Current Exhibition

Han Yajuan

Education/work
2002 B.A. from the Oil Painting Department of China Academy of Art. Hangzhou, China
2004-05 Taught at School of Media & Animation, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
2008 M.A. from the Oil Painting Department of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
2016 Innovation Education Criticism and Curating in Art and Design, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Solo Exhibitions
2018The House of Insomnia -- Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General Shanghai, Goethe Open Space, Shanghai, China
2017Instant True Love, Amy Li Gallery, Beijing, China
2016Superlative, Shanghai Longmen Art Projects, Shanghai, China
2013Far East Duet, Australia China Art Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
2012 "From China with Love", Art ON the Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2011Indulgence & Transcendence, Eli Klein Fine Art, New York, NY, USA
2009Bling Bling, Chinese Contemporary, New York, USA
2008Herstory, Marella Gallery, Beijing, China
Angels from Hell, Olyvia Fine Art, London, UK
Han Yajuan's Video Works, 24HR Art Northern Territory Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin, Australia
2007Travel Alone, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Selection of Dreams, Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Delightful Escape, Project B Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
Works of Han Yajuan, ARCO 2007, Madrid, Spain
Beautiful Plan, Taikang Space, Beijing, China
2006Milkshake, Art Beatus, Hongkong, China
Selected Group Exhibitions
2018"The 2nd Diaoyu Fortress International New Media Art Festival" - Chongqing, China
"Inspiration in Focus", Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
"Pursuing Art : The First Decade", Amy Li Gallery, Beijing, China
"3rd N.A.I.C Project", Soho China - Commune by The Great Wall & ArtDepot, Beijing, China
"Chinese Animamix Artists", Robinsons Art Gallery, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
"The Unscene", Klein Sun Gallery, New York, USA
Cooling", Golden Eagle Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing, China
2017-18"Bienal de Curitiba 2017: Vibrations: China - Pais Homenageado", Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil
2017Lumieres Hong Kong festival, Hong Kong
"15th Asian Arts Festival, Versatility-Asia Arts Invitational Exhibition", Ningbo Museum of Arts, Ningbo, China
New Tale of Orient: Young Art from Asia, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Introspection and Exploration: Artistic Generations in Asia" Grand Opening Exhibition of Longmen Art Projects Hong Kong, Longmen Art Projects Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2016-17"Across Art and Fashion", Salvatore Ferragamo Museum & Marino Marini Museum, Piazza San Pancrazio, Florence, Italy
2016"The Art of Humanity", The Pratt Institute, New York, USA
"She: International Women Artists Exhibition", Long Museum, Shanghai, China
"The Shapes of Power", We Work, Potsdamer Platz, Kemperpl, Berlin, Germany
"Half the Sky: Chinese Women Artists", Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
2015"Image Research Room (No.2): Concept and Language in Painting Process", Right View Art Museum, Beijing, China
"Base 'RED' ", Red Base Foundation, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"Inspired by Fashion - An Exhibition of Art and Fashion Crossover Pieces", Poly Gallery, Hongkong, China
"Blend In - The Spiritual Dimension in The World Of Imagery", Ningbo Museum of Art, Ningbo, China
2014"Imago Mundi: The Art of Humanity", Casa dei Carrares, Treviso, Italy
"Asian Crossover - 2C for ART Salzburg", Salzburg, Austria
"Animamix Biennial--Rediscovery", Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2013"1st ASEAN Biennial, ASENA Art Museum", Nanning, China
"The 3rd Fine Art Festival of Hubei Province 2013", Hubei Provincial Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Wuhan, China
"Moments in Light", a crossover exhibition with Vogue & De Beers, exhibition center at SINAN Mansions, Shanghai, China
"Hot Pot: A Taste of Contemporary Chinese Art", Brattleboro museum & art center, Brattleboro, USA
"China Next Door", Palacio de Sastago, Zaragoza, Spain
2012"The 3th 10 x 12 cm project", Luciano Benetton collection, Italy
"Go Figure! Contemporary Chinese Portraiture", National Portrait Gallery, Canberra,
Australia / Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, Australia
"latitude-attitude:Schoeni Art Gallery's 20th anniversary exhibition", Parkview Green
Gallery, Beijing, China/ Hongkong, China
"CAFAM · Future", CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
2011-12 "Generation Me: Lost in Transition", Schoeni Art Gallery, Hongkong, China
"Future Pass," Abbazia di San Gregorio & Palazzo Smith Mangilli Valmanara, Venice,
Italy; Wereld Museum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts,
2011Taichung, Taiwan; Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
"Fashion-Art-Space", a crossover exhibition with Vogue & Lane Crawford, Lane Crawford, Beijing, China
"Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China", Leonard Pearlstein Museum, Philadelphia, USA
2010"Surrealist Pop", Enjoy Museum of Art, Beijing, China
"Beauty & Revolution - Summer Group Show", Olyvia Fine Art, London, UK
"Femme Fatale", Rudolf Budja Galerie, Artmosphere, Salzburg, Austria
"Come Fly with Me", Art Beatus, Hongkong
"Manga in Amsterdam", Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
"Masters & Animamix", Robinsons Art Gallery, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
2009-10"Invisible Wings", Times Art Museum, Beijing, China
"Filter Window", Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
2009"Animamix Biennial 2009 - 2010", Shanghai MOCA, Shanghai, China; Today Art
Museum, Beijing, China; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
"China: The Contemporary Rebirth", Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
"Back To Beijing 1", Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
"Real-Life Fairy Tales - the Dream World of Female Artists", Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
"Attitudes- Female Art in China", La Centrale Electrique, Brussels, Belgium
"Next Nature", Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta, Indonesia
"The World,A Cartoon", Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
"Discover Future", New Age Art Gallery, Beijing, China
"Beyond Globalization", Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
"Metropolis Now - A Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art", Meridian International Center, Washington, DC
2008 "Milestones", Vanessa Art Link, Jakarta, Indonesia
"Group Show", Chinese Contemporary Gallery, Beijing, China
"Shanghai MOCA Envisage II - Butterfly Dream", MOCA Shanghai, China
"Fresh Eyes 08 / Negative", He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
"Waiting In The Wings", Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
"Asian Contemporary Art", Rudolf Budja Galerie and Olyvia Fine Art, Salzburg Austria
"Cartoon", Thomas Cohn gallery, Brazil
"Free Zone China," BSI Art Collection, Lugano, Switzerland
"Beyond Cartoon- Asia Contemporary Art Group Exhibition", Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
"This is Asia?", Andrew James Art, Shanghai, China
2007"Bizarre Flavor", Leehwaik gallery, Seoul, Korea
"70 Post 70's Art Documentary", Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
"Modern Chinese Art", National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea - Gwacheon, Korea
"Modern Chinese Art", National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea - Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
"Animamix Hyper-Link", Moon River Cultural Creative Industry Zone, Beijing, China
"La Cina e' vicina", Palazzo delle Arti, Naples, Italy
"BTAP Works in Progress", BTAP, Beijing, China
"Floating - New Art of China", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
"Cartoon", Chinese Contemporary, New York, USA
"Animanga! Exit 2007 Festival International", Maison des Arts de Creteil, Paris, France
"Animanga! Via 2007 Festival International", Manege Maubeuge, Maubeuge, France
"Contemporary artists from China", Gow Langsford Gallery, New Zealand
2006"Mosaic Contemporary Art Exhibition", Vanessa Art Link, Beijing, China
"Collect quietly", Andrew James Art, Shanghai, China
"A ticket to Beijing", Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
"Painting for Joy --Beijing Dashanzi International Art Festival B.T.A.P. Program", Tokyo Gallery, Beijing, China
"Fancy·Dream", Marella Gallery in Beijing, China; Marella Gallery in Milano, Italia
2005"Fiction@Love / Forever Young Land", MOCA, Shanghai, China
"Fiction@Love / Twinkling Stars", Bund 18 Creative Center, Shanghai, China
"Fiction@Love / Ultra New Vision of Contemporary Art", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
"A Cartoon- Art Exhibition", Taikang Space, Beijing, China
"EMAP 5: Media in 'F' ", Ewha Art Center, Seoul, Korea
"Archaeology of the Future- the Second Triennial of Chinese Art", Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
2004"After 70s- the Generation Changed by Market", Yuan Ming Culture & Art Center, Shanghai/ Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2003"Next Station", Sheng Hua Arts Center, Nanjing, China
"Automat", Taohuawu Exhibition Hall of Suzhou Art & Design Technology Institute Su Zhou, China
"Return Nature II: Pastoral", Sheng Hua Arts Center, Nanjing, China
"Control+Z", Taikang Space, Beijing, China
"99 Works of Art," Beijing Tokyo Art Project, Beijing, China
Collections /Awards(selected):
BSI Art Collection, Lugano, Switzerland
Luciano Benetton Collection, Benetton & Unhate Foundation (United Colors of Benetton), Veneto, Italy
China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
UNEEC Culture and Education Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan
Ulli Sigg Collection, Mauensee, Switzerland
Karl Lagerfeld
Jimenez-Colon Collection, Ponce, Puerto Rico
M+ Museum, Hongkong, China
Outstanding Artwork Graduate award, China Academy of Art
Ma Li Outstanding Awards of Creation
Excellent Graduation Art work Awards, The Council of Chongli Foundation Taiwan
Reuters: “The Hot-Young-Artists League Table”, ranked 7th.
