Shanghai, b.1987

Qian Jiahua

Qian Jiahua explores line, form and structure, sensitive to the impact of space. Her canvases are positioned at the unlikely, but harmonious intersection of deafening structure and restrained silence, gentle movement and bold order, seeking to challenge the conforms of a traditional canvas.

Qian Jiahua was born in 1987 in Shanghai, China, where she continues to live and work. The artist was the subject of a solo show at HDM Gallery in London, England, in 2018, her first in Europe. Qian has been the focus of numerous solo exhibitions in China since 2013, including The Hive Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China, in 2014 and a group show at the White Cube, The World is Yours, as Well as Ours, London, England 2016.

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Biography

Qian Jiahua explores line, form and structure, sensitive to the impact of space. Her canvases are positioned at the unlikely, but harmonious intersection of deafening structure and restrained silence, gentle movement and bold order, seeking to challenge the conforms of a traditional canvas.

Qian Jiahua was born in 1987 in Shanghai, China, where she continues to live and work. The artist was the subject of a solo show at HDM Gallery in London, England, in 2018, her first in Europe. Qian has been the focus of numerous solo exhibitions in China since 2013, including The Hive Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, China, in 2014 and a group show at the White Cube, The World is Yours, as Well as Ours, London, England 2016.

Artworks

4

Lightning and Drizzle, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Abstract Painting / Abstraction / Acrylic on Canvas / Acrylic Paint / Acrylic Painting / Art of the 2010s / Asian Art / Canvas / China / Chinese Art / Color and Form / Color Field Abstraction / Color Field Painting / Contemporary Asian Art / Contemporary Chinese Art / Geometric Abstraction / Painting / Point / Line / Plane / Restrained Expression / Shanghai / Spatiality / Women Artists

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2011

    B.A, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Qian Jiahua, HdM Gallery, London, U.K.  

  • 2017

    Breathe, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Shenzhen, China 

  • 2014

    Qian Jiahua Solo Exhibition, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China 

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Out for Summer: Qian Jiahua, Guo Hongwei, Lin Yihsuan, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong

  • NEW ABSTRACTION: CHAPTER 2, HdM Gallery, Beijing, China 

  • 2018

    PAINTING INTERFACE, Leo Gallery, Shanghai, China 

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Education

  • 2011

    B.A, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Qian Jiahua, HdM Gallery, London, U.K.  

  • 2017

    Breathe, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Shenzhen, China 

  • 2014

    Qian Jiahua Solo Exhibition, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China 

  • Qian Jiahua: Not Every Second Counts, MACASA Art Project, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

  • 2013

    Infinite Divisibility: Qian Jiahua’s Debut Solo, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Out for Summer: Qian Jiahua, Guo Hongwei, Lin Yihsuan, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong

  • NEW ABSTRACTION: CHAPTER 2, HdM Gallery, Beijing, China 

  • 2018

    PAINTING INTERFACE, Leo Gallery, Shanghai, China 

  • Flaneur’s Square, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China 

  • 2017

    New Perspective in Chinese Painting, Prima Noctis Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland  

  • Bent  Straight: The Logic of Abstraction, Line Gallery, Beijing, China 

  • 2016

    Painting as the Strait Gate: Post-80s Artists Invitation Exhibition, Hive Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China 

  • The World is yours, as Well as ours, White Cube Gallery, London, U.K. 

  • Silence, Pearl Lam Gallery, Singapore 

  • The Working of Non-Figurative System, Zheng Guan Museum, Beijing, China 

  • We, K11, Shanghai, China 

  • New Capital: Huangyu Collection Exhibition, MOCA Chengdu, Chengdu, China 

  • Research Room III: The Working of Non-Figurative System, Rightview Art Museum, Beijing, China 

  • 2015

    Editing the Spectacle: The Individual and Working Methods Post-Mediatization, Hive Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

  • The Boundaries of Order, Hive Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China 

  • The Twelve Paintings, L-Art Gallery, Chengdu, China 

  • 2014

    Break: Set up/New Transform of the Painting, Long Museum, Shanghai, China  

  • Under the Rainbow: Exhibition of Three Young Artists, AYE Gallery, Beijing, China  

  • Up-Youth: China Young Artists Exhibition 2014, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China  

  • The Form without Form: Exhibition of Contemporary Abstract Art in China, St. Urban Contemporary Art Museum, Switzerland

  • 2013

    Composition – Wandering, L-Art Gallery, Chengdu, China 

  • Games: Group Exhibition of Young Artists, Sanshang Art, Hangzhou, China  

  • 2012

    Next Station: Group Exhibition in Winter, Inna Contemporary Space, Hangzhou, China 

  • I Don’t Know, I Know: Group Exhibition of Young Artists, Sanshang Art, Hangzhou, China