About me

  

  

  

EDUCATION 

1990-1993 MASTER OF FINE ARTS, ART DEPARTMENT, BROOKLYN COLLEGE, BROOKLYN, NY 

1981-1985 UNDERGRADUATE OIL PAINTING DEPARTMENT, GUANGZHOU ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, CHINA 

Work Experience 

1985-1990: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PAINTING DEPARTMENT, HUBEI ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS. HUBEI CHINA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1990-PRESENT: PROFESSIONAL ARTIST. SKILL AT OIL PAINTING, EGG TEMPREA, MIXED MEDUM.

Press:

Artworks has been written about in <Frieze> art magazine. See website:

https://frieze.com/article/chen-tong-tian-hui-what-might-it-mean-think-mall 

Awards

"The Road to Serfdom" won monetary Jurors’ Award of “41st International Annual Judging Exhibition 2020" conferred by the Monmouth Museum NJ 

“Andy Warhol in China” won Excellence Jurors’ Award of “Big Picture Exhibition 2020” conferredby Charles A. Riley Director of Nassau Museum of Art

SOLO and SELECTED EXHIBITION

2020 “Wide Open 11” National Juried Art Show. BWAC Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Juror: Paulina Pobocha, Associate Curator in the Department of Painting 

and Sculpture at Museum of Modern Art, New York 

2020 “Big Picture Exhibition 2020” Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, NY 

Juror: Charles A. Riley Director of Nassau Museum of Art

2020 “In Grace We Trust” Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT

2020 Solo Exhibition curated by Lynda Morgen, Director of Islip Art Museum, 

NY

2020 “41st International Annual Juried Exhibition” Monmouth Museum, NJ

2020 “Diversity and Inclusion” International Juried Exhibition Pollak Gallery, NJ

2020 “Big ART in Small Packages”,national juried exhibition, Nilson Galleries,

NJ 

2020 “Woman an Infinite World” International juried exhibition

It Mondo & SK Art gallery, NY

2020 Solo Show, HYG Art Gallery, New London, CT

2019 “Kristallnacht Juried Show” SK Art Gallery, White Plains, NY 

2019 “Art First” International Juried Show Novado Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2019 “International Contemporary Art Show” Haikou, China 

2019 “2019 Annual Juried Show” Islip Art Museum, Islip NY 

2019 “2019 National Juried Competition Exhibition” LBI, NJ. Juried by Louis 

Marchesano, Senior Curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 

2019 “LIC Arts Open 2019” Juried Exhibition, Long Island City, NY

2019 118th Annual Juried Show, New Haven, CT Juried by Dr. Elizabeth S.

 Hodermarsky Curator of Prints and Drawings, Yale University Art Gallery

2019 “89thAnnual Juried Open Exhibition” Nation Art League, NYC

2019 “Open 2019 Juried Exhibition” Orange, NJ 

Juror: Nigel Freeman, Director of Swann Auction Galleries, NYC

2019 “Seeing the unseen” Juried Exhibition, 14 Maple Gallery, Morristwon, NJ,

2019 “small work 2019 exhibition” Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2018   Solo Show OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen, China 

2017 “Retrospect and Prospect” The Art Museum of Hubei, China. 

2016 Solo Show The Art Gallery of Amerasia Bank. New York. 

2000 “Asian Art Exhibition at Annual Asian Pacific Conference” 

State University of New York, Albany, NY. 

1996 “Pacific Artists in New York” New World Art Center, New York. 

1989: Group show The Art Museum of Hubei Hubei, China. 

1987: Group show The National Art Museum of China. Beijing, China. 

1985: Group show The Art Museum of Hubei. Hubei, China.

ART STATEMENT

  •              We are living in an era of upheavals. It is a time where the rapid development of science and technology, alongside sociopolitical movements such as neoliberalism and globalization, are bringing about incredible changes within our society. However, as the people of this era are unavoidably confronted with these changing times, their minds, bodies, and spirits have been forced to adapt