Bloomberg: “Top-selling Born Since 1980: Artists”, ranked 9th.
The Nomination for "50 Years 50 People", an award to mark the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between France and China
3rd N.A.I.C Project, artist residence project at Soho China ? Commune by The Great Wall
Art Fairs(selected):
Art Basel Hongkong, China;Art Basel, Switzerland; Art Miami, USA; Art New York, USA; ACAF, New York, USA; ARCO, Madrid, Spain; Pan Art Fair, Amsterdam, Holland; CIGE, Beijing, China; Art Beijing, Beijing, China; SHcontemporary, Shanghai, China; Art 021, Shanghai, China; Art Singapore, Singapore; Miart, Milano, Italy; Arte Fiera-Bologna, Bologna, Italy; Asia Art in London, London, UK; Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan; Art Asia Miami, USA; Art Hamptons, USA; Art Southampton, USA ; Art Stage Singapore, etc.
Press/ Published(selected):
Art Asia Pacific, Art+Auction, Art in America, V&A magazine, Flash Art, Sing Tao Daily, Reuters, Bloomberg News, Vogue, Vision, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire Italy, Marie Claire China, Artam-Global Art, ICE magazine, Moving Art Magazine, Asian Art News, HI Art, Oriental Art-Classics, Art World, Contemporary Artists, Art China, Gallery magazine Japan, Art Patron, Women of China,After 2000-Contemporary Art in China, Young Chinese Artists - The Next Generation, 100000 ANS De Beaute, Half the Sky etc.
Monographs:
Female Art in A Contemporary Age, P8- P15, issue 3, 2011, National Art Museum of China Journal. An Introduction to Material and technique in Drawing, Drawing: Textbook and Technique, Shanghai Calligraphy & Painting Publishing House,first published in Apr 2002, ISBN:7806720480
Projects/ Social activities(selected):
2018 Gave a talk at The 2nd Diaoyu Fortress International New Media Art Festival Chongqin
Artist talk at Goethe Open Space, Department for Culture and Education of the German Consulate General Shanghai
Gave a talk at MoCA Forum, Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai
2017Gave a talk at Federal University of Parana Brazil
2016Across Art and Fashion, Crossover project with Fondazione Ferragamo and Salvatore?Ferragamo Museum
2015Spoke at Shero 8th International Women’s Festival
Created the cartoon character Miss Vogue for Vogue China
Salvatore Ferragamo’s twenty-year in China special exhibition project
2014Lean In China Mentor project with Tsinghua University and Renmin University of China
Vogue China 9th Anniversary T-shirt design
2013Charity fundraiser event for “Arts Can Do”- art as therapy for children in need
De Beers "Moments in Light" project
Chanel No. 5 Perfume Glass project
2012"Culture Chanel" Paris project
Vogue China & Chanel fine Jewelry 80 years’ anniversary project
2011Jason Wu & Han Yajuan special customized shopping bags for Vogue China 6th Anniversary
Gave a talk to students from Parsons School of Design, New York