallery, New York

          Creations on Paper by Chinese Artists, China 2000 Fine Art Gallery, New York

1998  Skowhegan Alumni Exhibition, David Beitzel Gallery, New York

1995  Pacific Artists in New York, New World Arts Center, New York

1993  Paintings by Three Contemporary Chinese Artists, Avatar Gallery, Chicago

1990  Contemporary Chinese Paintings, Muse Gallery, Boston

           41’ Salon Jeune Peinture 1990, Grand Palais, Paris

1989  Beijing - New York, Contemporary Chinese & American Art II, Nielsen Gallery, Boston

1988  Beijing-New York, Contemporary Chinese & American Art l, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York

1986  Grand Exhibition – Youth Artists, China National Museum of Art, Beijing

           Paintings by Eight Artists, Zhongshan Park Gallery, Beijing 

1982  Annual Exhibition - Oil Paintings, Shanghai Museum of Art, Shanghai

1981  Art of Youth Artists, Youth Palace, Shanghai

          New Paintings, Ningbo Museum of Art, Zhejiang

1980  Water Color and Gouache Paintings, Circuit Exhibition in Six Provinces, Shanghai Museum of Art, Nanjing art Museum,           

           Guangzhou Museum of Art

1979  Annual Art Exhibition, Shanghai Museum of Art, Shanghai

1978  Wild Rose - An Exhibition of Experimental Art, Shanghai Academy of Theater, Shanghai

Collections

ME collection, Germany

White Rabbet Museum, Sydney, Australia

Collection of Reydan Weiss, Germany

Akzo Nobel Art Foundation, the Netherlands

Duke Energy Corporation, USA

Johnson and Johnson Foundation, USA

Stibbe Collection, the Netherlands

Collection of Fu Ruide, the Netherlands

Shanghai University, China

San Shang Museum of Contemporary Art, China

Today Art Museum, China

Nantong Art Museum, China

J&J Art Foundation, USA

Ningbo Museum of Art, China