Su Xiaobai

Biography


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Born in 1949 in Wuhan, China
Lives and works in China and Germany.

Education

1990-1992
Master Class, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf State Arts Academy), Düsseldorf, Germany

1987-1990
Postgraduate, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf State Arts Academy), Düsseldorf, Germany, student of Professor Konrad Klapheck

1985-1987
Oil Painting Seminar, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

1984-1985
Oil Paintings Studio, Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China

1972-1984
Wuhan Painting Hall, Wuhan Artists Association, Wuhan, China

1965-1969
Arts and Crafts School, Wuhan, China

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014
‘ Xiaobai Su : 2012 - 2014’, Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France
‘Painting and Being’, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China
‘Three Hundred Leafs’, Su Xiaobai’s installation, The Peninsula Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

2013
'Grand Immensity - The Art of Xiaobai Su', National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
'Su Xiaobai', Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China

2012
'Su Xiaobai 2010-2012', Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2011
'Su Xiaobai', Author Gallery, Shangai, China
'Su Xiaobai', Eastation Gallery, Beijing, China

2010
'Black on Red: The Artworks of Xiaobai Su', Tina Keng Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
'Su Xiaobai Solo Exhibition', Raketenstation Hombroich, Germany
'The Dynasty of Colours', Langen Foundation, Nuessm, Germany

2009
‘The Dynasty of Colours—Xiaobai Su Solo Exhibition’, State Second Television ZDF, Mainz, Germany
'The Dynasty of Colours', Author Gallery, Shangai, China
'Clarify My Mind to View the World: The Artworks of Xiaobai Su', Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
'Kao Gong Ji - Su Xiaobai Solo Exhibition', Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2008
'Cheng Huai Road Concept: Xiaobai Su Solo Exhibition', Tina Keng Gallery, Tapei, Taiwan; Beijing, China
‘Clarify My Mind to View the World: A Solo Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’, Lin & Keng Gallery, Beijing, China
Tour Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks, ZDF, Germany
The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2007
'Great form is Shapeless, Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', Shanghai Art Museum, Shangai, China
'Bon Voyage, Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', Kama Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
‘Intangible Greats’, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
‘Wish You a Safe Journey: An Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Paintings’, Galerie Kammer, Hamburg, Germany

2006
The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks, Galerie Schmallfuss, Marburg, Germany
'Xiaobai Su Painting Exhibition', Secretary Ma Fusi Gallery, Marburg, Germnay
‘Lacquer: Xiaobai Su’s New Epoch’, Galerie Beethovenstrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany
'Large Paint: Su Xiaobai's New Era', B. Special Feng Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

2005
Galerie Albrecht, Munich, Germany
A Lite Gallery, Munich, Germany

2004
Galeria Ambit, Barcelona, Spain
Galerie Schmallfuss, Marburg, Germany
Ai Mute Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
Secretary Ma Fusi Gallery, Marburg, Germany

2003
‘The Pillar of China: Xiaobai Su’s New Works’, Galerie Beethovenstrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany
'China Column: Xiaobai Su New Works', B. Special Feng Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

2002
‘The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks’, Congress Centrum, Mainz, Germany
‘The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks’, Galerie Schmallfuss,Marburg, Germany
Galerie Albrecht, Munich, Germany
'Xiaobai Su Painting Exhibition', Mainz Parliament Building, Germany

2001
The Beda Museum, Bitburg, Germany
‘The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks’, Galerie Beethovenstrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany

2000
‘The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks’, Baden Museum, Solingen, Germany
‘The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks’, Galerie Hoirehomme, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Albrecht, Munich, Germany
Galerie Tedden, Düsseldorf, Germany
'Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', Baden Museum, Solingen, Germany
'Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', Aaron Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
T. Teton Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

1999
‘The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks',Galeria Ambit, Barcelona, Spain
'Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', Ai Mute Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
Galerie Tedden, Düsseldorf, Germany
Galerie Beethovenstrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany

1998
‘Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition: The Most of the Least’, Galerie Albrecht, Munich, Germany
'Rarely Very Much Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', A Lite Gallery, Munich, Germany

1997
Galerie Tedden, Düsseldorf, Germany

1995
‘The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’s Artworks’, Galerie Tedden, Düsseldorf, Germany
'Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', Teton Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

1994
Galerie Heidenheim, Düsseldorf, Germany

1993
Galerie Heidenheim, Düsseldorf, Germany

1990
Galerie Heidenheim, Düsseldorf, Germany

1989
‘The Door Wide Open: The Recent Artworks of Xiaobai Su’, City Theatre of Duisburg, Germany
'Open Portal: Xiaobai Su Art Exhibition', Grand Theatre of Duisburg, Germany

1988
‘The World in the Eyes of a Chinese Artist: The Exhibition of Xiaobai Su’,City Library in Düsseldorf, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
‘ Perfection by Chance - A Yi Pai Exhibition’, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong

