ZHENG Li (b.1964, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China)

Zheng Li, courtesy name Da Yu, was born in 1964 in the city of Ningbo in Zhejiang province. Zheng Li received both his BA (1988) and his MA (2004) from the Chinese Painting Department of the China Academy of Art (formerly the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts), with a specialization in shanshui (Chinese landscape painting). Since 1994 he has been teaching in the Chinese Painting Department at CAA, where he is currently Assistant Professor as well as supervising professor for the graduate course in Chinese landscape painting. He is member of the China Artists Association, and on the council of the Zhejiang Art Association. His works have been shown in major exhibitions in China, including ‘One Hundred Years of Chinese Painting’ at the National Art Museum of China (Beijing), and the National Exhibitions of Fine Arts where his works have won numerous prizes. His paintings are highly sought after and are in a number of private and museum collections.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017 Reflections of the Classical Garden, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
1999 Out of the Mortal World,Taipei
1994 The whole yard filled with fragrance,Taipei
1991 Roaming Amidst Nature,Taipei
1990 Zheng Li Solo Exhibition, Hangzhou
1989 Paintings by Zheng Li, Ningbo
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Art from Life: National Exhibition of Paintings and Sculptures from Life, Beijing
2016 Shan Shui a Manifesta, Hangzhou
2014 The 3rd Chinese Painting Biennale of Hangzhou, Hangzhou
The Twelfth National Exhibition of Fine Arts, China 2014, Beijing
2009 The Eleventh National Exhibition of Fine Arts, China 2009, Beijing
2004 The Tenth National Exhibition of Arts, China 2004, Beijing
2003 The First Beijing International Art Biennale, China, Beijing
2002 Gao Shan Liu Shui: Contemporary Landscape Painting Invitational Exhibition, Shanghai
Shanghai Biennale 2002: Urban Creation, Shanghai
2001 Masterworks of Chinese Paintings: The Last 100 Years, Beijing
2000 Paper, Polczyn-Zdroj, Poland
1999 Bai Hua Qi Fang: Selection from the 9th Chinese National Art Exhibition, Beijing
1994 The Eighth Chinese National Art Exhibition, Beijing
2014 Wind in Pines amid Myriad Valleys, nominated for the Twelfth National Exhibition of Fine Arts, China 2014
2009 Garden Dream, Bronze Award at the Eleventh National Exhibition of Fine Arts, China 2009
2004 Pure as Snow, Bronze Award at the Tenth National Exhibition of Arts, China 2004
1999 Aura of the Literati, Gold Award at the Ninth Chinese National Art Exhibition
1994 《漱玉》Prize of excellent work at the Eighth Chinese National Art Exhibition
1985 《般若》Prize of excellent work at the First Lanting Calligraphy Competition
2017 ‘Reflections of the Classical Garden’
2012 《鄭力的茶室》
2007 ‘Zheng Li’
1999 ‘《園林情韻》   By Cheng Li (Zheng Li)’
1994 ‘The whole yard filled with fragrance   By Cheng Li (Zheng Li)’
1991 ‘Roaming Amidst Nature   By Cheng Li (Zheng Li)’

Artist Statement