Painting is not a concept; it carried more history than concept. It is the thing which makes visual sense become art. Painting cannot be defined because it is the thing which has existed way before we learn how to define our world. It is a sphere, a situation. I cannot have the conscious of painting because it is before my consciousness. Painting assembles together my sensations of the world.
Mandalas are not patterns from the Euclidean linear geometry but fractals based on the chaos theory. Creating Mandala is not a process from predetermination to fruit; Instead,it is a random variation upon different outcomes; it is slice of moment of infinitude possibilities.
A structure from being built to its demolition: a cycle from being inorganic to become organic then return to be inorganic; an experience from "more" to "one" then back to "more".
Ruins are the compound of technological capacity and cosmic energy. It bonded together technology and natural causes. In the ruins, the contradiction between culture and nature has been dismissed.
born: 1974, Shanghai, China
Savannah College of Art and Design, MFA 2001
China Art Academy, BFA 1998
Contemporary Expressionism-The Creative Spirit, 2nd prize, The San Diego Museum of Art, Artists Guild, 2013
Working Artist Award, Museum of Contemporary Georgia, 2010-2011
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, commended Award, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, 2006
New American Paintings; #100. Boston, Massachusetts: Open Studio Press, pp. Front Cover, 148,149,150,151, 2012
National Art Magazine; Xie Caomin Works.Shanghai: National Arts. 2012/07 ed., pp. 2,3
Studio Visit; Volume Two. Boston, MA: Open Studio Press,pp. 212, 213, 2008
Art Observation Magazine, Simulacra and Reality: Painting Mimic Digital Media. Beijing.2007/06 ed.,pp. 93-96
selected solo or two-person exhibits
The Circle of the Ruins, The Other Gallery, Beijing, China, 2012
Samsara, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Atlanta, 2011
The Still Within, SCAD HongKong Gallery, HongKong, China, 2010
Countless Universes, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, 2008
selected group shows
Dragon, Asia Aspiring, Asian artists group exhibition, Arterior Taipei, 2013
Shadow, six artists of Asian Pacific heritage at SUNY Oneonta, New York, 2010
Digital Media Painting, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China, 2008
Yellow Box-Contemporary Art in Chinese Traditional Space, Shanghai China, 2006