Gong Jian
Born 1978 in Jingzhou, China. Lives and works in Wuhan, China



M.F.A., Department of Fine Arts, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Hubei, China

B.A., Department of Painting, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China



Gong Jian: From Byzantine Community to East Lake Park, Antenna Space Gallery, Beijing

Gong Jian: Nothing is Important, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing

Gong Jian: You Should Learn to Wait, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China

Gong Jian: People’s Park, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing   

Unhappy, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China



Upstairs Cities, ASE Foundation, Shanghai

Carefree Days, Plaform China, Beijing

New General Intellect in Art: Drawing Project 5-Beta, Art Museum of Nanjing University of Arts, Nanjing, China
ON | OFF 2021:  Caousel of Progress, He Art Museum, Shunde, China
Collection as Poem in the Age of Ephemerality, X Musum, Beijing
The Tears of Eros II, Linda Gallery, Beijing
Tangle of Revolution and Political Soul, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai
Classical Gaudiness, Enclave Contemporary, Shenzhen, China

Muses, Yu Gong and Compasses, Pingshan Museum, Shenzhen, China
The Farm, chi K11 Art Space, Shenyang, China
Force Majeure, Eli Klein Gallery, New York
CLEAN, SPURS Gallery, Beijing

Hic Sunt Leones, Surplus Space, Wuhan, China; 798 Art Centre, Beijing
Open Islands, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand
The Variable and The Generating, MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai
River Flowing Without a Beacon 1979, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
Corner Square Montage, Surplus Space, Wuhan, China 

Painting Mapping, National Agricultural Center, Beijing

Boundless Realities, Multiple Now - Contemporary Art From Hubei As A Sample, Wuhan University Wanlin Museum, Wuhan, China
Simul Taneous Eidos - Guangzhou Image Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Refocusing - Opening Exhibition of Fine Arts Literature Art Center’s New Space, New Space Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China 
Urban Constellation, K11 Art Village, Wuhan, China
Among Friends, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
Fantasy Creator, chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai

Our Painting, YAM Museum, Beijing
Drawing - Apperceive of Liberation, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China 
Exotic Stranger, Paris-Beijing Gallery, Paris
Exhibitions We Have Made These Years, Sheshan Contemporary Art Center, Shanghai
Asia Now, 9 Avenue Hoch, Paris

Notes on Paintings, Blue Roof Museum of Chengdu, Chengdu, China
Wuhan: An Urban History Linked - The Annual Exhibition of Wuhan, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China
Base, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art Store, Beijing
No Apple No Show, We Gallery, Shanghai
Text Pause, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
Southern Wind, Antenna Space, Shanghai
Fat Choi, A307 Space, Gland Space, Beijing       

You Can Only Think About Something If You Think of Something Else, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China
Re-modernization - The 3rd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts of Wuhan, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China 
Conscious: Twelve Views on Painting, Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing
The Being of Nonbeing - A Kind of Personal Expression on ‘Meta-painting’, Linda Gallery, Beijing
Summer 2014: Friends, Pool and Waves, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
MEMO II, White Space Gallery, Beijing
Uneasy Trip in Asia, Star Gallery, Beijing
Given, NUO Art Gallery, Beijing
Wormhole - Geo-attraction, Lin&Lin Gallery, Taipei
Boredom is the Beginning of Action, L-Art Gallery, Chengdu, China 

ON|OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing 
Watermelon Peel - Summer Special Show, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China

Pulse Reaction, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China 
Painting Lesson II - Negative and Positive Style, Yang Gallery, Beijing
Re: Painting, Platform China, Beijing

The Wedding Banquet, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong 
15 Days: A Collaborative Work, Whitebox Museum, Beijing
Breaking Away, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
The Burden of Representation - Abstraction in Asia Today, Osage Gallery, Shanghai

The Burden of Representation: Abstraction in Asia Today, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong; Shanghai
Fortress Besieged - Works By 21 Artists, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China 
DU - Crossover, Aroundspace, Shanghai 

Hubei and Hunan Chinese Contemporary Art 1985-2009, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China 
Deutschland and China - Gemeinsam in Bewegung, Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, China 
Backtracking and Exploration, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China 
Normality: 2009 New Artworks Show, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China 
PAWNSHOP, The Shop of Vitamin Creative Space, Beijing 

Notes of Conception: A Local Narrative of Chinese Contemporary Painting, Iberia Centerfor Contemporary Art, Beijing
Winter Group Show, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
Poorism, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing
Time-Lag, Magee Art Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Star Archives - A Documentary Library that Witnesses Chinese Art in the 21st Century, Beyond Art Space, Beijing      

Forms of Concepts, The 2nd Documentary Exhibition of Fine Arts of Wuhan, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China
Wuhan! Wuhan!, Nanjing Square Museum of Contemporary Art, Nanjing, China 
Visual Experiences, China National Art Museum, Beijing
Words on Paper Exhibition & Christmas Party, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan,China 

Twelve - Chinese Contemporary Art Awards, Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai 
Limited & Freedom, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China 
Happy New year - Young artists' Paintings Exhibition, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China 
Young Artists' Paintings Exhibition, HANMO Arts Gallery, Beijing
Satellite 06, Vanguard Gallery, Shanghai

WHS+8 - Siemens Art Project, Fine Arts Literature Art Center, Wuhan, China  

Congratulations on Become Riches-Fish Eye Passes as Pear-A Bully with A Coward, Red City Art Center, Wuhan, China 
Slow Down, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Wuhan, China
Plug and Play, Byzantium Residential Community, Wuhan, China  

Distance, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The 5th System: Public Art in the Age of Post–Planning - Shenzhen Distance, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
The Minority Subordinate to the Majority, BIZART Art Center, Shanghai

Chinart - The Contemporary Art from China, Kuppersmuhle Museum, Duisburg, Germany; Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy; Municipal Gallery in Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz, Poland, Budapest, Hungary
New Urbanism, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China 
N Identity: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Nanjing Naval Command College, Nanjing, China   

Reshuffle - Contemporary Chinese Art Show
, Shenzhen Sculpture Institute, Shenzhen, China
Welcome, Jingsha Center, Wuhan, China 

Outside of the Site - Water, Pinggu, China



China Contemporary Art Award



X Museum, Beijing
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China 
M+Sigg Collection, Hong Kong
White Rabbit Gallery, Sydney