Lot 87 - Yang Xu - In the Garden
Lot 87 - Yang Xu - In the Garden
Lot 87 - Yang Xu - In the Garden

Lot 87 - Yang Xu - In the Garden

Watercolour on Handmade Paper

2022

A6 (15x10cm) Original Artwork

Signed on Verso

ARTIST INFO

 

About 

 

Yang Xu (b. 1996, Shandong, China). Graduated with 1st Class Honours in BA Painting Wimbledon College of Arts (2018), MA Painting at Royal College of Art (2018-20).  

Xu is the Vice Chairman of UK - China Photography Association. Winner of Barbican Arts Group Trust Artwork Open 2019 with following solo exhibition ‘100 Carat Diamond’ (2020). Xu has been nominated in many prizes including Contemporary Young Artist (2020), The Signature Art Prize (2019). She received the Highly Commended award at the Air Gallery Open (2019) and On the Mountain We Stay Residency (2019) supported by No Space Organisation in China. She was also shortlisted for the Clyde & Co Art Award (2018) and Whitechapel Gallery First Thursday University Competition (2017). Xu has contributed to collaborative art projects ‘Imaging Technologies’ With Painting Research team of Wimbledon College of Arts at Tate Modern (2017) and ’Here she Comes’ with Monster Chetwynd at Royal Festival Hall (2016). Her works are collected in China and Europe. 

 

Education 

 

2018 - 2020 MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London 

2015 - 2018 BA (1st Class Hons) Fine Art: Painting, Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL, London 

2014 - 2015 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, CCW, UAL, London 

 

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

 

Solo Exhibitions 

2020  

Pandora’s Candy Box, Four you Gallery online. 

100 Carat Diamond, ArtWorks Project Space, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London. 

2019  

Present but In and Out of Focus, Central Saint Martins, London (Performance). 

2017  

An Empty Room, Deyin Hardware Head Office, ZiBo, ShanDong, China. 

She is Me as Myself, Yishu Gallery, ChangZhou, China. 

2016  

Contemporary Painting,City Milu Space, ChangZhou, China. 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2022  

(Upcoming) Duo Exhibition with Victoria Cantons at No.20 Gallery, London. 

2021  

(upcoming) Duo Exhibition at Cuturi Gallery, Singapore. 

(upcoming) Group Exhibition at Cuturi Gallery, Singapore. 

(upcoming) Group Exhibition at 42 Space, Beijing, China. 

(upcoming) House of St Barnabas, London. 

Redirecting, Tree Museum, Beijing, China. 

2020  

Rea! Fair, Milan, Italy. 

Softer Softest, Andrea Festa Fine Art, Rome, Italy. 

Twenty Twenty Women, www.artistellar.com. 

A Rudimentary Education, Art Lacuna, London. 

Wintergreen Boxwood, No 20 Arts, London. 

London Grads Now, Saatchi Gallery, London.  

RCA/Slade Graduation show, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London. 

Final, not Over, Unit 1 Gallery, London. 

Body Soul and Time, online exhibition, https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/-xijjC5pvH_8usNoceU_BA . 

Be water, my friend, online exhibition, www.grapevine.earth/water. 

2019  

Little Originals, Dock Street Studios, Dundee, Scotland. 

ArtWork Open 2019, ArtWorks Project Space, London. 

Beautiful China, Beautiful World, Golden Era of China-UK, The Palace of Westminster, London. 

Air Open 2019, Air Gallery, Manchester. 

Where We Once Were Someone, A Yngspc Online Exhibition, Online, Instagram. 

Celebration, Roost Studios and Art Gallery, NYC, United States. 

2018  

Beijing Summer Show, NL Gallery, Beijing, China. 

Chain, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China. 

Neulinge, The Crypt Gallery, London. 

HuangYan, Chelsea Triangle Space, Chelsea College of arts, London. 

2017  

Bring Me My Cloak, LVP House, North Acton, London, United Kingdom. 

Xu Yang, Ghost Space, Wimbledon Library, Wimbledon college of art, London. 

2017  

Unicorn, Wimbledon Library Space, London. 

The Currents of Identity, The Crypt Gallery, London. Curated: Dr. Annie Xu, Yang Xu. 

To be continued… , North China University of Science and Technology, Hebei Province, China. 

Remarquable, Anaglifos Art Gallery, Carrer d’en Monec, Barcelona, Spain. 

Materiality in Painting, 26 Spaces, Wimbledon College of Arts, Wimbledon, London. 

One Year Anniversary Art Fair, Deptford Does Art, The Brookmill, London. 

2016 

Bridge–Crossing & Conversation, Totem Il Canale Gallery, Venice, Italy. 

Bad Art is a Journey, 1933 Ancient Slaughterhouse, ShangHai, China. 

Capsticks Exhibition, Selected from WCA Students, London. 

 

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