Shao Yan

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    Born in Wendeng, Shandong Province, China in 1962
    Shandong Laiyang University, Fine Arts Department and Calligraphy Art Research Centre of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
    Director of the Chinese Characters Art Centre; Deputy Secretary-General of Youth Calligraphy and Seal Cutting Committee (attached to the Ministry of culture); and Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing
    Living and Working in Beijing and Shandong Province, China

    EXHIBITIONS (2000 - 2011)

    2011
    Run Ink, Shao Yan Solo Exhibition, Shanghai 800 Art Zone
    The Art of Writing, International Calligraphy Exhibition, Art Forum Kurhaus Kolonnaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
    No.1 Chinese calligraphy exhibition, Shanghai 800 Art Zone
    Chinese ink painting No.1 Exhibition China, Shanghai Duolun Museum
    21CN New Ink Art Ten Case, China Shanghai Duolun Museum
    Situation of Chinese Calligraphy, Exhibition Gallery
    3+3 Chinese calligraphy Exhibition, Singapore
    From a native speaker of Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting Exhibition, Dongguan Lingnan Museum
    The Chinese characters Art Exhibition, Yellow Mountain Art Zone, Taipei
    Critics Nomination Exhibition, Qinhuangdao Museum
    Contemporary Calligraphy Exhibition, Yang Ink Tang Art Museum, Nanjing

    2010
    Twenty China International Modern Calligraphy Exhibition, Yan Art Space Gallery, Beijing
    Calligraphy exhibition, Nagoya Art Museum, Japan
    Chinese Characters Art Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
    The International Chinese calligraphy exhibition, Beijing
    Shanghai Contemporary Art exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum
    To order at the "Lanting Pavilion" Chinese calligraphy exhibition, Belgium
    Chinese calligraphy, Sichuan 2010 Biennale
    Art Basel Miami Art Fair, USA
    International Art Fair, Dubai
    The book of the book, China Hangzhou International Exhibition of calligraphy, Hangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Museum
    Sleep, Chinese characters Art Exhibition, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts Museum
    Chinese painting - "Rivelli" Italian Exchange Exhibition, Museum of Art, Naples, Italy

    2009
    Waterfall, Shao Yan Exhibition, Zai San Gallery, Shanghai
    Chinese Thinking, Nominated Artists exhibition, Songzhuang Museum, Beijing
    Literati, First Chinese Ink painting Biennale, Beijing, Shanghai, Henan
    The Third Abstract, Contrasts (Pearl Lam) Gallery, Shanghai

    2008
    Katyn, Supporting Chinese Contemporary Ink painting, Invitation Exhibition, Sweden
    Seoul Art Biennale, South Korea
    The writing traces of large format, Exhibition of abstract painting, Huang Chen Museum, Beijing
    I am in It, Florida Gulf Coast University, USA
    I am in It, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong

    2007
    Starting from Chinese Characters - Exhibition of Shao Yan's Chinese Character Art, 3 Art Gallery, Beijing
    Edge of 100, Chinese Ink Association's Second Artists Invitation Exhibition, Beijing
    Ring of colour, Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting Masters Invitational Exhibition, Shi Fang Museum, Henan

    2006
    The Chinese Art of calligraphy, One hundred outstanding works exhibition of the National Art Museum of China, Beijing
    1976 - 2006 Chinese Ink Painting literature exhibition, Jiangsu Museum, Nanjing
    China - Modern Calligraphy Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea
    Chinese Modern Calligraphy Invitation Exhibition, Huang Tie Museum, Beijing

    2005
    The First International Calligraphy Biennale, Seoul, South Korea
    The book of the book, China Hangzhou International Exhibition of calligraphy, Hangzhou Academy of Fine Arts Museum
    Lin Sanzhi Cup, National Calligraphy Competition, (and judge), Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing

    2004
    Chinese Characters as a Resource for Art, Sydney University, Australia
    Chinese Characters Labyrinth, Group Ink Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing
    Jiangsu Academy of Chinese paintings of modern calligraphy Nomination Exhibition, Nanjing, China
    To Spread the Characters, International Modern Calligraphy Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea

    2003
    South Korea-North Korea Calligraphy Biennale, Korea
    Twenty years of the New Writing Experience of Chinese Characters, Art Commune, Hong Kong
    International Modern Ink Art Exhibition, Xi'an Museum
    China's Big Book, Invitational Exhibition of Chinese Artists, Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing

    2002
    The First, Popular Calligraphy, Nomination Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing

    2001
    International Calligraphy Literature Exhibition, Taipei Art Museum, Taiwan

    2000
    China Art Festival Contemporary Calligraphy Invitation Exhibition, Nanjing
    Ten Artist's Calligraphy Exhibition, Today Art Museum (Xizhimen), Beijing
    Five Artist's Calligraphy Exhibition, Shandong Museum, Ji'nan

    PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

    Art Commune, Hong Kong
    Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing
    Chevron Corporate Collection, Beijing
    H. Christopher Luce Collection, USA
    Jizhenzhuang Art Gallery, Malaysia
    Northern East Banking Group, Italy
    Shanghai International Exhibition Centre, Shanghai
    Today Art Museum, Beijing
    University of Sydney, Australia