ZHEN GUO ART
About Zhen Guo

Resume and Curriculum Vitae 

 

Zhen Guo Web: www.zhenguoart.com
New York, NY 10025 Email: zhenguoart@aol.com
                                          Facebook: www/facebook.com/zhenguoart


RESUME AND CURRICULUM VITAE

ORGANIZER AND CURATOR
International Fine Artists Charity Art Show, Rizhao PRC, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
Student Scholarship Foundation, Rizhao, PRC, Spring, 2011

Developed a charity for the education of youth in Rizhao, China,
in honor of her father, Chang Fang.
Organized and curated an art show with more than 25 participating artists from throughout China for the benefit of this charity. Prepared and edited the extensive catalog.

AUCTIONS AND SIGNIFICANT SALES
“Jonnie has a New Toy;” Sotheby’s Beijing Auction, June, 2014
“Reclining Woman,” Sotheby’s Beijing Auction June 2014
“Child’s View” Sotheby’s Hong Kong, October 2013

MUSEUM AND GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

China Feminist Dictionary Art Show Shanghai Tantan Gallery Shanghai PRC March 2016
Feminist Artist Association Second Annual Show Shangshan Gallery Beijing PRC March 2016
Jinxing Public Art Museum “Guo Zhen’s Lotus Pond” (solo show) Jinxiang PRC, December 2015
City Matrix, Shenzhen PRC, December 2015
Guo Zhen Charity Art Show (solo show) Rizhao PRC, October 2015
”Art Biennial of Contemporary Women” Hebei Teachers’’ University Museum September 2015
North Shore Art Guild “Artists United Against Breast Cancer” Port Jefferson, NY September 2015
The Interchurch Center “Art of the Five” New York, NY, September 2015
Shenzhen Art Museum “The Temperature” Shenzhen PRC, August 2015
Shenzhen Art Gallery “”Eye and Heart” Shenzhen PRC, July 2015
Shanghai Himalaya Museum, Shanghai PRC 2014
China National Painting Exhibition, Weifand PRC, 2013, 2014
Nina Torres Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL , 2013
Six Summit Gallery,”Reality and Metaphor,” Ivorytown, CT., 2013
Six Summit Gallery “30 Rooms Exhibition,” New York, NY , 2013
Tai He Art Gallery, Beijing 798 Art District, Beijing PRC, 2013
Rizhao Art Museum, Rizhao PRC, 2011, 2012
American Artists Professional League 84th Grand National Exhibition, 2012
“My Heart is Red,” Connecticut College, 2011
Art Asia 2010, Miami FL, 2010
New Chinese Occidentalism, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY, 2005
Uptown Art stroll, Cornerstone Center, New York, NY, 2003, 2005, 2007
Tweed Gallery, New York, NY, 1993
Art Deco Gallery, Washington, DC, 1992
B Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1991
Art Signal Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1991
Joy Tash Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 1989
Art Angeles Gallery, Orange, CA, 1989
Yangtze Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada, 1987
“Beyond the Open Door,” Pacific Asian Museum, Pasadena, CA, 1987
“One City and Six Provinces,” Shanxi, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Louyang, Chendu and Beijing, 1986
Second Annual Exhibition of China, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, Zhejiang, PRC, 1985
Second Young Artists’ Painting Exhibition of China, China National Museum, Beijing, PRC, 1985
National Arts Exhibition of Sports, China National Museum, Beijing, PRC 1985
Chinese Painting Exhibition, City Of Shizuoka, Japan, 1985
First Annual Painting Exhibition, Zhejiang Fine Arts Academy, Zhejiang PRC, 1985
Sixth All China Fine Arts Exhibition, China National Museum, Beijing, PRC, 1985
Faculty Of Zhejiang Academy Exhibition, China National Museum, Beijing, PRC, 1984
Fine Arts Exhibition, Linyi City Arts Gallery, Shandong, PRC, 1984
Fine Arts Exhibition, Zhejiang Cultural Center, Zhejiang, PRC, 1982
Linyi Excellent Fine Arts Exhibition, The Art Gallery of Linyi, Linyi, PRC 1977

