1962 Born in Ji’an, Jiangxi Province, China
1977-85 Worked in the Manufacturing Section of the Jingdezhen Pottery & Porcelain Sculpturing Factory, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province
1985-89 Studied in the Fine Arts Department of the Jingdezhen Pottery & Porcelain College, Majoring in Sculpture
1989-04 Associate Professor of the Sculpture Department of the Yunnan Arts Institute, Kunming, Yunnan Province

Associate Professor of the Sculpture Department of the Fine Arts School of Shanghai University
Lives and works in Shanghai, China

Solo exhibitions
2009 Liu Jianhua · Horizon, Beijing Commune, Beijing
2008 Dream in conflict,Continua Gallery,Italia
2008 No title, Beijing Commune ,Beijing
2007 Export — Cargo Transit, Shanghai Gallery of Art at Three on the Bund, Shanghai
Daily·Fragile—— Tomb, King’s Lynn Art Center, King’s Lynn, UK
Daily·Fragile , Oxburgh Hall ,King’s Lynn, UK
Liu Jianhua, ARARIO SEOUL, Korea
2006 Anomalous Thoughts, Galleria Continua, Beijing
2004 Liu Jianhua, Red Mansion Foundation, Hamiltons Gallery, London
2003 Do You Really Know about It?, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
2002 Liu Jianhua, Hanart Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, Art Foundation
2001 Delight and Illusion, ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai
Porcelain – Like Skin, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong
1990 Liu Jianhua, Yunnan Arts Institute, Kunming

Selected exhibitions
2010 New Experience——Art Square , Towada Art Center , Japan
Art For The World , Expo Boulevard World Expo Shanghai 2010 , Shanghai
REM(A)INDERS, Galleria Continua, Beijing
ON YUNAN , Beijing Center for the Arts
Shanghai Art Of The City,Asian Art Museum,San Francisco,USA
2009 Metroplis Now! A Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art, Meridian International Center, Washington, DC, USA
Material Link, ”Technopolis” City of Athens; The Center of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki,Greece
“Small Productions”,50 Mo Ganshan Rd, Shopping Gallery,Shanghai,China
Vancouver Biennale, Vancouver, Canada
Warm Up,Minsheng Art Museum,Shanghai
Tofu,Kungfu, Beijing Commune,Beijing
ShangHai town 1979~2009,No.8 Creative Studio,Shanghai
Bourgeoisified Proletariat,Shanghai Songjiang Creative Studio,Shanghai
Europalia China Art Festival,Brussels
2009 Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism Architecture,Hong Kong & Shenzhen

2008 Material Link , MoCA Shanghai ,Shanghai
3rd Nanjing Triennial——¬Reflective Asia,Nanjing Museum,Nanjing
Insomnia, BizArt Art Center, Shanghai
2008 Living Zhangjiang——¬Maglev Express,Zhangjiang,Shanghai
The Supplemental History: Contemporary Art Works from Collection of GDMoA, Guang Dong Art Museum
Hypallage-the Post Modern Mode of Chinese Contemporary Art ,The OCT Art & Design Gallery, Overseas Chinese Town , Shenzhen
Chinese Gardens for Living: Illusion into Reality, Staaliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden,Germany
Beijing –Athens——Contemporary Art From China, Technopolis of the city of Athens
Resilience,GalleriaContinua/LE Moulin,France
The world of others,MoCA Shanghai ,Shanghai
Portraying food (and the Absence of it), Walsh Gallery, Chicago, USA
Where are we? Center for the Arts at Legation Quarter, Beijing
City image—contemporary art invitation exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen
Intrude: Art & Life 366,Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
Facing Reality, National Art Museum of China ,Beijing
Homesickness-Memory And Virtual Realrty,798 art district, T Space, Beijing
New world Older—Present-day Installation Art and Photography , Groninger Museum, The Netherlands

