Inner Mongolia, b.1968

Wei Dong

Born in Inner Mongolia in 1968, Wei Dong graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from Beijing’s Capital Normal University, and received the Best Graduate Award in 1991. Wei Dong received numerous awards and grants including the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painting Grant in 2005 and the New Jersey Art Council Art Grant in 2004. Wei Dong’s paintings are in the collections of The Olenska Foundation, the Dr. Uli Sigg Collection, the Monique and Max Burger Collection, The Estella Collection, The Trammell Crow Museum, The Denver Art Museum, the Queensland Art Gallery, the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Fukuoka Art Museum, the Okinawa Prefectural Museum, the Oriental Foundation in Portugal, the Modern Chinese Art Foundation in Belgium and the Canvas Foundation in the Netherlands.

Wei Dong currently lives and works in New...

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Biography

Born in Inner Mongolia in 1968, Wei Dong graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from Beijing’s Capital Normal University, and received the Best Graduate Award in 1991. Wei Dong received numerous awards and grants including the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painting Grant in 2005 and the New Jersey Art Council Art Grant in 2004. Wei Dong’s paintings are in the collections of The Olenska Foundation, the Dr. Uli Sigg Collection, the Monique and Max Burger Collection, The Estella Collection, The Trammell Crow Museum, The Denver Art Museum, the Queensland Art Gallery, the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the Fukuoka Art Museum, the Okinawa Prefectural Museum, the Oriental Foundation in Portugal, the Modern Chinese Art Foundation in Belgium and the Canvas Foundation in the Netherlands.

Wei Dong currently lives and works in New York and Beijing.

Artworks

11

Emerging from the Mountain Pass (出關圖), 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Acrylic on Canvas / Acrylic Paint / Acrylic Painting / Animals/Birds/Insects / Art of the 2010s / Asian Art / Canvas / Chinese Art / Contemporary Asian Art / Contemporary Chinese Art / Face/Body (Human Figures) / Figurative Painting / Figures in Nature / Flowers/Plants/Trees / Forests/Mountains / Gentle and Smooth Brushstrokes / Human and Nature / Inspired by Nature / Landscape Painting / Lyrical Expression / Mongolia / Painting / Pastoral Expression / Rural Life / Smooth and Flat Surface

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1991

    B.A. Fine Arts, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Wei Dong: The Crossroads, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

  • 2018

    Wei Dong’s Work: The Cross Hillside, Feefan’s Art, Beijing, China

  • 2015

    The Adventure of Ugliness Wei Dong 1993 - 2015, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2014

    Variation: Contemporary Chinese Ink Art Series II, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

  • China Six people Contemporary Painting Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

  • 2013

    Hot Pot: A Taste of Contemporary Chinese Art, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Vermont, United States

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Education

  • 1991

    B.A. Fine Arts, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Wei Dong: The Crossroads, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

  • 2018

    Wei Dong’s Work: The Cross Hillside, Feefan’s Art, Beijing, China

  • 2015

    The Adventure of Ugliness Wei Dong 1993 - 2015, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2012

    A Nowhere Body: New Paintings by Wei Dong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

  • 2011

    Evasion Is Sex: Wei Dong’s ‘New Paintings’, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2009

    Game with a Fish, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2008

    Perfumed Paradise, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

  • 2007

    East – West, Arndt & Partner Gallery, Berlin, Germany

  • Wei Dong: Springtime, Stux Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2006

    Wei Dong, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

  • 2005

    I Wanna Fly, Chinese Contemporary Art Gallery, London, UK; Beijing, China

  • 2004

    Wei Dong, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2003

    Wei Dong, Chinese Contemporary Art Gallery, London ,UK

  • 2002

    Déjà vu, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Hong Kong; New York, United States

  • 2000

    Paintings by Wei Dong, Oriental Foundation, Macao, China

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2014

    Variation: Contemporary Chinese Ink Art Series II, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

  • China Six people Contemporary Painting Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

  • 2013

    Hot Pot: A Taste of Contemporary Chinese Art, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Vermont, United States

  • 2012

    The Three Weary Travel Loafers, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2010

    Tradition and Transition: Recent Chinese Art from the Collection, The Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts, United States

  • 2009

    The Figure Today, National Academy Museum , New York, United States

  • 2008

    The Diane and Sandy Besser Collection: A Gift to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco de Young, United States

  • Facing China, Works of Art from The Fu Ruide Collection, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland

  • 2007

    Made in China, Estella Collection of Chinese Contemporary Art, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; and Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

  • Remixed & Revisited: New Visions on China, Arndt & Partner Gallery , Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2006

    Six Degrees of separation, Stux Gallery, New York, United States

  • Chinese Relativity, Stux Gallery, New York, United States

  • New Jersey Art Council Grant Group Show, New Jersey State Museum, New Jersey, United States

  • 2005

    Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland

  • Twenty-two Years, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, United States

  • 2004

    Young Artists from Korea, China, and Japan, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

  • Jersey New, Jersey City Museum, New Jersey, United States

  • 2003

    Re-presenting Representation, Arnot Art Museum, Rockwell Museum of Western Art, New York, United States

  • 2002

    Paris-Pekin, Espace Cardin, Paris, France

  • 2000

    The Art of The Twentieth Century, The Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, United States