2014
Pearl Lam Galleries at Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Pearl Lam Galleries at Art14 London, London, UK
Pearl Lam Galleries at Art Stage Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
‘Where does it all begin? Contemporary Abstract Art in Asia and the West’, Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore

2013
Pearl Lam Galleries, The 12th Korea Internation Art Fair, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
Pearl Lam Galleries, Art Basel HK, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, China
earl Lam Galleries, Art13, London, UK
Pearl Lam Galleries, Art Stage Singapore, Marina Bay Sands, Singapoure
Almine Rech Gallery at Art Basel, Switzerland
Tina Keng Gallery at Abu Dhabi Art 2013, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Saadiyat Cultural District, UAE

2012
‘Chinese Contemporary Abstract, 1980s until Present: Mindmap’, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China
Art Stage Singapore, Pearl Lam Galleries, Marina Bays Sands, Singapore

2011
‘George Chann、Xiaobai Su’, Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
SH Contemporary, Pearl Lam Galleries, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shainghai, China
‘Opening Ceremony’, Tina Keng Gallery, Beijing, China
‘Retrospect and Prospect: Hubei Oil Painting Art Exhibition’, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China

2010
ART Singapore 2010, Suntec, Singapore
SH Contemporary, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

2009
‘George Chann, Wang Huai Qing, Xiaobai Su’, Lin & Lin Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
‘R/evolution’, Tina Geng Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
‘Transforming Pictures: A Contemporary Representation of Traditional Thoughts’, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2008
‘The lmagism: Chinese Abstract Arts in the Previous Thirty Years’,Madrid & Barcelona, Spain
‘In and Out of the lmage’, Yuxin Art Gallery, Beijing, China
‘An Old and a New Branch of Another Spring’, Future Gallery, Taipei Museum Block B exhibition opening, Taipei Taiwan
‘Inside and Outside’, Xu Xin Art Museum, Singapore
‘Yi Pai: Thirty Years of Chinese Abstraction’, Wall Museum, Beijing, China; La Caixa Forum Barcelona and Madrid, Spain

2007
‘China Abstract’, Lin & Keng Gallery, Beijing, China
‘Corresponding and Responding: An Exhibition for Artists from China and America’, National Art Museum, Beijing, China
‘Red Mountains and Green Rivers: A Group Exhibition of Modern Chinese and German Artists’ Paintings’, Lubeck Museum, Germany
‘The Third Space: Chinese Text of Abstract Art’, Jindu Art Center, Beijing, China

2006
‘Images of Wuyi: Chinese and German Artists Exhibition’, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
‘This Shore and The Other Side, Group Exhibition of 11 Contemporary Artists Between China and Germany’, Three Free Art Space, Shanghai, China
‘Artists’Artworks’, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
‘Here and Beyond: A Group Exhibition of Eleven Chinese and German
Contemporary Artists’, Shanghai Sanxian Art Space, Shanghai, China

2005
Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

2004
Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
‘Abstract Art Exhibition’, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2003
First Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing, China

2002
‘Present Art Form’, Group exhibition at Reichstag, Berlin, Germany

Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany

2001
‘Eiffel Region Artists Exhibition including the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and France’, Luxembourg

2000
‘100 Years Oil Painting in China’, Beijing, China
International Artists Workshop Exhibition, Museum at Beda House, Bitburg, Germany
‘Proximity between the East and West Group Exhibition’, State Assembly Hall, Mainz, Germany
‘Chinese Painting Centennial Exhibition’, Beijing, China

1999
Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Yanhuang Art Gallery of Beijing, Beijing, China

1998
Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
International Sculptor Creation Camp Inventional Exhibition, Bremen, Germany

1993
State of North Rhine Artists Annual Exhibition, Dusseldorf, Germany

1992
Exhibition of the Collection of the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
‘Inter ART International Art Exhibition’, Moscow, Russia

1986
‘Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition’, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

1984
‘The 6th National Exhibition’, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

1980
‘The Second Session of the National Youth Art Exhibition’, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

Award and Honors

Since 1997
"Annual Art Exhibition NRW”, Germany, also as member of jury

2007
“30 Years Abstract Art in China”, Symposium, Beijing, China

2004
“International Sculptors Workshop”, Hamburg, Germany

2001
“International Sculptors Workshop”, in Hude By Bremen, Germany

1989
Scholarship of the German Academy of Fine Arts for the M. Ernst studio in Paris, France

1985
National Conference for Oil Painting in Huangshan Mountain, China

1984
The 6th National Exhibition of Fine Arts, Bronze price with Da Niang Jia

Selected Collections

Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany
State Second Television—ZDF, Mainz, Germany
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Ostasien Museum, Cologne, Germany
EFG Bank, Singapore
National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, China
The Presidential Residence, Taipei, Taiwan