About Wei Jia

WEI JIA

 

BIOGRAPHY
 

Born 1957, Beijing, China

Lives and works in New York and Beijing

EDUCATION

1987 M.A. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Department of Studio Art, MA

1984 B.F.A. Central Academy of Fine Arts, Department of Oil Painting, Beijing

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

 

Wei Jia: Good Times, Fou Gallery, New York, June 19–August 22, 2021; Chambers Fine Art, New York, June 24–August 13, 2021. 

 

2018

Wei Jia: A Way of Life, Fou Gallery, New York, October 13–December 23, 2018. 

 

2017

 

Wei Jia: Recent Work, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, May 25–July 8, 2017. (Digital Catalogue)

 

2015

 

Cursive Script, Color and Collage: The Art of Wei Jia, NanHai Art, Millbrae, California, February 21–March 28, 2015. (Catalogue)

 

2012 

 

Wei Jia: New Work, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 2012.

 

2008 

 

Wei Jia: New Paintings: Calligraphy, Collage, Crossculture, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, October 14 - November 22, 2008.

 

2007 

 

Wei Jia: Made in China, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 2007.

 

Wei Jia and Nancy Lasar: Fields of Vision, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, May 18 - June 30, 2007.

 

2006 

 

Wei Jia: Made in Beijing forward slash New York, China 2000 Fine Art, New York, October 2006.

 

2004 

 

Wei Jia: 2004, China 2000 Fine Art, New York, October 2004.

 

Wei Jia: Recent Works, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 2004.

 

2002 

 

Wei Jia: Recent Works, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 2002.

 

1999 

 

Wei Jia: Recent Works, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 1999.

 

1997 

 

Wei Jia: Recent Works, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 1997.

 

1995 

 

Wei Jia: Recent Works, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 1995.

 

1992 

 

Wei Jia: Recent Works, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 1992.

 

1988 

 

Wei Jia, Haas Gallery, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, 1988.

 

1987 

 

Wei Jia, Haas Gallery, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, 1988.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2021

 

“The Infallible Interior”: The Third Tour of the Exhibition “Notes for Tomorrow”, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China, June 25 - September 5, 2021
 

Carry-On (the fifth exhibition), Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, April 18–May 3, 2021. 

 

Legacies of Literati, Fou Gallery, New York, February 19–March 28, 2021.

 

2020

 

The Illustrated Word: Artwork Inspired by Calligraphy: Asia Week Special Presentation, Chambers Fine Art, New York, March 12–19, 2020.

 

2019

 

ININK: Current Trends of Ink Art, NanHai Art, Millbrae, California, October 5–November 9, 2019.

 

10th International Ink Art Biennale of Shenzhen: Ink at Current, Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, Hua Art Museum and OCT Art & Design Gallery, April 20–May 20, 2019.

 

2018

 

Blurred Boundaries, New York School of Interior Design Gallery, February 12–March 2, 2018. (Brochure)

 

2016

 

A Piece of Paper, Fou Gallery, New York, March 19–June 12, 2016.

 

2015

 

Lin Yan, Wei Jia: A Garden Window, Kwai Fung Hin Gallery, Hong Kong, November 16–December 16, 2015. (Catalogue)

 

Sovrapposizioni Di Immagini, Casa Dei Carraresi Via Palestro, Treviso, Italy, June 20–July 1, 2015.

 

2014 

 

Oil & Water Reinterpreting Ink, The Museum of Chinese America, New York, April 24 - September 14, 2014. (Catalogue)

 

Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, May 3 - August 31, 2014. (Catalogue)

 

Start from Tradition: Lin Yan & Wei Jia, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, May 1 - June 1, 2014.

 

Transcending Boundaries: Qin Feng; Wei Jia and Lin Yan, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, May 3 – June 14, 2014.

 

Experience China Chinese Contemporary Oil Painting, Dadu Museum, Beijing, 2014.

