Chen Wei
  • About
  • Biography
  • Exhibitions
  • Artworks
    • Sculpture
    • Video
    • Installation
  • Chen Wei
  • Birthdate: 1990
    Gender: Male
  • Biography
  • CHEN Wei was born in 1990, graduated from Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute with a Bachelor‘s degree in Ceramic Art, 2011, and from Fine Arts College of Shanghai University with a Master degree in Art Design, 2014. He lives and works in Shanghai. Chenwei was trained in ceramics in his earlier undergraduate years, where he cultivated a keen sense in material. Then he pursued contemporary art studies after resides in Shanghai. Chen is structuring his unique language in the aesthetics of “the orders of things” in contemporary history. Through a high abstraction toward ceramics, architecture, as well as physical performance, he cares the common destiny of humans and the mystery lies in poetics. Recent artist-in- residence programs include: GlogauAIR Artist Residency (Berlin, German, 2O17); Swatch Art Peace Hotel Artist Residency (Shanghai, China, 2016); Red Gate Residency (Beijing, China, 2015); The Shanghai Award Artist Residency (Milan, Italy, 2014); Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts Artist Residency (Maine, United States, 2013); Visva-Bharati University Artist Residency (Calcutta, India, 2013). Recent awards include: SAYA Embrace Projcet Annual Award (2017); The Shanghai Award - Italian and Chinese Emerging Artist (2014); M50 Creative New Artist Award - the ShanghART Gallery award (2013).

  • Exhibitions
    • EXCHANGE VALUE
      Apr 27, 2019 - May 19, 2019
      Opening: Apr 27, 2019 04:00 Saturday
      Artists: Chen Wei , Gao Lei , Hilary Koob Sassen, Lili Ren , Liu Ding , Oceane Huaqing Francioli, Tant Zhong , Yang Xi
      • Group Exhibitions
  • Artworks
    • The Albino No.1 | Chen Wei

      Video, Installation | 4K Video Installation( Color, Mute) 4’03’’ | 00:04:03 | 2016 - 2018

    • 16 Vessels | Chen Wei

      Sculpture | Kaolin | 20*50*20cm, 10*28*10cm, 30*30*30cm; 10*28*10cm 30*30*30cm