WANG Jian

WANG Jian was born in Harbin in 1960. He graduated from the Stage Art Department of Central Academy of Drama in Beijing in 1988, major in Stage Art Design. He is currently a Beijing based professional artist. Heavily influenced by his education in stage design, Wang's works often create a theatrical stage-like atmosphere.

Award

  • 1992     Oil Painting "Embroider of the Red Flag"
                  Prize of "Work of Excellence"

Education

  • 1988     Bachelor of Fine Art, Stage Design, Stage Art Department
                  Central Drama Academy

Major Auctions

  • 1995     "Rose Fragrance" - Sotheby's Fall Auction in Hong Kong
  • 1996     "Purity of Thoughts" - Sotheby's Spring auction in Hong Kong 
                  "Remembrance of the Past" - Fall Christie's Contemporary
                  Chinese Oil Paintings Auction, Hong Kong
  • 1997     "Missing From Afar" - Fall Christie's Contemporary Chinese 
                  Oil Paintings Auction, Hong Kong
                  "Repose" - Fall Christie's Contemporary Chinese Oil Paintings
                  Auction, Hong Kong
  • 1999     "Lady with White Cat" - Spring Christie's Contemporary 
                  Chinese Oil Paintings Auction, Hong Kong
                  "Girl Waiting for Postman" - Fall Christie's Contemporary 
                  Chinese Oil Paintings Auction, Hong Kong

Private Collections

Belgium, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States

Major Exhibitions

  • 1992     Exhibition Commemorating the Fiftieth Anniversary of Mao
                  Zedong's Address on Literature and Art at the Yanan Forum
  • 1994     "Peeling an Apple" - The 8th National Art Exhibition in China     
                  "Make-up" with four other paintings - Wind of Beijing Oil 
                  Painting Exhibition, Beijing Chinese Art Gallery
  • 2005     "About Women - Female Portrait Exhibition", Hong Kong
                  "16/16", 16 Artists Celebrating 16 Years of Fine Art, 
                  Connoisseur Art Gallery, Hong Kong
  • 2007     "A Connoisseur's Opening", Connoisseur Art Gallery, 
                  Singapore
                  "About Women", Connoisseur Art Gallery, Hong Kong 
  • 2008     "Made in Beijing", Connoisseur Art Gallery, Singapore
                  "Arise - Chinese and European Fine Art", Connoisseur Art
                  Gallery, Singapore