Xie Sichong
Born1991 in Xi'an, China, Lives and works in Los Angeles.

 

EDUCATION

2018
Full Fellowship at the Artist Residency, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, MA 

2017    
Post-M.F.A. in Fine Arts, Bath Spa University, Bath, United Kingdom
M.F.A. in Photography and Media / Integrated Media, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2014    
B.F.A. in illustration / Minor in Fine Arts, Columbus College of Arts & Design, Columbus, OH

2013    
New York Studio Residency Program (Exchange Program) School of Visual Arts, New York

2012    
B.F.A.(equivalent) in Painting, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020    
Xie Sichong: Lake Lonely, Elephant Art Space, Los Angeles

2019    
Xie Sichong: With The Notes Of Far-Away Song Floating From The Other Shore, Automata Arts Gallery, Los Angeles

2018   
Xie Sichong: When The Peaks Of Our Washing Sound Come Together, My Tree House Will Have A Roof (Durational Performance), Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Gallery, Los Angeles
Xie Sichong: Washing Day: Losing and Re-collecting Memories (Site-Specific Performance/Installation), AR Projects, Los Angeles

2017    
Xie Sichong: Walking With The Disappeared (Durational Performance), Hauser & Wirth Somerset Gallery, Bruton, United Kingdom
Xie Sichong: We Know We Could Go To Jail, D300 Gallery, Valencia, CA
Xie Sichong: Do Donkeys Know Politics & A Story (Film Screening), Bijou Theatre, Valencia, CA

2016    
Xie Sichong: You Can't Take That Away From Me, L Shape Gallery, Valencia, CA

2015    
Xie Sichong: Do Birds Know Politics, Beaton Gallery, Columbus, OH

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021
Conflict Point, McColl Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
The Drawing Center Viewing Program, The Drawing Center, New York
Poetic Research Bureau, Los Angeles
Memory Walk, Automata Arts, Los Angeles 

2020
Inverse Performance Art Festival, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and The Momentary, Bentonville, Arkansas
We Are Here, University of Southern California Pacific Asia Museum, Los Angeles
Distant Future, Vermont Studio Center, Gallery II, Vermont
Opera Povera, Open Form Opera: The Pink Moon, Los Angeles

2019    
The Medea Insurrection, Wende Museum, Los Angeles
Irrational Exhibits 11: Placemaking and Social Memory, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles
Becoming - Experimental Video Works, Eli Klein Gallery, New York
Limited Access 8 Festival, Tehran, Iran
The 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival, The Michigan Theatre, Ann Arbor, MI
4TH WALL: HER.E I SEE LOTUS, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Boat Has Sailed, Hasn't It?, Coaxial Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

2018    
Mapping the City: A Vision of History and City, Chengdu OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Chengdu, China
Noctem Diaboli, The Living Gallery Outpost, New York
Skowhegan Book Meet, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculptures NY Space, New York
Mapping the City: A Vision of History and Xi'an, Xi'an OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Xi'an, China
5-Nine Variations, The Reef Artist Residency, Los Angeles
The 2018 New Genre Arts Festival, Living Arts of Tulsa Gallery, Tulsa, OK
The Gifts of the Spirits, The Broad Museum (Ron Athey's performance project), Los Angeles

2017    
See What You Mean, Getty Museum (Harry Gamboa Jr.'s Performance Group "Slipping Into Something More"), Los Angeles
Tracing Memory With The Disappeared, Automata Arts Gallery (Two Artists Exhibition), Los Angeles
Clothing Optional, Night Gallery, Los Angeles
Discovering Watermill Day, The Watermill Center for Performance, Long Island, NY
Irrational Exhibits 10th Anniversary: Mapping the Divide, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
The 2nd Changjiang Photo & Video Biennale Exhibition, Changjiang Art Museum, Chongqing, China
Sounds of Central Valley, Bijou Theatre, Valencia, CA
Far Bazaar, Alternative Art Fair and Art Collective Festival, Cerritos College Fine Arts Galleries, Norwalk, CA
GLAMFA Exhibition, Cal State Long Beach Art Galleries, Long Beach, CA

2016    
The Watermill Center for Performance GALA: House of Madness, The Watermill Center for Performance, Long Island, NY
Discovering Watermill Day, The Watermill Center for Performance, Long Island, NY
Photo LA, The Reef Art Galleries, Los Angeles
The 3rd Photo Independent Art Fair, Raleigh Studios Hollywood, Hollywood, CA
Always A Body, Glass Box Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
Ecologies, Photo LA Art Fair, Los Angeles
Nothing To See, D300 Gallery, Valencia, CA

2015    
HumanUfactory Workstyles, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago
Dancing Tables, Mildred's Lane Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY

2014    
YOUNG HEARTS III, Sean Christopher Gallery, Columbus, OH
En Massse, or sameness, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH

2013    
Curate NYC 2013, Chashama Gallery, New York
Contemporary Art Fair, New York Convention Center, New York
Dumbo Art Festival, Dumbo Art District, New York
Sweet Breads, New York Studio Residency / AICAD, New York
AOI Show, Rivet Gallery, Columbus, OH
Rotating Exhibit, Universal Green House Gallery, Columbus, OH
Columbus College of Art & Design Art Fair, Columbus, OH
Diverse, Beacon Gallery, Columbus, OH

2012    
Mapping the City, Beaton Gallery, Columbus, OH
I AM, The Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH

2011    
The 100th Xi'An Academy of Fine Arts Annual Exhibition, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China

2009    
The 98th Xi'An Academy of Fine Arts Annual Exhibition, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China

 

