Jia Aili
Born 1979 in Liaoning, China. Lives and works in Beijing, China



MA Oil Painting Department, Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China.


Solo Exhibitions

“Jia Aili: Harsh,” TANK Shanghai, Shanghai

“Jia Aili: Combustion,” Gagosian, West 21st St., New York, NY

“Jia Aili,” CAC Malaga, Contemporary Art Centre of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

“The Nothing of Pure Emptiness,” Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China
“The Dharma Bums,” Cornell University Hartell Gallery, Ithaca, NY
“Good Morning, World!,” OCAT, Shenzhen, China 
“Make Believe,” Institute of International Visual Art, London, UK
“Duino Elegies,” Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong

“JAL Jia Aili Solo Exhibition,” Michael Ku Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
"Unmixed,” Sh Contemporary, Shanghai, China

“Jia Aili’s Hibernation,” DoART Beijing, Beijing, China

“The Wasteland,” Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing, China


Selected Group Exhibitions

The Spiritual in Art, United Art Centre, Beijing
Row the Boat as You Wish, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Shanghai

Common Ground: UCCA 15th Anniversary Patrons Collection Exhibition, UCCA, Beijing
Rafts, Broken Bridges and Strangers on the Yalu River, Click Ten Art Space, Beijing
Song of Soul, Soul Art Center, Beijing

Duration: Chinese Art in Transformation, Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing
On Sabbatical, West Bund Museum, Shanghai
Bustes de Femmes: Paris 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Gagosian, Paris

An Exhibition for Notre Dame, Gagosian, Paris
Under Construction, TANK Shanghai, Shanghai

Between Utopia and Dystopia, Massimo De Carlo, Hong Kong

The Universe and Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Studio, Qiao Space, Shanghai, China

Shedding– New Art from China, Zhong Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Fly Through the Troposphere: Memo of the New Generation Painting, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China

Hong Kong International Art Fair, Hong Kong
The Asia Pacific Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art 1979-2009, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Lu Chunsheng and Jia Aili: Counterpoints, Institute of International Visual Arts, London, UK
Filter Window –Young Chinese Artists Group Exhibition, Beyond Art Space, Beijing, China
The Frank-Suss Collection– Philips de Pury & Company at The Saatchi Gallery, London, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Jungle – A Close-Up Focus on Chinese Contemporary Art Trends, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
CIRCA 10 Art Fair, Puerto Rico

The Asia Pacific Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
City_net Asia 2009, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Northeast Hotpot –2009 ACEA First Exhibition, Gaodi Gallery, Beijing, China
10 Years, Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China
Paradise Lost, Fun Art Space, Beijing, China
Simon Franks and Rob Suss Collection, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
White Snow and Black Land –70’s Northeast Youth Artists Exhibition, H.J.Y Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China

Making Time, Waiting for the Answer, DoART, Beijing, China
Beyond Image- Chinese New Painting, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Reality and Unreality, Gaudi Gallery, Beijing, China

Removing the Ladder, Platform China, Beijing, China
The Aberrant Image- Chinese Contemporary Oil Painting Invitation Exhibition, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Nanjing Qinghe Art Museum, Nanjiing, China
Hold On and Break Through, China National Museum, Beijing, China

Chance Encounter, Back Factory Space, Beijing, China
Vision Express International, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China
After No Means, Cement Space, Beijing, China

For the Silent Friend, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China


Selected Public Collections

DSL Collection, Paris
The Franks-Suss Collection, Hong Kong