PERSONAL SHOWS
Tianjing Art Museum, Tianjing PRC, 2014
“My Heart is RED,” Rizhao Art Museum, Rizhao PRC 2012
“My Heart Is Red,” Connecticut College, New London CT, USA 2012
Museum of Rizhao City, Rizhao, Shandong, PRC. 2004
Fine Arts College of China, Hangzhou, PRC, 2001
Museum of Rizhao City, Rizhao, Shandong, PRC. 2001
Shanghai Art College, Shanghai, PRC, 2001
The Gallery of Shandong Art College, 2001
Museum of Rizhao City, Rizhao, PRC, 2001
Avanti Gallery, San Francisco, 1989, 1990, 1992
B Street Gallery, San Diego, CA, 1990
Yangtze Art Gallery, Toronto, 1989
Mayoon Fine Asian Art, CA, 1988
York University, Toronto, 1987

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Art Deco Gallery, Washington DC
Avanti Gallery, San Francisco, CA
B Street Gallery, San Diego, CA
Collection of Arco, USA
Collection of National Sports Committee of China
Collection of Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, PRC
Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY
Mayoon Fine Asian Art, Los Angeles, CA
New York Rendokan, Inc., New York, NY
Okinawa Shorin-ryu Hombu Dojo, Ginoza, Okinawa, Japan
Rizhao Museum, Rizhao, Shandong PRC

Many private collectors

RECENT INTERVIEWS AND LECTURES
U.S. Consulate Guangzjou PRC Lecture Throiugh Her Eyes:
Women Artists and Storytellers" April 2016
Rizhao Art Creation Center Rizhao PRC Lecture on Feminist Art March 2016
Jane DeBevoise, for the publication of “Contemporary Chinese Art, Primary Documents” (Wu Hong, Editor);
Paul Gladston, for Randian-online, published February 14, 2011
(http://www.randian-online.com/en/features/features-2011/guo-zhen-in-conversation.html)
Asian Art Archive, Hong Kong, 2010
(http://www.china1980s.org/en/interview_detail.aspx?interview_id=42)

INTERVIEWS ON CHINESE TELEVISION:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG86SachLU4
"Close Society," a Chinese TV News magazine in Rizhao, PRC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhPuAas0dE
Interview of artist Zhen Guo by Rizhao City news magazine Xiowen.
           (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTo3zFfph7Qf)

INTERNET ARTICLES AND BLOGS
http://blog.voc.com.cn/blog.php?do=showone&type=blog&itemid=825084#c6219240 (Article on Guo Zhen)
http://www.jx.chinanews.com.cn/2014/0225/330154.html
            (A Fragment in the Course of Time: Himalayan Beijing Gallery)
http://v.ku6.com/show/9mBw2lGxsPUVUddgMPMvug...html (Video interview of Guo Zhen)
http://news.artxun.com/shuimo-1732-8656699.shtml (Chinese news article)
http://act.youth.cn/zhhd/201310/t20131017_4043793.html (Chinese article on Sotheby’s auction 2014)
http://ml.china.com.cn/html/mlcb/20131017/253132.html
            (Chinese on Sotheby’s auction 2014 featuring Guo Zhen)
http://boowen.net/Article/ART/13854.shtml (Article on Guo Zhen’s art)
http://gongyi.ce.cn/zuixinkuaixun/201403/03/t20140303_1438482.shtml (Article on Guo Zhen)
http://gongyi.chinadaily.com.cn/plus/view.php?aid=11684 (China Daily article on Guo Zhen)
http://crc.artron.net/20140301/w574140.html (Article on Guo Zhen)

BACKGROUND AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Shandong Arts School, PRC, 1976
China Academy of Arts, PRC, 1982
Professional Artist, Linyi Arts Museum, Shandong PRC, 1977 – 1978
Lecturer, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts, PRC, 1982-1986
Painting Instructor, Overseas Chinese University, PRC, 1985
Linyi Arts Academy, Shandong, PRC
Director, Uptown Arts Studio, New York, NY

ASSOCIATIONS
American Artists Professional League
Member, Artist Association of China

ACADEMIC AWARDS
China National Art Museum Awards – Beijing
National Arts Exhibition of Sports, 1985, 2nd Place/
“Excellent Work Award” Mixed Media Painting, Second Young Artists’ Painting Exhibition, 1985
“Excellent Work Award,” Sixth Fine Arts Exhibition for all China, 1984
“Excellent Art Work,” Exhibition of Shandong Province, PRC, 1977