Artist CV

JIAN LIU

www.jian-liu.com
jianloveart@gmail.com

Lives and works in Montreal, Canada
Member of Diversité artistique Montréal (DAM)

Selected Exhibition History

Solo Show

Nov 2014, “Free the Balloon”, Helene-Rouette Gallery, Lile-Bizard, Quebec, Canada (solo show)
Nov 2011, “Soul, Time and Space Ink and Wash Painting Art Exhibition”, Helene-Rouette Gallery, Lile-Bizard, Quebec, Canada (Solo show)
Apr 2011, “The moments of Joy Oil Painting Art Exhibition”, Helene-Rouette Gallery, Lile-Bizard, Quebec, Canada (solo show)
Oct 2006, “Janet Liu Solo Art Exhibition”, Seagram Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (solo show)
Apr 2001, “Solo Experimental Ink Wash Painting Exhibition”, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China (solo show)

Group Show

Sept 2016, “2016 International Tsai-mo Butterfly Art Exhibition”, Da Dun Cultural Center of Taichung City, Taichung, Taiwan (group show)
Nov 2015/Jan 2016, “Canadian International Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition”, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto/Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group show)
Oct 2015, “Art as Experience – Group Art Exhibition”, Helene-Rouette Gallery, Lile-Bizard, Quebec, Canada (group show)
Sept 2015, “2015 International Tsai-mo Butterfly Art Exhibition”, Da Dun Cultural Center of Taichung City, Taichung, Taiwan (group show)
Apr 2014, “Exhibition of Calligraphy & Painting by Modern and Contemporary Oversea Chinese Artists”, Henan Art Museum, Zhengzhou, Henan, China (group show)
Mar 2014, “Creative Resilience: Courage, Expression and Art”, La Ruche d’Art Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (group show)
Oct 2013, “Art as Escape/Haven”, Helene-Rouette Gallery, Lile-Bizard, Quebec, Canada (group show)
Nov 2012, “2012 3rd China•Cuiheng Cross-strait Chinese Artist Fine Arts Exhibition”, Cuiheng Art Museum, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China (group show)
Apr 2010, “Art for Cure Exhibition”, Espace Reunion, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (group show)
May 2008, “Contemporary Canadian Artist Exhibition”, Kaipin Art Museum, Kaipin, Guangdong, China (group show)
Oct 2007, “Saint-Laurent Fall Art Exhibition”, City Hall Gallery, Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada (group show)
May 2007,”Printmaking Group Art Show”, Saidye Bronfman Centre for Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (group show)
July 2004, “37th Toronto International Outdoor Art Exhibition“, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group show)
Apr/May 2003, “2nd Chinese Experimental Ink and Wash Exhibition” (group show)
Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Luft Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Maslak McLeod Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A.W.O.L.Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Tao Water Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
IS Gallery, Markham, Ontario, Canada
Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, Hubei, China
Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
May 2003, “The Young Artist Exhibition”, Joans Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group show)
Nov 2003 “Xuan Motion Exhibition”, IS Gallery, Markham, Ontario, Canada (group show)
Jun 2002, “The Second Art Exhibition”, Chinese Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (group show)
Aug 2002, “1st Chinese Experimental Ink and Wash Exhibition” (group show)
Chinese Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Yantai Art Museum, Yantai, Shandong, China
Qingdao Exhibition Centre, Qingdao, Shandong, China
Zibo China Art Museum, Zibo, Shangdong, China
Jiangsu Art Museum, China
Oct 1999, “The First Exhibition of Shenzhen Sculpture”, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China (group show)

Professional Training

2008-2012 Fine Art (part time), Concordia University (Montreal, Canada)
2009 Drawing program (Italy)
2007 Silkscreen, School of Fine Arts, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts (Montreal, Canada)
2007 Collagraph workshop, School of Fine Arts, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts (Montreal, Canada)
2006 Etching, School of Fine Arts, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts (Montreal, Canada)
2006 Painting Studio with Harold Klunder, Visual Arts Centre (Montreal, Canada)
2005 Encaustic Techniques workshop, Visual Arts Centre (Montreal, Canada)
2002-2004 Post Diploma of New Media Design, Centennial College (Toronto, Canada)
2000 Certificate of Interior Design, ShenZhen University (ShenZhen, China)
1991-1993 Diploma of Industry Art & Design, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry (Zhengzhou,China)
1988-1991 Secondary School of Art (Chengdu, China)
1981-1987 Youth School of Fine Art, Youth Palace (Zhengzhou, China)

Catalogues

Exhibition of Calligraphy & Painting by Modern and Contemporary Oversea Chinese Artists, 2014, China
2012 3rd China•Cuiheng Cross-strait Chinese Artist Fine Arts Exhibition, China
Chinese Open and experimental Ink and Wash 2003, China
Chinese Contemporary Arts 2002, China
Chinese Contemporary Arts 2003, China
Incredible 6 – Chinese Contemporary Ink and Wash 2003, Canada
Sculpture Exhibition of Shenzhen 1999, China

Collections

YES Montreal, 2015, Montreal, Canada
Ingrid Kalacis, 2012, Montreal, Canada (private)
Cuiheng Art Museum, 2012, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
Tien & Maggie, 2011, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (private)
Kaipin Art Museum, 2008, Kaipin, Guangdong, China
Henan Province Art Museum, 2006, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Guangzhou Art Museum, 2006, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Centennial College, 2004, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Grainne O’donnell, 2003/2005, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (private)
Yongguo Liu, 2003, Shandong, China (private)
Richal Chen and Oliver Li, 2002, USA (private)
ZhangYang, 2001, German (private)
Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, 1993, Zhengzhou, China