Art Scene China - Contemporary Chinese Art


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Born in Beijing

1998 Received Master’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Capital Normal University, Beijing



Liu Yan – Solo Exhibition, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai
Dress Up in Art - The Topic of Beijing Opera, Today Gallery, Beijing


Cohesion, Art Scene Warehouse, Shanghai
Art Cologne 2004, Cologne, Germany
Painting on Photographs - Exhibition of Work a French Photographer and a Chinese Painter, Le Jardin d’Acclimatation, Paris, France
New Classics, National Museum of Art, Beijing
Invitational Exhibition of Fine Works of Traditional Chinese Delicate Painting, International Art Palace, Beijing
Dream, Perplexity, Modern Female Identification - A Feminism Art Exhibition, Chinese Women’s Activity Center, Beijing


Miniature Delicacies – The First Exhibition of Mini-Chinese Painting, National Museum of Fine Art, Beijing
Shanghai Spring Art Salon, Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center, Shanghai
Chinese Art Today, The China Millennium Monument, Beijing
Mix Together & Permeate - Contemporary Chinese Painting, International Art Palace, Beijing


0-Modern Chinese Painting Exhibition, Shandong Art Museum, Shandong Province
Courtyard Gallery Group Show, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing
2001 China-Korea Art Exchange Exhibition, Capital Normal University Art Museum, Beijing
Beijing New Century International Women Art Exhibition, National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing

2000 For a Full New World - Environmental Protection Art Exhibition, (National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing
China Arts Exposition 2000, Guangzhou and Beijing. Awarded Prize for Excellence.
1999 Transformations - Painters Examine Change in China, Carleton College Art Gallery, USA
Art works by Hong Kong & Mainland Chinese Women Artists, Gallery at City Hall, Hong Kong
1998 Women of the Century - Selected Works. National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing
China Arts Exposition ’98, Guangzhou and Beijing
1997 ‘97 Taegu Asia Arts Exhibition, Korea
1996 China Arts Exposition ’96, Guangzhou and Beijing
Liu Yan Solo Art Exhibition, Qin Gallery, Beijing
1995 Auction of Contemporary Art, Hong Kong
Chinese Women Artists’ Exhibition, China National Art Museum, Beijing
1994 China Arts Exposition ’94, Guangzhou and Beijing
1992 International Oriental Ink-Wash Art Exhibition, Toronto, Canada. Awarded Maple Leaf Prize.
1989 The New Artist Awards on Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting, Prizes of Merit, Beijing and Taiwan


Selected Publications

Art Guide
Art Life
Art Life
Art Observation
Arts Exploration
Beauty Desire - The Art of Women, Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House
China Art Market
China Culture Pictorial
China Profiles - Trends
Chinese Art Today
Chinese Contemporary Arts
Fine Arts Literature
Persimmon - Asian Literature, Arts and Culture
Pictorial Handbook of Chinese Contemporary Arts 1979-1999