2007 Polit-Sheer-Form Office In Shanghai, BizArt Art Center, Shanghai
A Vista Of Perspectives, He xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen
Absolute Images, Arario Gallery, New York
Polit-Sheer-Form, Beijing Commune ,Beijing
China Facing Reality, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Austria
The First Today’s Documents, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art From The Sigg Collection tour Exhibition, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg,Austria
Rejected Collection, Ke Center for the Contemporary Arts, shanghai
China now, Cobra museum of modern art, Amstelveen, Holland
Say and Hear Everywhere-The Third Guiyang Biennale of Art, Guiyang Art Museum, Guiyang
“What’s Next?”Chinese Contemporary Art exhibition, Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong
2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Federation Tower, Moscow
Social Art, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
The Amory show, New York
Setting off the South West: Contemporary Art exhibition, GuangDong Museum of Art, GuangZhou
You think who you are? – Chinese contemporary Art, Milan, Italy
The contemporary of Media and Tradition ,Taiwan Asia Art Center, Beijing
2006 Art in Motion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai
Singapore Biennale 2006, Sculpture Square, Singapore
Only One Wall, Art Space, Sydney
38 Artist’s Solo Exhibition, Creative Garden 2577, Shanghai
6th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
China! Absolute Images, Arario Cheonan, Korea
The 1st MOCA Envisage, Shanghai MOCA, Shanghai
China Now, Kunst Der Gegenwart Sammlung Essl, Vienna
Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
Fiction @ Love / Forever Young Land, MOCA, Shanghai
The Skin of the City – Research in possibility of images of contemporary city, Shenzhen Museum of Art, Shenzhen
Mahjong, Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hamburg Art Center, Germany
2005 Shanghai Constructions, Shanghai Gallery of Art, Three on the Bound, Shanghai
Dream Producers (Ⅱ/Ⅵ) – The Imaginary, Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Awakening: La Faance Mandarine – The French Influence on Chinese Art, China Nation Museum of Fine Art, Beijing
The Elegance of Silence: Contemporary Art from East Asia, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
3rd World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea, International Conference Hall Ceramic Research Center, Icheon, Korea
Transparent Box, Jian Wai SoHo, Beijing
XianFena – Chinese Avant-garde Sculpture, Museum Beelden Aan Zee, The Hague/Schevenin, Netherlands
1st International Biennial of Contemporary Chinese Art, Montpellier Art Museum, France
Mahjong, Only One Wall, Bern Art Museum, Switzerland; Beijing Commune, Beijing
Only One Wall ,Beijing Commune , Beijing
Convergence at E116°/N40°: International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing
Section of the 2nd Triennial of Guangzhou: Self Organization, Guang Dong Art Museum, Guangzhou
It is too Me – lianzhou International Photo festival, Lianzhou, Guangdong
The Skin of the City – Research in possibility of images of contemporary city, Tap Seac Gallery, Macao
Beautiful Cynicism, Arario Beijing, Beijing
2004 62761232: Courier Exhibition, BizArt Art Center, Shanghai
Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art from China, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Shanghai Duolun Exhibition of Young Artists, Dulun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
The Secret of Clay:From Gauguin to Gormley, Tate Liverpool, London
Open Asia 2004, Venice – Lido, Italy
The Chinese and French contemporary sculpture, Nice, France
Contemporary Art from China of 5 Artists, Orebro City Exhibition Hall, Sweden
Body·China: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Marseilles Museum of Contemporary Art, France
Forbidden Senses, Espace Cultaeel Francois Mitterrand de Perigueux, Acien Eveche de Sarlat, France
Exhibition of Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong
2005the first Fine Arts Archive Nomination Exhibition Museum of Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China
2003 Bologna Contemporary Art Fair, Bologna, Italy
Alors la chine?, Center Pompidou, Paris, France
The 34th Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
The 50th Biennale di Venezia, China Pavilion; Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou; Art Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
Alternative Modernity, Beijing X-RAY Art Center, China
Surmounting square, Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center
Open Sky: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art
2002 Money and Value / Final Taboo, National Bank, Swiss
Appetite, Art Side Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
33rd Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Too Much Flavor, 3H Art Center, Shanghai
Something Like China POP, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, France
Paris-Peking: Collection Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris
The 1st Triennial Art Exhibition of Chinese Arts, Guangzhou Art Museum, Guangzhou
Contemporary Art from china, Kuppersmuhle Museum, Duisburg, Germany; Roma Art Museum, Roma, Italy; Das Ludwig Museum in Budapest, Hungary
Dream 02, OXO Art Center, London
2001 Made By China, Contemporary Art Exhibition of 15 Artists, Navara Gallery, Paris
Boy and Girl, Upriver Loft, Kunming, Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore
The 32nd Basel International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Art Era – The 1st Jing Wen Art Exhibition, Jin Mao Mansion, Shanghai
The 1st Chengdu Biennale, Modern Art Museum, Chengdu
2000 Chinese Figures, Hanart, Hong Kong; Air Gallery, London
Contemporary Art Exhibition of 15 Artists, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing
Reincarnation Era – Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art in 2000, Upriver Gallery, Chengdu
Contemporary Chinese Sculpture Exhibition, Sculpture Hall, Qingdao; London
Clashing and Selecting, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Hangzhou; Qingdao; Shenyang; Shenzhen
Chinese Figures -Tales of the Two Cities, Asian Contemporary Art, Air Gallery, London
Dialogue with Moore, Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou
1999 Opening New Channel in 1999, Dongyu Art Museum, Shenyang
Setting off from China, Design Art Museum, Beijing
Towards Materialism and That Sort of Beauty, Normal University of South East China, Shanghai
Three Artists from Kunming, Hanart Gallery, Hong Kong
China 46, Shanghai, Taipei, Melbourne, Australia
At the Door of the New Century, Chinese Contemporary Art 1979-99, Modern Art Museum, Chengdu
1998 The 5th Documentary Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art, Sichuan Art Museum, Chongqing
The1st Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Sculptures, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
Review of Traditions, German Embassy, Beijing
1997 Life Categories, Science and Technology Hall of Yunnan University, Kunming
Characters of the Metropolis, Yunnan Arts Institute, Kunming; Sichuan Art Academy, Chongqing
1996 The 4th Documentary Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art – Sculpture and Contemporary Culture, Sichuan Art Museum, Chengdu
Revere Life, Sichuan Art Museum, Chengdu
Contemporary Art from China – Works by Three Artists, Wiessbaden Cultural Center, Germany
1995 Current Situation Exhibition, Yunnan Art Museum, Kunming (Sponsored by Sino-American Culture Exchange Center of Colombia University, U.S.A)
1994 Painted Sculpture Series
Art from the South West, South West Mansion, Kunming
1992-93 Green Series, Direction of Spirit – Dissociation Seires
1992 The 3rd Sports Art Exhibition, China Nation Museum of Fine Art, Beijing
1991 Yunnan Province Fine Arts Exhibition, YunNan Museum of Art, KunMing

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