ZHENG Lianjie Independent Artist

Born 1962, Beijing, P. R.china
Began studying China’s masterpieces in the 1980’s at the Imperial Palace Museum Re-located to New York city August 1996

1986 Beijing Great land calligraphy and Painting Art School Founder and president of one of China’s first private art schools
1989 Yuan Ming Yuan Artist’s Colony Founder, with several other Beijing artists,of an artist’s colony located in Beijing’s Haidian District (following June 4 th Incident)
1990 Great Wall Ming Dynasty Si Ma Tai Site Completed more than 100 meters of Great Wall rubbing over three years
1990 Re-Emergence of the Undiminished” created a series of works for the reunification of the two Germany’s
1993 Binding the Lost Soul; Huge Explosion A seventeen-day series of installation and performance art carried out on the Great Wall (all domestic publicity banned by authorities)
2001 American Wasteland, performance art and related ink works created from 2001 to 2005 in New York City in reaction to 911
2004 4 year HuaShan Project. HuaShan is a famous Chinese taoist mountain. The artist studied taoist in natural environment with the monks. Using Daoist ideas to create performance works Snow, praise of Mountain and related ink and calligraphy works.
2008 Performance works and video created in Tibet

Selected Exhibitions:
1990 Ink Revolution (solo exhibition) Beijing Daqian Gallery, Beijing, China
1990 New Works by Zheng Lianjie and Huan Zi (two person exhibition) Sponsored by the Cultural Bureau of the British Embassy, Beijing
1991 Korea’s Ninth Annual International Art Exhibition Seoul, Korea (Awarded First Prize)
1992 Contemporary Chinese Art”(group exhibition) Brussels Art Festival, Brussels, Belgium
1992 China’s First International Art & Antiques Auction ” (3 works) 21st Century Hotel, Beijing, China
1993 Modern Chinese Painting” (group exhibition) National Contemporary Art Society of Israel
1996 Zheng Lianjie Recent Works (solo exhibition) Yellow Pavilion #50 Gallery, Beijing, China
1998 Binding The Lost Souls;Huge Explosion (Video discussion) Harvard University Ye-ching Library
2000 Conceptual Ink” (group exhibition) Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY
2000 Documentation of Chinese Avant-Garde Art in the 90’s (group exhibition) Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2001 Reappearing Exit II: Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie (slide show/discussion) Beijing Artist Store House, Beijing, China
2001 Reappearing Exit III: Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie (slide show/discussion) Dongpo Village, Great Wall Si Ma Tai Site, China
2002 Contemporary Ink Works by Zheng Lianjie (solo exhibition) Agama Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Reappearing Exit IV: Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie (solo exhibition) Asian American Arts Centre, New York, U.S.A.
2002 Selected works of performance Art (exhibition/discussion) The 2nd Annual International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
2002 The First Guangzhou Triennial, China (group exhibition/discussion) Guangzhou,China Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie (video slide discussion )
2002 Columbia.University.(slided.iscussion) Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie (video slide discussion) U.S.A
2003 SwarthmoreCollegePerformance.Art.of.ZhengLianjie.(video slide discussion) U.S.A.
2004 Colgate.University Performance.Art.of.ZhengLianjie.(video slide discussion) U.S.A.
2005 The Wall Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art 2005-2006 Millennium Art Museum Beijing China
2006 Albright –Knox Art Gallery, University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery and Center for the Arts New York U.S.A.
2006 New Chinese Occidentalism-Chinese Contemporary Art in New York Ethan Cohen Fine Arts
2006 East transplanted West CAS Gallery Kean University U.S.A.
2006,International Chinese live art festival Performance Art of Zheng Lianjie (video slide discussion ) Manchester English , ,
2007 Dragon’s Evolution Chinese Contemporary Photography China Square Gallery New York U.S.A.
2007 Made in China Chinese Contemporary Art Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Humlebaek Denmark
2007 the Israel Museum in Jerusalem China Onward The EstellaCollection Contemporary Art ,1966-2006
2007 Against the Wall Contemporary Chinese Artists Corkin Gallery Torouto
2007 Contemporary Chinese Art Hermes Gallery New York
2007 China ’s Performance Photography Int Art Center Beijing
2007 The Power of The Universe The Frontier of Contemporary Chinese Art Asia Art Center Beijing
2008 Zhenglianjie Contemporary ink New York gfSpace
2008 Chinese Traditions Reconfigured Amy Simon Fine Art Connecticut U.S.A.
2008 21Century ink Academic Exhibition China National Art Gallery
2008 Internal Injury 8 Artists Injury Assessment Reports
2009 Chinese Sick Men Chinese contemporary Art Next Gallery New York


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