 

2013 

 

The 8th International Ink Art Biennale of Shenzhen: Research on Prototypes, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, December 1–December 17, 2013. 

 

China Style, Dadu Museum, Beijing, open on October 19, 2013.

 

New York Beijing Here There, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, October 24 - November 5, 2013.

 

2012 

 

Vaulting Limits, Tenri Cultural Institution, New York, May 4 - 25, 2012. (Catalogue)


Reductive, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, Long Island City, May 15 - June 10, 2012.

 

Colorblind: Qin Feng; Wei Jia; Paul Shakespear; David Shapiro, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, March 17 - April 28, 2012. 

 

2011 

 

Asian Variegations, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, December 8 - 16, 2011. 

Giving and Receiving, CU Art Museum University of Colorado, Boulder, US, April 8 - July 22, 2011 (catalogue).

 

2010 

 

Spring Equinox, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, March 21, 2010 - April 21, 2010. (catalogue)

 

Lin Yan + Wei Jia: Echoes from the Past, Amy Simon Gallery, Westport, CT, November 6 - December 11, 2010.

 

Intertwining Layers, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, January 22 - February 26, 2010.


2008 

 

Apartment Art In China 1970s-1990s, Shuimu Art Space, Beijing, September 28 - October 27, 2008.

 

Art Graduate Reunion Exhibition, Class of 1980, Studio III, Department of Oil Painting: Celebrating 90th anniversary of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Loft 3 Gallery, 798 district, Beijing, September 20 - October 28, 2008. (Catalogue)

 

Then and Now: Chinese Art From 1710 to 2007, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, July 8 – 30, 2008.
 

Cross Reference: 11 Artists from NY, Shuimu Art Space, Beijing, July 19 - September 7, 2008. (Catalogue)

 

2007 

 

Calligraphy in Paintings, Museum of Binghamton University, NY, 2007.

 

Corresponding - Chinese and American Artists, National Museum of Art, Beijing, 2007.

 

East Transplanted West, Kean University, Union, NJ, US, 2007.

 

2006 

 

Curator’s Choice: China, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA, September 24, 2006 - January 14, 2007. 

 

Summer Rotation II, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, 2006.

 

Brooklyn, Westport Arts Center, CT, 2006.

 

New Chinese Occidentalism – Chinese Contemporary Art in NY, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, January 19 - February 28, 2006. (Catalogue)

 

2005 

 

Simplicity in Life 2, Lin Yan + Wei Jia, William Fellows Architects, New York, 2005

 

Summer Rotation 1, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, 2005.

 

2003 

 

The Paper Chase: Creation in Paper by Contemporary Chinese Artists in New York, China 2000 Fine Art, New York, March, 2003.

 

2002 

 

Contemporary Brush Strokes - New York Artists from China, China 2000 Fine Art, New York, 2002.

 

2000 

 

Art Span - Three generation, nine artists in one family, Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai, 2000.

 

1999 

 

Spring Group Show Miyako Yoshinaga Art Prospects, New York, 1999.

 

1995 

 

Recent Paintings by Chinese - American Artists, The Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, 1995.

 

1992 

 

Second Spring: Contemporary Chinese Painting & Sculpture, Founders Gallery, University of San Diego, San Diego, 1992.

 

Duo show, Z gallery, New York, 1992.

 

1990 

 

Works by Pang's Family, Lung Men Art Gallery, Taipei, 1990.

 

1987

 

Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition, The Chinese Culture Institute, Boston, 1987.

 

1985 

 

National Youth Art Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Beijing, 1985.

 

1977 

 

Beijing City Art Exhibition, National Museum of Art, Beijing, 1977. 

 

1976 

 

In Memory of Zhou en lai, National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing, 1976.
 

PUBLIC COLLECTION

 

The Brooklyn Museum, New York

Dadu Museum, Beijing

National Museum of Chinese History, Beijing

Utah Museum, Salt Lake City
The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia