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Zheng Shengtian

 
 

郑胜天

 
     
 

© Zheng Shengtian  郑胜天 portrait  -  chinesenewart

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 


Managing Editor of Yishu, Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art
Director of the Vancouver Art Gallery
President of the Federation of Chinese Canadian Artists in Vancouver
Secretary of the Annie Wong Art Foundation
Co-Founder of the Vancouver International Center for Contemporary Asian Art ( Center A )
 

1938

Zheng Shengtian was born in Luoshanxian, in Henan Province, China.

   

1958

After graduating from the Zhejiang Academy of Art, he joined the studio of Dong Xiwen,

 

in C.A.F.A.

   

1981

He studied in University of Minnesota, United States.
   

1986

He taught in San Diego State University, California for one year.
   

1987

Back in China, he was Professor in Zhejiang Academy of Fine Art, Hangzhou.
  ( Oil Painting department )
   
  - As an Artist, his works are exhibited in China, United States, Canada and Russia.
   
 

- As an Editor, he collaborated in periodicals and wrote on Art.

2003

Selected Writing on Art ( 4 volumes ) were published by China Academy of Art Press

   
 

- As an Curator, he organized many exhibitions.

2004

14.10 16.01 Shanghai Modern Museum Villa Stuck, Munich Germany

2004

The Shanghai Biennial Shanghai China

2007

Reincarnation  Toronto  Canada

2009

05.09 11.01 Art and China's Revolution from 1958 through 1970s  Asia Society Museum

 

New York, United States

2012

17.03 18.04 Yellow Signal: New Media in China  Centre A ( Vancouver International Centre

 

for Contemporary Asian Art ) Canada

 

27.04 19.08 The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, British Columbia University.

 

A special issue of the Chinese contemporary art magazine : Yishu, of which he is

 

the Director, accompanied the project.

   
 

Awards

 

Lifetime Achievement Award for his curatorial work ( 2009 )

 

Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Emily Carr University of Art and Design ( 2013 )

   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

© Zheng Shengtian  郑胜天 - Girl and Cactus  1964

 

 

© Zheng Shengtian  郑胜天 - Overseas Pantings by Zheng Shengtian 1985  

郑胜天国外作品展

Shandong Art Galler

 

Overseas Pantings by Zheng Shengtian

Jinan

 

Catalogue in chinese

 1985

     
     
     
     
     
     
       
       
© Zheng Shengtian  郑胜天 - Works by Zheng Shengtian and Wang Dongling 2013  

Guan Shan Gathering

Chambers Fine Art

 

Works by Zheng Shengtian and Wang Dongling

Beijing  

 

essay : Zheng Shengtian

2013

 

catalogue of the exhibition in english in chinese

 
  illustrations in colour  
 

52 p

 
       
       
       

       
 

© Zheng Shengtian  郑胜天 - Painting Mao's Portrait on billboards  1967


Painting Mao's Portrait on billboards  1967  
©  Zheng Shengtian

 

© Zheng Shengtian  郑胜天 - Zheng Shengtian  1967


Zheng Shengtian  1967 ©   Zheng Shengtian
 


 
 

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