Liu Jianhua

Born in Ji’an, Jiangxi Province, China

Worked in the Manufacturing Section of the Jingdezhen Pottery & Porcelain Sculpturing Factory, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province
Now lives and works in Shanghai, China


1985 – 1989
Studied in the Fine Arts Department of the Jingdezhen Pottery & Porcelain College, Majoring in Sculpture

1989 – 2004
Associate Professor of the Sculpture Department of the Yunnan Arts Institute, Kunming, Yunnan Province

2004 – Now
Associate Professor of the Sculpture Department of the Fine Arts School of Shanghai University


Exhibition of Liu Jianhua’s Works, Art Gallery, Yunnan Arts Institute, Kunming

Porcelain- Like Skin, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong
Delight and Illusion, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai

Exhibition of Liu Jianhua’s Works, Hanart Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, Art Foundation

Do You Really Know about it? ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai

Exhibition of Liu Jianhua’s Works Red Mansion Foundation, Hamilton Gallery, London, Britain

Anomalous Thought, Galleria Coninua, Beijing

Modern Pottery & Sculpture Exhibition, Hong Kong

The Third Sport Art Exhibition, National Art Museum, Beijing

1992 – 1993
“Green Series”, “Direction of Spirit— Dissociation Series”

“Painted Sculpture” Series Painted Sculpture “Series Painted Sculpture” Series
Art from the South ¡V West South West Mansion, Kunming

Current Situation Exhibition, Yunnan Art Museum, Kunming Sponsored by Sino-American Culture Exchange Center of Colombia University, U.S.A

The 4th Documentary Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art — Sculpture and Contemporary Culture, Sichuan Art Museum, Chengdu
Revere Life Sichuan Art Museum, Chengdu
Contemporary Art from China – Works by Three Artists Wiessbaden Cultural Center , Germany

Life Categories Science and Technology Hall of Yunnan University, Kunming
Characters of the Metropolis Yunnan Arts Institute, Kunming, Sichuan Art Academy, Chongqing

The 5th Documentary Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art Sichuan Art Museum, Chongqing
The First Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
Review of Traditions German Embassy, Beijing

At the Door of the New Century, Chinese Contemporary Art 1979-99 Modern Art Museum, Chengdu
Opening New Channel in 1999, Dongyu Art Museum, Shenyang
Setting off from China, Design Art Museum, Beijing
Towards Materialism and That Sort of Beauty, Huadong Teacher’s College, Shanghai
Three Artists from Kunming, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong
China 46 Shanghai, Taipei, Melbourne, Australia

Chinese Figures, Hanart, Hong Kong
Contemporary Art Exhibition of 15 Artists Courtyard Gallery, Beijing Reincarnation Era — Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art in 2000, Upriver Gallery, Chengdu
Contemporary Chinese Sculpture Exhibition, Sculpture Hall, Qingdao
Chinese Figures, Air Gallery, London
Clashing and Selecting, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Hangzhou, Qingdao, Shenyang; Shenzhen
Tales of the Two Cities, Asian Contemporary Art London, England
Dialogue with Moore, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou

Made By China, Contemporary Art Exhibition of 15 Artists, Navara Gallery, Paris
Exhibition Named “Boy and Girl”
Upriver Loft, Kunming, Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore
The 32 Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Contemporary Art Exhibition of 3 Artists, Madrid, Spain
Art Era — The First Jing Wen Art Exhibition, Jin Mao Mansion, Shanghai
The First Chengdu Biennale, Modern Art Museum, Chengdu

Money and Value / Final Taboo, National Bank, Swiss
Appetite Art Edge Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
33th Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Too Much Flavor 3H, Art Center, Shanghai
Something Like China POP, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
“Paris-Peking” Collection Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art Works Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris
The First Triennial Art Exhibition of Chinese Arts, Guangzhou Art Museum, Guangzhou
“Contemporary Art from china” Kuppersmuhle Museum, Duisburg, Germany Roma Art Museum, Roma, Italy Das Ludwig Museum in Budapest, Hungary
Dream 02 OXO Art Center, London, Britain

Bologna Contemporary Art Fair, Bologna, Italy
“Alors la chine?” Center Pompidou, Paris, France
The 34th Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
The 50th Biennale di Venezia, China Pavilion, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou
Art Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
Alternative Modernity, Beijing X-RAY Art Center, China
“Open Sky” Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art

“62761232” Courier Exhibition, BizArt Art Center, Shanghai
Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation : Contemporary Art from China, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Shanghai Duolun Exhibition of Young Artists, Dulun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
The Secret of Clay¡GFrom Gauguin to Gormley, Tate Museum, Liverpool
Open Nasla 2004, Venice-Lido, Italy
Chinese Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Paris, France
Contemporary Art from China of 5 Artists, Orebro City Exhibition Hall, Sweden
“Body¡EChina? Contemporary Art Exhibition, Marseilles Museum of Contemporary Art, France
Forbidden Senses, Espace Cultaeel Francois Mitterrand de Perigueux Acien Eveche de Sarlat, France
Asian Art Fair ,New York, USA
Exhibition of Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Hanart Gallery,Hong Kong, Art Center

Shanghai Constructions, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Three on the Bund, 3rd Floor, Shanghai
Dream Producers (¢º/¢¾) – The Imaginary, Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary, Museum of Chinese Contemporary Art, Beijing
The Elegance of Silence, Mori Art Museum Tokyo, Japan Contemporary Art from East Asia
World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea International Conference Hall, Ceramic Research Center, Icheon, Korea
Transparent Box “Jian Wai SoHo”, Beijing
Awakening: La France Mandarine¡XThe China Art Museum, Beijing, French Influence on Chinese Art
XianFena¡XChinese Avant¡Xgarde Sculpture,Museum Beelden Aan Zee, The Hague/Schevenin, The Netherlands
First International Biennial of Contemporary Chinese Art Montpellier Montpellier, France
Mahjong, Bern Art Museum, Switzerland
Only One Wall, Beijing Commune, Beijing
Convergence at E116¢X/N40¢X Platform China Contemporary
International Contemporary Art Institute Beijing Art Exhibition
It is too ¡X¡X Lianzhou International Lianzhou, Guangdong Photo Festival Section of the 2nd Triennial of Guangzhou, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou
“Self Organization” City Skin¡XImages of the Contemporary Macao Tap Seac Gallery, Macao Metropolis Beautiful Cynicism, Arario Beijing

Art in motion, MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
Singapore Biennale 2006, Sculpture Square, Singapore
Only One Wall, Art Space, Sydney
38 Artist”s Solo Exhibition,Creative Garden 2577, Shanghai
6th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Absolute Images, Arario, Korea
The First MOCA Envisage, MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai
China Now, Kunst Der Gegenwart Sammlung Essl, Vienna
Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
Fiction@Love / Forever Young Land, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
City Skin¡XImages of the Contemporary, Shenzhen Museum of Art, Shenzhen Metropolis

Viewing From Afar, OV Gallery, Shanghai

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