ARTIST-IN- RESIDENCE / FELLOWSHIPS

2020    
ZK/U Artist Residency, Berlin (Forthcoming)
McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC
Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency, Jonhnson, VT

2019    
The Corporation of Yaddo Artist Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY
The Studios at MASS MoCA Residency, North Adams, MA
Dirt & Debt Residency at Residency Unlimited, New York
Salmon Creek Farm Artist Residency, Albion, CA

2018  
Armory Center for the Arts Teaching Fellowship, Los Angeles
Skowhegan Summer Residency, Madison, ME
The Reef Artist Residency, Los Angeles

2017    
The Reef Artist Residency, Los Angeles
Hauser & Wirth Somerset Exchange Residency, Bath, United Kingdom
Watermill Center Summer Residency, Long Island, NY
Venice Biennale CalArts "The Pavilions" Residency, Venice, Italy; Kassel, Germany; Munster, Germany

2016    
Watermill Center Summer Residency, Long Island, NY

2015    
Da Li International Photography and Film Festival Visiting Artist in Residence, Dali, China

2014    
Mildred's Lane Summer Fellowship Residency, HumanYingWork Styles Session Participant, Narrowsburg, NY

2013    
New York Studio Residency Program/AICAD, New York

 

TEACHING

2019    
Summer, Instructor, Clay Studio, Armory Center for the Art, Los Angeles
Spring, Instructor, Dreamscape, Field Trip Classes, Armory Center for the Art, Los Angeles

2018    
Fall, Instructor, Dreamscape, Field Trip Classes, Armory Center for the Art, Los Angeles
Summer, Lecturer, Visiting Artist Lecture: Sichong Xie, Art Practice, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China
Spring, Instructor, How To Trace Memory, Performance and Drawing Workshop, New Genre Arts Festival, Tulsa, OK

2017    
Spring, Teaching Assistant, Undergraduate Critique, Harry Gamboa Jr.’s class in Photography and Media Department, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2016    
Fall, Teaching Assistant, Artist As Writer, Harry Gamboa Jr.’s class in Photography and Media Department, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Summer, Lecturer, New Genre and Experimental Art, New Media Art Department, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China
Summer, Lecturer, Time Based Media and Interdisciplinary Art, Fine Art Department, Xi'an Ouya College, Xi'an, China
Summer, Lecturer, New Genre and Experimental Art, Photography and New Media Department, Xi'an Ligong University, Xi'an, China

 

PRESENTATIONS, ARTIST TALKS AND PANELS

2020 
Artist Talk on Zoom, Contrasting Body and Place, McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC
Visiting Artist, Design Media Arts, MFA Program, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA   
Artist Talk on Zoom, Do Donkeys Know Politics, Scaffold Series I, University of Southern California Pacific Asia Museum, Los Angeles; Interdisciplinary Art and Theory Program, New York
Artist Talk and Panel Discussion, History, Cultures, Identities, Wende Museum, Culver City, CA

2019    
Visiting Artist, Integrated Media, Art and Technology MFA Program, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Artist Talk, We Know We Could Go To Jail, The 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, MI

2018      
Presenter, The Boat Has Sailed, Hasn’t It, invited by Andrew Freeman, Photography and Media, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Guest Speaker, The Boat Has Sailed, Hasn’t It, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Xi'An Art Conversations, Xi'an OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Xi'an, China

2017    
Artist Talk, Walking With The Disappeared, The Watermill Center, Long Island, NY

2016    
Artist Talk, We Know We Could Go To Jail, The Watermill Center, Long Island, NY
Visiting Artist Talk, You Can’t Take That Away From Me, Summer Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China
Visiting Artist Talk, You Can’t Take That Away From Me, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, D.P. Art Space, Xi'An, China

2015    
Panelist, Performance Art, Photography and New Media Department, Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts, Xi'an, China

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2020    
Visual Artist Grants Award, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York

2016    
2nd Place at the Chiquita Canyon Awards, Received a $2,500 scholarship/grants, held at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2013    
1st Place at the AOI Illustration Contest & Exhibition, Held at Rivet Gallery, Columbus, OH
President List Scholarship, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columus, OH

2012    
2nd Place, They Draw & Travel, Columbus, OH
President List Scholarship, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columus, OH

2011     
President List Scholarship, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columus, OH

 

PUBLICATIONS 

2020
"The Medea Insurrection at the Wende Museum." Page #60-63, In Carla Magazine, Issue 19

2019    
Becoming- Experimental Video Works. Eli Klein Gallery Exhibition Catalog, New York

2018    
The Ship Has Sailed, Hasn’t It?. Self-Published Artist Book
Leaning On. Self-published Artist Book
"Dancing Tables." Page #18-20, The 2nd Changjiang Photo & Video Biennale Exhibition Catalog

2017    
"Minsheng's Photographs of People's Lives in Hong Kong." Page #36, Picturing Humanism

2016    
"Summary on Hagar Cygler." Page #85-96, Reconsiderations
"You Can't Take That Away From Me." Page #28, In Whitefish Review Magazine, issue “CHANGE”

2013    
"The Eternal Palace of Youth, The Magical Machine, A Girl with Trees." Page #13-15, In Katharine. Richards, AOI book

2012    
"Chinese Ancient Cultural Map." Page #37, In Nate. Padavick, Salli. Swindell, They Draw and Travel

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2019    
New Media Arts, group exhibition, curator, TBD – Xi'an, China

2017    
We Know We Could Go To Jail, D300 Gallery, solo exhibition, curator, Valencia, CA

2016    
You Can't Take That Away From Me, Shape Gallery, solo exhibition, curator, Valencia, CA