Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Guo Jian

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Guo Jian

 
 

郭健

 
     
 

©  Guo Jian

 
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1962

Guo Jian was born on January 26th, in Duyun, Guizhou province, in China.
   

1979

He enlisted in China's People Liberation Army ( P.L.A. ), to enter automatically in the
  Art department of the University of the army. The regulation changed, he assigned
  to theTelegraph and he served as a propaganda poster painter.
   

1982

He resigned from the Army.
   

1985

He passed the entrance examination at the Central Institute for Minorities, in Beijing,
  ( section Art )
  He studied calligraphy and traditional painting.

 

 

1989

He obtained his B.A. ( Chinese painting and Literature ).
 

After his participation in the protest movement inTianmen Square, he joined

 

the community of artists, in Yuanmingyuan and began his career as an artist.

 

 

1992

He moved to Australia and settled in Sydney.

 

 

2000

He obtained the 1rst Prize at the Fisher's Ghost, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, Australia.

 

 

2003

He obtained the 1rst Prize at the Liverpool Arts Prize, at Casula Powerhouse, Australia.

 

 

2005

He returned to China.
   
  He lives and works in Australia and China.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

Collections

   
     
        Australia Brisbane GoMA gallery of Modern Art  
  Campbelltown Casula Powerhouse  
  Canberra National Gallery of Australia  
  Sydney Casula Powerhouse  
 

 

 
        United States Los Angeles Global Resources  
       
 

Private Collections in Australia, Belgium, China, France, New-Zealand, United States

 
     


 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     

 

  Australia  

1994

  Headspace Gallery Little Bastards

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

1998

 

Tin Shed Gallery

Double Happiness is a warm Gun

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

1999

 

Ray Hughes Gallery

Trigger Happy

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2000

  Gorman House Mamas'Trippin
    Canberra  
       
    Australia  

2001

  Heidi Museum of Modern Art Mamas'Trippin

 

  Melbourne  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2002

 

Ray Hughes Gallery

Bubbles of Yum

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2005

  Michael Reid Art New Works

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2006

 

Arc One Gallery

Illusionary pleasure
    Melbourne  

 

     

 

  France  

2007

  Gallery Anne Lettree New Works

 

  Paris  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2009

 

Arc One Gallery

New Works
    Melbourne  
       
   

Australia

 

2010

12.02 20.02 4A Contemporary Art Space The Cast and Crew

 

  Melbourne  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2012

  Burwood Gallery Guo Jian

 

  Sydney  
       

 

     
       

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Collective exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     
    Australia  

2000

  Art Gallery Beyond China
    Campbelltown City  
       
    Australia  

2000

 

National Gallery

Chinese Austrazlian Art

 

  Canberra  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2000

  ANU Biennale du Dessin

 

  Canberra  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2002

 

S.H. Ervin Gallery

Thee Year in Art

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2002

  Gallery of New South Wales Sulman Prize
    Sydney  
       
    Australia  

2003

 

Ray Hughes Gallery

 
    Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2003

  Gallery of New South Wales Sulman Prize

 

  Sydney  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2004

  Australian Center for the Moving Image  

 

  Melbourne  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2005

 

Arc One Gallery

Winter
    Melbourne  
       

 

  China  

2007

  Arts Mansions Backbone Strength

 

  Beijing  

 

     

 

  Mexico  

2008

  O.M.R. China Project

 

  Mexico  

 

     

 

  China  

2008

  Space DAX The converted Image
    Beijing  
       
    China  

2008

  OSAGE Chinese Voices Chinese Stories

 

  Hong Kong  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2008

 

Arc One Gallery

50 X 50 Summer Show

 

  Melbourne  

 

     

 

  Australia  

2008

 

Armory Gallery

From Mao to Now

 

  Sydney  
       

 

  Australia  

2009

  Gallery of Modern Art The China Project
    Brisbane  
       



 

 

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Guo Jian

2000
 

Mama's Tripping

 
 

catalohue for the exhibition in Australia

 
 

Canberra Contemporary Art Space

 
  text Nicholas Jose  
  in english  
 

isbn  1875526641

 
     
     
     
     
     

 

     
       

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